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March 31, 2014: Blackford Capital Acquires Grand Transformers Inc.

Manufacturer Becomes Third Company in Its Michigan Prosperity Fund
March 31, 2014

Blackford Capital has announced the acquisition of Grand Haven, Mich.-based Grand Transformers Inc. (GTI), a designer and manufacturer of transformers and inductive components serving the adjustable speed drives, HVAC, energy/renewables, and other industries.


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HVAC Distributors: Feb. 3, 2014

February 3, 2014

Noland Co. was named the 2013 NuTone Sales Region of the Year winner by Nordyne; more HVAC distributor news briefs.


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SMACNA Arizona Seeks Nominations for HVAC Industry Leadership Award

Nominees Should Have a Connection with the HVAC industry in Arizona
December 16, 2013
The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association’s Arizona chapter (SMACNA Arizona) is seeking nominations for its first SMACNA Arizona HVAC Industry Leadership Award.


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Letters From Our Readers: October 7, 2013

October 7, 2013
Comments regarding recommending companies in other trades.


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Obituary: Paul Dion

September 2, 2013
Paul Dion passed away suddenly on June 14, 2013. Dion was named executive vice president of Aitons Equipment in 1999 and went on to become president in 2002. 


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Obituary: Charles Raymond Hultner

September 2, 2013
Charles Raymond “Chuck” Hultner, 65, of Excelsior, Minn., passed away. He had worked at Cummins Power Generation.


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You Learn Something New Everyday

June 10, 2013

For those who have been in the industry longer than I have (pretty much everyone) and for those who have been in it longer than most (I'm looking at those of you with 30-plus years of experience), we sometimes need a reminder that there's still learning left to be done.


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HVAC Is All About Air

Dispelling Myths About Whole-Home Efficiency
June 10, 2013

The HVAC industry suffers the stigma, not from intentional wrongdoing, but rather adoption of rules of thumb that have little basis in fact. Prove to the industry they are on the wrong path and they will adopt right thinking. 


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Business Is More Than Business

December 17, 2012
I was lucky to see a classified ad from Rheem Manufacturing Co. in the Chicago Tribune way back in 1970 because it led me into a career in a unique industry with a group of really great people.


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Improving Economy Needs Skilled Workers

March 26, 2012
Contractors across the nation are finding that although the HVAC industry has experienced change in the recent economic crisis, its need for skilled labor and certified technicians has not been completely abated by the influx of displaced workers from the economic downturn. Other trade industries have noticed this problem, too.


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