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Train or Don’t Train: Standardization

Bottom Line: Train your team on how you want things done.  Whether your team is a group of managers, technicians, […]

How Much Debt Is Too Much Debt?

There are few commercials on the radio that irritate me more than this one. “Don’t let your credit card company […]

Prove It!

The Problem  Everyone wants a special deal. We want to know we’re getting a little bit (or a lot) more […]

May Tech Challenge — Question

A split air conditioner utilizing R-410A with a TXV feed device (and receiver) has a customer complaint of “warm, no […]

ACCA Committees Met In-Person in St. Louis

After two years, ACCA’s committees met for in-person meetings at ACCA 2022 in St. Louis, MO. Being together in person […]

What Did You Learn Last Year?

Most of us have heard the following phrase, “Do you have thirty years’ experience, or one year of experience repeated […]

Delivering Value with ACCA

Thank you for allowing me to be your chairman for ACCA this year – I can’t wait to delve into […]

In the Blink of an Eye

Workplace hazards can, quite literally, lead to injuries in the blink of an eye. Your eyes are one of your […]

The Secret Sauce

As a frequent traveler, I serve big and small companies in both rural and metropolitan regions. That’s what makes my […]

Build Back Better Down, Not Out

In December, Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) dealt a major blow to President Biden’s agenda when he announced that he would […]

“Soft Skills” Training – What is That Anyway?

I occasionally get requests asking for “soft skills” training. My next question is usually, “What are you trying to fix, […]

March Tech Challenge – Answer

A rooftop system utilizing R-410 A with a fixed orifice has a customer complaint of insufficient cooling. The symptoms confirm […]

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