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Tech Challenge November 2020 – Answer

A commercial split heat pump system, in the cooling mode @ 88° F. outdoor ambient, utilizing R-410A, has a customer […]

What’s In Your Forecast?

IT’S EASY to just jump into a vehicle and head toward a destination on a sunny, calm day. But we’re […]

Carbon Monoxide (CO) Part 1

This is old stuff It’s winter again, and again I feel a need to address the dangers of carbon monoxide.  […]

Office Theft Part 2: Are Checks and Balances in Place?

Last issue we began discussing theft in the office. We talked about creating checks and balances, so that no one […]

Strategies for Increasing Service Agreement Sales

The HVAC industry has primarily been a seasonal industry. During the slower months, service agreements can be the key foundation […]

What’s in Store for the 117th Congress?

2020 was a tumultuous year for us all between a global pandemic, recession, and hotly contested and divisive election. At […]

Coworker Synergy in 2021

More than ever, this new year will require employees who can work together as a team.  Within most companies’ departments such […]

Can Employers Make Vaccines Mandatory in COVID-19?

Question: Things seem to be calming down some, thank goodness, relating to COVID-19 and the avalanche of guidance and regulations and […]

What Lies Beyond 2020?

It goes without saying that 2020 has been an incredibly tumultuous year for us all. Between the global pandemic and […]

Office Theft: Are Checks and Balances in Place? Part 1

We have all heard the stories. A company had unbelievable amounts of money stolen by a trusted office employee. Sometimes it’s less than a thousand […]

Making Manual S “Super”

ACCA’s Manual S: Residential Equipment Selection is under revision as part of the routine requirements set by the American National Standards […]

Service & Emotional Intelligence

The best service professionals have intuition that enables them to quickly size up both a situation and the people involved.  […]

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