Don Frendberg

I Sure Hope Ignorance Isn’t Contagious
Ignorance: A lack of knowledge or information; an adjective describing an individual who deliberately ignores or disregards important information or facts.
The Truth of the Matter
“Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.” — Albert Einstein
HVACR Workforce Development Foundation
In the process of contemplating retirement, I decided if I were to do so, I wanted to give something back to the HVACR industry, which has been tremendously generous to me for virtually all of my working career
Sequestration, Duh

Don FrendbergYou want to know what really, really bugs me? The garbage that emanates from the mouths of politicians and government employees, which we used to call bizarre but regrettably has now become ordinary.

Thoughtful Driving?

Greetings, fellow skeptics. It is probably unfair to include all readers of this column as being like me and questioning essentially everything as either being agenda-driven, downright untrue or just plain bizarre. Some may have even read some of my previous offhand critiques of politicians and the “unbiased” news media but, luckily for you we’re not going down that road this time. You may find it hard to believe, but there are other important things to discuss.

Our Government: New Ways to Meddle?
For the sake of argument, I'm curious if any of the following developments exasperate others as much as they do me. Granted, I may be a bit of a Chicken
An Experience That Scared the...Out of Me
I have just completed a somewhat scary incident that many of us never experience in a lifetime. I had to replace a complete cooling and heating system
Excuse Me, While I Demonstrate
Today's subject is work. Is it really necessary? From what I can determine these days, it is apparently not all that essential. Taking one day in time,
Succeeding at Succession
As most of you know by now, Talbot Gee has replaced me as executive vice president of HARDI. He is an extremely dedicated and capable individual who will
No Words to Explain
Don Frendberg attempts to come up with a brief definition of a wholesaler distributor
More musings from a man with a small brain!
Here we are in October and less than 30 days from the 2010 midterm elections. Two years ago, I thought it would never get here, and now I’m all a-twitter nervously awaiting the results of what I would classify as probably the most exciting election in my lifetime.
"Hey, Buddy, Can You Lend Me A Billion?"
don't know about you, but I find all the news about our national debt and the debt problems in Europe quite frightening, to say the least. Not only that, but it appears I am not alone as I watch the roller-coaster ride of global stock markets that are influenced by reoccurring fears of one or another European country collapsing under its debt.
The Times They Are a-Changin'
Change is inevitable, except from a vending machine. Robert C. Gallagher I don't know about you, but I like change. I'm sure there are several people
Global Warming Can it take the heat?
I don't know about you, but I find the whole debate about global warming to be extremely odd. Perhaps it's because I've been engaged in the heating and
HVACR and Climate Change
Pretty heavy title, eh? I'll bet you can't wait to dig into this one, but before you do, a word of caution. You need to understand upfront that I am not




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