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Contractors in Social Media: Top 10 Plumbing Urban Legends
This week's wrap up includes plumbing urban legends, an 80s Amiga that is still kickin', and the adventures of Johnny Tundra, Cold Weather Engineer!
Contractors in Social Media: Pests, Pests, and More Pests!
This week's top stories include all sorts of reptiles and pests in all the wrong places and a peek back at what it was like before indoor plumbing.
Contractors in Social Media: HVAC Unit Dropped 30 Stories Damaging Building in NYC
This week’s top stories include a very generous donation to Operation Homefront, a near miss disaster with a dropped HVAC unit in NYC, Women in HVAC, and the exciting history of plumbing!
Contractors in Social Media: NYFD Gets Upgraded HVAC System!
This week’s top stories include a much needed HVAC upgrade that was donated to the NYFD, the importance of IAQ and keeping your newborn baby healthy and a group of plumbers that had a really, really bad day at work. Read on for more!
Contractors in Social Media: QSC Member Awards High School Student with $25,000 Scholarship
HVAC and Plumbing contractors have proved that they can be some of the most generous people around. Today’s top social media story is about a plumbing field day program that Sam Dowdy, owner of S&D Plumbing and QSC member put on for high school students in his community.
Contractors in Social Media: Plumbing the Soul of Irish Folk Music
Both HVAC and Plumbing contractors were busy on social media this week. Today’s top social media items show that HVAC and Plumbing aren’t always just about installing pipes and boxes. The people and companies that make up this industry showcased their artful side on social media this week.
Contractors in Social Media: A Proper HVAC Maintenance Checklist
At Contracting Business.com we’re always keeping an eye out for unique stories on social media. This week’s top tweets include a HVAC maintenance checklist for your customers, top-notch installation photos, and pie for everyone! Help your customers prolong the life of their HVAC units by providing them with a check list like this one.
Contractors in Social Media: The New Energy Efficiency Act
Here we have posts about the new Energy Efficiency Improvement Act, 5 Reasons to combine your HVAC and Refrigeration repair services, and Delta-T and Delta P Variable Speed Pumping explained.
Contractors in Social Media This Week
A summary of top stories that influenced the HVACR industry on social media this week.
AHR 2015 Show Floor Gallery
Take a look at some of Terry McIver's top picks from Day 1 of the 2015 AHR show in Chicago!
NATE Magazine Highlights Benefits of Education, Training and Certification to Industry

As fall approaches and students of all ages return to school, the latest issue of the quarterly NATE Magazine from North American Technician Excellence (NATE) promotes the benefits of education, training, and certification as “The Path to Success” for the entire HVACR industry. The issue debuted at the Comfortech 2014 show in Nashville.

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Innovation at Work: Comfortech Product Showcase Award Winners
The 2014 Comfortech Product Showcase Award winners talk with our Kate Kelly and give details about their new offerings.
Tech Update: January 2014 Commercial Unitary & Residential IAQ
The January 2014 technology update will feature Commercial Unitary equipment and Residential IAQ.
Tech Update: December 2013 Commercial & Residential Air Distribution
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