I was having my back manipulated when, for some inexplicable reason, my thoughts turned to consultants. After all, I did have a column due and maybe lying on my stomach made my creative juices percolate.
The danger of producing any article or special issue is that, as an editor or writer, you presume to know what your audience is thinking. Because this special issue focuses on workforce matters, we wondered what was important to HARDI members.
Remove all the hand wringing about the ultimate replacement of R-22 from the marketplace, and it is the contractor who is the last connection before the industry and the end user: the consumer. We interviewed leaders at ACCA and RSES for their assessment and spoke with a nationally recognized contractor
It's a term I see practiced with vigor and regularity by many of the most successful business-people I know. Yet they almost never seem to use the word in actual conversation. I suspect they place the word in the category of either you have it or you don't, and they take it so much for granted that it's not worth discussing.
Check out the products showcased this month, with fluid-level transmitters, a wireless pressure/temperature sensor, a gas water heater, testers for auto voltage/continuity, direct internet connection, and more!
Air conditioning and related product sales really got heated during the 1960s. Residential HVAC became more accessible for more homeowners, and building owners were having rooftop systems installed on new and existing buildings. Here's a gallery of HVACR advertising from the 1960s.
Commercial, industrial and residential contractors will want to check out these products! Take a look at an air-cooled liquid chiller, dampers, trade professional gloves, air curtains, a water-source HVAC system and hand-held IAQ monitor, just to name a few! Don't forget to click on the manufacturers' link for more info.
New technology allows a current switch to be configured outside of an electrical enclosure and installed on a cold wire, thereby eliminating the need for a PPE suite and preventing arc flash hazard. PPE suits, worn by technicians working in a live enclosure, are often cumbersome and can hinder the installer’s ability to configure an adjustable current switch....More
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