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While many kinds of construction claims exist, two of the most popular ones are: breach of contract and negligence. Payment disputes, for example, are typically...more...

On Jan. 24, President Donald Trump made good on two of his campaign promises by signing executive orders to revive the Dakota Access and Keystone...more...

Improper sizing of a drain line, heating or air-conditioning unit leads to poor performance, which results in you and your customer not being happy campers....more...

There was an era between the use of rudimentary candles and lamps and the petroleum and coal powered economy of today. In the time between...more...

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﷯﷯Much like when refrigerants with CFCs began to be phased out, combustion heating is on the same track. The Paris Agreement (COP21) (bit.do/LinkCOP21﷯) is all...more...

﷯Another year and another well-attended AHR event. ﷯Perhaps it was ﷯the Vegas location and the mild weather that drew a record crowd. The mood of...more...

When central heating first came about, there was no electricity to be found in a heating system. That’s hard to imagine as we look at...more...

Did you go to the AHR Show in Las Vegas? Thanks so much to PHC News and Bradford White for hosting my presentation. My topic...more...

﷯A﷯re you talking with owners about what types of systems they use in their facilities?﷯ If so, how often? ﷯They talk about the challenges﷯ with...more...

In the past year or so, we have visited a number of public schools that have existing solar domestic hot water (SDHW) heaters. The Albuquerque...more...

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﷯﷯As a retired mechanical contractor turned to consulting, I find myself reflecting on sweet memories and great finds. One of these happened﷯ several years ago﷯...more...

﷯Sometimes barriers to the growth of renewable energy are political. ﷯The cost premium, perceived or real, can be another issue. ﷯In some cases, projects stall...more...

As a contractor, you face business problems. If you can’t identify your problem, you can’t begin to solve it. Many of those problems are caused...more...

As contractors, we all share some common goals. We try to sell our products and services, and leave behind happy customers while making some profit...more...

A client/friend was looking for a way to reward four key people at his plumbing and heating company. He decided to offer them ownership and...more...

I appreciate a well-designed tool; I attribute that part of my personality to my German ancestors. Regardless of the task, I value a tool that...more...

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﷯Building owners and property management professionals are picking up on a growing list of benefits to buildings with geothermal heating and cooling systems. ﷯Properly implemented,...more...

Growing up under my parent’s roof, my siblings and I were constantly surrounded by motivational and inspirational information from them both. Everywhere we turned in...more...

Mrs. Smith calls you when her heating system stopped working. You inform her of your procedures and policies, including the fact that you will quote...more...