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For a change, there’s good news about Flint, Michigan. Almost three years after the city began pumping water from its namesake river as a source...more...

When I was in eighth grade, there was a day that I had to select the classes I would take in the first year of...more...

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You’ve likely heard that Nashville Airport has gone geothermal. Of course, that means the energy efficiency has improved quite a bit. But the real benefits...more...

I enjoy meeting business owners and learning what makes them tick. I like to ask about their business planning process. Most folks spend more time planning...more...

When was the last time you searched online for a restaurant, movie or business before making a purchase or a visit? You probably do it...more...

Doing business here in the rural areas of South Central Pennsylvania, we find ourselves surrounded by agricultural operations. As you drive through the gently rolling...more...

DZ, a contractor from North Dakota, asks: “In the latest issue of PHC News, you talk about ‘per hour.’ but what about makeup of parts?...more...

There we were, all crammed into the family station wagon on our way upstate for our annual McCormack summer vacation. It was a trip we...more...

In providing service, contractors incur the cost of vehicles and ancillary vehicular expenses. Each service tech needs a vehicle for travel to the consumer’s locale....more...

﷯Could a low-flow showerhead keep your house from sinking? ﷯Depending on the ground﷯ and groundwater ﷯below you, water efficiency could increase the stability of your...more...

You may have read in print articles, or by searching online for business marketing tips, that blogs are a good way to increase search engine...more...

The 2017 AHR Show in Vegas was really great. I don’t know how many people were there, but there sure were a lot. It was...more...

From Wikipedia: Engagement marketing, sometimes called “experiential marketing,” “event marketing,” “on-ground marketing,” “live marketing,” “participation marketing,” or “special events” is a marketing strategy that directly...more...

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...