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Why Everyone Should Know Willis Carrier

In 1902, engineer name Willis Carrier patented the air conditioner. This appliance would have an immense impact on manufacturing plant productivity, building construction, cultural trends, and eventually the development of towns. He developed a device that would not only drastically change the workplace, but also significantly improve the living experience in regions with sweltering, humid temperatures. Ultimately, […]

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How HVAC is Important in Hospitals

Hospitals are unique environments with certain challenges not found elsewhere. WebMD recently reported a fivefold increase, in some community hospitals, of cases of disease caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria. These bacterial infections are extremely dangerous, especially to the elderly, babies, or those with compromised immune functioning, because there is no effective treatment. Hospitals are working on reducing this […]

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Benefits of Being a Blue Collar Worker

The terms blue collar and white collar workers were coined in the early 1900s. The terms actually refer to the type of shirts the different workers wore to work. Those who worked in offices and worked primarily at desk jobs wore white shirts. Those who worked outside doing manual labor wore blue or darker colored shirts that […]

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Solar Technology Prospects in 2015 and Beyond

As citizens, politicians, and entrepreneurs alike become increasingly concerned about the dependence of the world on fossil fuels, solar power has become a popular option. Solar power allows people to use the energy produced by the sun to power their homes and businesses, providing a renewable, clean source of energy. Solar technology has made incredible […]

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What Exactly Does an HVAC Technician Do?

Heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (and refrigeration) systems or HVAC/R systems are critical for maintaining high air quality throughout buildings. These systems are responsible for controlling the temperature and climate throughout the building, which involves heating, cooling, and ventilating outside air, as well as returning air back inside. The technicians who help installing and maintaining […]

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Professional Conferences in the HVAC Industry – 2015

Mark your calendar for the upcoming 2015 HVAC industry conferences listed below. You will find details about each, including a description of the event, programming and contact information that you can use for making plans to attend, earn continuing education credits and learn from leaders in the industry. Professional conferences are a terrific opportunity for […]

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