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The Inside SEER: Weathering the Covid Storm

By Pete Gardner I wanted to express my heartfelt sympathy to any of you out there that may have lost a loved one, friend or family member to this swiftly spreading Coronavirus. The almost utter disbelief that something like this could happen in our country and around the world in this day and age is shattering. The impact has been devastating on our health, human lives, and our economic stability. Trying to combat the spread… Read More

Between the Lines: Slow Down

It’s a sign of the times. Everyone wants instant gratification. Video games have reset buttons. Everyone wants to speed but they will not learn how to drive. Customers have no time or patience. Covid-19 has not helped. They want the quick fix for little or no money. Do it and get out. As a business person it is your job to slow them down. Haste makes waste and there is more waste than ever in… Read More

Rick Heyden – The Heyden Stanley Group

By Danny Keating, Director of the Louisiana/Mississippi HVAC Insider On Sunday, February 21, 2021 at the age of 71, Rick Heyden transitioned peacefully to his heavenly home. Rick fought a very private battle with cancer and most people had no idea that he was so close to passing or that he was even sick, which was the way he wanted it. Most people know that in addition to my duties with the HVAC Insider… Read More

Inside Notes: Changing History

Georgia Director, Curtis Parrott Why do people think they can change the truth of history? This has been happening as long as recorded time. History is what defines us as being human. People can do some pretty barbaric stuff to each other and history is the best teacher of the good and evil in the world. Part of America is now waging a war on our history. They’re taking down statues, removing plaques, erasing the… Read More

Thinking Out Loud: Don’t Blink

I have been thinking a lot about the Kenny Chesney song: “Don’t Blink.” The song talks about how quickly time passes. Life’s hourglass, holding the sand grains of our lives, empties moment by moment. It is our choice to use the time wisely or simply allow it to pass with no meaning. Bruce Heberle When I graduated from trade school, Mr. Keenan, one of my instructors told us: “In 5 years none of you will… Read More

One Engineer’s Opinion: Good Indoor Air Quality Is Necessary Even After the Pandemic

By Bruce Longino During this pandemic, IAQ became the topic of many conversations. Hopefully this COVID-19 pandemic will end when the world has enough people that are vaccinated that we achieve “herd immunity.” Bruce Longino, PE, LEED AP Herd immunity (also called herd effect, community immunity, or population immunity) is a form of indirect protection from infectious disease that can occur with some diseases when a sufficient percentage of a population has become immune to… Read More
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