Inside Notes: Are smartphones really smart, or are they dangerous?

By Curtis Parrott 91% percent of American adults and 60% of teens own this device that has revolutionized communication in the 21st century. The average American spends 144 minutes a day using their smartphone during a 16-hour period. With an estimated six billion subscriptions worldwide and climbing fast, smartphones have become one of the fundamental means of communication in our society. Georgia Director, Curtis Parrott Smart? That’s a good question, but it really depends how… Read More

CAAG Fall Seminar Held in Macon on November 9

The Fall Seminar was held in Macon, GA on Nov. 9, at the offices of the Sec. of State. 68 HVAC professionals heard presentations on the following topics: New Code Amendments Revenue Recognition and the job schedule Ga. Power Co. iMainfold Equipment and Software Overview, GPC EE program updates Truck Maintenance Ms. Deborah Beard, Conditioned Air Division of the Construction Industry Licensing Board welcomed members and reminded them to renew their licenses. Sen. Josh McKoon, candidate for Secretary… Read More

Northeast Georgia Heating and Air Conditioning Opens New Facility in Rabun Gap

Northeast Georgia Heating and Air Conditioning recently held an open house for their new facility located on the main highway, US 441/23 & GA 15, Rabun Gap, GA., where nearly 20,000 vehicles passed by in 2016. Northeast Georgia Heating and Air Conditioning’s new facility is located on the main highway, at US 441/23 & GA 15, in Rabun Gap, Georgia. “We more than doubled our office and warehouse space to allow for the more efficient… Read More

Letter to the Editor

Dear Curtis, In 1971 I lost my job as an engineer due to business cut-back. So, since I had a degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters in Business, I thought being an HVAC salesman would be a snap. Wrong! The technicians at the Trane dealership knew much more than I did, yet I earned more as a salesman after learning how to provide technicians service. Learning was slow and I depended on other people… Read More