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From the Inside

August was an active month for me that I’ll not forget anytime soon. Not only was it the birthday of the HVAC Insider, Florida Edition, it was my birthday also. I remember my younger days when I didn’t want to have a birthday roll around because it meant I was getting old and I wasn’t ready for such nonsense. Now, I am happy to see one each year, because it means I am still here… Read More

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By Walter Arnett Starting our 28th Year! Happy Birthday, HVAC Insider, Florida Edition! Walter Arnett This month, August, begins the 28th year of bringing you the news of the HVAC/R industry, not only in Florida, but nationwide as well. Our plans are to continue doing the job of bringing you this news of our profession and helping the industry grow. We thank all of you supporters for making our efforts in this cause a success. Read More

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By Walter Arnett About three weeks ago, I received a call from my daughter-in-law, Kathy. Her voice was unusual sounding, so I asked her if something was wrong. Her reply was “yes,” that she had been hit by a young man in a pickup truck while crossing the street in the cross-walk and with the light in her favor, and was in the hospital in Woodstock, Georgia. Other than two broken ribs, a number of… Read More

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By Walter Arnett In 1951, I bought my first automobile, which meant I needed to get insurance also. I searched around and came up with the best agency and the best prices that fit my budget. I stayed with that agency until I moved to another location, which did not have my insurance company’s representative in town. Four years later, I relocated to Atlanta, and found an excellent agent for my old company, and went… Read More

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By Walter Arnett I recently decided that my cell phone had outlived it’s usefulness as a convenience and I needed to give it last rites and replace it. So, off to Verizon I went. The visit reminded me of my first car phone and how it came about. Walter Arnett In 1992, the Florida Edition of The HVAC Insider began and Jean and I moved to the Tampa Bay area. I began traveling the state… Read More

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By Walter Arnett Last summer, 2018, we advised you of good friends, Rhonda and Bob Rosas, moving to the North Georgia mountain area to be close to their son and grandchildren. While moving a load of possessions from Florida to their new home, they were run into by another vehicle. Rhonda and their pet dog were not hurt, but Bob was injured severely and suffered paralysis over most of his body. Since the accident, he… Read More