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The Inside Story

By Jerry M. Lawson, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief I understand that the governor of Texas has declared my home state open and free. You can go shopping, go to school and go to work without wearing a mask. You may wear a mask, but you will not be harrassed if you do not. I wonder how many other states will follow Texas. A few years ago when we decided to include the Lone Star State in the circulation… Read More

The Inside Story

Don’t Give Up! By Jerry M. Lawson, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief The pandemic has been hard on all of us but the good news is that our HVAC industry with indoor air quality has grown more important than ever. We receive e-mailed press releases every day from companies claiming to have just the right product to help you solve the Covid-19 problem. I am sure that many of these news releases are real and worthwhile, but I am… Read More

The Inside Story

HVAC Heroes By Jerry M. Lawson, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief The men and women who design, manufacture, build, sell, install and service heating and air conditioning equipment have long brought comfort and healthy air for us to breathe. Today as the country begins to reopen from our struggle with the COVID-19 our mission is even greater. The equipment we supply to America can be instrumental in cleaning the air of our homes and businesses. Every system has some… Read More

The Inside Story

By Jerry M. Lawson, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief America is Great Again! More Americans are now working than ever before. American manufacturers are coming back home. Our economy is surging upward. Our military is once again the most powerful force on earth. When Donald is re-elected for another four years the sky’s the limit. He has mentioned we should have a woman on the moon and we should plant our flag on Mars. With our new Space Force… Read More

The Inside Story

By Jerry M. Lawson, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief Our industry is constantly evolving. As a contractor, it is vital that you be aware of the various changes you will face in your day to day business. One of the best places to learn about what’s coming is the annual AHR Expo. All the big names, all the newcomers, will be shown and explained at the big show. This years Expo is expected to be the biggest in history. Read More

The Inside Story

By Jerry M. Lawson, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief “Everything changes with time. The bluest of blue skies will change with the weather the highest of mountains won’t last forever… you changed in your way and I changed in mine, everything changes with time.” Lyrics by Chuck Lawson. This month our friend Jim Haney announced his retirement. I have known Haney since his years in distribution with GrayBar, Cain & Bultman, Thoben Elron, Distribucon. He had planned to buy… Read More
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