• Sauermann Omega Pak
  • ICS Get My Parts mobile ad

Sustainability and the “New Normal”

By Tom Murray Last month we talked about the new normal, a post-pandemic time that will be characterized by behavioral change and societal shifts, some annoying, others defining, as we come back on line and learn to live with COVID-19 and its unwelcomed but expected cousins.  To me, it’s like that annoying relative whom you have to invite to Christmas dinner.  He commandeers the conversation telling anyone who will listen how they should change their… Read More

Thermostat Recycling Corp. Refutes ‘Per Capita’ Argument for Mercury-Containing Thermostat Collections

By Tom Murray Since its inception more than two decades ago, the nonprofit Thermostat Recycling Corp. (TRC) – which was founded by the HVACR industry to recover and recycle mercury-switch thermostats – has endured debate over the appropriate standard for measuring success. Is there a metric that constitutes a sound basis for evaluating TRC’s performance in a state, and for making comparisons between states? Tom Murray Unfortunately, the standard often held up as the solution… Read More
  • Shurtape sidebar ad Nov 2020