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Time Change Reminder

November 4th, 2018 we will set the clocks back (fall back) at about 2:00 am.  This time was selected because train schedules would not be impacted at that time.  It is interesting to note that when we gain an hour in the fall, Amtrak trains sit for an hour before starting the schedule at the…
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This Labor Day, Consider a Career with Cold Craft

For most people, Labor Day is a celebration of the best thing since sliced bread: the weekend. And, of course, the men and women who fought for us to have it. We work hard, and thanks to the Labor Union Movement, we can also play hard. Cold Craft, Inc. is a work hard play hard…
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The Importance of Annual Furnace Inspections

by Kent Penning, President and Founder of Cold Craft, Inc. and Diamond Certified Expert Contributor CAMPBELL — One commonly neglected aspect of furnace maintenance is inspection. While ongoing upkeep such as routine filter changes is vital to a furnace’s performance, having it regularly inspected by a professional is equally important in terms of efficiency and safety.…
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Geothermal, Solar Technologies Boost Commercial Building Performance

Building owners are looking to increase performance despite higher upfront costs July 16, 2018 - Nicole Krawcke - The News, an HVAC Industry Publication Commercial buildings have high energy needs, and it’s no secret that the HVACR system is one of the largest sources of electricity consumption in them. Since the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) began…
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The Trades – the Forgotten Career Path

Introduction from a Silicon Valley CEO in the HVAC R (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration) Industry and Editorial From Jack Tester Susan Nichol In junior high I distinctly remember the shop teacher not only encouraging but having their student test a student made one-person helicopter behind the school one afternoon.  I was in 6th…
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