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Ten Things We Learned About Smart Home Technology in 2017

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There’s no doubt 2017 was a big year for smart home tech. Amazon Echos had a hugely successful holiday season, the amount of devices and appliances becoming “smart” skyrocketed, and the biggest population of home buyers — millennials — also Read More ›

PBS NewsHour: after decades of pushing bachelor’s degrees, U.S. needs tradespeople

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Even PBS NewsHour is talking about the labor shortage in skilled trades like HVAC/R. The shortage has been an ever-growing problem for contractors and technical colleges alike and is starting to get more mainstream news coverage, with articles on the Read More ›

12 Tips For HVAC Companies To Hire And Retain The Best Technicians

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It’s no secret that skilled trade industries, including HVAC/R, are experiencing a serious labor shortage. With more and more qualified technicians nearing retirement and a much smaller amount of young people entering the industry, it’s more difficult than ever to Read More ›

Refrigeration industry facing many challenges, namely labor shortage

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The impact of the HVAC/R labor shortage continues to grow, which is why the topic became a major point of discussion at the 6th annual ContractingBusiness.com “Refrigeration Roundtable.” The event brings together commercial refrigeration contractors and supermarket executives to discuss subjects Read More ›