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Subdural’s Triumph

Subdural posed a question on The Wall at HeatingHelp.com in the Strictly Steam section, where some of the sharpest knives in the drawer post every day. The question was a...

Published on 12/06/2023 11:25 AM by Dan Holohan
Posted in The HVAC Business
Do Wholesalers Still Design Systems?

I know that some wholesalers still size equipment and design systems for their contractor customers, but I wondered to what degree this still goes on nowadays. So I asked...

Published on 12/06/2023 11:16 AM by Dan Holohan
Posted in The HVAC Business
Do You Teach Your Customers?

I was a teacher for a manufacturers rep in New York for more than 10 years. I decided to go out on my own in 1989 and helping me make that decision was the fact that the ...

Published on 11/15/2023 3:24 PM by Dan Holohan
Posted in The HVAC Business
Why Is It So Hard To Hire A Contractor?

A Wall Street Journal writer got in touch with me last summer and asked if she could interview me. She was working on an article about why it was so hard to hire a contra...

Published on 10/01/2023 12:46 PM by Dan Holohan
Posted in The HVAC Business
My Friend's Mansion

I’ve known him for most of my career. He’s a Hasidic Jew from Brooklyn, NY. He’s absolutely delightful and he talks faster than I can think.

Published on 08/21/2023 4:25 PM by Dan Holohan
Posted in The HVAC Business
Close to Perfect?

I always enjoy looking at photos of their own work that Wallies post on The Wall at HeatingHelp.com. It’s not easy to do because The Wall is home to some of the sharpest ...

Published on 07/26/2023 3:32 PM by Dan Holohan
Posted in The HVAC Business
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Magical Thinking

It was one of those days at HeatingHelp.com when the old guys had the floor. One of the regulars, a retired (and understandably crotchety) fella from Canada had this to s...

Published on 06/06/2023 11:08 AM by Dan Holohan
Posted in The HVAC Business