Hair Today – Gone Tomorrow

by John J. Fanning

Today, I would like to address an issue near and dear to my heart – baldness. Yes, you read that correctly – “baldness” – as in hair-loss, alopecia, madarosis, glabreity, chrome-domeness and cue-ballness. To begin with, I believe that baldness is the least understood condition affecting human beings. Even those humans directly affected by baldness […]

Wrench versus The Snow


Tenth Annual HVACR Instructor Workshop

The 2006 HVACR and Plumbing Instructor Workshop, scheduled for April 5-7, 2006, will take place at the National Conference Center in Lansdowne, Virginia. Co-sponsored by the Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI), the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA), the Plumbing-Heating Contractors Association (PHCC) and the Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES), the event is one of […]

Welding End Prep Tool Catalog Available

A new catalog featuring a full line of welding end prep tools and abrasive saws for cutting and machining pipe, boiler tube panels, and large tanks and vessels is being offered by ESCO Tool. The MILLHOG® Portable End Prep Tools and Abrasive Saws Catalog describes a broad line of tools for boiler maintenance and metalworking […]

Manual Provides Better Understanding of ASHRAE 62.1

A new user’s manual provides users with a better understanding of the design, installation and operation requirements in ASHRAE’s ventilation standard. The Standard 62.1 User’s Manual explains the requirements of ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2004, Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality, and contains numerous examples of their application in an easy-to-follow question and answer format. “ Because […]