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Articles by Jim Olsztynski

The Industry's Biggest Problem

June 1, 2000
I am astounded at how far, how fast, the Radiant Panel Association has come in just a few years of existence.
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The UA's Code War

June 1, 2000
Now we must add IHSCC to this industry’s alphabet soup of organizations.
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Giving Construction Its Due

June 1, 2000
What drives your local economy?
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Water Conservation Pioneers

June 1, 2000
Varsity Plumbing and Heating found enough believers to book a not-too-shabby $10 million worth of performance contract work in the first 10 months since launching this exciting new marketing effort last August.
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Here's $10 Million, Now Run With It

June 1, 2000
Some of the industry’s idle chatter concerns the perceived need to mount a nationwide publicity campaign to boost the image of the plumbing contractor.
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Beware Of Greeks Bearing Gifts

June 1, 2000
The gist of the article is that contractors/manufacturers (choose your audience) are wrong-headed in trying to put restrictions on utility affiliates, such as those engaged in marketing PHC services.
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Time Flies When You're Having Fun

June 1, 2000
This edition marks the 15th anniversary of Plumbing & Mechanical.
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A Customer's Rant

June 1, 2000
As long as I’m paying for your services, I’m the boss and you are my servant.
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A Year Older And, I Hope, Wiser

June 1, 2000
Embarrassing or not, better late than never, so here are a few of the things I learned just last year —
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Master Plumbing Charges Into The Remodeling Market

June 1, 2000
On the whole, showroom merchandising is a role that has largely bypassed plumbing contractors.
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