Dan Holohan: Heating Help
How to heat NYC's oldest structure.
December 1, 2012
It’s an old joke. I show you a beat-up old axe and tell you that this is American history. It’s the very axe George Washington used to chop down that cherry tree.Read More
November 1, 2012
Trade associations must adapt to new technology.Read More
October 1, 2012
Sustainable technologies can take you down many roads.Read More
Newby advice from Dan Holohan.
September 1, 2012
One of the coolest things about growing old is that you get to give
advice to people who haven’t asked for it. It’s also safe to talk to young
ladies, because they all see you as their grandfather.Read More
Pulitzer authors chronicle heating professionals’ importance.
August 1, 2012
While researching people
who subscribe to magazines, an advertising company came across an elderly
farmer who recently began subscribing to both National Geographic
and Playboy. Read More
Fiscally sound management is key for smaller businesses.
July 1, 2012
At the end of each of my columns, there’s a note
with my email address and the absolutely true comment that I love hearing from
Effectively heating multi-family buildings can be tricky.
June 1, 2012
So I’m in Europe and telling these nice guys about my 77-year-old Aunt Lucy and how she moved into her studio apartment on Second Ave. in New York City back when J.F.K. was just taking the oath of office.Read More
A personal touch can go a long way these days.
May 1, 2012
I heard they had let Russ
go when I was out with some contractor friends. It just came up in the
conversation and that was that. The company had been bought by another company
some years back and the owners of the original company had done their time and
moved on. Russ stayed because no one could imagine him anywhere else. And I say
that because of the way the guy worked. Read More
No matter the experience level, there always is knowledge to be gained.
April 1, 2012
Tim McElwain runs the Gas Training Institute in Warren, R.I. I don’t think there’s anyone better than Tim when it comes to teaching about gas. He’s been at it for decades and is an industry treasure.Read More
Pad and pencil or the iPad? Does it matter?
March 1, 2012
Back in my rep days, the vice president of our company was a flashy guy
with a gold lion’s head ring the size of a golf ball, an even bigger, fancier
watch and a Cadillac that had a three-body trunk. He replaced that car every
two years, alternating between an all white one and an all black one.Read More