Roz Halstrom, the residential manager for Tri-Tech Heating Inc. in Vancouver, Wash., is seeing a pickup in business from a relatively small source: ductless heating and cooling systems.
“In the last three years, especially with the economy and stuff, they’re almost like a savior,” he said. “As far as our residential installations, they’re probably 50 percent ...
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It has become a maxim that there are too many lawyers and that there is ongoing softness in demand for legal services. (Parenthetically, I disagree; there is, in fact, a dislocation between the supply and the demand for specific legal services, which the organized bar has never been able to address successfully.) Assuming for the [...]
No one doubts the adage “time is money,” particularly in bringing construction projects on-line on time and on budget. Spend any time within spitting distance of a project and you’ll instantly feel the vibe; the crush of time pressures affects those involved in varying ways with multiple ripple effects. There's also pressure on contract negotiators [...]