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Author Archive for: ‘ericaune’

  • Eric Aune 2

    A shot in the arm for the blue collar movement

    Over the last couple years I’ve outlined some of the major challenges we have at manning the skilled trade job site here on The Hub. My time in front of the classroom has put a lot into perspective regarding the want or need to learn …

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    It’s been three years, thank you!

    What were you doing three years ago today, at this exact time? While most people would have a hard time answering that question, I do not. Three years ago, September 3, 2012 my business partner John Mesenbrink and I were anxiously awaiting the launch of …

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  • Eric Aune 2

    Delayed Service = Explosive Ignition

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  • Eric Aune 2

    How much will that cost me?

    About a year ago I started working with a local architect who designs and builds high-end vacation homes in central Minnesota. I have worked with this firm on four different projects so far, each vastly different in scale and design. Out of the four projects …

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    Tool Envy? The anticipation builds.

    Each year select members of the trade media are invited through the doors of Milwaukee Tool for an up-close and personal look at the latest tools and trade specific accessories coming to a job site near you. As the annual “New Tool Symposium” nears I …

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  • Tesla

    The next step in home power innovation

    If you’ve been at all interested in solar PV power generation and storage for residential use you may have heard of the latest entry into the already clogged market of battery storage by none other than the wildly successful electric car manufacturer and partner to …

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    Product Review: Hornet™ 24 volt UV System by UV Resources

    Awareness of indoor air quality has increased substantially in recent years, and the systems that supply air to our living and working spaces are critical to the maintenance of a healthy indoor environment.  I recently had the opportunity to install a Hornet 24v UV light …

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    Hire a Plumber on Amazon?

    Amazon Home Services kicked off this week making the service yet another source of competition in the already congested field of professional plumbing & HVAC repair and service. I have been a faithful Amazon shopper for years now. The Aune family regularly buys from the …

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    ISH Frankfurt 2015 Recap from Eric Aune

    Wow! As I reflect on my first trip to Europe and my first time at the ISH trade show, or trade fair as our German friends call it, wow is the first thing that comes to mind. Last week I had the honor to accompany …

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  • Eric Aune 2

    Because I wont burn your apartment building down.

    It happened again. Another 5-alarm fire at an apartment complex leaving nearly 450 people without a roof over their heads. This is a direct quote from the news report: “Nassau County Assistant Chief Fire Marshal Michael Uttaro says firefighters found plumbers tools in the building …

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