The Cooling Journal

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NARSA/IDEA’s magazine is published every other month. The Cooling Journal contains articles and editorials focused on the radiator, heat exchanger, and diesel emissions industries. We also spotlight our members’ work in every issue.

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Important Notice about The Cooling Journal:

The Cooling Journal is a bi-monthly magazine produced by NARSA/IDEA featuring news, technical articles, and important events within the cooling system and emissions industries. It has an international readership and digital presence. Beginning May 2022, only NARSA/IDEA members in good standing will receive physical copies in the mail. The digital version of The Cooling Journal will remain available for everyone. If you are not a member, but would like to receive copies of the magazine for a yearly subscription fee of $75.00, please contact Sandy Taylor at staylor@narsa.org.


Another meeting season completed

This year, we had a renewed excitement in the beginning of the year by being able to plan and facilitate in-person events. This year has renewed the enthusiasm of members, the Board of Directors, and the home office. We have had three hugely successful meetings this year. We started off at Don Hart’s Radiator in…

The Heart of Our Association

At the heart of this association, we each stand to gain one idea, one connection, and one opportunity for our businesses, and feeling the vibe about the room further reinforced what the board of directors has been pushing so strongly over the last 4 years. 

November/December 2022 Cooling Journal

The final issue of the Cooling Journal of 2022 is here! This month, we learn all about Chesapeake Cooling Solutions of Maryland, a new business that’s growing in success in part thanks to NARSA/IDEA. We also see highlights from 2022’s AAPEX Show and our Member Appreciation Reception.

Hello from Scotland!

No matter the level of sophistication of yours or someone else’s business, I can assure you there is always something to learn that will make a difference in your business. New ideas are created by exposing yourself to the ideas of others. The greatest compliment to another individual or company is when you take an…

Big Shoes to Fill

Not a NARSA event goes by that someone doesn’t pull me aside for a quick anecdote about a kind gesture that my grandad did when they were first starting in the radiator business or a story of how my dad was tasked with giving the blessing at each event he attended. These two men have…

September/October 2022 Cooling Journal

We take you to the United Kingdom in the latest issue of the Cooling Journal following the 2022 International Tour. Hear what NARSA members had to say about this special visit. Plus, we learn about the history of Laramie Radiator, which is celebrating 75 years in business this year!

Another Chapter Coming to an End

The Board of Directors decided on a different approach to start the search for my replacement. In the past, the search was kept behind the scenes. Sometimes head hunters were used to identify candidates, but now the Board is convinced that a person from within our industry is best suited to help manage the affairs…

President’s Farewell Message

So this is it… my last editorial as NARSA/IDEA President. One thing I can say is that in no way did it go as expected. As NARSA/IDEA’s first and hopefully only pandemic President, my experience was in many ways unique. What should have been two years full of meetings with members and visiting shops and…

July/August 2022 Cooling Journal

The latest issue of the Cooling Journal spotlights one of NARSA/IDEA’s longtime members who is celebrating a major milestone: 75 years! Learn how Roppel Industries has adapted over the years as a family business and how NARSA/IDEA has played a role in their success. Plus, the NARSA International Tour heads to the United Kingdom!

Honoring Our Industry’s Experts: David Bienvenu

I recently had the honor to preside over the induction of one of the most admired members of the NARSA/IDEA community. David Bienvenu has been a fixture of the NARSA community for more than 30 years now. I first met David at a NARSA event at his shop in 2009. It was one of the…

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