1) There were lots of HVAC-Talk participants at Comfortech 2007. Service Roundtable Members made up the largest single group of attendees.
2) There are far too many contractors who don't charge enough for what they do. There are far too many really professional HVAC contractors who don't charge enough for what they do. So, their standard of living is not up to what it could or should be.
3) It is a shame that more good contractors were not there this year as they probably were/are feeling financially stressed due to the state of the economy in their market area.