HVAC Breaking News

March 2, 2011: The Unified Group to Host Construction Forum

BROADVIEW, Ill. - The Unified Group is hosting a Construction Forum at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Chicago on March 23-25. According to the organization, attendees will be sharing best practices and learning about:

• Project Management: Best practices for tracking small and mid-size jobs; job turnover; the role and responsibilities of the project manager; hiring procedures; and best practices in new hire training.

• Technology Panel: New technologies in paperless options, and devices to increase efficiency in field communication.

• Business Management: Lean construction practices; RFI/change order processes and practices; construction contract clauses.

• Project Profiles: Members will present a variety of different projects, from small to large, design/build and plan/spec, tenant improvement, and small projects.

• Member Spotlights: Members will discuss construction strategies, their business models, and how they go to market and differentiate themselves.

“We started this construction forum last year,” said Julie Bishop, Unified Group executive director. “We are excited to see it continue in 2011.”

The Unified Group is an association, consisting of more than 50 independent HVAC commercial contractors, which shares best practices and experiences. For more information, visit www.theunifiedgroup.com.

Publication date: 02/28/2011

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

2015 ACCA Conference

Images from the 2015 ACCA Conference in Grapevine, Texas. Posted on April 8, 2015.


NEWSMakers: Mark Crockett
Mark Crockett vice president, Crockett Facilities Services, explains the importance of technician training, the value of being a top minority-owned company in the U.S., current projects the company is managing, and much more. Posted on April 24.
More Podcasts


NEWS 04-20-15 cover

2015 April 20

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Global Warming

Do you believe in man-made global warming?
View Results Poll Archive


2015 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research


Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.


Magazine image
Register today for complete access to ACHRNews.com. Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.


facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con