Over the past several months, Nashville, Tennessee-based XOEye Technologies has helped Synergy Solution Group members deploy its communications platform, which leverages mobile devices and smart glasses to document service calls, receive real-time support, and provide transparency for clients.
Huether to remain group president for sensors and controls businesses
July 26, 2017
Emerson announced that company veteran Craig Rossman has been named president of its White-Rodgers business. Rossman succeeds Jack Huether, who has been leading White-Rodgers while also serving as group president of Emerson’s sensors and controls businesses. In this leadership role Rossman will report to Huether. These changes were effective July 1.
National construction employment added 16,000 net new jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis in June, according to an analysis of data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Overall construction employment expanded 3.1 percent on a year-over-year basis, easily outpacing the year-over-year growth rate of 1.6 percent for all non-farm industries.
Make sure your company is a place employees can take pride in when talking with their family, friends, or strangers. With the lack of qualified workers in the HVAC field, having your employees speak so highly of your business can only help.
As the home service industry continues to grow, HVAC companies have to find ways to distinguish themselves from their competitors. One way they can do so is by adding new trade lines, such as plumbing, to their services.
Demonstrates environmental stewardship through greater operational efficiencies
July 24, 2017
Building on its corporate sustainability leadership and Internet of Things (IoT) technology prowess, SAS is taking steps to establish a "smart campus" at its Cary, North Carolina, headquarters. Through SAS' advanced, real-time analytics, the smart campus project will improve energy usage while proactively monitoring equipment performance to boost operational longevity.
US Air Conditioning Distributors recently announced the opening of the 47th store in Van Nuys, California. The new location boasts a large showroom and plenty of room to stock an ample supply of products with a total of 14,600 square feet of space and two warehouses behind the showroom.
How do we get new products or services to take root? The key is to find a champion. By having at least one tech who is excited about the potential of the offering, you can get a lot of traction. This technician will set the bar high by offering the item consistently and sharing their happy customer stories. This enthusiasm is contagious and will spread throughout the team. That champion also becomes the resident subject matter expert and supports the rest of the team, so they become more comfortable.
Regal Beloit Corp. announced it has launched a new, responsive website platform with significant upgrades, additional product features, and a focus on industry solutions. The company’s approach to convert each of its brand-specific domains to the new company-wide platform will occur in phases, starting with the Marathon® Motors North American site.
Uponor North America named Jon Sillerud as vice president of operations. Sillerud joined Uponor in September 2015, serving most recently as senior director, operations. In this new role, he will oversee manufacturing; maintenance; quality; process engineering; and real estate, security, and safety.