I am not going to sugar coat it — this is not easy work. It is manual labor that will have you in attics when it is hotter than a jalapeño’s armpit and down in crawlspaces in freezing temperatures. You may be working nights, weekends, and holidays during the busy season, when the temperatures are at their most extreme, but, rest assured, you will be well compensated.
HVAC contractors are always looking for a way to differentiate themselves. Addressing duct leakage is a big opportunity. This is something building professionals are concerned about, so it should be an area of focus for contractors.
When you visit clients, it can be tempting to strive for good service. But when you shock your clients with your higher-level Framework for Service, you’ll get more clients calling you, and you can charge more for your service.
Young people want to join a culture that matches their own aspirations. HVACR can be that place if the salt-and-pepper crowd would realize that, for some millennials, it is not so much about the day-to-day features and benefits of business as it is about being engaged with customers and being involved in the business.
While it’s easy to get lost in the marathon that is a presidential election, it’s essential we all study the issues that matter most to us; vocalize why those points are imperative to ourselves, our employees, and our businesses; and vote accordingly.