Is it any wonder that injured workers often feel confused and turn to friends for advice and counsel that can lead to feelings of resentment and then to litigation? If this all-too-common scenario is to change, employers must exert leadership.
An air conditioning contractor is having a problem with technicians taking vacations in the middle of the peak summer season. Consultant Al Levi suggests having a written vacation policy that everyone signs off on.
With energy costs going through the roof, HVAC system designers and specifiers are taking a much harder look at the many choices available in ductwork. One question that is being asked more and more is whether to choose rectangular or spiral duct.
Today's homeowners and building owners are more educated, highly sophisticated, and very demanding, which is why contractors need professional standards in place in their businesses to provide customer-driven solutions.
In this installment of the Btu Buddy series, Bob finds that a small retail store using a heat pump has had the outside unit stolen, most likely for the copper. He then moves on replacing the unit and preventing this from happening again.
Following a 4.9 percent gain in September, total housing starts fell 14.6 percent in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.486 million units, according to figures released by the U.S. Department of Commerce. This was 27.4 percent below the pace from a year ago.
A contractor wants to grow his company fast and has a small war chest to make it happen. Consultant Al Levi says to get the most bang for the buck when it comes to growth, you need to get serious about acquisition.