According to a new white paper from the Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA), everyone in the construction industry has a different definition of BIM, and many in the sheet metal industry have not adopted it “because they lack a clear, practical understanding of what BIM could mean to them.”
Your sales team can quickly lose its creativity if you turn them into little robots who only track the numbers these CRM programs are looking for. If your real goal is to increase sales, there are better ways to manage your sales team.
TPG leads $70 million Series D equity financing to accelerate growth
September 15, 2016
TPG Growth announced it has invested in C3 IoT, reinforcing its position in the Internet of Things (IoT) market. According to the company, C3 IoT applies the sciences of big data, advanced analytics, and machine learning to enable smart business processes.
Awards ceremony and Product of the Year unveiling set for Jan. 31 in Las Vegas
September 15, 2016
International Exposition Co. today announced the winners of the 2017 AHR Expo (International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition) Innovation Awards. The annual awards competition honors the most inventive and original products, systems, and technologies showcased at each year’s AHR Expo.
While most studies insist IoT technologies are on the cusp of becoming mainstream, the question remains: Is the HVAC industry truly ready to embrace the IoT, or is there a sense of trepidation and concern regarding the technology’s staying power and long-term viability?
More and more homeowners are gravitating toward the control and convenience offered by new thermostats, which are designed to make managing energy easier than ever before. But, despite all the bells and whistles, consumers are most often looking for simple solutions because their time is valuable — and most don’t want to spend a lot of time tracking their energy use.
In case contractors thought differently, potential customers do visit their About Us pages. In fact, it’s usually one of the 10 most visited pages on a contracting website. The About Us page is the best place to talk about years of experience, certifications, awards, and things like company values.
Midea will use Ayla’s IoT technology to develop connected HVAC products
August 17, 2016
Midea Group, a Chinese manufacturer of consumer appliances and HVAC systems, announced it has selected the Ayla Networks Internet of Things (IoT) platform as its preferred overseas IoT cloud partner for all its connected HVAC products.
Provides real-time access to essential parts and supplies and training tools
August 16, 2016
Lennox Industries has announced the launch of LennoxPROs.com, to help HVAC industry professionals drive sales, access product information, troubleshoot systems remotely, and train at anytime, anywhere, on any device.
There are numerous steps savvy contractors can take to ensure their service departments are running efficiently, while, at the same time, keeping employees and customers content with the work being conducted.