Services, Apps & Software
October 29, 2012
A capability is available for all customers to apply their own custom categories and attributes to their fleets within the GPS fleet tracking software. Customers are able to define and apply their highly specific business data to vehicles, equipment, drivers, landmarks, users, and hierarchy nodes within GPS Insight.
October 22, 2012
Version 4 of the Bell & Gossett System Syzer® program for PC computers is available. It is an update of a tool for calculating flow rates and pressure drops in HVAC piping systems. The program provides a more comprehensive, user-friendly, and web-based selection tool for engineers, consultants, and designers.
October 15, 2012
Custom Integrated Training Solutions is a publishing service for the HVACR industry that allows wholesalers, educators, trainers, manufacturers, etc., to create custom training manuals to better serve their needs. It enables a company or school to brand the publication with their logo and add other supplementary documents.
Finding a Balance Between Communication and Policy
September 3, 2012
With the growing acceptance of social media in business, many of the social debates have shifted from if an HVAC contractor should employ social media to how to govern its use. Enter social media policies. These policies can help protect contractors and their companies from libelous or malevolent online conduct from employees.Read More
August 27, 2012
Autodesk Fabrication is a set of applications extending building information modeling (BIM) across the building lifecycle to support the fabrication and construction of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) projects. Coupled with the company’s existing BIM software solutions, the applications will further extend BIM to MEP contractors.
July 16, 2012
By now, as a contractor, you should already have a website to promote your business. If not, stop what you are doing and immediately create one. The purpose of this article is not to convince you to get a website, since that is a requirement, but to understand the purpose of your website.Read More
July 9, 2012
It is the ease and assistance a few services and software offer to contractors that are honored in the Contractor Services & Software category of The NEWS’ ninth annual Dealer Design Awards.Read More
June 25, 2012
“Sellin’ ain’t tellin’, askin’ is.” To succeed in sales, you must master the art of asking questions. David Bucchi, sales manager for Jon Wayne Heating and Air based in San Antonio, Texas, has learned the lesson well, and he’s evangelized it among his growing fleet of talented sales pros at the firm.
June 18, 2012
A program removes the tedious work associated with completing a Manual S calculation and is part of the Right-Suite® Universal software module. Right Suite Universal automatically uses manufacturer-supplied data to follow the Manual S procedure to select appropriate equipment.
June 11, 2012
The cloud-based business invoice network Invoice Central is focused on streamlining invoice delivery and payment for both vendors and small businesses. It provides vendors with a hub-based approach to deliver invoices and accept payments electronically.