App now allows for auto-location feature to generate more accurate reports
August 3, 2016
Emerson Climate Technologies Inc. announced it has updated its Emerson e-Saver™ residential app for mobile devices. The app was created for contractors to calculate cost savings for homeowners by comparing HVAC system replacement options.
Most automobile owners recognize the importance of maintaining their vehicles, but the same often doesn’t hold true for homeowners when it comes to their HVAC systems. Contractors who fail to offer service agreements are not only damaging their bottom lines — they’re doing a disservice to customers.
Koch Air LLC has partnered with ReviewBuzz to help its dealers solicit more online reviews and sell more equipment. As a Carrier Corp. distributor, Koch Air successfully promotes several Carrier marketing programs, though this one has caught fire with at least one Koch Air customer.
Offers deeply discounted prices on tools, equipment, business services, and training programs
July 22, 2016
The Electric & Gas Industries Association (EGIA), a nationwide nonprofit contractor membership organization, has officially launched a new website that serves as the platform for its newest member benefit: the EGIA Contractor Marketplace.
Funds raised with the help of the trade community and Service Roundtable
July 22, 2016
ServiceTitan, a leading provider of cloud-based business management software for residential HVAC, plumbing, and electrical contractors, announced the results of a fundraising initiative to aid the Joseph Groh Foundation.
HVACR manufacturers earn contractor-judged awards for dealer-friendly, innovative products
July 18, 2016
The Dealer Design Awards are judged by 20 contractors from across the U.S. who are active in the industry and have their collective fingers on the pulse of what’s happening. This year’s competition saw numerous themes across each category, as manufacturers shared the broad goals of making products smarter, more consistent, and innovative in new and unique ways.
The gold award winner in the Contractor Services and Software category, TimeAnywhere model 2.0 from Data-Basics Inc., is a browser-based web portal for remote time entry and expense management. Its updated design offers a convenient dual-pane view of data-entry options, and touchscreen-friendly navigation helps contractors accurately track time, labor, and expenses.
Cloud-based platform is being implemented statewide across a variety of buildings
July 12, 2016
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced a partnership with BuildingIQ and Energy Solutions to implement a scaled deployment of BuildingIQ’s Predictive Energy Optimization™ (PEO) platform.
Once largely dismissed by the education community, there is no doubt that online learning is becoming more mainstream across the U.S. To meet the growing demand for online training, many organizations have been expanding their online training libraries.
This article will address the common confusion found in differentiating a business exit from a business succession. Both are needed to successfully exit a business, unlock trapped wealth, protect one’s legacy, and successfully move the company into the next generation or to an external buyer.