Services, Apps & Software

Outsourcing Invoices Saves Distributor Money

April 15, 2013
Many consider good customer service to be a key success principle for HVACR distributors. Customer service, however, isn’t found only in a kind attitude and a free coffee. Often it can be found in innovative solutions for daily undertakings.

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On-Site Credit Payments Now a Viable Option

April 8, 2013

With contractors facing such rapidly changing technologies, another facet of business that is quickly evolving is the way businesses accept credit cards.

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App Zone: April 8, 2013

April 8, 2013

As technology continues to advance, more and more industry mobile applications are becoming available for smartphones and tablets. These mobile apps can be valuable tools for HVACR customers, contractors, distributors, and manufacturers.

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Ice Breaker: Using Technology as a Service Tool

April 1, 2013

There are many aspects of a technician’s job where a smartphone or tablet can be extremely useful. These devices allow a technician to search the Internet for technical information while on the job. 

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Wrightsoft Corp.: Cloud-Based In-Home Selling Software

March 18, 2013

Cloud-based, the Right-Mobile Consultant™ (RMC) HVAC business-building tool enhances in-home selling with instant pricing and customized presentations. 

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Victaulic Co.: Pipe Loading Configuration Software

March 11, 2013

The patent-pending Virtual Truck Loading Software extends building information modeling (BIM) coordination to the trucking process to maximize the efficiency of job site delivery. The software nests spools of piping onto trucks, extending BIM coordination to the transportation phase of construction.

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Lincoln Electric Co.: Welding Safety Guide

March 11, 2013

Available online as well as on DVD, the Welding Safety Interactive Guide is designed to educate arc welders about potential arc welding safety hazards and the safe practices they should follow. The guide offers information on a wide variety of topics.

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Owens Corning: Commercial Product Guide eBook

March 4, 2013

For the commercial building industry, the interactive digital Division 22/23 Mechanical Manufacturer’s Guide eBook can be used by mechanical engineers and building specifiers to access key product information while on job sites or at the office. 

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2013 AHR Expo Product Roundup: Contractor Services + Software

February 18, 2013

The NEWS staff was very busy at the AHR Expo in Dallas, seeking information on new products. Here is a comprehensive list of the contractor services and software we found on the show floor.

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HVACR Directory & Source Guide: Consultants and Services

January 7, 2013
Find a consulting or service firm that can help your company do its job better.

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