Mobile technology is trending when it comes to scheduling service calls. According to a CSG Intl. survey, nearly all respondents — 97.5 percent — want more control of the scheduling process and prefer alternatives to calling providers for an appointment.
Practically every major company in every industry has its own mobile application, and HVAC is no exception. In fact, many OEM manufacturers have been working to create apps to make everyday jobs easier for contractors.
Do you know how to engage your audience through their mobile devices? The future of your business may largely depend on how effectively you can communicate with individuals through their tablets and smartphones.
Technology has come a long way in the HVAC industry, and not just in terms of the heating and cooling equipment. A number of software and data solutions designed to simplify HVAC contracting procedures were on display at the AHR Expo.
The digital realm continues to attract advertisers, growing at a rate of 13 percent last year, according to Strategy Analytics. And, according to Ben Landers, president and CEO of Blue Corona, HVAC contractors stand to benefit from this trend.
Life is full of surprises and not all are happy. Injuries, car accidents, theft, and even natural disasters happen and can destroy office space and property. That’s why insurance is an absolute necessity for HVAC contractors.
GPS keeps transforming, evolving from the clunky receivers that had to be hardwired into every truck to tiny plug-and-play devices and mobile apps that provide a multitude of data that can help contractors manage their businesses more effectively.
From building automation systems, chillers, compressors, temperature control valves, and more, here’s a look at some of the equipment commercial contractors working in this sector may want to consider.