Business Services

He Said/She Said: Science of Building Sales Relationships

Considering the Role of the Head and Heart in HVAC Sales
August 12, 2013

Although they come from different backgrounds, Sharon and Weldon have developed a professional relationship that uniquely expands the synergy of their differences.

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Aug. 6, 2013: 'Available Now!' Helps Consumers Find Service Providers

Service Categories Include HVAC, Plumbing, and Electrical
August 6, 2013
ServiceAlley has launched “Available Now!,” a tool that allows consumers to search for home service providers in six categories who are available immediately and nearby as determined by GPS location or zip code. Available Now! service provider categories include HVAC, plumbing, and electrical.

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Ice Breaker: The Last Steps of a Service Call

Leave a Lasting Impression on Your Customers
August 5, 2013

How you handle leaving a job site is as equally important as how you handle arriving and conducting the repair or installation. 

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Danfoss Symposium Examines Whole-Systems Approach to Efficiency

EnVisioneering Symposium’s 19th Meeting Considers Buildings and Energy Infrastructure
August 5, 2013

The roundtable discussion joined HVAC OEMs, consultants, and contractors with advocacy and utility groups, and authorities in research and policy to examine the opportunity of investment in next-generation energy infrastructure for commercial buildings.

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Hitec Laboratories Hosts Workshops

Workshops Aim to Improve Policy Management, Communication, Risk Strategy
August 5, 2013

Hitec Laboratories recently hosted two workshops on effective policy management and communication, and third-party vendor risk strategy in Houston.

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Hypertherm Receives OSHA Honor for Worksites

4 Facilities Recognized for Outstanding Safety and Health Management Systems
August 5, 2013

The U.S. Department of Labor, along with New Hampshire and Vermont dignitaries, recognized four Hyertherm facilities as Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star Worksites.

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The Unified Group Hosts Financial Forum

Attendees Discuss, Share Financial Challenges and Advice
August 5, 2013

The Unified Group hosted a financial forum in Denver, with attendees sharing the challenges they’ve faced in 2013, while discussing how to manage burden, find more time to keep up with IT and technology changes, continue the battle with software providers, and achieve a culture of excellence.

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Ask The Experts: Aug. 5, 2013

August 5, 2013

How do I gain buy-in from a technician who is already pacing ahead of his established Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)?

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Contractor Services: July 29, 2013

July 29, 2013

OneCIS Insurance Co. announces new Manhattan office; Onset Computer Corp. releases new data logging manual.

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Marketing Magic: Close More Sales this Summer

Foolproof Methods for Eliminating Consumer ‘Stalls’
July 15, 2013

Ever feel like a professional presenter? You know, going into home after home, making a great presentation, watching beaming homeowners nod in agreement, and then they say, “Just leave your quote. We need to think about it.” 

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