Identifies energy efficiency measures through auto-generating OpenStudio and EnergyPlus building models
November 21, 2016
The new simuwatt energy assessment application and platform is designed to make building energy modeling quick and easy. Building professionals can create an energy model directly from field data collected using simuwatt on the web, Windows Surface, and Apple iPad tablets.
With modular software features and task-based workflows that work across a range of layout positioning instruments, the product provides a single solution for layout and QA workflows that is both flexible and scalable.
Assists in managing and growing service businesses with full features from dispatch to call tracking
November 16, 2016
The new jobi field service app and platform is designed to provide HVAC contractors, plumbers, and electricians a full suite to handle the entire job and includes functions built into the app to help grow sales from the same number of calls.
Combines field data collection and project management
November 7, 2016
eSUB Construction Software has announced a new product integration, bringing together PlanGrid’s field productivity application with eSUB’s project management and document control platform for collaboration and productivity in the field.
Will bring Nexstar training and best practices into ServiceTitan’s business software
November 2, 2016
ServiceTitan, a leading provider of business management software for HVAC, plumbing, and electrical residential contractors, has announced its new Nexstar Edition of ServiceTitan. Nexstar Network has teamed with ServiceTitan to bring its training and best practices into the ServiceTitan software.
This service management software provides owners with a dashboard that highlights opportunities for additional revenue, gives insight into the performance of technicians and dispatchers, and shows the profitability of marketing efforts.
According to a new white paper from the Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA), everyone in the construction industry has a different definition of BIM, and many in the sheet metal industry have not adopted it “because they lack a clear, practical understanding of what BIM could mean to them.”
Your sales team can quickly lose its creativity if you turn them into little robots who only track the numbers these CRM programs are looking for. If your real goal is to increase sales, there are better ways to manage your sales team.
In case contractors thought differently, potential customers do visit their About Us pages. In fact, it’s usually one of the 10 most visited pages on a contracting website. The About Us page is the best place to talk about years of experience, certifications, awards, and things like company values.
HVACR distributors work long and hard to ensure their warehouses are efficient and mistake-free. While achieving this goal has traditionally been an arduous process, new technologies are helping distribution centers become more intelligent in ways many never dreamed possible.