Al Levi

Of Appleseed Business, Al Levi specializes, as his Website says, in "Making Contractors' Lives Less Stressful and More Successful." Through private workshops, on-site assessments, customized operating manuals, and staff training programs, Levi delivers the benefit of the experience he gained from years of operating a large family-run HVAC and plumbing business. Learn more by visiting You may also contact Levi by e-mail at or by fax at 212-202-6275.


Hot Topics, Cool Solutions 34: Establishing a Vacation Policy

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An air conditioning contractor is having a problem with technicians taking vacations in the middle of the peak summer season. Consultant Al Levi suggests having a written vacation policy that everyone signs off on.
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Hot Topics, Cool Solutions 33: Growing Through Acquisition

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A contractor wants to grow his company fast and has a small war chest to make it happen. Consultant Al Levi says to get the most bang for the buck when it comes to growth, you need to get serious about acquisition.
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Hot Topics, Cool Solutions 32: Make Your Trucks Eye-Catching

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A contractor is looking for new ways to get more calls other than the usual Yellow Pages ads and direct mail campaigns. Consultant Al Levi says making your trucks eye-catching is one of the very best things you can do.
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Hot Topics, Cool Solutions 31: Saving or Dissolving a Partnership

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A contractor and his partner started out in business 25 years ago. Now their differences of opinion are getting stronger and stronger. Consultant Al Levi discusses how to handle a troubled partnership.
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Hot Topics, Cool Solutions 30: Standardizing Your Trucks

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Throughout the years a contractor has bought many different types of trucks. But his techs seem to never have exactly what they need on the truck. Consultant Al Levi provides his recommendations for more efficient and effective trucking.
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