Articles by John R. Hall

New network of independent contractors

March 27, 2000
Hvacr visionary Jim Abrams has launched a network of independent hvacr contractors called AirTime 500.
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How to build value

March 27, 2000
With increased competition from consolidators, utilities, and manufacturers, it is important to keep a service business in lean, mean shape.
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March 24, 2000, recently introduced its “Business to Industry” (B2I) concept to the hvacr trade.
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Schools need newer equipment for hands-on training, agreed?

March 24, 2000
Schools need newer equipment to attract students.
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Online operations hub gets $11 million infusion to start up

March 24, 2000
Grantlun® announced it has received funding to provide initial capital necessary to accelerate its plan for creating an online operations hub.
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March 24, 2000
Click4Services. com announced that it is giving away $5 million worth of high-visibility listings to the first 10,000 service businesses that apply and qualify.
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Software to make field tech's job easier?

March 22, 2000
Among the many new software packages on display at the Dallas AHR Expo was one that caught many attendees’ eyes.
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Contractors list business concerns in 'mini-poll'

March 22, 2000
While contractors attended a steak dinner, they were given a brief questionnaire to fill out and turn in at the end of the evening. Here is what they gave answers to.
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Service and emergency calls: the typical and the bizarre

March 22, 2000
The News asked our contractor consultants about some of the usual and unusual things their techs encounter when they visit homes and businesses.
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First impressions can go straight to your bottom line

March 22, 2000
If you are an hvacr contractor looking to retain your customers and add to your base, you have to believe that first impressions are extremely important.
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