Residential HVAC contractors traditionally solve space heating and cooling problems. However, a study conducted a few years ago suggested that temperature issues may only occur in 17 percent of homes. If so, there may be a lot of opportunity being missed.
On July 21 there will be the passing of a Lennox baton - John Norris Jr. will trade his role as chairman of Lennox International for more travel time with his wife, more fishing, some bird-watching, and more time with his favorite philanthropy, the Nature Conservancy.
Here's a suggestion for a special holiday. Let's call it Groundhog Day for HVAC. If the warehouse manager steps outside and sees his shadow on July 10, you only get four more weeks of inventory availability. Of course, we hope he sees the sun.
At the 2006 Linc ServiceÂ® Principals Meeting and All-Star Diamond Event/Incentive Trip held recently in Florida, Scott Giacobbe told a gathering of more than 100 franchise owners that they and their organizations had "arrived" as the premier service organization for professional HVAC contractors.
The year 2005 was one of accomplishments for the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA), according to Paul Stalknecht, president and CEO. He attributed these successes to the fact that the membership had demanded excellence and commended the group for knowing when to "break the rules."