Butch Welsch

Butch Welsch

Butch Welsch is owner of Welsch Heating & Cooling in St. Louis. You can reach him at bwelsch@welsch-heatcool.com.

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My Two Cents: 7 Steps to a Sizzling Summer

Is your team ready to make the most out of the cooling season?

Whether the busy season has begun yet or not, I believe it is a good idea to take a quick check of all of your operations systems each year to make sure everything is in place when things really do get busy. For many of you, this may be a regular routine you practice on an ongoing basis. For the rest of us, we should make it part of a regular routine. 


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My Two Cents: Setting an Adequate Contracting Pricing Policy

The Formula I Use to Appropriately Establish a Sales Price

One might think that determining selling prices would be a relatively easy task once the costs have been determined. However, I can assure you, based on personal experience and some classes I have presented, even the most intelligent and supposedly sophisticated contractors do not always arrive at the selling price they want and intend to use. 


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My Two Cents: Basic HVAC Contracting Budget Accounting

Determining the Volume You Need to Cover Overhead and Turn a Profit

If you haven’t already, now’s the time to contemplate your budgets for 2015. I realize the training required to be an HVAC tech is different from being an accountant, and many contractors started their careers working with tools before becoming a contractor; however, some rudimentary knowledge of accounting is important.


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2015 HARDI Fly-In

Highlights from HARDI's Congressional Fly-In in Washington, D.C. Post date: May 28, 2015.

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NEWSMakers: Kevin Conrad
Kevin Conrad, president, Kevin Conrad Heating and Cooling Inc., Nantucket, Massachusetts, breaks down working in the New England climate, the benefits of insulation foam, and more.


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