Articles by Herb Woerpel

Online Predators Now Targeting HVAC Contractors

November 18, 2013
Email scammers extend beyond Nigerian inheritances. Don't believe me? Go check your inbox.
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Shuffling Roles In Search of Your Foles

November 4, 2013
Perhaps it's time to give that prospect an opportunity.
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Waiting is the Hardest Part

Customers Aren’t Willing to Waste Valuable Time on Standby
October 14, 2013
If there’s one group that hates waiting more than I, it’s those with faulty comfort systems. When it’s 101°F outside, and the air conditioner isn’t operating as expected, it’s considered a catastrophe. The local HVAC guy must come to the rescue. If you’re lucky enough to net such a call for help, you must react accordingly.


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What Can Technology Do for You?

Apps, Social Interaction, Accessibility are Important Contracting Tools
September 9, 2013

Let’s face it, while you may have inherited the business from your grandfather, this isn’t your grandfather’s business anymore.


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The Demise of Detroit

Lack of Leadership Can Destroy Even the Largest Work Environment
August 5, 2013

While the well-chronicled collapse of American manufacturing played a prominent part in the city’s demise, many fingers can also be pointed at the city’s leadership, or lack thereof. 


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Danfoss Symposium Examines Whole-Systems Approach to Efficiency

EnVisioneering Symposium’s 19th Meeting Considers Buildings and Energy Infrastructure
August 5, 2013

The roundtable discussion joined HVAC OEMs, consultants, and contractors with advocacy and utility groups, and authorities in research and policy to examine the opportunity of investment in next-generation energy infrastructure for commercial buildings.


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The Proof is in the Details

August 5, 2013
Big or small, every little action is representative of your company’s overall product.
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Satisfaction Guarantee Makes Every Tech a Closer

You Shouldn’t have to go to Your Bullpen to Close an HVAC Sale
July 1, 2013

In baseball, it doesn’t matter how well the team performs in the first eight innings if the pitching staff fails to close the game in the ninth. As a Detroit Tigers fan, I’m all too familiar with this philosophy. 


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MARS, Heat Controller Merge Operations

Acquisition Positions MARS for Future Growth, Stability
July 1, 2013

Last fall, MARS hired an investment banker and began discussing potential growth options. The company started communicating with potential targets and shortly thereafter had reached an agreement with Heat Controller. 


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