The biggest problem facing hvacr contractors is finding good, qualified service technicians. Big revelation, right? Our trade is “graying” rapidly, and we are having difficulty finding young people who want to make a career in hvacr. So when a story comes up that runs contrary to these well-known trends, it deserves a second look.
Mitchell Cropp, president of Cropp-Metcalfe Air Conditioning and Heating, is proud of the benefits he offers his 100-plus employees. In fact, it’s one reason why The News selected the Fairfax, VA-based contractor as one of the winners in our inaugural “Best Contractor To Work For” contest three years ago. But the rising cost of health insurance concerns him.
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