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Simple Steps to Improve Your Customer Service

April 15, 2014

There’s more to running a successful HVAC company than knowing how to repair, install, and maintain heating and cooling equipment. Even if you employ the most talented technicians you can find, failing to make customer service a top priority will hold you back.


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March 3, 2014: Broan-NuTone Wins International Service Excellence Award

Company Receives Award for Second Straight Year
March 3, 2014

Broan-NuTone®, a leading manufacturer of residential ventilation products, has been awarded the 2013 International Service Excellence Award in the Medium Business category from the Customer Service Institute of America for the second consecutive year. 


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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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Rinnai Names ASP Winners

Dealers Demonstrated Excellent Customer Service
September 2, 2013
Rinnai America Corp. presented its fourth annual Authorized Service Provider (ASP) of the Year awards to six dealers from across the country.


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Caring for Your Customers

Random Acts of Kindness Do Make an Impact
August 22, 2013
Last night I was reading my weekly issue of the Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration News. In this issue, Jen Anesi had a very interesting editorial regarding the importance of “random acts of kindness.” 


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Going the Extra Mile for Your Customers

Random Acts of Kindness Can Guarantee Happy, Lifelong Customers
August 12, 2013

Going the extra mile and doing something nice and unexpected can not only elicit a smile from your customer — it can guarantee you a customer for life.


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Pretty in Pink: Successful Contractor Gives Back

Anderson Plumbing, Heating & Air Attributes Success to Continuing Education, Community Involvement
July 1, 2013

Mary Jean Anderson really likes pink. As the owner of El Cajon, Calif.-based Anderson Plumbing, Heating & Air, she applies the bright hue to her company’s website, her technicians’ vans, and even the disposable shoe covers her technicians wear when they enter customers’ homes.


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Creative Ways to Keep Your Customers Coming Back

April 29, 2013

In an industry where it can be years between service calls, and replacements are 15 or more years apart, you need more than great customer service to keep customers coming back. 


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Where Are Your Customers?

March 18, 2013
I don’t believe the HVAC industry in which you work and the publishing business which The NEWS plays in have very much in common. There is one fairly significant similarity though: We both need to be where our customers/readers are at all times.


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Odors, Oil, Great Service

October 1, 2012
Is a technician’s value based on technical skills only? The answer will depend on your experience and the pivotal events that helped to shape your career. Our industry places much emphasis on diagnostic and troubleshooting capability, whereas a customer’s perception of value may be something else altogether.


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Kyle Gargaro, editor-in-chief of The NEWS, hosted the 2014 ACCA CEO Forum. At the event, six well-known, highly respected company executives, Gary Michel, Ingersoll Rand/Trane; Chris Nelson, Carrier Corp.; Chris Peel, Rheem Mfg. Co.; Rod Rushing, Johnson Controls; Brent Schroeder, Emerson Climate Technologies; and Doug Young, Lennox; provided individual industry outlooks and fielded questions directly from attending contractors. Listen to the entire event on the NEWSMakers podcast. Posted on April 14.

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