The HVAC industry is not immune to this growing trend for on-demand services. Last year, on-demand behemoth Amazon launched Amazon Home Services, offering 15 million service listings across more than 900 professional services, including HVAC. Amazon joins Home Advisor, Thumbtack, and others offering these types of middlemen services to connect homeowners with contractors.
Historically, the most common HVAC company names were typically family-named or alphabetical, which helped the positioning in media that listed companies A to Z. It’s important for HVAC contractors to break through all the clutter and noise in the market and be memorable.
ERVs are among the fastest growing segments of improved IAQ management in buildings, according to a report from Navigant Research. According to the report, worldwide revenue from ERVs will grow from $1.6 billion in 2014 to $2.8 billion in 2020.
Program includes new tiered system to recognize three levels of achievement
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Several criteria are included in each new contractor classification, such as the tracking of warranty registrations for each system a contractor purchases, as well as five performance indicators: marketing, training, service, sales, and customer satisfaction.
Cleaver-Brooks Inc. has acquired Camus Hydronics Ltd., a Toronto-based company that designs and manufactures condensing hydronic boilers and heaters for commercial, institutional, large residential, and light industrial markets.
HVAC contractors have taken notice of the growing Internet of Things market and stand ready to fulfill these demands, which often begin with the gateway into their customers’ homes: the smart thermostat.