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Social Media Mishaps

The Web is Changing Customer Expectations

I can’t get over how many HVACR contractors place social media icons prominently at the top of their sites — often next to their phone numbers or the schedule-an-appointment button. Why would you pay money to bring prospects to your website only to direct them to the world of endless distractions that is Facebook, Twitter, etc.?


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Doing Social Media Right

Tips for HVAC Contractors

When implementing a basic social media program, make sure to provide value above all else.


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Four Ways to Implement Video into Your Marketing

Video Helps Establish Your Company as the Industry Expert

Every HVAC businesses should be utilizing video in their marketing strategies in order to increase engagement and conversation with customers. Whether it’s providing more thorough instruction on smaller fixes that consumers can make or giving a better look into the products and services your business provides, it’s a win-win for everyone.


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Three Ways You’ve Been Scammed by Accountants

Keep an Eye on Your Bank Statements at All Times

Many owners jump at the first opportunity to hire a bookkeeper and start delegating all accounting tasks to someone else. It might be tempting to simply pass it over; wash your hands; and never look back. However, if you choose this path, you might as well literally give them your wallet and the keys to your home, too.


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Net Results: MM Comfort Systems

The NEWS and Ben Landers, president and CEO of Blue Corona, examine high-quality HVAC contractor websites and discern what makes them so successful.


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System Sensor: Pipe Software

PipeIQ enables continual configuration and system monitoring from anywhere in the world using FAAST’s onboard Ethernet connection. 


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Is Crowdfunding a Viable Startup Option?

HVAC Companies Consider Alternative Fundraising through Indiegogo, Kickstarter, and Others

Companies are looking at this alternative method of financing in order to bring all kinds of new products to market, including products for the HVAC market.


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GrayWolf Sensing Solutions LLC: Air Measurement Test Kit

These multi-parameter air measurement kits include 7-, 8-, or 10-inch tablet PCs to meet low-cost applications. 


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Illustrious AHR Expo Returns to the Midwest

HVAC’s Premier Event Scheduled for Jan. 26-28 in Chicago

Considered to be the premier event in the HVACR industry, the AHR Expo is the place where contractors, engineers, and other building professionals meet to learn about new products.


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The Professor: Bluetooth Remote System Monitoring

Handy Tool for Multitasking Techs

Bluetooth technology is a wireless standard that exchanges data wirelessly over short distances (100 meters) using radio wave frequency transmissions.


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EVENTS

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Prepare to Mobilize: 10 Steps to Prepare Your Business to Go Mobile

10/28/14
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Contact: Adam Thomas

ON DEMAND As a service company you've probably recognized the need to integrate technology to stay competitive and grow your business. But how do you "go mobile"?

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2014 World Energy Engineering Congress

Scenes from the 2014 World Energy Engineering Congress in Washington, D.C.

Podcasts

NEWSMakers: Kari Arfstrom

Kari Arfstrom, executive director of the HVACR Workforce Development Foundation, talks about the upcoming HVACR & Mechanical Conference. Posted on Jan. 23.

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With regional standards for a/c equipment going into effect in 2015, how do you think it will impact the industry?
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