Kate Kelly

Community Leader,
Contracting Business
Contractors in Social Media: Plumbing the Soul of Irish Folk Music
Both HVAC and Plumbing contractors were busy on social media this week. Today’s top social media items show that HVAC and Plumbing aren’t always just about installing pipes and boxes. The people and companies that make up this industry showcased their artful side on social media this week.
Contractors in Social Media: A Proper HVAC Maintenance Checklist
At Contracting Business.com we’re always keeping an eye out for unique stories on social media. This week’s top tweets include a HVAC maintenance checklist for your customers, top-notch installation photos, and pie for everyone! Help your customers prolong the life of their HVAC units by providing them with a check list like this one.
Contractors in Social Media: The New Energy Efficiency Act
Here we have posts about the new Energy Efficiency Improvement Act, 5 Reasons to combine your HVAC and Refrigeration repair services, and Delta-T and Delta P Variable Speed Pumping explained.
Contractors in Social Media This Week
A summary of top stories that influenced the HVACR industry on social media this week.
AHR 2015 Show Floor Gallery
Take a look at some of Terry McIver's top picks from Day 1 of the 2015 AHR show in Chicago!
NATE Magazine Highlights Benefits of Education, Training and Certification to Industry

As fall approaches and students of all ages return to school, the latest issue of the quarterly NATE Magazine from North American Technician Excellence (NATE) promotes the benefits of education, training, and certification as “The Path to Success” for the entire HVACR industry. The issue debuted at the Comfortech 2014 show in Nashville.

Welcome to the IdeaXchange Community 1

At the center of IdeaXchange are industry thought leaders who initiate engaging conversations and lend their unique insights and perspectives. Xperts, as we call them, bring provocative issues to the forefront and help uncover the opportunities buried in business challenges. You can follow your favorite contributors and discover new thought-leaders.


Innovation at Work: Comfortech Product Showcase Award Winners
The 2014 Comfortech Product Showcase Award winners talk with our Kate Kelly and give details about their new offerings.
Tech Update: January 2014 Commercial Unitary & Residential IAQ
The January 2014 technology update will feature Commercial Unitary equipment and Residential IAQ.
Tech Update: December 2013 Commercial & Residential Air Distribution
Commercial and Residential Grilles, Registers, Louvers, Air Handlers, Fans, Fan Systems, Blowers, Ventilation Products.
Tech Update: November 2013 Commercial & Residential Valves

Commercial and Residential Valves: Air, Check, Balancing, Shut-off, Discharge, Expansion, Flow Control, Gate, Line, Metering, Mixing, Needle, Pressure, Purge, Relief, Reversing, Solenoid, Temperature and Zone Control.

Hot Products in HVAC
This gallery features the latest products from Bryant, Greenheck and other leading HVAC manufacturers.
Commercial Controls and Residential Geothermal Systems
Tech Update: October 2013 Commercial Controls and Residential Geothermal Systems

Commercial Controls: Zone, Variable Air Volume, Facility Controls, Building Automation Systems, Thermostats

Residential Geothermal Systems: Heat pumps and Manifolds

October 2013 HVAC Products/Showcase Award
A summary of the latest and greatest HVAC products.
2013 Design/Build Awards: Comfort in Style
An award winning building adds style to the architecture in downtown Lancaster, PA.


May 12, 2015

How to GET and KEEP More of the Business You Want

It costs $1 to keep a customer, $7 to get a new one. Attend this webinar and learn how you can you keep more of the business you have, improve close ratios and manage your business more effectively and efficiently....More
Jun 2, 2015

Speeding up HVAC Field Processes

This webinar will cover how to overcome the pain points associated with HVAC and Plumbing paper form processes, and detail the benefits of switching to mobile forms for field data collection....More


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