I was having my back manipulated when, for some inexplicable reason, my thoughts turned to consultants. After all, I did have a column due and maybe lying on my stomach made my creative juices percolate.
The danger of producing any article or special issue is that, as an editor or writer, you presume to know what your audience is thinking. Because this special issue focuses on workforce matters, we wondered what was important to HARDI members.
Remove all the hand wringing about the ultimate replacement of R-22 from the marketplace, and it is the contractor who is the last connection before the industry and the end user: the consumer. We interviewed leaders at ACCA and RSES for their assessment and spoke with a nationally recognized contractor
It's a term I see practiced with vigor and regularity by many of the most successful business-people I know. Yet they almost never seem to use the word in actual conversation. I suspect they place the word in the category of either you have it or you don't, and they take it so much for granted that it's not worth discussing.
Your ability to grow is constrained by the size of your field service staff. Most contractors have trouble recruiting and retaining field service personnel. Most. Not all. Here is part 2 of 12 practices used by contractors to overcome the recruiting and retention problems that plaque most air conditioning companies. Click here to read the first part of the article.
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It all started with a personal install. Don Ham, Vice President of Business Development at Refresh in Mt. Kisco, NY was curious about the new Nest Learning Thermostat. ‘I installed Nest for myself,’ Ham said. ‘I figured, who doesn’t like a device that saves you money and that you can control with your phone?’