A dozen New England regional firms received 18 COOL SMART awards for their outstanding performance at the annual ACCA – New England Golf Tournament, held at the Stow Acres Country Club in Stow, MA....More
Murphy Company, St. Louis, MO, was the only mechanical HVAC contractor selected as a finalist in all four specialty contractor categories, at the Associated General Contractors of St. Louis Keystone Awards, Nov. 3rd....More
Johnson Controls recently honored distributors representing its York®, Coleman® and Luxaire® brands with service awards during the 2009 Unitary Products Technical Conference held Oct. 5-8 in Norman, OK....More
Distributor members of Heating, Airconditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) were recognized as “Top Testing Organizations” by North American Technician Excellence (NATE), during the HARDI Annual Fall Conference, Oct.31-Nov. 4, 2009, Orlando, FL....More
Environmental Systems Design (ESD) was the recipient of three Technology Awards from Region VI of the American Society of Heating Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) as part of the organization’s 2008-2009 awards program....More
Ferguson, a leading wholesale distributor of heating and cooling equipment, recently honored local HVAC/R dealers for their commitment to providing quality products and services to their customers. Ferguson’s Fargo, N.D. branch recently awarded 6 plaques to local York and Luxaire dealers....More
Daikin Industries, Ltd., parent company of Daikin AC, Carrollton, TX, received three wards recognizing the company’s commitment to social responsibility, good citizenship, and environmental conservation....More
They are Marketers
All of these companies targeting your customers share a few common traits. First, they are good at marketing. They are better at it than most contractors (though not all contractors). If you are among the former, they will be happy to feed you leads for a percent of the sale.
They Suck Out Your Profitability...More
Join Sean Kilcarr, Senior Editor at Fleet Owner, to hear about advancements in light vehicle manufacturing and technology. Sean will cover the latest manufacturing trends, including aluminum body frames, new van models for 2015 and how manufacturers are addressing fuel efficiency through technology....More
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that by 2030, Millennials will be 75 percent of the workforce. With an aging contractor workforce, businesses will need to appeal to and hire this generation of workers.