HVACRDB http://contractingbusiness.com/taxonomy/term/23291/more en Carrier Announces Annual Distributor Scholarships http://contractingbusiness.com/hvacrdb/carrier-announces-annual-distributor-scholarships <div class="field-byline"> News from Carrier </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Each year, the Carrier & Bryant Distributors' Education Foundation awards 25 scholarships to outstanding students who are the children of Carrier and Bryant dealers.</div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/hvacrdb/carrier-announces-annual-distributor-scholarships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/hvacrdb/carrier-announces-annual-distributor-scholarships#comments Residential HVAC HVACRDB Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:23:00 +0000 48141 at http://contractingbusiness.com MrPEX Announces New Website http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/mrpex-announces-new-website <div class="node-body article-body"><p>MrPEX System is pleased to reveal their newly designed website.&nbsp;</p> <p>The site now uses a responsive design optimized for smart phones, tablets and desktop computers. Visit us at <a href="http://www.mrpexsystems.com" target="_blank">www.mrpexsystems.com</a> and acquaint yourself with the new design and features and let us know what you think! We&rsquo;re quite proud of it, but we know there&rsquo;s still work to do to continue improving the site.</p> </div> http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/mrpex-announces-new-website#comments Commercial HVAC Residential HVAC HVACRDB HVACR_DB Wed, 10 Aug 2016 16:49:00 +0000 47691 at http://contractingbusiness.com Smartphones Make Smarter Online Training for Installers http://contractingbusiness.com/hvacrdb/smartphones-make-smarter-online-training-installers <div class="field-byline"> Steve Damerow </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How do you make it easier and faster to train and educate HVAC installers? One of the best ways to make the training process more efficient is by using a training incentive program – specifically, one that installers can use quickly and easily on their smartphones. </div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/hvacrdb/smartphones-make-smarter-online-training-installers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/hvacrdb/smartphones-make-smarter-online-training-installers#comments HVACRDB Fri, 05 Aug 2016 02:40:00 +0000 47381 at http://contractingbusiness.com You Just Hired a New Territory Manager – Now What? http://contractingbusiness.com/hvacrdb/you-just-hired-new-territory-manager-now-what <div class="field-byline"> Tom Piscitelli </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Most new hires are eager to meet customers and immediately prove their worth by providing excellent service. Learn what proven strategies you can implement to ensure that your new territory manager will be successful.</div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/hvacrdb/you-just-hired-new-territory-manager-now-what" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/hvacrdb/you-just-hired-new-territory-manager-now-what#comments HVACRDB Fri, 05 Aug 2016 02:32:00 +0000 47371 at http://contractingbusiness.com Education, Toughness and Workforce Trends http://contractingbusiness.com/hvacrdb/education-toughness-and-workforce-trends <div class="field-byline"> Steve Coscia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A contractor will often admit that trade schools do a good job of teaching technical skills such as troubleshooting, refrigerant recovery, leak detection, soldering, wiring, etc., but students are not being taught to show up on time, dress appropriately, how to greet customers. Instructors must enforce agreed-to expectations. A service manager’s role is to ensure that employees do what is best for the organization.</div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/hvacrdb/education-toughness-and-workforce-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/hvacrdb/education-toughness-and-workforce-trends#comments HVACRDB Fri, 05 Aug 2016 02:28:00 +0000 47361 at http://contractingbusiness.com Wallwork Group: A Company that Plans for Success http://contractingbusiness.com/hvacrdb/wallwork-group-company-plans-success <div class="field-byline"> Michael Maynard </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Wallwork Group’s structured yet flexible business approach is embedded in the DNA of the business, which is a reason why the company has been so successful throughout the years. Today, the business is focused almost exclusively on heating and air conditioning equipment. </div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/hvacrdb/wallwork-group-company-plans-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/hvacrdb/wallwork-group-company-plans-success#comments HVACRDB Fri, 05 Aug 2016 02:07:00 +0000 47341 at http://contractingbusiness.com DiversiTech Acquires Quick-Sling LLC http://contractingbusiness.com/news/diversitech-acquires-quick-sling-llc <div class="node-body article-body"><p>DiversiTech Corp., a manufacturer and supplier of HVACR parts and accessories, has purchased QuickSling LLC, the industry&rsquo;s premier manufacturer of mounting products for residential, commercial and industrial HVAC equipment. The acquisition, completed April 12, provides wholesalers and contractors with greater accessibility to a suite of products that makes installation of air handlers and furnaces quicker, more affordable, more reliable and safer.</p></div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/news/diversitech-acquires-quick-sling-llc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/news/diversitech-acquires-quick-sling-llc#comments News HVACR_DB Thu, 04 Aug 2016 19:57:00 +0000 47601 at http://contractingbusiness.com Southwire Company Lives Up to Its Company Values with New EZ-In™ Shielded Mini-Split Cable http://contractingbusiness.com/news/southwire-company-lives-its-company-values-new-ez-shielded-mini-split-cable <div class="field-byline"> Steve Spaulding </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>When Roy Richards graduated from Georgia Tech in 1935 he and his classmates were offered jobs paying as much as $80 a month in New York. With the country still in the grip of the Great Depression, 90 percent of his class took the offer and packed their bags.</p></div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/news/southwire-company-lives-its-company-values-new-ez-shielded-mini-split-cable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/news/southwire-company-lives-its-company-values-new-ez-shielded-mini-split-cable#comments News HVACR_DB Thu, 04 Aug 2016 19:54:00 +0000 47591 at http://contractingbusiness.com Nortek Global HVAC: Leading with Innovation http://contractingbusiness.com/hvacrdb/nortek-global-hvac-leading-innovation <div class="field-byline"> Michael Maynard </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Nortek Global HVAC’s distribution strategy for the HVAC market is mostly through independent distributors. With so many licensed brands, Nortek Global HVAC is one of the largest manufacturers in terms of independent distribution in the U.S. and Canada. Recognizing that contractors are the link between the distributor and the end user customer, Nortek Global HVAC created a robust program to build contractors’ business and sales acumen. </div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/hvacrdb/nortek-global-hvac-leading-innovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/hvacrdb/nortek-global-hvac-leading-innovation#comments HVACRDB Thu, 04 Aug 2016 17:00:00 +0000 47351 at http://contractingbusiness.com CGNA Top Controls Distributor’s Business Meeting coming up in Chicago http://contractingbusiness.com/hvacrdb/cgna-top-controls-distributor-s-business-meeting-coming-chicago <div class="node-body article-body">CGNA brings together the largest network of independent controls distributors in North America each September to evaluate the industry and their critical role in it. </div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/hvacrdb/cgna-top-controls-distributor-s-business-meeting-coming-chicago" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/hvacrdb/cgna-top-controls-distributor-s-business-meeting-coming-chicago#comments HVACRDB Fri, 29 Jul 2016 20:48:00 +0000 47531 at http://contractingbusiness.com