Archive http://contractingbusiness.com/taxonomy/term/7342/more en CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: 2014 Commercial Refrigeration Contractor of the Year http://contractingbusiness.com/archive/call-nominations-2014-commercial-refrigeration-contractor-year <div class="field-deck"> Will be willing to share expertise with the industry, and agree to an on-site visit by a Contracting Business.com editor. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Commercial Refrigeration Contractor of the Year consistently demonstrates a commitment to quality installation, service, industry involvement, and customer relations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/archive/call-nominations-2014-commercial-refrigeration-contractor-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/archive/call-nominations-2014-commercial-refrigeration-contractor-year#comments Archive Tue, 18 Mar 2014 17:21:00 +0000 10786 at http://contractingbusiness.com CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: 2015 Residential and Commercial HVAC Contractors of the Year http://contractingbusiness.com/archive/call-nominations-2014-residential-hvac-contractor-year <div class="field-deck"> We look for sales growth, service excellence, marketing strategy, industry involvement, and more. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It could be you! ContractingBusiness.com wants to hear why you — or an industry colleague — should receive one of the HVAC industry's highest honors! Open to residential and commercial HVAC contracting firms that have been in business for at least 10 years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/archive/call-nominations-2014-residential-hvac-contractor-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/archive/call-nominations-2014-residential-hvac-contractor-year#comments Archive Thu, 20 Feb 2014 16:13:00 +0000 10570 at http://contractingbusiness.com NATE Certifications, January 1-10, 2014 http://contractingbusiness.com/archive/nate-certifications-january-1-10-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">These technicians have earned or renewed their NATE certifications. Join us in congratulating them.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/archive/nate-certifications-january-1-10-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/archive/nate-certifications-january-1-10-2014#comments Service Archive Sun, 19 Jan 2014 19:04:00 +0000 22391 at http://contractingbusiness.com <p>NATE logo</p> NATE Certifications, December 30-31, 2013 http://contractingbusiness.com/archive/nate-certifications-december-30-31-2013 <div class="node-body article-body">Join us in congratulating these technicians, who earned or renewed their NATE certification during the last week of December.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/archive/nate-certifications-december-30-31-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/archive/nate-certifications-december-30-31-2013#comments Commercial HVAC Residential HVAC Service Archive Fri, 10 Jan 2014 18:27:00 +0000 22231 at http://contractingbusiness.com <p>NATE logo</p> How Many Lives Did You Save? Tell Us Your Tales of The Great Freeze of 2014! http://contractingbusiness.com/blog/how-many-lives-did-you-save-tell-us-your-tales-great-freeze-2014 <div class="node-body blog-body">The Great Freeze of 2014 was a shining moment for the HVAC industry. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/rons-ramblings">Ron&#039;s Ramblings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/blog/how-many-lives-did-you-save-tell-us-your-tales-great-freeze-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/blog/how-many-lives-did-you-save-tell-us-your-tales-great-freeze-2014#comments Archive Ron&#039;s Ramblings Tue, 07 Jan 2014 17:34:00 +0000 22061 at http://contractingbusiness.com NATE Certifications, December 23-27, 2013 http://contractingbusiness.com/archive/nate-certifications-december-23-27-2013 <div class="node-body article-body">These HVAC technicians earned or renewed their North American Technician Excellence certifications between December 23 and December 27, 2013. Please join ContractingBusiness.com in congratulating them!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/archive/nate-certifications-december-23-27-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/archive/nate-certifications-december-23-27-2013#comments Commercial HVAC Residential HVAC Service Archive Mon, 06 Jan 2014 19:04:00 +0000 22011 at http://contractingbusiness.com <p>NATE logo</p> Make it a Movember to Remember by Supporting Men’s Health http://contractingbusiness.com/blog/make-it-movember-remember-supporting-men-s-health <div class="node-body blog-body">Have you noticed any new mustaches sprouting around town? They could be for a good reason and a good cause, part of men's health month in "Movember." </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/rons-ramblings">Ron&#039;s Ramblings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/blog/make-it-movember-remember-supporting-men-s-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/blog/make-it-movember-remember-supporting-men-s-health#comments Archive Ron&#039;s Ramblings Tue, 12 Nov 2013 18:14:00 +0000 20641 at http://contractingbusiness.com Warn Homeowners About Remote Car Starters and Carbon Monoxide http://contractingbusiness.com/blog/warn-homeowners-about-remote-car-starters-and-carbon-monoxide <div class="node-body blog-body">The cold-weather duo of remote car starters and running furnaces can be a hazardous combination. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/rons-ramblings">Ron&#039;s Ramblings</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/blog/warn-homeowners-about-remote-car-starters-and-carbon-monoxide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/blog/warn-homeowners-about-remote-car-starters-and-carbon-monoxide#comments Archive Ron&#039;s Ramblings Tue, 29 Oct 2013 16:12:00 +0000 20331 at http://contractingbusiness.com 14 Tips for HVAC Sales Professionals This Autumn http://contractingbusiness.com/rant/14-tips-hvac-sales-professionals-autumn <div class="field-byline"> By Matt Michel </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="margin-left:.5in;"> 1.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <u>Revisit every unsold quote</u>.&nbsp; Do you know if the homeowner bought from a competitor?&nbsp; If not, find out.&nbsp; If the homeowner put off the replacement, find out what it would take for him to act.&nbsp; A sale at a reduced gross margin for the company and a reduced commission for you beats no margin and no commission when the company has excess installation capacity.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/rant/14-tips-hvac-sales-professionals-autumn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/rant/14-tips-hvac-sales-professionals-autumn#comments The Rant Archive Wed, 16 Oct 2013 16:38:00 +0000 20141 at http://contractingbusiness.com To Our HVACR Contractor Readers: A Penny for Your Thoughts http://contractingbusiness.com/first-word/our-hvacr-contractor-readers-penny-your-thoughts <div class="field-deck"> Your opinions count. But you have to share them. Here is step-by-step process to help make it easier for you. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How are we doing? In today’s universe, direct conversation regarding mechanical systems contracting business content only serves to improve that content. Your opinion matters.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/first-word/our-hvacr-contractor-readers-penny-your-thoughts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/first-word/our-hvacr-contractor-readers-penny-your-thoughts#comments Commercial HVAC The First Word Residential HVAC Service Archive Silver Thu, 10 Oct 2013 14:12:00 +0000 19841 at http://contractingbusiness.com