• Gain Media Coverage for your HVAC Business

    Have you ever turned on the news or picked up the paper, only to see your competition interviewed as an expert on heating and cooling topics? Media coverage can be a valuable piece of advertising for your business; it puts you in the position to share your knowledge with the public, educating members of your […]

  • Will Geothermal Tax Credits Come to an End in 2016?

    The current residential geothermal tax credits are slated to expire at the end of 2016. Currently, homeowners who install qualifying geothermal heating and cooling systems are eligible to receive a 30 percent federal tax credit. Is the geothermal boom ending? Since the tax credit was put in place in 2008, contractors throughout the country have […]

  • Boost Winter Sales with These Tips

    For HVAC contractors, a frigid winter is a good one. When winter temperatures are mild, sales can take a hit as heating system repair and furnace replacement aren’t as critical for homeowners. With a warm winter projected for the 2015-2016 heating season, make sure your business doesn’t fall into a warm winter rut; boost your […]

  • How To Replace Leaders Within Your Company Once They Retire

    Do you have a plan for replacing leaders within your company as they retire? What opportunities for advancement are available to current staff members? To ensure your business can stand the test of time, it’s important to create a succession plan as well as provide growth opportunities for future leaders to develop necessary skills. Succession […]

  • What Does The Rising Demand for New HVAC Technicians Mean For Employers?

    According to new reports released by the HVACR Workforce Development Foundation, there is a shortage of HVAC professionals nationwide. Technicians and installers are in high demand. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates a 21% rise in industry jobs through 2022; to meet this demand, 115,000 new HVACR professionals will be needed to meet this demand. […]

  • A New Approach For HVAC Contractors: Whole Home Performance Contracting

    As our industry advances, many contractors are opening new doors for their businesses. Making the transition from strictly HVAC to a company which focuses on home performance can be a profitable move, if you’re ready to face the challenges. Transitioning to become a business which offers total home performance services opens many doors. You’ll gain […]

  • 5 Things HVAC Contractors Need To Know About WiFi Thermostats

    Wi-Fi enabled thermostats are rising in popularity; by 2020, Wi-Fi enabled thermostat sales are predicted to surpass standard digital models. To take advantage of this market change, contractors are wisely adding the Wi-Fi enabled thermostat to their product line-up. In order to bring homeowners and business owners the best and most effective solutions, there are […]

  • Top Mobile Apps for HVAC Contractors

    Smart phone and tablet usage has greatly increased over the last few years. These devices aren’t just for personal use, but are a valuable tool for any HVAC contractor. They can equip your whole team, from sales to service, with all the tools they need to do their jobs successfully. From quick access to needed […]

  • 4 Tips for Hiring Great HVAC Techs

    Are you having trouble finding good talent to hire? Once you find a great tech, what are you doing to ensure their success with your company? Holes in your hiring process can hold your company back, preventing your team from meeting goals and providing the quality service your customers expect. Improving your hiring process will […]

  • Thermostat Recycling Options for Contractors

    For the protection of the environment and public health, items containing mercury must be disposed of properly. Homeowners may not realize that the thermostat they are replacing contains mercury, and therefore must be handled with care. As an HVAC contractor, customers often look to you for solutions disposing of the HVAC equipment you’re replacing. By […]