Tag: Contractor Insights

Gain Media Coverage for your HVAC Business By Will Housh, December 23, 2015

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… Read More

Will Geothermal Tax Credits Come to an End in 2016? By Will Housh, December 17, 2015

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… Read More

Boost Winter Sales with These Tips By Will Housh, December 1, 2015

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.… Read More

How To Replace Leaders Within Your Company Once They Retire By Will Housh, November 11, 2015

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… Read More

What Does The Rising Demand for New HVAC Technicians Mean For Employers? By Will Housh, November 4, 2015

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… Read More

A New Approach For HVAC Contractors: Whole Home Performance Contracting By Will Housh, October 21, 2015

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,… Read More

5 Things HVAC Contractors Need To Know About WiFi Thermostats By Will Housh, October 19, 2015

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… Read More

Top Mobile Apps for HVAC Contractors By Will Housh, October 12, 2015

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… Read More

4 Tips for Hiring Great HVAC Techs By Will Housh, October 7, 2015

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… Read More

Thermostat Recycling Options for Contractors By Will Housh, October 5, 2015

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… Read More

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