Emerson Survey: Regulations Bring Opportunities and Concerns to Contractors

A survey of HVAC contractors by Emerson (NYSE: EMR) shows that many are entering 2018 focused on growing their businesses as they navigate residential and commercial regulations. While 75 percent of residential contractors surveyed are aware of the DOE developed regional standard enforcement procedures involving contractors, only 14 percent understand the requirements associated with compliance and the risk of non-compliance. The Emerson survey found many contractors are also concerned about the additional work that enforcement… Read More

Service and Repair Contractors Get the Tools and Strategies They Need to Future-Proof Their Businesses

Plumbing and HVACR service and repair contractors headed to Savannah, Georgia, in March for three powerful days of networking and sharing on topics like building business value and marketing in today’s marketplace, but they left with their eyes firmly focused on the future. Centered around a theme of “Future Proofing Your Business,” Power Meeting 2018, hosted by Quality Service Contractors (QSC), an Enhanced Service Group of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC), equipped attendees with how… Read More

CEO of The New Flat Rate Offers Growth Tips at International Roundtable

Rodney Koop, founder and CEO of The New Flat Rate, will be speaking at the Service Roundtable’s International Roundtable conference in April. The three-day event offers information for residential service professionals, primarily in HVAC, plumbing and electrical businesses. Koop will be presenting “Grow in the Off Season,” a breakout session with tips for flourishing outside of peak business season. The discussion is scheduled for 3 p.m. on Thursday, April… Read More

4 Tips for Running a Successful HVAC Business

A successful HVAC business is dependent on having the right business components to deliver excellent customer service. This includes the right team, toolbox and skills to succeed in an otherwise very competitive landscape. Success is the direct result of these pieces working together to create a customer experience that has your customers returning and your competition playing catch-up. Here are some tips to take your HVAC business from good to great: Hire a Reliable Team… Read More