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HVACR Contractors Use Financing in Their COVID-19 Recovery Strategy

By Joel Cannon, SVP of Sales and Marketing at EnerBank USA The COVID-19 pandemic changed the way we do business, and the economy took a severe hit from the response to slow the spread. Fortunately, the HVACR industry was declared essential, but that didn’t mean it was business as usual. In some cases, extra time at home has meant customers noticed the deficiencies in their homes like a malfunctioning HVAC unit. Homeowners and businesses are… Read More

The Importance of Bringing HVAC Financing Options to the Table

By Herbert Dwyer, CEO and Co-Founder of EMPEQ (Empower Equity) As an HVAC contractor, you sell customers on the promise that you install the highest quality HVAC and other critical energy equipment on time and deliver top rate maintenance services, right? These days, another way to help close those larger deals more often is to bring attractive financing options to the table when you provide the estimate. Herbert Dwyer Although customers typically pay for smaller… Read More

Jobber Partners with Stripe to Activate Financing and Instant Payouts for Home Service Businesses

Jobber, the leading provider of home service management software, today announced an expanded partnership with technology platform Stripe to offer flexible financing and instant payouts to its customers in North America. Jobber is deploying Stripe Capital to make it easier for home service providers to access the capital they need to invest in their businesses and grow. In addition, Jobber’s customers have access to instant payouts, powered by Stripe and Visa Direct, Visa’s real-time push… Read More

Selling or Financing an HVACR Business in a COVID-19 World Still Possible

By Brooks Crankshaw Current media tells a story of health crisis, financial markets volatility, global economic ambiguity and a hangover from last year’s trade wars. Needless to say, much of American business faces uncertainty in their outlook for 2020 due to these macro issues. But in the HVACR services market, which in most cases is managed on a local level, business is less variable and more predictable. This stability makes it possible for HVACR service… Read More

Renovate America and Modernize Partner on Home Improvement Loans

Modernize, the leader in home improvement lead generation services, has announced a strategic partnership with home improvement financing leader, Renovate America. The partnership will give homeowners ready access to simple and effective new financing options through Modernize’s network of contractors. Modernize’s mission is to facilitate the best connections between homeowners and contractors, and this partnership will enable more of those connections to turn into funded projects. Modernize’s research reveals that nearly half of homeowners seeking… Read More

PHCC Members Can Offer Customer Financing Options Under New Partnership with GreenSky Loan Program

Helping its members close more sales and grow their businesses, the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors National Association (PHCC) has partnered with the GreenSky® Loan Program, a leader in home improvement financing. As a new PHCC Preferred Service Provider, GreenSky gives PHCC members the opportunity to offer their customers flexible financing plans, such as no down payment/no interest promotions, as well as deferred interest, low interest and fixed payment options.* “This is an exciting new member benefit for our… Read More