By Nikole Smith, Director of Product Management, Successware Small business owners in the home service industries are on a constant quest for the tools and resources that will help them streamline and grow their operations. Two areas of potential growth that can help increase revenue with the right business management software: managing maintenance and service Read more

Mechanical Hub is kicking off a series of posts of what we see as trending topics for 2024. The first in the series is Artificial Intelligence. As an editor covering the PHVAC industry for more than 20 years, not too much has been as polarizing as the topic of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Okay, maybe press Read more

In today’s ever-changing business landscape, strengthening the contractor/wholesaler channel is critical to survival. A recent general session at PHCC CONNECT drilled deep into the conversation.  “How does my supplier make me look like a rock star?” asked Dan Callies, President, Oak Creek Plumbing, Inc., Oak Creek, Wis., during the “Collaborative Connections: Strengthening Supplier-Contractor Relationships for Read more

The building and construction industry has always been at the epicenter of societal progress, evolving in tandem with the ever-changing landscape of technological advancements. From the use of rudimentary tools in the past to the current integration of sophisticated technologies, the industry’s face is continuously reshaped by the embrace of innovation. As we delve into Read more

Let’s have a chat about a topic as hefty as a builder’s breakfast – keeping customer relations shipshape in the construction industry. It’s something that is not always easy to achieve, but something that is also extremely vital to the continued success of any builder. So, without further ado… Knock, Knock – Communication’s Key One Read more