The decision to become part of a franchise is rarely an easy one to make. The upfront investment and loss of one’s brand identity in exchange for another can be difficult for business owners to process. But, there are numerous benefits to joining a franchise.
Radiant floor heating is not a new concept. It’s been around since Roman times and it is the primary method for indoor comfort throughout Europe, where climates can be much colder compared to areas in North America.
In October 2016, Four Star Plumbing moved headquarters to a larger, more professional business park located in San Clemente, California. To read how the company got its start, check out RJ 2.0’s September print issue.
One of the top questions we hear as companies think about signing up for a GPS tracking service is, “How do I roll this out in a way that I don’t offend my team?” It’s a fair question since owners often think of their companies as extended family and drivers often wonder:
These next few months I will be traveling to quite a few trade shows, members meetings and media events. In preparation for these events I have been working ahead and getting content ready for RJ 2.0’s next issue in December.
The ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) announced its roster for the 2018-2019 Board of Managers to include four reappointments, two new members and four continuing managers. The board members advise ICC-ES management and help advance the company’s position in technical evaluations of building products.
Michael DiDomenico joins ePIPE’s parent company, Pipe Restoration Technologies, in the role of executive vice president at its corporate headquarters in Southern California where he will work closely with PRT’s owners and the leadership team to define and execute immediate-, mid- and long-term goals and objectives for the ePIPE group of companies.
For the past 14 years, a NASA-led research team working with the University of Maryland has been tracking freshwater availability in 34 regions of the world. The group published the results of their multiyear study in May 2018.
Winsupply opened Winsupply of Kerrville, serving plumbing, heating and air conditioning, and water well contractors in southwest Texas, and Winsupply of Chattanooga, serving HVAC contractors in southeast Tennessee and north Georgia.
DiversiTech Corp., an aftermarket manufacturer and supplier of components for residential and light commercial HVAC/R, announced it has acquired hilmor from Stanley Black & Decker. The acquisition was completed Aug. 10.
The National Association of Home Builders and the National Kitchen & Bath Association announced an agreement to extend the co-location of the NAHB International Builders’ Show and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show, known as Design & Construction Week. The new six-year agreement will begin in 2020 and will run through the 2026 shows.
Service World Expo will host its third conference on Oct. 10-12, 2018
August 24, 2018
Service World Expo will host its third conference on Oct. 10-12, 2018 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Daily activities include networking, tradeshows, seminars, after parties and breakout seminars focused on helping contractors in areas of greatest need.