Technology http://contractormag.com/taxonomy/term/6617/more en Tech tips for the mobile tradesman http://contractormag.com/smartphones/tech-tips-mobile-tradesman <div class="node-body article-body">The cost of mobile is at an all-time low, and no business should miss out.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/smartphones/tech-tips-mobile-tradesman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/smartphones/tech-tips-mobile-tradesman#comments Smartphones Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:38:00 +0000 407241 at http://contractormag.com Changes in the Google Algorithm that could prevent your website from ranking on page one http://contractormag.com/marketing/changes-google-algorithm-could-prevent-your-website-ranking-page-one <div class="node-body article-body">As the owner of a Plumbing or HVAC business you know that it’s imperative to have a strong online marketing presence. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/marketing/changes-google-algorithm-could-prevent-your-website-ranking-page-one" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/marketing/changes-google-algorithm-could-prevent-your-website-ranking-page-one#comments Marketing Plumbing Technology Registered User Fri, 20 Mar 2015 18:23:00 +0000 407141 at http://contractormag.com iStock/Thinkstock Lochinvar announces executive team promotions http://contractormag.com/technology/lochinvar-announces-executive-team-promotions <div class="node-body article-body">Lochinvar, LLC is pleased to announce four well-deserved promotions within its executive level management team. These </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/technology/lochinvar-announces-executive-team-promotions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/technology/lochinvar-announces-executive-team-promotions#comments Technology Thu, 19 Mar 2015 20:52:00 +0000 407121 at http://contractormag.com <p>Lochinvar, LLC announced four promotions within its executive level management team.</p> Illinois governor visits Enertech Global http://contractormag.com/technology/illinois-governor-visits-enertech-global <div class="node-body article-body">Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner promoted his plan to improve the state's business climate during an hour-long visit to Enertech Global in Greenville, Illinois on Tuesday, March 10.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/technology/illinois-governor-visits-enertech-global" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/technology/illinois-governor-visits-enertech-global#comments Technology Thu, 19 Mar 2015 20:29:00 +0000 407111 at http://contractormag.com <p>Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner is looking at geothermal products from Enertech Global.</p> Enertech Bosch Thermotechnology announces winners of children’s art contest http://contractormag.com/technology/bosch-thermotechnology-announces-winners-children-s-art-contest <div class="node-body article-body">Bosch has selected three winners of its accompanying Children’s Art Contest, which is open to children ages 2-16.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/technology/bosch-thermotechnology-announces-winners-children-s-art-contest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/technology/bosch-thermotechnology-announces-winners-children-s-art-contest#comments Technology Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:05:00 +0000 407031 at http://contractormag.com <p>Children&#39;s Art Contest Grand Prize Winner Aniela Edwards of Fort Lauderdale, FL (center) holds her framed winner&#39;s certificate in the company of (left to right) Rich Ouellette, Senior County Director for the Levine/Slaughter Boys &amp; Girls Club of North Lauderdale, FL, which sponsored her entry, Vitor Gregorio, incoming President of Bosch Thermotechnology, art teacher Gregory Johnson of the Levine/Slaughter Boys &amp; Girls Club, and Richard Soper, retiring President of Bosch Thermotechnology. Not pictured is Darren Edwards, Aniela&#39;s father who accompanied her to the ward presentation at Bosch Thermotechnology&#39;s Fort Lauderdale facility.&nbsp;</p> Bosch Even with solid back-office technology, things fall through the cracks http://contractormag.com/technology/even-solid-back-office-technology-things-fall-through-cracks <div class="node-body article-body">Despite best intentions, investments in technology, once a service order is in the service tech’s hand, there’s varying levels of liability over that piece of paper.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/technology/even-solid-back-office-technology-things-fall-through-cracks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/technology/even-solid-back-office-technology-things-fall-through-cracks#comments Technology Thu, 12 Mar 2015 15:40:00 +0000 406831 at http://contractormag.com Stockbyte/Thinkstock A rugged tablet, plus apps for the field http://contractormag.com/feldmans/rugged-tablet-plus-apps-field <div class="node-body article-body">The Panasonic Toughpad FZ-M1, <a href="http://www.panasonic.com/toughpad/M1" title="www.panasonic.com/toughpad/M1">www.panasonic.com/toughpad/M1</a>, is a thin, lightweight rugged enterprise-grade 7-in. tablet designed for indoor and outdoor use.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/feldmans/rugged-tablet-plus-apps-field" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/feldmans/rugged-tablet-plus-apps-field#comments Feldmans Technology Registered User Tue, 10 Mar 2015 16:20:00 +0000 406591 at http://contractormag.com iStock/Thinkstock Manufacturing Marvels to highlight Sioux Chief Manufacturing http://contractormag.com/technology/manufacturing-marvels-highlight-sioux-chief-manufacturing <div class="node-body video-body">Sioux Chief announced its company video exposé to be aired on the Fox Business Network, a national network with a focus on business and financial news.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/technology/manufacturing-marvels-highlight-sioux-chief-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/technology/manufacturing-marvels-highlight-sioux-chief-manufacturing#comments Video Technology Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:55:00 +0000 406471 at http://contractormag.com Mitsubishi Electric Cooling and Heating Division names new VP of commercial business http://contractormag.com/technology/mitsubishi-electric-cooling-and-heating-division-names-new-vp-commercial-business <div class="node-body article-body">Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Cooling & Heating Division, a marketer of advanced cooling and heating systems for commercial applications, has announced the hiring of Tom Dowling as vice president of commercial business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/technology/mitsubishi-electric-cooling-and-heating-division-names-new-vp-commercial-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/technology/mitsubishi-electric-cooling-and-heating-division-names-new-vp-commercial-business#comments Technology Tue, 03 Mar 2015 20:58:00 +0000 406451 at http://contractormag.com <p>Tom Dowling</p> Newly published ASHRAE book showcases benefits of heat pumps http://contractormag.com/technology/newly-published-ashrae-book-showcases-benefits-heat-pumps <div class="node-body article-body">Things are a lot different now than they were 20 years ago; this may be doubly true when it comes to the industry perception of heat pumps</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/technology/newly-published-ashrae-book-showcases-benefits-heat-pumps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/technology/newly-published-ashrae-book-showcases-benefits-heat-pumps#comments Technology Tue, 03 Mar 2015 20:46:00 +0000 406441 at http://contractormag.com <p>ASHRAE now has a new book, titled &ldquo;Geothermal Heating and Cooling: Design of Ground-Source Heat Pump Systems (GSHP).&rdquo;</p>