Management http://contractormag.com/taxonomy/term/6635/more en Ron Kline celebrates 50 years at Mansfield Plumbing with perfect attendance record http://contractormag.com/business-development/ron-kline-celebrates-50-years-mansfield-plumbing-perfect-attendance-record <div class="node-body article-body">Hired on January 30, 1965, at the age of 20 as a clean-up person at the Mansfield manufacturing facility in Perrysville, Ohio, Kline is still going strong.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/business-development/ron-kline-celebrates-50-years-mansfield-plumbing-perfect-attendance-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/business-development/ron-kline-celebrates-50-years-mansfield-plumbing-perfect-attendance-record#comments Business Development Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:57:00 +0000 409861 at http://contractormag.com Weekly Congressional update http://contractormag.com/best-practices/weekly-congressional-update <div class="field-byline"> Dain M. Hansen, Vice President of Government Relations, The IAPMO Group </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>This week (7/20), The House approved separate bills to block parts of a pending Environmental Protection Agency rule on coal ash, put the Food and Drug Administration in charge of labeling standards for genetically-modified foods and withhold federal law enforcement funds from state and local governments that are deemed &ldquo;sanctuary&rdquo; areas. The Senate debated and had several votes on legislation replenishing the Highway Trust Fund (the &ldquo;highway bill&rdquo;).</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/best-practices/weekly-congressional-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/best-practices/weekly-congressional-update#comments Best Practices Plumbing Fri, 24 Jul 2015 21:33:00 +0000 409821 at http://contractormag.com Viessmann to host 2015 Open House http://contractormag.com/management/viessmann-host-2015-open-house <div class="node-body article-body">Viessmann will host its annual Open House Event on Thursday, September 10, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at its iconic facility in Warwick, RI. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/management/viessmann-host-2015-open-house" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/management/viessmann-host-2015-open-house#comments Management Fri, 24 Jul 2015 20:09:00 +0000 409811 at http://contractormag.com Honeywell and Nest score highest in Navigant Research's assessment of smart thermostat vendors http://contractormag.com/technology/honeywell-and-nest-score-highest-navigant-researchs-assessment-smart-thermostat-vendors <div class="field-deck"> Heightened consumer awareness of residential energy management is driving market competition, report finds </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new Leaderboard Report from Navigant Research examines the strategy and execution of 12 leading smart thermostat vendors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/technology/honeywell-and-nest-score-highest-navigant-researchs-assessment-smart-thermostat-vendors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/technology/honeywell-and-nest-score-highest-navigant-researchs-assessment-smart-thermostat-vendors#comments Management Technology Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:53:00 +0000 409781 at http://contractormag.com Has the U.S.'s love affair with A.C. gone too far? http://contractormag.com/business-development/has-uss-love-affair-ac-gone-too-far <div class="node-body article-body">Most Europeans, it seems, shiver in the cold of American homes and office buildings. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/business-development/has-uss-love-affair-ac-gone-too-far" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/business-development/has-uss-love-affair-ac-gone-too-far#comments Business Development Wed, 22 Jul 2015 15:05:00 +0000 409761 at http://contractormag.com Manufacturing Marvels to highlight Sioux Chief Manufacturing http://contractormag.com/video/manufacturing-marvels-highlight-sioux-chief-manufacturing <div class="node-body article-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/video/manufacturing-marvels-highlight-sioux-chief-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/video/manufacturing-marvels-highlight-sioux-chief-manufacturing#comments Video Marketing Wed, 22 Jul 2015 14:55:00 +0000 409751 at http://contractormag.com A little marketing advice for the smaller contractor http://contractormag.com/management/little-marketing-advice-smaller-contractor <div class="field-byline"> BY ED O&#039;CONNELL </div> <div class="field-deck"> If the phones don't ring your rowboat, you ain't got no oars. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">You small outfits have such an advantage over the bigger companies when it comes to marketing that they have whole divisions aimed at copying what they perceive you are doing. The question then becomes, “Are you doing what they think you're doing?”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/management/little-marketing-advice-smaller-contractor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/management/little-marketing-advice-smaller-contractor#comments Management Registered User Tue, 21 Jul 2015 21:05:00 +0000 409741 at http://contractormag.com Bahnson, Inc. celebrates 100th anniversary http://contractormag.com/management/bahnson-inc-celebrates-100th-anniversary <div class="field-deck"> EMCOR company a leader In industrial HVAC system design & construction </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bahnson, Inc., is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its founding this summer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/management/bahnson-inc-celebrates-100th-anniversary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/management/bahnson-inc-celebrates-100th-anniversary#comments Management Mon, 20 Jul 2015 19:44:00 +0000 409711 at http://contractormag.com <p>From left to right: John Walters, Business Unit Manager Bahnson Environmental Specialties; Jim Hutcherson, CLO and VP Human Resources; Joe Burns, EMCOR Executive VP&nbsp; &amp; Interim CEO Bahnson; Katie Overton, CFO; Mark Malloy, Business Unit Manager Intermech; and Joe Keane, Business Unit Manager Bahnson Mechanical Systems.</p> Monthly Congressional update http://contractormag.com/management/monthly-congressional-update <div class="node-body article-body">In spite of a White House veto threat, the House approved legislation on Thursday to provide relief to the most parched areas of drought-plagued California by increasing water flows through federal infrastructure. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/management/monthly-congressional-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/management/monthly-congressional-update#comments Management Plumbing Mon, 20 Jul 2015 15:10:00 +0000 409691 at http://contractormag.com <p>Interior of the Capitol Dome.</p> iStock/Thinkstock Habit 3 of the ‘7 Habits’ that will change your contracting business forever http://contractormag.com/management/habit-3-7-habits-will-change-your-contracting-business-forever <div class="node-body article-body">This is the fourth in a series of articles about how Dr. Stephen R. Covey’s landmark book, “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” can be used to create powerful results in your contracting business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/management/habit-3-7-habits-will-change-your-contracting-business-forever" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/management/habit-3-7-habits-will-change-your-contracting-business-forever#comments Management Registered User Fri, 17 Jul 2015 19:30:00 +0000 409671 at http://contractormag.com