Industry fluctuations occur constantly and the best way to stay on top of your customers’ needs is to know what is changing and how the market is trending. The industry is full of unyielding HVAC professionals seeking their best year yet. We did a little research and are sharing some industry findings that could help you gain the inside edge. According to Consulting - Specifying Engineer industry experts are sharing what gives them the advantage in an ever-shifting, ever-more demanding HVAC market.
Be prepared...HVAC will get smarter
HVAC is a leading industry in the smart technology movement. Smart thermostat technology, smart equipment integration, and as if that were not enough the machines and controls are getting smarter too. Almost everything is getting smarter and smarter technology will be taking center stage as everyone continues to battle for efficiency.
HVAC businesses are on the lookout for connected, multifaceted software to manage their business processes
Contractors are always on the lookout for simple-to-use, all-in-one software solutions that make the job of delivering indoor comfort easier and more effective. This year it’s crucial for service businesses to adopt strong mobile solutions in order to get and stay ahead.
Construction will continue to recover, which will lead to growth in new HVAC systems
Installations will increase with new building construction. The U.S. Commerce Department reports that construction spending for nonresidential projects through November 2014 rose 4.2% from the year before, in addition, lodging, office, commercial and sewage/waste disposal construction rose 11.3%, 14.7%, 8.4% and 13.6%, respectively.
HVAC maintenance and service will become more efficient through mobile
Companies that can specialize in these maintenance technologies are well positioned for growth, these technologies will continue to dominate the commercial HVAC landscape. As HVAC units become more complex, establishing regular preventive maintenance programs with technicians who understand how to service them, will become more important.
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