Category Archives: Heat Up Your Small Business

Persistence will help your business survive, recover and thrive

March 19, 2014 | No Comments | Posted by: Stephen Benny

Alton Shannon is the president and owner of Shannon’s HVAC in Minnesota. Shannon’s was first started as a family business before Alton eventually purchased it from his parents, Len and Kay Shannon, in 1971. While offering plumbing, heating, air conditioning and excavating services, Shannon’s has grown to become one of the largest mechanical contractors in the […]

Never stop learning and stay true to your word

March 14, 2014 | No Comments | Posted by: Stephen Benny

When I asked Kevin Grenier from KG Sheet Metal in Upper Marlboro, MD what advice he’d offer small business owners based on his success in the HVAC industry, he replied with the following. “The best advice I could offer is simple: “Never stop learning your trade and stay true to your word. And always do what you […]

Keep open lines of communication with your employees

March 12, 2014 | No Comments | Posted by: Stephen Benny

David Golobay is the owner and president of Sun Glow Heating & Air Conditioning, located in Portland, Oregon.  Sun Glow is family-owned and operated, and was established in 1972 with a 100 percent Customer Satisfaction Guarantee. Over the last 40 years, Sun Glow has proudly served the Portland metro area, meeting the heating and cooling needs […]

Gradual growth and excellent customer service are keys to longevity

March 7, 2014 | No Comments | Posted by: Stephen Benny

Sean Kazmi is the President of AAA HVAC Services in Northern Virginia. His company is a leading residential and commercial HVAC and Plumbing contractor with over 13 years of professional experience. They’ve earned an A rating from the Better Business Bureau along with an A rating from Angie’s List for their dedication to quality and customer service. […]

Living By The Three “R’s”

March 5, 2014 | No Comments | Posted by: Stephen Benny

Larry Butz is the President of GEA Consulting, a leading team of engineering professionals who provide HVAC consulting services. He’s a valuable resource in the HVAC industry along with being a person who has helped many small business owners achieve unprecedented levels of success throughout his career. Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking with Mr. Butz for […]

Heat Up Your Small Business With Tips For Success From Respected Leaders In The HVAC Industry

March 1, 2014 | No Comments | Posted by: Stephen Benny

Heat up your small business with valuable tips for success from respected leaders in the HVAC industry! This small business resource guide explains the importance of keeping open lines of communication, how to provide a personal touch with your customers, along with other best practices designed to improve your bottom line and grow your business. […]

Have Staying Power By Keeping Debt Under Control

February 28, 2014 | No Comments | Posted by: Stephen Benny

Terry Coleman is the President of Tulsa Air Specialists in Tulsa, Oklahoma. His company believes that every invitation to work in a facility is an opportunity to add value for the owner and its occupants. Tulsa Air specializes in the fabrication, installation, and service of commercial and industrial HVAC systems. Over the years, they have established themselves […]

Heat Up Your Small Business With Tips For Success From The HVAC Industry

February 26, 2014 | No Comments | Posted by: Stephen Benny

We’re excited to publish our latest Slide Share document today, titled Heat Up Your Small Business. This document highlights tips for small business success from the HVAC Industry, and you can check it out below. Big thanks to all of the industry leaders who helped create this valuable resource for small business owners. Those contributors include: […]