22 Apr 2024

Boost Your HVAC Business: Master Short-Form Video Content for Enhanced Engagement and Growth

Video marketing is transforming how businesses connect with their audience, offering a powerful tool to stand out in the competitive HVAC industry. Short-form video content, with its ability to quickly capture and hold attention, is particularly effective. This format is ideal for conveying your expertise, showcasing your services, and sharing valuable tips in a way that's both engaging and easy to digest.

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15 Apr 2024

Importance of Strong Trade Company Culture (and How to Build It)

Now, more than ever, a strong company culture is a key supporting factor of a trade business’s brand image and long-term success. Employee retention and labor shortages have plagued trade businesses, namely HVAC and plumbing companies, for many years, encouraging owners and managers to enhance their current company culture and, in turn, their employee experiences.

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01 Apr 2024

JB Warranties March 2024 Round-Up

Welcome back, plumbing and HVAC experts! The team at JB Warranties has been hard at work burning the midnight oil these past few weeks, finding the latest (and greatest) trade industry trends and figuring out how we can help simplify upcoming transitions in commercial building energy codes and refrigerant standards. And folks, we’ve gathered a bunch of insights to share!

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27 Mar 2024

Key Performance Indicators Contractors Should Be Tracking to Monitor Business Success

When you own and operate an HVAC or plumbing company, it’s essential to keep an eye on the health of your business month-over-month. While this may be easier said than done, there are numerous key performance indicators — better known by the acronym KPIs — that enable contractors to monitor everything from customer satisfaction to the average time for repairs.

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18 Mar 2024

2024 Regulatory Overview: What HVAC Professionals Need to Know

While evolving rules and regulations are nothing out of the ordinary for the HVAC industry, our sector has begun to encounter some pretty substantial impacts recently. Fast-paced shifts toward eco-friendly and sustainable HVAC solutions have led lawmakers to implement complex regulatory changes that are soon to, or have already begun to, impact HVAC contractors and customers alike. 

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11 Mar 2024

Celebrating Women in Plumbing and HVAC

Every month is Women's Month for the powerful HVAC and plumbing professionals we work alongside at JB Warranties — but in March, we especially want to celebrate the women in our field. From President Jimmy Carter’s first National Women’s History Week in March 1980 to the official Women’s History Month designation in 1987, there’s a ton to celebrate now in 2024!

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04 Mar 2024

JB Warranties February 2024 Round-Up

Hey there, HVAC and plumbing pros! Welcome back to the JB Warranties Monthly Round-Up Series, where we scan the web each month to uncover the latest industry trends, news, and current events to help keep you up to date. The JB Warranties team hopes you’ve had a smooth (and profitable) entrance to 2024 and are looking forward to what the industry holds for the remainder of the year!

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26 Feb 2024

Best HVAC Apps for Contractors and Technicians

From supercharging technician productivity to simplifying daily financial management needs, countless HVAC apps are readily available to help business owners and contractors take their operations to the next level. With the mobile capabilities that accompany these various apps, HVAC professionals are provided complete, on-the-go control over their daily workflows as well as dozens of technician-focused tools that help increase job quality, speed, and customer satisfaction.

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19 Feb 2024

2024 Plumbing Conference and Trade Show Calendar

In last week’s blog post, we discussed a selection of HVAC/R industry trade shows set to take place in 2024. With JB Warranties offering services to providers outside of the HVAC space, we wanted to be sure we included our friends over in the plumbing sector. So, we’ve put together a comprehensive calendar of the top exciting expos and conferences set to hit the industry in 2024! 

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12 Feb 2024

2024 HVAC Conference and Trade Show Calendar

Every year, the HVAC/R sector hosts a collection of conferences and trade shows fit for all levels of industry professionals. From showcasing new and innovative solutions to conducting in-depth training and educational sessions, these annual gatherings hold great potential for HVAC contractors, manufacturers, and suppliers looking for new ideas on how to enhance operations.  

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