Articles Tagged with ''Jim Wheeler''

Should you take a chance on risky credit?

Rolling the dice.
By Jim Wheeler
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The common industry thinking is that offering risky credit is a bad idea. However, that rule may not always be the best one to follow when you consider actual potential losses vs. potential benefits.


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Can you mix R22 with R410a?

You can, but it doesn’t work.
By Jim Wheeler
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 I recently read an article in a local HVACR magazine that somewhat addressed this problem, which I guess we all should have foreseen coming because R22 is getting very scarce and its price is skyrocketing. 


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Understanding your customers can minimize risks

Be prepared for your contractor customers.
By Jim Wheeler
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 The supply-house business always is hazardous due to the chance of losses when your contractor customers file for bankruptcy. However, if you know the signs, you can minimize the risk. 


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One-stop shop

Make it easier for your customers to do business with you.
By Jim Wheeler
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One of the biggest mistakes any supply house management team can make is to force its customers to buy from a competing supply house or hardware store.


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The evolution of compressors

How wasted energy ensured longer compressor life.
By Jim Wheeler
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Through my many years traveling to shows such as the AHR Expo and the annual HARDI convention, I’ve gained many friends.
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Hang on to your salespeople

Losing a key employee could cost you a lot.
By Jim Wheeler
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Counter and field sales positions are probably the most critical jobs, because to your customers these people are your company.


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Quite a Site

New Supply House Times website aims to make your job easier.
By Mike Miazga
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What did we do without cell phones and the Internet? That thought crossed my mind New Year’s Eve night while out to dinner with family. I observed a gentleman to my left perpetually engrossed in his smartphone despite a female companion and another couple seated with him at the table.
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BNP Media’s Plumbing Group, comprised of the Plumbing & Mechanical, Supply House Times, PM Engineer (pme) and Reeves Journal brands, recently visited Grundfos’ new North American headquarters building in the western Chicago suburb of Downers Grove, Ill.

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