The Premier Program is a worry-free service for homeowners to replace and upgrade their heating and cooling equipment for a low monthly payment, while eliminating the common pain points associated with owning, maintaining, and repairing such systems.
APR Supply Co. announced it has partnered with Podium to offer its contractors a solution to improve their customer experience with award-winning interaction management. Podium is a communication and payments platform that uses the simple power of texting to empower businesses to get more reviews, convert website traffic, collect payments and send promotions.
Owners, presidents, CEOs and more leaders from 23 Unified Group member companies nationwide flew to Puerto Rico to take part in the informative sessions and enjoy the opportunity to reconnect with friends and meet new members in a beautiful island setting.
Although lack of available product and labor are ongoing factors within the residential plumbing sector, there is certainly no lack of opportunity. According to the 2021 North American Plumbing Fixtures Market Report, compiled by Grand View Research, the plumbing fixture market ended 2020 with a $22.4 billion value and it is expected to grow at a rate of 7.5 percent from 2021 to 2028.
The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors National Association (PHCC) announced that A. O. Smith is the newest PHCC Corporate Partner. During this year’s PHCCCONNECT2021 conference, Oct. 20-22, in Kansas City, Missouri, A. O. Smith will sponsor the QSC Community Corner, a hub where service and repair contractor members can meet and connect with peers.
What do street drag racing, stock car racing, a senior basketball team and kite-surfing have in common? They're all hobbies of professional plumbers. Pretty cool, right? Pfister certainly thinks so, as the bath and kitchen manufacturer has launched a new docuseries featuring the lives of plumbers throughout the U.S.
In an effort the help distributor members better understand the needs and adapt to evolving expectations of contractor customers, the American Supply Association’s D.NEXT Lab team at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign conducted research focused on contractor purchasing habits, ordering and receiving preferences at distributors, big-box retailers and online.