Now that it’s a new year, there’s no better time to explore some up-and-coming digital tools that are sure to make contractors’ lives easier in the months ahead. If you work in the HVAC servicing industry or know somebody who does, these easy-to-use tools are a must have as we begin what is sure to be a busy new year!
HVAC professionals can now save time shopping for their essential tools and equipment by using CE’s new Pickup Express service. With this perk of being a CE customer, you can place your order entirely online and schedule a pickup time slot.
From there, we’ll have your order ready when you arrive during your chosen time. Simply check in from the CE App to let us know that you’re here and we’ll bring your order directly out to your vehicle. This is a great way to get the equipment and parts you need while saving timeandremaining socially distanced.
Also available in conjunction with Pickup Express (or as its own separate service) is CE Pay, which allows you to make touch-free credit card payments using your smartphone or another mobile device.
All you have to do is let our Service Center staff know that you intend to pay for your order using this method. From there, you can find your order in the CE App and scan the CE Pay QR code on our staff member’s device at the time of payment. Next, enter your payment and billing information, review your order and complete your payment without ever having to swipe a credit card!
If you’re a current CE customer and don’t already have the CE Contractor Assist App, now is the time to download it. Not only is this app completely free to download and use, but it opens up all kinds of possibilities (including the ability to use CE Pay and Pickup Express with ease).
Plus, through our app, you’ll be able to complete other tasks such as checking product availability, viewing equipment parts lists, searching for documents and installation guides and even looking up warranty tools. This app is a great resource to have while you’re on the go, so check it out today.
Looking for a quick and easy solution for building a personalized quote for your customers, tracking the sale, and handling everything in between? OnCall Air is a must-have platform for HVAC professionals and businesses to streamline the sales process and provide clients with the information they need to make informed buying decisions. HVAC businesses have even reported up to a 50% increase in conversions since they began using OnCall Air, so it’s worth looking!
Building and engineering HVAC systems for a customer can be time consuming and cumbersome. However, the easy to use AHRI System Builder makes the process much quicker and easier, allowing you to instantly check for things like system compatibility, performance ratings and more. This tool even has a feature that will alert you of any available rebates for you and/or your clients, which can help you provide customers with the best possible pricing and increase your chances of closing the sale.
With so many tools designed to make HVAC professionals’ lives easier these days, it can be difficult to know which digital tools are really worth your time. As you move into a new year of HVAC work, be sure to give these tried and true tools a look and see firsthand what a difference they can make!