Writing about commercial HVAC and business
Six months ago we gambled by setting a July date for ACI Open House events in Portland and Seattle. You know…the kind where we shake hands, talk about products and projects, and frankly just connect in person. It looks like the right decision! Seattle opens up “fully” on June 30th. The city celebrated 70+% vaccination … Continue reading Finally back to near normal-let’s celebrate!
I have worked in the HVAC Products business since 1988, and never once time have I seen the inflationary pressure than this year. Look at this three year graph of cold rolled steel: Some of our manufacturers have issued three price increases within five months. Normally increases look like 2.5% to 4% in one year. … Continue reading Inflation in HVAC Products is real
Our company has implemented EOS, the Entrepreneurial Operating System, founded by Gino Wickman. It’s a great tool for Vision, Traction, and Accountability. One of my favorite parts of the program is a deep dive into company Core Values. These values already existed, and answer the question, “What is important to the people at ACI?” Here … Continue reading Core Values