Perhaps no one in the HVAC supply chain is under more pressure than the mechanical contractor who must satisfy the general contractor, the owner and the design and engineering team – all while relying on a distributor and manufacturer to deliver!
To become the mechanical contractor's preferred supplier, HTS:
Produces on-time, accurate bids and closing call out numbers.
- Provides in-depth technical expertise and knowledge on a wide variety of HVAC systems
- Educates all parties involved of system features and benefits, cost per square foot and cost per ton, and their impact on life-of-the-building costs;
- Produces well thought-out conceptual estimates and budgets;
- Ensures design specifications are accurate and the right solutions are developed for each unique situation; and
To support the mechanical contractor in winning the work, we help follow up with general contractors to get questions answered and influence their preferences for the HVAC technologies we've recommended.
Once the job is awarded, HTS provides superior project management to ensure:
- Submittals are provided within two weeks from notice to proceed;
- Estimated equipment delivery dates are within three weeks of notice to proceed;
- Line-by-line specification compliance review occurs on every product we sell – making submittals and shop drawings easy to approve the first time;
- Scheduling, tracking and coordination of job site delivery is seamless;
- Shipping schedules are customized for projects with multiple units;
- Equipment to be stored at the job site has protective packaging when requested;
- Periodic job site visits occur to ensure proper installation and product quality; and
- Start-up and commissioning services are provided upon request.
After installation, our in-house service, maintenance, repair and warranty teams provide quick-response support to the construction channel and to the building facilities maintenance team to maximize operating performance.
Helping the mechanical contractor create a successful job – on the job site and on the bottom line – includes providing flexible terms and conditions upfront, and if needed, partnership in collections and lien statutes to help the contractor get paid.
As representatives of some of the industry's largest and most innovative manufacturers, we consider it our responsibility to educate the industry on systems design and equipment choices by:
- Speaking at industry events,
- Authoring papers;
- Meeting with editors of construction, design and engineering publications; and
- Conducting job site training and product open houses.
Because the more the industry understands, the more successful outcomes we create together.