IE3 The Week of July 12: Here’s What Happened


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Hey, partner! We know it’s not always feasible to do everything yourself. But when you partner with another company to sub out work there are chances that they won’t live up to your standards. So, IE3 took a look at what you should do when you are partnering with other companies to ensure that you are giving your customers the same quality that you provide. Read it.

New overtime rules proposed. Late last month, the Department of Labor issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) that would significantly increase the amount of workers who will qualify for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). ACCA Hilary Atkins has the details and what this means for contractors in her latest blog. Read it.

Let’s be direct. When it comes to selling commercial service the direct approach is best. Commercial Contracting Expert, James Graening, explains how to successfully use the direct marketing approach to get more clients and boost your bottom line. Read it.

Get it under control. Moisture control is a hot topic in our industry. Things are changing fast and it’s important to stay on top of things. Ultra-Aire’s Nikki Krueger shares what is changing and how codes are helping drive the need for ventilation in tighter homes to control it. Read it.

It’s not renewable. Geothermal systems are often sold as a renewable energy source, but according to Building Science Expert, Allison Bailes, they are not. While he does not disagree that there are money savings to be had with geothermal systems, he shares why we need to be selling them for what they are and not what they aren’t. Read it.


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