The thermostat is set to sixty and there’s a turkey in the oven – all the guests are sweating. When your HVAC maintenance business has a sophisticated scheduling management software system, these jobs are accomplished easily and efficiently.
While some businesses slow down in the summer, air conditioning repair is in high demand from certified service and repair contractors.
Thoughtful Systems offers Air Conditioning Repair software and HVAC Maintenance software bundled into one solution. If your business wants to improve the efficiency of operations by eliminating time spent writing down and rearranging schedules, the air conditioning maintenance software will take your business from good to great. At the solution’s core is the Scheduling Manager, used by thousands of service and repair small businesses across the United States as well as Europe, Australia and Africa.
Software benefits to air conditioning repair businesses:
- Customer database automatically assigns work history, address and contact information for scheduled repair.
- Mapping displays customer locations and which employees are closest to make the repair.
- The software offers seven screens for the seven days of the week, allowing employee assignments for a particular job to be added, edited or deleted.
- Employees receive updated scheduling assignments via their mobile phone.
- Maximize efficiency by mapping the location of employees and routing them to the most convenient assignments.
- Automatically send appointment reminders to employees as well as customers via email reminders built into the Scheduling Manager software.
- Send automatic reminders to customers for yearly service maintenance calls, via email or phone calls.
- Team information management groups employees together for specific types of work or geographical locations.
Air conditioning repair software for scheduling core service features:
The repair and installation of air conditioning services often extends to servicing heating and other ventilation requirements. Customers who contact air conditioning repair companies will often need immediate attention from employees ready to be dispatched. Thoughtful Systems software offers an inventory feature that helps business managers calculate their existing inventory as well as what needs to be ordered. This might include air conditioners, air handlers, boilers, furnaces, heat pumps, IAQ and ductwork, and thermostats.
The summer doldrums needn’t be for letting business operations sag and customer calls missed.
The summer months are the best months for scheduling, estimating, dispatching and billing – all features of the Thoughtful System Scheduling Manager software solution designed specifically for air conditioning repair businesses.
Air conditioning repair software solutions from Thoughtful Systems can help standardize your business procedures and maximize the effectiveness of your best business strategies.
Educational Resources for Air Conditioning Repair Businesses
Thoughtful Systems allows businesses to document and track employee certifications. For example, degrees might include Associates Degree, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Section 608 Certificate, Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) Certificate, Industry Competency Examination (ICE) Certificate and others.
http://www.natex.org – (North American Technician Excellence) The leading non-profit certification program for technicians in the heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) industry that is supported by the entire industry.
http://www.hvacexcellence.org – (HVAC Excellence) is a not for profit organization that has been serving the HVACR industry since 1994. The organization helps to ensure that training programs are meeting the necessary standards to ensure a highly skilled workforce and that the individuals responsible for training are knowledgeable and competent in their technical and teaching skills.
http://www.tcicollege.edu – (TCI College of Technology) TCI’s HVAC and Refrigeration program technical college program helps to develop individuals for the installation, operation and repair of climate control systems, new and old. Particular emphasis is placed on commercial, industrial and residential climate control equipment for low rise, high-rise and computerized “smart buildings.”
http://www.ahrinet.org – (Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Institute) – Supporting the more than 300 member companies produce more than 90 percent of the residential and commercial air conditioning, heating, water heating, and commercial refrigeration equipment made in North America. Through their certification program, standards, advocacy, and other activities, the institute strives to help save energy, improve productivity, and ensure a better environment.
http://study.com/air_conditioning_certification.html – (Study.com) Provides a resource for understanding the various online learning programs and certifications for air conditioning repair, including certificate programs in heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration.