HVAC maintenance and repairs can be a large expense of your facilities management budget. Making sure you have the right team with the expertise and licenses to keep you protected is of utmost importance.
This guide includes:
- 8 hiring questions to ask when hiring an HVAC contractor
- Tracking the program of unlicensed contractors
- Legal laws that require brokers & service providers to provide licenses
- Ways to verify licenses
Check out a preview of the whitepaper, Hiring the Right HVAC Contractor — Questions to Ask, below.
Eight Questions to Ask when Hiring an HVAC Contractor
Having the right team working with you is one of the most important decisions facility managers make.
As a multi-site Facility Manager hiring the right HVAC contractor can be a daunting task. Today, a trend toward hiring national brokers or total facility solutions is becoming a common practice.
While it seems like a simple one stop solution there can be many pitfalls and hidden liabilities to companies who operate in multiple states. To protect you and your organization we are looking at some important questions that you may want to ask prior to selecting an HVAC broker or service provider.
It is important to note that these brokers depend solely upon a network of subcontractors to perform the actual HVAC work. It is also assumed in most cases by the customer that these subcontractors carry the proper permits, licenses and insurance coverages which in many instances may not be the case.