Southwest HVAC News
Service Nation Alliance Holds Int'l Leadership Workshop.
Members of Service Nation
Alliance, a new contractor alliance brought to you by the same
people who brought you Service Roundtable, participated in a
leadership workshop led by legendary contractor Ron Smith in
The workshop was held in
conjunction with ISH, the world’s largest bi-annual tradeshow
for plumbing, heating and air conditioning. ISH brought thousands
of exhibitors and over 200,000 visitors. “It’s hard to put
into a few words how impressive ISH was,” said Alliance member
Steve Lauten, president of Total Air. “It’s the granddaddy of
all trade shows in size with 20+ buildings of things to see.”
Smith agreed. “The ISH show was incredible and nearly beyond
description,” he said.
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including Lauten and Smith, attended the conference to source
potential products, seek out ideas, see new innovations from other
countries, and study global installations and product practices.
“We saw hundreds of state-of-the-art products including many
that we never knew existed,” Smith said, adding that Alliance
members seemed particularly interested in renewable energy and
controls. Members plan to elaborate on the ISH show at the Spring
Roundtable in San Juan, Puerto Rico in May.
Alliance is HVAC’s newest high level alliance focused on
providing exit strategy options, developing documented systems,
best practices and procedures. For more information, call (877)
262-3341 or e-mail Alliance@ServiceRoundtable.com.