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Project Tracking to Improve Labor Productivity for Mechanical, HVAC, and Sheet Metal Contractors: The Earned Value Approach

Project managers frequently lack sufficient information to accurately determine the status of their ..


Preconstruction Planning Process for Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) and Sheet Metal Contractors: Implementation Manual

Heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) and sheet metal contractors continue to be faced w..


Procurement Chain Management in the Construction Industry

Changes in customer expectations in the construction industry regarding project delivery, time, cost..


Mentoring and Coaching Practices: Developing the Next Generation

The subjects of this report, mentoring and coaching, are two processes that can be used successfully..


Measuring Customer Loyalty: A Benchmark Study of HVAC and Sheet Metal Customers' Satisfaction

Customer loyalty can be the key to business success or failure. The New Horizons Foundation initia..


Leadership Selection Practices for HVAC and Sheet Metal Contractors and Fabricators

This report outlines each step of the leadership selection process, making recommendations based on ..


Kaizen Blitz: Significantly Improving Performance in a Week or Less

Owners and managers are constantly searching for production improvement applications. A Kaizen Event..


Impact of Incompatible Software on HVAC and Sheet Metal Contractors

The research objective of this study was to identify the impact of incompatible software on the HV..


Exit Strategies for HVAC/Sheet Metal Contractors: Strategies for Equity and Ownership Transfer

This report presents the results of a study commissioned by the New Horizons Foundation to identify ..


Continuity and Transition Planning for HVAC and Sheet Metal Contractors: The Changing Face of Leadership for HVAC/Sheet Metal Contractors and Fabricators

The New Horizons Foundation has produced three comprehensive research reports concerning the imp..