ZEN Industries' e-Newsletter

NEWSLETTER ARCHIVE:

2014 e-NEWSLETTERS

November 2014: HVAC Accessory Fabrications

September 2014: Proactive vs. Reactive Project Management

August 2014: Heavy Fabrication and Specialty Metal Welding

July 2014: Overcoming a Shortage of Skilled Technicians

June 2014: B.I.M. / Coordination Drawings and Reliable Communications

May 2014: Top Ten Reasons to Choose Spiral Duct

April 2014: Best-of-ZEN

March 2014: Robotic Total Stations in MEP Installations

January 2014: HVAC Ordering in the Cloud

2013 e-NEWSLETTERS

December 2013: Exposed Architectural Ductwork

November 2013: Humongous DUCT

September 2013: Achieving Zero Defects in Construction Projects

August 2013: Takeoffs go Mobile with iQduct HD Mobile Takeoff from QuoteSoft

June 2013: Coordination Drawings and BIM Projects

May 2013: The End of Do it Yourself HVAC Fabrication

April 2013: The HVAC Business Isn't Always What You Think it Is

March 2013: ZEN MEP Duct Drawings that Improve Your Profitability

February 2013: Building Information Modeling (BIM) Grows Dramatically)

January 2013: ZEN Industries Moves to 6200 Harvard Avenue

2012 e-NEWSLETTERS

December 2012: Burglar Bars and Duct Barrier Grilles

November 2012: e-Newsletters You Can Use, ZEN's "Best of" Article Collection

October 2012: Share AutoCAD Drawings Anywhere, Online, for Free

September 2012: Mechanic's Lien Laws - Getting Paid for Your Work

August 2012: Duct Drawing and Shop Drawing Services

July 2012: The Contractor's Challenge - Finding Talent

June 2012: Spiral Duct - The Cheaper, Superior Choice

May 2012: Saving Time and Money with Cold Seam Sealant

April 2012: Duct Drawings Done Right - ZEN launches ZEN M.E.P. Services

March 2012: Putting Manual Take Offs Out to Pasture

February 2012: Understanding HVAC Airflow Efficiencies

January 2012: Incompatible Software Costs the Equivalent of 1600 Jobs

2011 ARCHIVES

December 2011: Traditional Slip Couplings vs. Flange Connecting Systems

November 2011: Roof Curb Adapters and Specialty Fabrication

October 2011: How Estimating Variances Affect Your Bottom Line

September 2011: Duct Drawings - Part of ZEN Industries' Full Service Approach

August 2011: Experts in Welded Ductwork

July 2011: Inefficiencies of Contractor Fabricated HVAC Ductwork

June 2011: ZEN's HVAC Consignment Program - A Proactive Approach

May 2011: Large Selection of HVAC Parts In Stock, Ready to Ship

April 2011: Industry Tip: Reduce the Time, Stress, and Cost of Estimating HVAC Work

March 2011: Industry Tip: Top 10 Reasons Small Businesses Fail

February 2011: Industry Tip: Accessing Prevailing Wage Information

January 2011: Industry Tip: Painting Over Hot Dip Galvanized Steel

ARTICLES IN DEPTH

DUCT DRAWINGS - Design to Fabrication.  ZEN duct drawings eliminate the imprecision and drafting errors of days past, saving you the headache of dealing with ill-fitting pieces and sorting through a jig-saw puzzle of delivered ductwork. 

Inefficiencies of "In-House" Production by HVAC Contractors.  Why are many HVAC Contractors turning away from in house production of ductwork and fittings?  More and more, it is recognized that problems ranging from raw materials procurement to inefficient use of shop time means dedicated fabrication shops like ZEN Industries have the edge.

The 10 Industries that lost the most jobs in 2010.  Read Mike Riley's account of the industries that lost and gained in 2010.  Mike is the editor of Fabricating & Metalworking Magazine.

Painting Over Hot-Dip Galvanized Steel.  Painting over Galvannealed HVAC ductwork presents its own unique challenges.  Learn the tricks of the trade that can help provide a lasting, professional job.

Automating HVAC Production Requests.  Using special software, ZEN Industries can help you free up the time of your estimators to do more quotes and waste less time on preparing take-offs.

To learn more about working with ZEN Industries

Call us today at 1-877-600-0274 and we'll be glad to answer any of your questions about how ZEN can make your HVAC project more time and budget effective.

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