What’s really behind the tech shortage — technicians or technology?

As we talk about the labor shortage issue in the mechanical world, it's time to redirect our attention from the global shortage of technicians and contemplate whether the real setback lies in contractors slacking off on the technology front.…

Jack’s Code Corner: Guest Post from Top Myers About the Value of Information in Fire Insurance Claims

Guest post by Top Myers, of Risk Suppression Partners ServiceTrade can help reduce a contractor's Liability Exposure. But before I talk about how let me give you some background information that will show you why. Over 30 years I have…

Guardian Fire Protection Transforms Business Operations with ServiceTrade

In 2014, Guardian Fire Protection sought a solution to replace their four different software systems. After discovering ServiceTrade, they successfully implemented and deployed the software in just three months. Increased Efficiency ServiceTrade…
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ServiceTrade Launches Smart AI to Help Contractors Maximize Efficiency and Deliver Exceptional Customer Service

New Smart AI integrates into the ServiceTrade platform so customers can leverage rich equipment history on over 10M commercial buildings to better complete work, recommend customer equipment improvements   ServiceTrade, a leading…

Jack’s Code Corner: NFPA 25 – 2017 Change in Evaluation of Fire Pump Test Results

In the 2017 edition of NFPA 25, Chapter 8 (Fire Pumps), there was a significant change from the previous editions of the evaluation of Fire Pump Test Results. In the 2014 and previous editions, the Pump Evaluation (pass/fail) was determined…
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ServiceTrade Announces Mechanical Trades Advisory Board

New group to help mechanical leaders solve their most pressing technology challenges ServiceTrade, a leader in purpose-built software for commercial contractors, announced the formation of a distinguished Advisory Board to provide strategic…
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ServiceTrade Releases New Innovations for Fire and Life Safety

Innovations deliver an end-to-end solution to streamline front-office operations, sell more profitable contracts, and provide exceptional customer service  Sept 6th, Durham, NC – ServiceTrade, the leader in software for commercial contractors,…
Fire Extinguisher Inspection

Shifting From Paper to Digital Inspections

There are so many advantages to using a digital inspection system that it’s a good business decision to shift from paper to digital inspections. Those contractors already using digital inspection technology are reaping big rewards. For…

Jack’s Code Corner: NFPA 2001- Highlighted 2022 Edition Updates

As with several other NFPA documents, the Technical Committee for the Standard on Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems (NFPA 2001) completed a structural revision and added several new chapters during the 2022 revision cycle.  System…