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Five ways to use lean in green HVAC construction

Sep 23, 2015

Customers value building green. Did you know that by applying lean techniques in your HVAC business, you can reduce the cost of being green and make it affordable and desirable?

When lean is applied effectively, much waste is eliminated, notes lean expert Dennis Sowards in the article “Five ways to use lean in green HVAC construction,” which appeared in the July 2015 issue of Snips magazine.

You order less material and ship less to the jobsite. You reduce the inventory of material and tools stored on site. You also reduce redundant process steps. All of this reduces energy, fuel, and materials consumed—aiding in green HVAC construction. 

Learn how to apply lean in your shop and jobsite by reading “Five ways to use lean in green HVAC construction.”