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AIR-CONDITIONING engineers can connect with customers surfing the net for quotes with a new website launching this month. hopes to click with AC engineers seeking business
AC engineers can register at and create details about their areas of expertise for customers to review. Customers seeking ac services in a local area can then request a quote to firms by filling in one form. The service is free to customers and the site will charge ac providers 50p per quote request. plans to go online by January 11 2008. Staff behind have 100,000 businesses in total registered and 30 air conditioning specialists already registered. is Steve Walsh's third internet venture, following success with and In 1996 Steve and his brother Paul, invested in 25,000 domain names including for £5 each and began creating web businesses. The HVAC industry is just one of many markets which is working to tap into.

With their contact details included online, engineers can receive direct calls from customers, quote requests by e-mail or sms text directly to a mobile. With a pitch before pay offer, firms pay the charge after they've received job and customer contact details allowing them to pitch to the customer.

Steve Walsh said: 'All ac engineers know that advertising in telephone directories is expensive and their use is declining as customers switch to looking online. Yet internet search engines are also very expensive when you consider they charge pounds simply for clicking a link to a company web site. This means that many firms are finding it increasingly hard and costly to pro-actively generate new business enquiries'. was the first site to offer multiple insurance quotes to compare from one form. enables hotels to sell late availability rooms to customers at discounted rates. The site was sold on to First Choice Holidays in 2006 for £110m.

The IOR Annual Conference – a conference on-demand

Delegates to the IOR Annual Conference taking place from 21 to 22 April will get the chance to access the event live and all sessions and recordings for up six months afterwards providing fantastic value and allowing anyone registering for the event ...


MHIAE announces wireless LAN connectivity as standard for residential air conditioners

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Air Conditioning Europe (MHIAE) has announced that, in order to meet demand, its high performance ZSX series and ZS series residential room air conditioners will now include wireless LAN connectivity as standard....


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