Contracting Business/Kelly Faloon
Contracting Business/Kelly Faloon
Endeavor Business Media
Contracting Business/Kelly FAloon
Kelly L. Falloon
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Contracting Business hosts the 2015 #AHRChat

Jan. 23, 2015
Our Twitter Chat for SHOW ATTENDEES will be held Tuesday, Jan. 27th, from 3-4 pm CT. We'll ask about how you make buying decisions for the new year, hot products, and the strategy you follow to make your show time worthwhile. Save #AHRChat to my Outlook Calendar 

AHR EXPO ATTENDEES: Join the editors of, Contractor, and HPAC Engineering — along with other industry experts — as we host a one-hour "TWITTER CHAT" during the show: Tuesday, Jan. 27, from 3-4 pm CT.

The hashtag for the chat will be #AHRChat. We know you're busy at the show, but we hope you can join in. If you're not attending the show, this is a great way to catch up on everything that is going on. Our hosts will be posting questions, but also answering yours.

Questions will be focused on contractor challenges, product preferences, and show strategy.

We will be joined by experts from three major HVAC manufacturing companies. To be announced soon.

Twitter Chat Best Practices:

1. Log in to your Twitter account.
2. Visit the #AHRChat thread by clicking on this link.
3. Be ready when the chat begins at 3 pm CT. At this time, the first question will be shared.
4. All questions will be marked as Q1, Q2, etc.
5. To respond to a question, please use the letter A and the question number: A1, A2, etc.
6. Make sure your tweets include #AHRChat, so we can track your response. If your tweet exceeds 140 characters, make sure you end the first part of the tweet with “…” followed by #AHRChat. Then continue your answer with another tweet.
7. We'll ask one question every 10 minutes.

Here are two of the topics we will be covering:

  1. WHAT FACTORS DO YOU CONSIDER before you make an HVAC buying decision?
  2. What is your strategy for covering the AHR EXPO show? Need? Curiosity?

Our #AHRChat Team:

Terry McIver, content director,

Terry McIver is content director for He has covered the HVACR industry for 10 years. His communications career spans 27 years, in which time he has served in all major editorial roles for three trade publishing companies.

Candace Roulo, senior content editor, Contractor.

Candace Roulo, senior editor of CONTRACTOR and graduate of Michigan State University’s College of Communication Arts & Sciences, has 15 years of industry experience in the media and construction industries. She covers a variety of mechanical contracting topics, from sustainable construction practices and policy issues affecting contractors to continuing education for industry professionals and the best business practices that contractors can implement to run successful businesses.

Scott Arnold, content director, HPAC Engineering.

Described by a colleague as "a cyborg ... requir(ing) virtually no sleep, no time off, and bland nourishment that can be consumed while at his desk" who was sent "back from the future not to terminate anyone, but with the prime directive 'to edit dry technical copy' in order to save the world at a later date," Scott Arnold joined the editorial staff of HPAC Engineering in 1999. Prior to that, he worked as an editor for daily newspapers and a specialty-publications company. He has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Kent State University.