The MCAA 2017 Annual Convention is currently underway in San Diego, CA where mechanical contractors have come to network and discuss all things HVACR, plumbing, piping, and mechanical. The ConTechTrio; James Benham, Rob McKinney, and Josh Bone, are speaking at the event… and of course that also means the ConTechTrio is recording live podcasts and bonus interviews at the MCAA Annual Convention! Check out the highlights below of the event so far!
The ConTechTrio recorded a live episode of the ConTechTrio podcast following their first day at the MCAA 2017 Annual Convention. In this episode, the ConTechTrio reflects on what they have learned from the event during their first day. Evidence that technology breakthroughs are making the world better, workforce recruiting strategies, generational stereotypes, and the lack of cloud use amongst MCAA members are discussed in this podcast.
Listen to “ConTechTrio LIVE at #MCAA2017 – Opening Day Wrap Up” on Spreaker.
In addition to their ConTechTrio podcast, the ConTechTrio is also recording live Periscope videos at the MCAA Annual Convention. We have compiled nine ConTechTrio interviews from their first day at the MCAA 2017 Annual Convention below. Check them out for a behind the scenes look at the MCAA Annual Convention and to see what other construction professionals are saying about the industry!
Chris Haslinger, from the UA, speaks with James Benham about safety, training, and technology. Check out this interview to see how the Union of Plumbers, Fitters, Welders and Service Technicians is using virtual and augmented reality when training and recruiting new talent.
James interviewed Jim Freis, at the Trimble booth, to learn how Trimble and SysQue are joining forces to make estimating and fabrication easier. Learn why SysQue joined the Trimble family in this interview!
Josh Bone stops by the Applied Software booth to interview Applied Software Technician, William Spier. Learn how Applied Software is aiming to be the one stop shop for mechanical contractors looking to streamline their workflows!
In this interview, Josh Bone stops by the Trimble booth to learn how the Microsoft HoloLens integrates with SketchUp and other software! The soon to be released Trimble Connect HoloLens App is also discussed in the interview!
James speaks with ESub to discuss subcontractors and how they can use technology in their different trades. The importance of tracking workflows and labor efficiencies are also addressed!