Consumers expect their home service professionals to be up to date with the latest technology — and service pros agree that doing so is a boon for business. That’s according to a recent survey of more than 1,000 consumers and more than 500 service professionals in five industries, including HVAC and construction. Nine in 10 HVAC pros surveyed by Verizon Telematics and KRC Research said using mobile tools like a phone, tablet, or laptop boosted productivity and seven in 10 pros across all industries said their use of mobile contributed to more sales. Plumbing & Mechanical explains that mobile helps pros stay connected to their teams and customers, allowing them to react more quickly and efficiently to problems and new opportunities. That keeps customers happy and the pipeline full. Use mobile to start the conversation with customers about propane for space and water heating applications with our Energy Cost and Carbon Calculators.

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