Greg Crumpton lives by a simple mantra: relationships stimulate things. Every week on Straight Outta Crumpton, Crumpton delves into the lost art of networking and speaks with the greatest influencers in business services to learn how to build, nurture and value their professional relationships.
When it comes to knowledge about the HVAC industry, Garry McCreadie from “HVAC know it allIs an expert in learning and sharing information about the profession. Greg Crumpton welcomed McCreadie to Straight Outta Crumpton for an insightful talk about where what’s happening in HVAC and what trends are influencing the future of HVAC.
‘When I get a service visit to a building I’ve never been to, it’s just like Christmas Day. It’s not just air conditioning. They are refrigeration, server rooms, roofing, boilers and burners. That’s what I enjoy the most, the variety. – Garry McCreadie
McCreadie started in the trade right after high school and worked in HVAC for twenty-two years. Five years ago, his passion for learning the trade and sharing his knowledge led him to start a Facebook blog about HVAC. Now that effort has grown into a blog, podcast, website, app, and YouTube channel called “HVAC Know It All,” that goes into detail about simple and complex issues in HVAC.
In an industry that relies on marketing young people for training and education, McCreadie knows that technology is constantly changing and people in the industry need to keep up with new or innovative ways of working. “With everything I do online, I try to make trading attractive to the younger generation,” said McCreadie, noting that data and information has made specialized trading knowledge more widely available.
For McCreadie, the idea of working on new equipment or systems is the most exciting. “When I get a call to a building I’ve never been to, it’s like Christmas,” he said. “It’s not just air conditioning. They are refrigeration, server rooms, roofing, boilers and burners. That’s what I enjoy the most, the variety. “From building trust with customers to spreading knowledge, McCreadie knows his stuff.
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