Jim Olsztynski

Jim Olsztynski is the former editorial director of Plumbing & Mechanical.


Why I'm Violating A Cardinal Rule

Sorry, Charlie Horton, but it’s a convenient way to say farewell.
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View From The Supply House

The wholesaler-contractor relationship is more complex than ever.
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Kudos to Southwest Airlines

SWA offers a textbook lesson in crisis management.
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A Timely Tribute To Tradespeople

New documentary film tells it like it is.
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Sticker Shock At The Movies

Price psychology works in mysterious ways.
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How Many PHC Contractors Are There?

Government data is imperfect but it will have to do.
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First The Good News...

Subcontractors are making headway in public policy reform, but…
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Skilled Labor Still In Short Supply

Why is it so hard for supply to keep up with even diminished demand?
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In A Pinch, Try Customer Service

Crisis shouldn’t be the spur, but better late than never.
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Nowhere To Hide

The Internet magnifies bad performance and behavior.
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2014 Truck of the Month

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2014 December

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2015 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

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Are you proud of how your service truck looks? Do the graphics give people whiplash as they drive by? Have your calls increased because people remember your truck — and your company name? If so, we’d like to see it, too! Click here to find out how your service truck could be chosen as PM's Truck of the Month.