The invention of the components of HVAC systems can be traced back to the Industrial Revolution. Since that time new methods of modernization, higher efficiency and system control are constantly being brought to the market by companies and inventors all over the world. But why are HVAC contractors still getting paid the old fashion way, by cash and check? Isn’t it about time HVAC professionals came into the modern age?

In order to stay afloat in today’s economy, HVAC professionals across the United States must adapt to the current trends helping power forward the state of their profession, the latest being the mobile payment technologies.

Traditionally a cash and check only business, HVAC contractors looking to accept credit card payments from customers can find that it’s not only an expensive process but can be one full of lengthy contracts and confusing fine print. But the good news is it doesn’t need to be! HVAC contractors should avoid expensive credit card terminals that can cost hundreds of dollars and often multiple monthly fees, and open their eyes to the potential of improving their payment processing with a mobile solution that leaves a lot more money in their pockets.

Enter PayAnywhere, the mobile payment solution that allows HVAC professionals to simply and securely accept credit and debit cards for payment, without any terminal rental fees, monthly fees, or hidden charges. A leader in the mobile payment industry, PayAnywhere provides customers with the lowest transaction rates in the industry (2.69% for swiped transactions or 3.49% + $0.19 for keyed transactions) which ultimately allows HVAC members everywhere to keep more of their hard earned money while still offering customers the convenience of paying with their credit card.

Backed by live customer service, PayAnywhere also offers contractors a free merchant portal that provides comprehensive business intelligence that can be used to track sales, monitor business activity and optimize operations. From within the merchant portal contractors can easily print or email receipts, track the locations of services provided with the Heat Map feature, and keep track of sales totals, among other features.

Used with the free PayAnywhere mobile app, the professional-grade PayAnywhere credit card reader fits securely in the audio jack a device and works with iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Android and BloackBerry smartphones and tablets. Because it is highly portable and works across the most popular smartphone and tablet platforms, PayAnywhere is ideal for HVAC contractors moving from job to job. Setup is as simple as downloading the app, signing up for an account, and plugging in the reader.

Say goodbye to heavy credit card terminals and archaic knuckle busters, with the lightweight PayAnywhere reader and slick mobile app HVAC contractors have all the tools they need for secure, fast and easy payments right at their fingertips.