January, 2022

I wish you a happy new year! I hope it's off to a great start.

Supply chain shortages and their impact on unfinished projects are something many of us are experiencing as we kick off 2022. Subcontractors and suppliers will only hold prices for a short period of time, while budgets and project schedules are taking a hit. However, if you develop and implement an action plan, you can recover from elevated cost and shipping delays. Read on and learn about cultivating a strategy that will help get your project back on track.

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Supply-Chain Delay: Tactics for Recovering from an Out-of-Control Project
For contractors trying to navigate the construction industry’s current supply-chain battles, President Dwight D. Eisenhower once articulated advice that, although not about the industry’s problem, is still right on point: “In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” Due to unprecedented supply-chain disruptions, many highway and transportation contractors are finding that they must quickly abandon any plan developed for subcontracting work or delivering material and the time to complete such tasks. Without such plans, however, projects can quickly go underwater.

Before bid opening, contractors should take advantage of the pre-bid opportunity to ask the owner questions focusing on the supply-chain challenges facing the industry...

Construction Certifications for Subcontractors That Are Actually Useful
Construction certifications are given from a variety of organizations including government agencies, private companies, and construction associations. This is a comprehensive guide of construction certifications that we believe are the best in the industry.

How to decide what certifications are right for you. There are tons of construction certifications out there, but not all are created equal. Before getting certifications, you should ask yourself the following questions...

Free' at-home COVID tests are here: Government tests start shipping Wednesday
Health insurance companies in the US must now pay for at-home COVID test kits, per federal law. Customers can be reimbursed for up to eight tests per month per individual or receive them for free at participating "in-network" pharmacies. That means a family of five with health insurance will be able to get up to 40 free tests per month. 

Those without health insurance can soon receive free at-home COVID tests directly from the federal government. Starting Wednesday, Jan. 19, Americans will be able to request four free at-home COVID-19 tests per household at COVIDTests.gov, with kits shipping within seven to 12 days.

Keeping Things Light
About the Katilyst Company
Katilyst Company is your HVAC consultant and supply partner. We work diligently to eliminate unnecessary costs for your commercial projects, repair, and maintenance efforts. Our purpose is to expedite the procurement process which leads to a happier and healthier environment for our clients. When you engage Katilyst for your Commercial HVAC needs, you can expect accurate answers along with a fast and complete solution. Katilyst is a SWaM certified micro-business with 15+ years of experience. We maintain a vast network of resources to locate all types of HVAC parts and equipment. 

Katilyst also offers premier project management and consulting services at any stage of your project. We pay close attention to detail while offering flexibility, a fresh perspective, and experienced personnel. Katilyst strives for the highest level of productivity and enthusiasm at all times.  

Learn more about our services by visiting our website: www.KatilystCompany.com  
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— Kimberly Laska, Executive Director Heritage Humane Society
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