The 5S’s were developed by Toyota and came to America as part of the Lean Thinking movement in the 1990s. The 5S’s help reduce operation waste, improve productivity, and engage your employees in continuous improvement.
At NCW, we are teaching this lean thinking to our HVAC Service Tech Trainees.

hvacservicetrainees5Ss

  • Sorting;
  • Simplifying;
  • Sweeping;
  • Standardizing; and
  • Self-discipline.

For more information on the 5S’s read this article by Contractor Magazine.