People’s Gas Offers Appliance Warranties

SCHAUMBURG, IL — GE-Zurich Warranty Management, Inc., a joint venture company formed by GE Warranty Management, Inc., and Zurich American Insurance Co., announced that it has signed an agreement with People’s Gas in Tampa, FL, to provide customers with a customized home appliance warranty program.

The program, called TECOGuard, is designed to provide repair and replacement coverage for many major household systems and appliances under one plan. The agreement is part of GE-Zurich Warranty Management, Inc.’s, strategy to expand its distribution network and customer base by forming key partnerships in the utilities sector and developing products for utility company customers.

Andrew Cowan, vice president, Extended Service Programs, said, “The partnership opens up a new channel of distribution for our service contracts and warranty programs and complements our existing relationships with consumer products manufacturers and retailers.”

Under the agreement, People’s Gas will be able to offer customers several different TECOGuard plans to cover major household appliances as well as heating, plumbing, electrical and central air conditioning systems. GE-Zurich Warranty Management will manage the program, providing customer and account management services.

People’s Gas is Florida’s largest natural gas utility, serving most major metropolitan areas in the state. People’s Gas is a member of the TECO Energy family of companies, including Tampa Electric Co., TECO Power Services, TECO Bosek-Gibson Associates, and other energy-related businesses.

Pub;ication date: 11/20/2000

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

Recent Articles by Paula Liegl

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

2015 ACCA Conference

Images from the 2015 ACCA Conference in Grapevine, Texas. Posted on April 8, 2015.


NEWSMakers: Leslie McDowell

Leslie McDowell, director of communications at the Building Performance Institute Inc., discusses the nonprofit organization's new homeowner centric website. Posted on April 10.

More Podcasts


NEWS 04-13-15 cover

2015 April 13

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Global Warming

Do you believe in man-made global warming?
View Results Poll Archive


2015 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research


Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.


Magazine image
Register today for complete access to Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.


facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con