Mel Watters runs a small, three-man residential service and replacement operation. The owner of Watters Refrigeration, Heating & Appliance, Greenleaf, KS, just celebrated 32 years in the business, but figures it is never too late to try new ways of doing business.
“When we hear nothing from the students or staff about the comfort system, we know we’re doing a great job,” said Thomas Dodgen, director of the physical plant at Texas Lutheran University. He was referring to the recent chiller plant improvement, a project that involved the design and installation of a combination chiller plant, with both electric centrifugal chillers and a gas-fired absorption unit.
Two contractors from Florida and two from Georgia were among 25 Lennox dealerships presented with the Dave Lennox Award, described by the manufacturer as “the company’s most prestigious business award.”
Orlando, FL-based Encompass Mechanical Services–Central Florida handled a $97,644 contract for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning for the 21,110-square-foot addition at Bonneville Elementary School in Orlando, for general contractor McCree Inc., Orlando.
There probably aren't too many multimillion dollar companies where the president is the first person you see when you walk through the door. But that's the case at R.D. Herbert & Sons Co., Nashville, TN, a sheet metal and roofing contractor with deep Southern roots that go back to the 1860s.