Roger Peugeot, owner of Roger the Plumber, Overland Park, KS, has been named a contractor founder of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) Educational Foundation Board of Governors.
Reedy Industries Inc. announced the recent acquisition of RC Mechanical Services Corp., a company based in Independence, MO. It will be integrated into Lippert Mechanical, Reedy’s service company in Kansas City.
The Trane Company has been selected by Christus St. Francis Cabrini Hospital of Alexandria, LA, to manage construction of its new central utility plant. The project represents an investment of approximately $9.3 million by the hospital, including a significant amount of Trane equipment and state-of-the-art controls for the facility.
The ACR Group Inc., an HVACR wholesale equipment distributor with 46 locations in 10 states, reported significantly improved operating results and sales for the fiscal year and fourth fiscal quarter ended February 28, 2002.
Acree Air Conditioning is a Carrier dealer in Tampa, FL. Along with promoting high-efficiency equipment since its inception in 1971, Acree has been a user of high technology. For example, Acree implemented computerized customer service and warranty tracking software early in its existence. Acree was also one of the first dealers in Florida to routinely perform HVAC load calculations, even before it was required by law in Florida.
Bob Smith recently celebrated his company’s 30th anniversary. He began the business in 1972 under the name Bob Smith’s Heating & Air. However, two years ago he changed the name of the business, whose customers include homes and businesses in the Nederland/Port Arthur/Beaumont, TX, area.
At The Rush Fitness Complex, one thing president/ceo Larry Gurney didn’t want was a rush of air from the hvac system. So, planners decided not to try to keep the existing metal ductwork in the former Service Merchandise store in the Knoxville Shopping Center. As part of the $1.5 million retrofit Gurney chose fabric air dispersion systems to distribute even, draft-free airflow onto members.