Combination to provide whole home solutions for customers
December 7, 2015
Direct Energy®, one of North America’s leading energy and energy-related services providers, has combined its residential and home services divisions to create a single division, called Direct Energy Home™. The new division will focus on serving customers’ entire home, including providing energy and services, and more.
The companies will work to make the seminar and trade show experience better for residential contractors
November 10, 2015
Service Nation Inc. and BNP Media — parent company of the ACHR NEWS — announced they will combine forces to create a new, interactive seminar and trade show event for residential contractors in HVAC, plumbing, and electrical services called Service World Expo.
The company now plans on expanding its commercial HVAC services department
October 29, 2015
ABM Industries Inc. announced that Mechanical Systems Co. LLC has signed a franchise agreement to join its Linc Service franchise network. Mechanical Systems Co. is a leading provider of mechanical contracting services in Memphis, Tennessee.
The company’s services include advanced heating and cooling systems, energy efficiency programs, and more
October 8, 2015
GEM Energy, part of the Rudolph Libbe Group, announced that Bill Alexander has been named president of the company. Alexander has more than 25 years of experience in energy services, most recently with Siemens, Honeywell, FirstEnergy, and Johnson Controls.
Nitro’s work has an estimated contract value of $8.5 million
September 9, 2015
Energy Services of America, parent company of Nitro Electric Co. (dba Nitro Mechanical), announced the receipt of a letter of intent to proceed with work on the Charleston Civic Center renovation project in Charleston, West Virginia.
IBT approach helps to detect issues, pinpoint savings, implement superior systems, and stay ahead of maintenance
September 1, 2015
The BP Group has announced the launch of its Integrated Building Technologies (IBT) division, to assist property owners and managers with recommissioning, application engineering, and HVAC system retrofits, maximizing their buildings’ potential.
Service Logic is one of the largest independent energy and HVAC mechanical services companies in US
August 24, 2015
Modern Heating and Air Conditioning Inc., headquartered in Minneapolis, has been acquired by MSHC Inc., dba Service Logic, headquartered in Denver. Modern provides HVAC mechanical services for commercial, industrial, medical, retail, office, education, and government buildings.
Both companies provide mechanical maintenance services
August 11, 2015
GDI Integrated Facility Services Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Ainsworth Inc., a subsidiary of CEDA International Corp. Ainsworth is a Canadian provider of a range of technical services including mechanical maintenance, HVACR, electrical, and more.
The market is expected to be driven by an increasing focus on energy efficiency and regulatory requirements
August 6, 2015
Building optimization and commissioning services — quality assurance measures that can help meet operational and energy efficiency goals — are expanding with the growing emphasis on efficiency, states Navigant Research.
Book Was Written to Help HVAC Technicians Improve Their Soft Skills
June 2, 2015
Coscia Communications Inc. has announced that the new fourth edition of Steve Coscia’s book, HVAC Customer Service Handbook, has exceeded 10,000 units shipped. The book is currently taught at more than 120 colleges worldwide.