“I’ve always liked selling high-end equipment,” Patterson said. “Now I really enjoy selling it.” All 10 finalists won prizes, ranging in value from $1,000 to over $35,000. Other finalists and their prizes included: Clayton Sheffield, The Cool Dude, Houston - Dell computer and printer; James Lime, Air Conditioning Services Now, Surprise, Ariz. - 32-inch flat panel television; Paul Hoelscher, Universal Comfort Systems, Jefferson City, Mo. - $1,000 cash; Mark Fields, M&M Electric Inc., Loogootee, Ind. - Bose 3-2-1 DVD sound system; Earnest Wade, Wade Heating & Air, Hueytown, Ala. - Weber grill and a supply of Omaha Steaks; Timothy Conway, T. C. Heating & Cooling, Peculiar, Mo. - $1,500 Best Buy gift card; Jeffrey Whitehorn, Absolute Comfort Heat & Air Conditioning, Memphis, Tenn. - $1,000 Bass Pro Shop gift card; Mark Flanary, Rick Thomasson Heating, Seaford, Va. - $1,200 Lowe’s gift card; and Joe Burns, Capital City Cooling & Heating Inc., Columbia, S.C. - 18 SEER American Standard home comfort system with AccuClean™.
In the photo above, from left to right, Ken Perotta and Paul Diraimondo of Crescent Parts & Equipment; winner Dave Patterson of Academy Air with wife Shelley; Jamie Byrne, American Standard Heating & Air, vice president of sales; and Joyce Warrington, American Standard Heating & Air, brand director, stand next to a banner of Patterson’s new truck after the $1,000 check presentation.
For more information, dealers should contact their American Standard distributor.