LYNCHBURG, Va. - N.B. Handy Co. announced the 2007 Dealers of the Year for its Westinghouse- and Kelvinator-brand product lines for heating and air conditioning equipment.

Classic Air of Waldorf, Md., was recognized as the 2007 Dealer of the Year for Westinghouse products in the Northern region, which includes Virginia, Maryland, and eastern Tennessee. Chris Coleman from C & C Heating & Air Conditioning of Mt. Pleasant, S.C., was recognized for Westinghouse products in the Southern region, which includes North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. Randall and Shane Pilkenton from R & R Heating and Cooling of Eagle Lake, Fla., received the award for the Kelvinator product line for the second year in a row.

The awards were presented by David Wadsworth, N.B. Handy’s HVAC equipment sales manager, at the second annual Northern Region and Southern Region dealers’ meetings held in Wintergreen, Va., and at Savannah, Ga., respectively.

Also recognized for Outstanding Sales Performance for Westinghouse brand products in 2007 were Mt. Vernon Heating & A/C, out of Chantilly, Va.; Air Doctor, Christiansburg, Va.; Shipley’s Heating & Cooling, Hendersonville, N.C.; and Custom Cooling & Heating from Marion, N.C. Kelvinator 2007 Outstanding Sales Performance awards were presented to Frank’s Air Conditioning from Kissimmee, Fla., and Bill’s A/C & Heating, out of Minneola, Fla.

“We have an exceptional network of independent dealers whose commitment to the Westinghouse and Kelvinator product lines is evidenced by the quality of service they provide to their customers,” said Sam Meeks, vice president of sales-HVAC, N.B. Handy. “N.B. Handy is proud to have such strong contractors represent us in their communities.”

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Publication date:03/03/2008