FORT SMITH, Ark. - Ruud Heating & Cooling announced its Ruud Reliable Top 10 Top Contractors for 2007. According to the company, these contractors surpassed hundreds of others across the country in service, sales, and overall dedication to Ruud during the year.

This year’s first place winner - Arizona Cold Air, Mesa, Ariz. - is the first Ruud Reliable Top Contractor to make its debut on the Top Contractor list in first place. Three other new Top 10 Contractors - East Coast Mechanical, Bell Brothers, and JW Heating - joined six returning or repeat winners from last year’s list.

“We would like to recognize and applaud all of our Top 10 Top Contractors for their accomplishments throughout the year and in going the extra mile,” said Gary Wehunt, Ruud manager of contractor retention and development. “We would also like to acknowledge the total business support that is provided by our Ruud Distributor partners for their tremendous contributions.”

The 2007 Ruud Reliable Top 10 Contractors are: Arizona Cold Air, Mesa, Ariz.; Neese-Jones Heating & Air Conditioning Inc., Alpharetta, Ga.; Season Control Heating, Los Angeles; Jimmy Weeks Heating & Air Conditioning, Fayetteville, Ga.; Schell Heating & Air Inc., Covington, Ga.; Custom Air Inc., Suwanee, Ga.; Wilson’s Heating & Air Conditioning Inc., Van Buren, Ark.; East Coast Mechanical, Boynton Beach, Fla.; Bell Brothers Heating & Air, Elk Grove, Calif.; and JW Heating & Air, Los Angeles.

All winners received an exclusive recognition and reward package.

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Publication date:05/26/2008