FORT SMITH, Ark. - Rheem Manufacturing Co. announced its top contractors for 2009 for both its Rheem and Ruud brands. Taking the top spot for another year is Air Around The Clock, a Coral Springs, Fla.-based contractor. “We’re incredibly honored to be the No. 1 Rheem Team Top Contractor once again,” said Lenny Pereira of Air Around the Clock. “I’d like to thank my team for their dedication to the HVAC profession, our distributor partner Gemaire for their support, and Rheem for the product and training opportunities.”

The following contractors were also honored as Rheem Team Top 10 Top Contractors: Alaskan Home Services, Tempe, Ariz.; All Year Cooling, Plantation, Fla.; Aztil Air Conditioning & Heating, West Palm Beach, Fla.; Chancey & Reynolds Inc., Knoxville, Tenn.; Estes Heating & Air Conditioning Inc., Theodore, Ala.; Isaac Heating & Air Conditioning, Rochester, N.Y.; Thiele Heating & Air Conditioning, Indianapolis; U.S. Air Conditioning & Heating, New Port Richey, Fla.; and Vickrey Heat & Air Inc., Claremore, Okla.

The company also lauded the top 10 Ruud Reliable contractors for 2009. “Each of the companies recognized as a Ruud Reliable Top 10 Top Contractor in 2009 has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to providing reliable, professional services to their clients. These companies should be commended for their industry expertise and excellent customer service,” he said.

Bell Brothers Heating and Air Conditioning, an Elk Grove, Calif.-based contractor, earned first place for 2009. “Our team had a great year in 2009,” said Kenny Bell of Bell Brothers Heating and Air Conditioning. “We could not have achieved this success without the assistance of our distributor partner, Global HVAC Distributors Inc., and Ruud Air Conditioning.”

The following were also honored as Ruud’s top 2009 contractors: American Weathermakers Inc., Northbrook, Ill.; Arizona Cold Air, Mesa, Ariz.; Bob Hamilton Plumbing, Heating & A/C, Overland Park, Kan.; East Coast Mechanical, Boynton Beach, Fla.; Jimmy Weeks Heating and Air Conditioning Inc., Fayetteville, Ga.; JW Heating and Air, Los Angeles; Middle Georgia Mechanical, East Dublin, Ga.; S.A. Mechanical, Fargo, N.D.; and Wilson Heating & A/C OPNOX Inc., Dallas.

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Publication date:08/19/2010