GREENWICH, Conn. — United Rentals Inc. has announced the expansion of its specialty rental branch network with the addition of three locations dedicated to providing temporary power and climate control solutions.

United Rentals Power & HVAC has opened branches in Hampton, Va., Lake Charles, La., and Phoenix to provide engineered power and climate control solutions for commercial, industrial, and governmental customers, and disaster recovery services. The company now has 116 specialty operations and 830 total branches in the United States and Canada.

Paul McDonnell, senior vice president – operations, trench safety, power and HVAC, said, “We are accelerating the growth of our footprint in response to customer demand for innovation and productivity in a wide range of specialized applications. The latest openings are part of a planned expansion for 2013 that will build on United Rentals’ strategic position as the leading single-source provider of safe, efficient site solutions.”

United Rentals offers construction equipment rental, trench safety, temporary power, climate control, industrial tool and technology services. For more information, visit

Publication date: 5/20/2013

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