EL CAJON, Calif. — The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC), in conjunction with Trane, a brand of Ingersoll Rand, presented Mary Jean Anderson, owner of Anderson Plumbing, Heating, and Air Conditioning Inc., El Cajon, California, with the PHCC HVAC Contractor of the Year Award. Anderson (center) was recognized for excellence in the HVACR industry, including professionalism, innovative practices, and community service, among other things by PHCC president Steve Rivers (left) and Trane representative Roy Arrigo (right), of Butcher Distributing Co., Harahan, Louisiana.
Anderson Plumbing, Heating, and Air is a 36-year-old company known for its principles of quality, integrity, personal service, and commitment to community. As president and owner of the family business, Anderson is dedicated to continuing its reputation of providing community service and industry leadership. For example, she regards ongoing, affordable training and education for contractors as crucial to the health of the industry. Over the past four years, Anderson has provided 100 percent of funds for the company apprentices’ tuition and training.
A PHCC member for more than 30 years, the company is regarded as a valuable commercial and technical resource in the community. Anderson has offered guidance as a board member for the Better Business Bureau (BBB) and the company has been called upon to advise the city attorney of San Diego.
PHCC HVAC Contractor of the Year candidates must complete an application form and supply one or more references. Each nomination is evaluated by a committee of PHCC members who judge accomplishments in professionalism, merchandising skills, management skills, innovative HVAC practices, trade involvement, and community service. The winner is honored at the association’s annual meeting and receives a $2,500 check and a commemorative plaque.
Publication date: 12/22/2014