CHARLTON, Mass. — Meacham Heating, Cooling & Energy Solutions announced it is joining forces with three national home services brands, One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning®, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing®, and Mister Sparky®.

“We always put our customers first. By teaming up with three well-known and respected national brands we can bring new products, services, protection plans, and the latest industry offerings to our customers. The companies are known for their on-time guarantees, their 100 percent satisfaction guarantee, and professional technicians who are well trained, background checked, and drug tested. We’ve been doing these same things for years, so it will be a good transition,” said Sue Meacham, general manager and co-owner of the company.

“Sue and Mark are leaders in the industry and have an excellent reputation for their superior customer service and their charitable work in the community. They have an innovative company and an excellent team. We are pleased to have them join our family of brands,” said Mark Baker, president of franchise.

One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing, and Mister Sparky will serve customers throughout central Massachusetts. “We will continue to operate out of offices in Charlton, the team who has been with us for years will stay the same, and we will offer the same personal and professional service we have always been known for. As we continue to grow, we hope to add additional employees, so this will help create new jobs which will benefit the local economy,” said Mark Meacham. The company will also continue its strong commitment to community service, working with organizations like Why Me, Sherry’s House, and local organizations that promote the skilled trades and technical education.

One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning is currently ranked as the No. 1 HVAC franchise in Entrepreneur magazine’s annual Franchise 500. Benjamin Franklin Plumbing is currently ranked by Entrepreneur magazine as one of the leading plumbing franchises. Mister Sparky is currently ranked by Entrepreneur magazine as the No. 1 electrical franchise in the magazine’s annual Franchise 500. All three are part of the Direct Energy family of brands.

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Publication date: 5/12/2016

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