ATLANTA — Ruud, part of the Rheem Mfg. Co. family of brands, announced its annual list of Ruud Reliable Top Contractors for 2015. Due to outstanding performances by Ruud contractors, Ruud is rewarding 20 Top Contractors for 2015 instead of 10. These exceptional contracting businesses, and one utility company, stand out against hundreds across the nation for excelling in sales, customer support, and overall service to local homeowners.

“Year after year, our Ruud partners continue to impress us and keep setting the bar higher and higher,” said Randy Roberts, vice president, sales, air conditioning division, Rheem. “We appreciate the Top 20 Ruud Reliable Contractors for their hard work, dedication, and continued support to the Ruud brand. These contractors are committed to running an outstanding business every single day.”

Ranking as America’s No. 1 Ruud Reliable Contractor is Hiller Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electrical of Nashville, Tennessee.

“Being named a Ruud Reliable Top 20 Contractor again this year makes me proud of each member our team,” said Jimmy Hiller, president and founder of Hiller Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electrical. “Since we opened our doors in 1990, we have always promised customers upfront pricing, same-day service, and 24-hour emergency services, and we still strive to deliver these values on a daily basis. Receiving this award proves that we are both treating customers right and serving as leaders in this industry.”

In addition to Hiller Plumbing, the 2015 Top 20 Top Ruud Reliable Contractors include Action Aire of Brownsville, Texas; Air Services Unlimited of Vidor, Texas; All Year Cooling of Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Atlas Services of Boynton Beach, Florida; Bell Brothers Heating and Air Conditioning of Elk Grove, California; Colley Refrigeration of Clute, Texas; EJ’s Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. of Oklahoma City; Gilmore Heating and Air Conditioning Co. of Placerville, California; H & S Heating & Air Conditioning of St. Cloud, Minnesota; J & A Air Conditioning of Miami; Jimmy Weeks Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. of Fayetteville, Georgia; McBroom HVAC of Primm Springs, Tennessee; Neese-Jones Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. of Alpharetta, Georgia; NJR Home Services of Wall, New Jersey; Pacific Aire Inc. of Camarillo, California; QAT Heating & Cooling Inc. of El Paso, Texas; S.A. Mechanical of Fargo, North Dakota; and Season Control of Canoga
Park, California.

Ruud also acknowledged utility company, CenterPoint Energy of Golden Valley, Minnesota, for its reliable service and customer care.

Ruud honored the achievements of its Top 20 Contractors at an awards ceremony at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. During the event, winners were recognized among their peers and given a chance to meet and discuss upcoming initiatives and business topics with the brand’s leadership team.

Qualifying Ruud Reliable Top Contractors can select from a customizable menu of business-building advantages like KwikComfort Financing and other valuable products, programs, and services designed to help contractors better serve and succeed in local markets. Other benefits include industry training and educational resources.

Publication date: 8/1/2016 

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