ARLINGTON, Va. — ACCA announced that Eric Bridgeman of Classic Air’s One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning, Virginia Beach, Virginia, was named ACCA’s 2018 Service Manager of the Year.  

"It is an honor to be named as ACCA’s Service Manager of the Year,” said Bridgeman, a 40-year veteran of the HVACR industry. “This honor would not be possible without the entire Classic Air family supporting me as I work to ensure we deliver superior customer service and support our community and the industry.”

Bridgeman was presented the Service Manager of the Year award during ACCA’s Service Leadership conference in Fort Worth, Texas, which took place Nov. 8-9. He was presented with ACCA’s American flag that was flown over the U.S. Capitol Building on June 22, National HVAC Technician Day. The flag was flow by Rep. Markwayne Mullin, R-Okla, president of Mullin Plumbing, Heating and Air.

"ACCA received many outstanding nominations for the 2018 Service manager of the Year award," said Barton James, ACCA interim president and CEO/ "Eric, however, was the standout candidate because of his clear commitment to ongoing training and education by spending countless hours working in trade schools and community colleges in his area. ACCA is on a mission to bring more people into the trades, and Eric is certainly doing his part to make that happen. He is truly deserving of this great award.”

“I am very proud of Eric’s work and commitment to the industry, and was honored to nominate him," said Ryan Kletz, vice president of Classic Air’s One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning. "Every day, Eric sets a positive example for our entire team and inspires all of us to continually deliver the best customer experience we can.  We’re honored that he is being recognized by ACCA’s nationwide network of contractors.”

Publication date: 11/9/2018

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