ANNANDALE, Minn. — Malco Products, SBC, announced the winners of its annual HVAC Trade-Pro of the Year Award program. The HVAC Trade-Pro of the Year Award recognizes and celebrates outstanding, experienced HVAC professionals who are dedicated to the industry and on-the-job safety, as well as giving back to their communities.
The program recognized five top HVAC contractors and technicians from across the U.S.:
- Pablo Estrada, installer and service technician, Infinity Heating & Cooling, Las Vegas, Nevada
- Shannon Godlewski, technician, Service Unlimited Inc., New Castle, Delaware
- Tyler Norton, lead technician and owner, Tight Lines HVAC, Syracuse, Utah
- Dan Sorenson, assistant service manager, Any Hour Services, Orem, Utah
- Michael Williams, mechanics helper, TA Woods, Wilmington, North Carolina
“The 2020 HVAC Trade-Pro of the Year winners are some of the finest nominees we’ve ever seen,” said Malco president and chief operating officer Mardon Quandt. “These elite contractors and technicians are making a difference in the field and in their local communities, and are continuing to advance the industry’s reputation for safety and top-quality customer service.”
“Our deepest congratulations and gratitude go to the 2020 HVAC Trade-Pro of the Year honorees,” said Eric Peterson, Malco director of sales and marketing. “This year has been challenging for everyone, and we are proud of the hard work these HVAC professionals are putting in to help keep our communities safely up and running.”
Each of the winners will receive a Malco tool kit valued at $1,000, awarded by their local distributor. Nominations for Malco’s 2021 HVAC Trade-Pro of the Year program will open in February 2021.
Malco donates significant quantities of in-kind products and apparel annually to a variety of skilled trade education programs, competitions, and events across the country, including high school, post-secondary technical and apprenticeship programs, regional apprenticeship contests, and SkillsUSA state and national conferences. Malco also coordinates the “Head of the Class” Student Recognition Program that partners with education programs across the country to recognize high-achieving students and entire graduating classes in the HVAC/sheet metal, building construction, and autobody repair fields.