CHARLOTTE, N.C., — NearU Services, a founder-led home services platform, announced its partnership with Kendal Air Heating and Cooling Inc., a provider of HVAC services in the Charlotte, North Carolina area. Since its founding in 2016, Kendal Air has been a provider of home services to residential customers in both North Carolina and South Carolina.

“We are thrilled to welcome Kendal Air to the NearU family. Their honest, dependable, and diligent approach to serving customers has made them the home services company-of-choice for homeowners in the Carolinas,"  said Ashish Achlerkar, NearU’s founder and CEO. "We are humbled by their trust in NearU as the preferred transition partner and we look forward to working with their exceptional team members to drive the company’s legacy to greater heights. We are also excited to have Kent Buckalew as part of our family to leverage his on-the-job training expertise across many of our brands.”

"After spending 30 years in the HVAC industry, I knew there was an opportunity to open my own business to make a positive impact on the home services industry by providing customers honest, quality service at a fair price,” said Kent Buckalew, founder of Kendal Air Heating and Cooling. “With that, Kendal Air was born. Since that day, we have delivered on that promise, providing our customers with the top-quality services at a fair price. I am confident that NearU will continue to build upon our legacy by providing premium service to our customers and advancement opportunities for our team members. I’m excited about the opportunity to focus on my passion for training and couldn’t be more thrilled for the future of Kendal Air.”

With this new partnership, the Kendal Air team will continue to operate under their current local brand under the existing management team led by General Manager Micah Amox.