A Tennessee HVAC company has been named the PHCC’s Contractor of the Year.

Pioneer Heating and Air Conditioning Inc. of Knoxville, Tenn., was given the award by Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors National Association 2012-2013 President David Dugger during the PHCC’s annual convention in October 2013 in Las Vegas.

Pioneer President Gordy Noe accepted the award. In the past 32 years, the company has grown from a single-truck operation to one with 33 full-time workers and a 27-vehicle fleet.

Noe was given $2,500 and a plaque noting the achievement.