SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Tom Ramsrud has been appointed as president of Comfort Systems USA-Intermountain. Ramsrud was previously president at Hillcrest Sheetmetal in Bakersfield, CA, a Comfort Systems USA Company. He has also held several other positions including office manager, general manager, branch manager, and vice president. The Intermountain division of the company is the name of the Comfort Systems USA location that formed from a merger of Freeway Heating and Cooling on Bountiful, UT, and CSI in Salt Lake City.

This is only one change within Comfort Systems USA. Recently, the company announced organization al changes that it hopes will help to capitalize on energy efficiency and energy management trends in the mechanical contracting market.

Marty Applebaum and Chuck Sherman, the senior leadership responsible for two strategic integrated, facility automation services and integrated energy services, now report directly to chairman and chief executive officer William F. Murdy.

“The Comfort Systems USA family of companies has always been positioned to provide a wide array of mechanical and automation products, services, and solutions to commercial and industrial markets,” said Murdy. “These organizational changes will allow us to build on that strong position by better leveraging our distinctive capabilities in automation and energy services to take full advantage of the opportunities that exist in today’s energy market.” The automation trends that Comfort Systems USA sites include energy deregulation, demand for unified building systems, and Internet-based technologies.

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