Marty Applebaum and Chuck Sherman, the senior leadership responsible for two strategic initiatives, 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.”
Applebaum will coordinate automation engineering practice, national account management, manufacturer alliances, and FAS business development strategies across Comfort Systems USA’s operating locations with automation capabilities.
According to the company, this change places greater focus on its integrated energy services initiative, headed by Sherman. Comfort Systems USA defines its integrated energy services initiative as “a bundled service offering including energy master planning, in-depth facility evaluation, energy efficiency measure design and implementation, and supply side (commodity and infrastructure) consulting.”
Automation TrendsThe company has cited several trends that have prompted its enhanced emphasis on facilities automation and integrated energy service.
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Publication date: 07/09/2001