• Illingworth Corp. (Milwaukee) was named Subcontractor of the Year by CG Schmidt (Milwaukee). A subsidiary of Emcor Group Inc. (Norwalk, Conn.), Illingworth's recognition was based on such factors as teamwork, quality of work, leadership, safety, innovation, and schedule compliance, according to Jon Scholz, CG Schmidt's vice president/project management.

  • Air Comfort Corp. (Broadview, Ill.) promoted Fred Litke to director of technical services. The company also recognized service technicians Bill Lockridge and Joe Kubiak with Quality Improvement Process awards for the first quarter of 2004. The award recognizes employees whose outstanding efforts contributed to the company's success.

  • One Hour Air Conditioning and Heating (Sarasota, Fla.) announced five contractors have become One Hour franchisees during the second quarter of 2004. They are: Heartland Heating & Air Conditioning (Ozark, Mo.); Sutherlin Inc. (Greencastle, Ind.); Duffet Plumbing & Heating (Hamburg, N.Y.); Myrtle Beach Heating & Air Conditioning (Myrtle Beach, S.C.); and Central Aire Inc. (Gold River, Calif.).

  • Gem Plumbing and Heating (Lincoln, R.I.) announced that the company has expanded its home services to include electrical contracting and septic tank systems. For additional information on the company, contact www.gemplumbing.com.

  • A. Epstein and Sons International Inc. (Chicago) named Richard J. Kooy as vice president of business development.

    Publication date: 08/02/2004