Operation Returning Comfort designed to help flood-ravaged homeowners replace HVAC quickly
April 11, 2019
With record flooding destroying and damaging homes throughout the Midwest, Goodman Mfg. Co. L.P. is deploying its Neighbors Helping Neighbors: Operation Returning Comfort program to help flood victims recover.
Following in a 32-year tradition of dedication and service, 27 technicians from 17 companies made 60 service calls to elderly customers in need of assistance. A clean and check was completed on each furnace, and any equipment found to have mechanical problems was repaired at no cost to the recipient.
Admittedly, I do not pay near as much attention to local politics as I do to the national scene. Sure, I know some of the issues that are being discussed at the state level, but I could not tell you my representative in city government. I find out about decisions made locally after the fact, never before. This is not a luxury an HVAC business owner has when deciding how to follow politics.
Wichita Business Journal honors top HR professionals in the region
October 17, 2017
The Wichita Business Journal has announced the individuals who will be recognized in its annual Human Resources (HR) Professionals awards program. 2017 marks the fifth year the publication has honored the HR talent behind the most successful companies in Wichita, and this year’s honorees include Brandi Richardson MBA, SHRM-CP, PHR, senior human resources generalist at Johnson Controls.
Joan Cain is a widowed grandmother living on a fixed income. She resides in Waterbury, Connecticut, where she raised her children and now grandchildren, who still live with her as she continues to support them.
In the aftermath of the recent hurricane emergency felt across the state, one Florida city has taken swift action to aid local residents’ recovery and preparedness efforts. The Cape Coral City Council approved a robust hurricane response package for residents, including access to an innovative form of financing called HERO. HERO Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing empowers homeowners to make energy-efficient, renewable energy, and hurricane-resiliency improvements and pay for the upgrades over time through a voluntary assessment on their property tax bills.
We have all unfortunately seen the devastation caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma in recent weeks. These storms have upended homes, flooded entire cities, and made life immensely difficult for millions of people.
When a local nonprofit organization focused on training service dogs noticed one of its facilities was not staying cool enough, the phone rang and the problem was solved when an HVAC company was looking to help.
200 Friedrich Chill room air conditioners, totaling 10,400-pounds of window a/c units worth an estimated $55,000, will be loaded up for delivery to Rockport, Texas, a town almost completely devastated by Hurricane and tropical storm Harvey.