HVAC Celebrates 25th Anniversary

HVAC Inc. announced celebration festivities to coincide with the company’s 25 years of being in business. What began in 1986 in a small trailer on Bluff City Highway, In Bristol, TN has grown into the largest mechanical contracting / building solutions company in the region.

To celebrate the company’s success, HVAC is hosting two celebrations including a client event Friday night, September 30 with music, dinner at the Olde Farm in Bristol, and a second celebration in Blountville on Friday October 7 for all the HVAC employees and their spouses.

Licensed & bonded in six states, HVAC has grown from eight to nearly one hundred forty employees. Founded by James Edd Hill, originally from Harlan County Kentucky and his late wife Becky, the company first offered heating, cooling and plumbing services to commercial clients in East Tennessee. While still offering these services, HVAC has grown into a one-stop shop for everything mechanical from both new building construction to building and systems renovation. The menu of HVAC services includes electrical, mechanical, plumbing, service, energy conservation, design/build, building automation and indoor air quality.

Earlier this month, HVAC Inc. launched a new division of the company, HVAC GeoSolar. HVAC GeoSolar offers both commercial and residential energy saving solutions to both commercial and residential customers who want to lessen their reliance on the power grid. With several options in geothermal heating and cooling, solar arrays and wind generation systems, HVAC continues to be an innovator in energy saving green technologies and high tech computerized building automation. As members of the U.S. Green Building Council and International Ground Source Heat Pump Association, HVAC is a LEED certified contractor.

Discussing the company’s growth, amidst the current economic climate, newly appointed president, Keith Rhymer said, “We truly believe in doing a great job at a fair price, and we strive daily to improve anything and everything.”

James Edd Hill, company founder, added, “From the beginning, we have stood firm in our philosophy of listening, understanding, caring and educating. Every project we do is special no matter the size or the difficulty.”

Hill added, “You can’t take without giving. We believe in and support our communities, those of our employees, as well as those of our clients”.

HVAC is located at 101 Third Street in downtown Bristol and now has an administration staff of nearly twenty and a technical field staff of nearly one hundred twenty.