Tops-In-Trucks Fleet Design Contest
Congratulations to Our 2014 Winners!
Air Blue Heating & Cooling Inc.
Wheeling, Ill. | 6 vehicles
Konrad Rybak, owner
Clear the Air Cooling & Heating
Friendswood, Texas | 8 vehicles
Jason Stom, owner
Gilman Heating & Cooling
Ashland, Va. | 12 vehicles
Winston Hancock, owner
This year’s Top-in-Trucks winners know how to grab your attention, and communicate their mission
In the eighth year of the Tops-in-Trucks Fleet Design contest, HVACR Business received a record number of entries and a marked improvement in the quality of designs from years past.
20 Questions with Past Winners:
Winston Hancock, owner of Gilman Heating & Cooling, discusses his company’s long history, the need to transition marketing to a professional firm and the importance of training and education.
Peter Hungate, owner of Pacific Air Systems, discusses business processes, orders, fleet vehicles, mentors, customer service and giving up company control in order to grow.
John and Jeff Churchill, owners of ServiceOne, discuss strategy, marketing, add-on acquisitions and competition in their market.
Wesley Holm, owner of Thompson Plumbing, Heating and Cooling, discusses fleet-marketing strategy, exceptional customer service and how to write six blogs a week.
Gary Ward, ownerof Gary’s Heating and Air Conditioning Inc., discusses about training, fleet design and the relentless Texas heat.
Drew Timm, owner of Sun Services Air Conditioning-Heating Inc., discusses muscle cars, meeting customers in hot tubs and lessons learned from owning a small business.
Steve Schmidt, president of Frederick Air, Inc., discusses Edvard Munch, marketing budgets and Home Performance Contracting.
Wayne Beck, owner of Aladdin Air Conditioning & Heating Inc., discusses service fleets, marketing, current market conditions and opening the proverbial and literal can of worms.
Carmine Galletta, owner of GallettAir Inc., discusses the value of well-planned fleet programs, car collections, restaurants, service contracts, and more.