Tops-In-Trucks 2013

Congratulations to Our 2013 Tops-in-Trucks
Fleet Design Contest Winners!


Air Control Corporation
Springdale, AR
Owner/President Ron Farris

AirExperts Heating & Air Conditioning
San Antonio, TX
Owner Miguel Cervantes

Pacific Air Systems
Lakewood, WA
Owner/President Peter Hungate


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2014 Tops-in-Trucks Fleet Design
Contest Entry Form



Tops-in-Trucks Archive


Tops-in-Trucks Pictorial:

Tops-in-Trucks Past Winners


Tops-in-Trucks Feature Articles:

Tops-in-Trucks 2013 Winners

Tops-in-Trucks 2012 Winners

Tops-in-Trucks 2011 Winners

Tops-in-Trucks 2010 Winners

Tops-in-Trucks 2009 Winners


20 Questions with Past Tops-in-Trucks Winners:

20 Questions with Peter Hungate, Owner/President of Pacific Air Systems

Publisher Terry Tanker recently met with Peter Hungate, owner of Pacific Air Systems in Tacoma, WA, one of HVACR Business's 2103 Tops-in-Trucks winners. The two discussed business processes, orders, fleet vehicles, mentors, customer service and giving up company control in order to grow.

20 Questions with ServiceOne Owners John and Jeff Churchill

Publisher Terry Tanker recently met with the father-and-son team running ServiceOne in Omaha, NE, one of the 2012 Tops In Trucks winners, to discuss strategy, marketing, add-on acquisitions, and competition in their market.

20 Questions with Wesley Holm, Owner of Tops in Trucks winner Thompson Plumbing, Heating and Cooling.

For this special fleet issue, Publisher Terry Tanker interviewed Wesley Holm, owner of Tops-in-Trucks winner Thompson Plumbing, Heating and Cooling. They talked about the company’s fleet-marketing strategy, exceptional customer service, and how to write six blogs a week.

20 Questions with Gary Ward, Owner of Gary’s Heating and Air Conditioning, and Tops in Trucks Winner

Recently, Publisher Terry Tanker ventured into the Lone Star State to interview Tops-In-Trucks winner Gary Ward of Gary’s Heating and Air Conditioning Inc. They talked about training, fleet design, and the relentless Texas heat.

20 Questions with Drew Timm, Owner of Sun Services Air Conditioning-Heating Inc.

Publisher Terry Tanker recently spoke with Tops-in-Trucks honoree Drew Timm, owner of Sun Services Air Conditioning-Heating Inc., Fountain Hills, AZ. They spoke about muscle cars, meeting customers in hot tubs, and lessons learned from owning a small business.

20 Questions with Steve Schmidt, President of Frederick Air, Inc.

Publisher Terry Tanker recently spoke with Steve Schmidt, president of Frederick Air, Inc., winner of the 2010 Tops-in-Trucks Fleet-design award in the manufacturer-sponsored category. They discussed Edvard Munch, marketing budgets, and Home Performance Contracting.

20 Questions with Wayne G. Beck, President, Aladdin Air Conditioning and Heating Inc.

Publisher Terry Tanker sat down with Wayne Beck, owner of Newbury Park, Calif.-based Aladdin Air Conditioning & Heating Inc. — winner of the full wrap Tops-in-Trucks Fleet Design contest sponsored by HVACR Business. The two discussed service fleets, marketing, current market conditions and opening the proverbial and literal can of worms.

20 Questions with Carmine Galletta, CEO of GallettAir Inc.

Carmine Galletta of GallettAir Inc., Long Island, N.Y., the winner of HVACR Business’ First Annual Truck Design Contest, spent a day with publisher Terry Tanker discussing the value of well-planned fleet programs, car collections, restaurants, service contracts, and more.


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