Company News | March 16, 2017
ARS Widens National Reach by Acquiring Comfort Heating & Air in KentuckyAmerican Residential Services (ARS), a Memphis, Tenn. based, privately-held national provider of air conditioning, heating and plumbing services, has acquired the assets of HVAC of Lexington, dba Comfort Heating & Air. For over 19 years, this location has operated as a family-owned business in the greater Lexington area.
Mike Buckley, President of Comfort Heating & Air said, “In ARS, we have found a culture and a leadership team that embody the philosophies on which Comfort Heating and Air was founded and will allow us to take our service to our customers and employees to the next level,”
“We are honored and privileged to be partnering with this talented management team who shares ARS’ vision of delivering a best-in-class customer experience through industry leading employees while giving back to the communities we serve,” said Dave Slott, Co-Chief Executive Officer of ARS.
Don Karnes, Co-Chief Executive Officer of ARS added “We are very pleased to have Comfort Heating & Air join our ARS family. With this acquisition, ARS expands its presence into a new region increasing our reach across the United States to a total of 23 states.”
ABOUT AMERICAN RESIDENTIAL SERVICES: Based in Memphis, Tenn., privately-owned ARS operates a network of more than 70 locally-managed service centers in 23 states, with approximately 6,500 employees. The ARS network features industry-leading brands including, A.J. Perri, Aksarben ARS, Allgood, Andy’s Statewide, ARS, Aspen Air Conditioning, Atlas Trillo, Beutler, Blue Dot, Brothers, Columbus Worthington Air, Comfort Heating & Air, Conway Services, Efficient Attic Systems (EAS), Florida Home Air Conditioning, Green Star Home Services, McCarthy Services, Rescue Rooter/ Proserv, Rescue Rooter, RighTime Home Services, RS Andrews, The Irish Plumber, Unique Services, "Will" Fix It, and Yes! Air Conditioning and Plumbing. United by Exceptional Service®, the ARS / Rescue Rooter Network serves both residential and light commercial customers by providing heating, cooling, indoor air quality, plumbing, drain cleaning, sewer line, radiant barrier, insulation and ventilation services. Each location has a knowledgeable team of trained specialists, who have undergone rigorous drug testing and criminal background checks. Providing exceptional service and ensuring the highest standards of quality, ARS has the experience to do any job right – the first time, with all work fully guaranteed.