Rest in Peace: Brud Childress, November 24, 1952 – July 11, 2018

Brud Childress, age 66, of Braselton, owner of Mechanical Equipment Company, passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Memorial Services were held on July 14, 2018 at the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Dr. Mike Day officiated. Brud Childress Mr. Childress was preceded in death by: his father, Alva Jack Childress, Sr. and mother, Evelyn Childress. He is survived by: his wife of 48 years, Wanda D. Childress of Braselton; son and daughter-in-law,… Read More

Milwaukee Tool Selects Shupe, Carboni & Associates as Representatives

Shupe, Carboni & Associates has been selected by Milwaukee Tool to represent their products to the HVAC and Refrigeration channels in the states of Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, Mississippi and the Florida Panhandle, effective July 1st. Nick Mathiowdis, National Sales Manager for Milwaukee Tool, said “we selected Shupe Carboni because of their great reputation in the HVAC community and their strong relationships with the distributors.” The Chattanooga based manufacturer representative agency has been in business over… Read More

AHR Expo Returns to Atlanta for the First Time Since 2001

The AHR Expo will return to Atlanta for the first time since 2001 for its 2019 Show at the Georgia World Congress Center. HVACR accounts for billions of dollars in revenue and is a key economic driver for the state of Georgia, with U.S. Department of Labor projections indicating it will see nearly 20 percent growth in the coming years. With this booming HVACR market, the region is a top location to host the next… Read More

Bryant Heating and Cooling Systems Announces Dealer Awards

During the recent Bryant Dealer Rally, the company’s annual meeting where its top dealers are recognized, Gainesville Mechanical, Inc. of Gainesville, Georgia was named Bryant Dealer of the Year, the highest honor a Bryant dealer can receive. Each year, this award recognizes the business whose resolve and tenacity have propelled them forward, creating undeniable momentum and extraordinary progress. Bryant, a leading supplier of heating, ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC) equipment, is a part of UTC Climate,… Read More