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CAAG Conditioned Air Association of Georgia Legislative Report

By: Tucker Green, Associate Director Tucker Green The 2021 regular legislative session wrapped up on March 31st. The Senate adjourned around midnight and the House carried over into April 1st by about half an hour. Unfortunately, our bill (HB302) did not pass through the Senate on its own or by substitute on another bill. This is for no particular reason, but simply raw politics. The House and Senate were at odds over the last couple… Read More

Blalock Heating & Air, Johnstone Supply and Fujitsu Team Up on Speedway Ford Job

Speedway Ford in Griffin, Georgia Recently Blalock Heating & Air along with Johnstone Supply, Fujitsu and The Nixon Group teamed up on a project at Speedway Ford in Griffin, Georgia. The team consisted of: Blalock Heating and Air – Justin Bishop, Johnstone Supply – Ty Rath, Fujitsu – Shawn Hill, The Nixon Group – Seth Nixon. Speedway Ford has been a long time customer of Blalock Heating & Air. The original equipment at Speedway Ford… Read More

East Coast Metal Distributors Tool Day Event at Gee Heating and Air

East Coast Metal Distributing recently held a Tool Day event at Gee Heating and Air of Gainesville, Georgia. The event was well attended by HVAC contractors from the area. Contractors were able to meet with the different tool venders to see the latest they have for the HVAC marketplace. The vendors on-hand for the Tool Day event was, Dewalt Tools, along with Yellow Jacket and Klien Tools. Everyone was also treated with a great lunch… Read More

Lawson Air Conditioning & Plumbing, Inc. Celebrates 75th Anniversary

L.D. Lawson at a Carrier Training in 1970s. Lawson Air Conditioning & Plumbing is proud to be celebrating its 75th Anniversary! Lawson Air Conditioning & Plumbing was founded in 1946 by Lester Dean (L.D.) Lawson after he returned home from WWII at the age of 26. Lawson Air Conditioning & Plumbing and L.D. Lawson pioneered the HVAC industry in 1946 in North Georgia. L.D. installed the first air conditioning unit in Hall County for the… Read More

The New Flat Rate Celebrates 10 Years of Helping Contractors Improve Sales

The New Flat Rate, the first menu-pricing system for home service contractors, celebrates 10 years in 2021 as they continue providing home service contractors a pricing system that helps increase revenue. Started from inside a garage in 2011, The New Flat Rate has supported over 6,658 users in the field while being accessed 35,000 times a week routinely. Having served 1,286 companies in all 50 states and Canada, the company generates an average increase of… Read More

Inside Notes: Changing History

Georgia Director, Curtis Parrott Why do people think they can change the truth of history? This has been happening as long as recorded time. History is what defines us as being human. People can do some pretty barbaric stuff to each other and history is the best teacher of the good and evil in the world. Part of America is now waging a war on our history. They’re taking down statues, removing plaques, erasing the… Read More