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The Arcticom Group Acquires KIC Refrigeration

The Arcticom Group (TAG), a leading provider in the U.S. of commercial refrigeration and HVAC services, announced it has acquired KIC Refrigeration, a southern California full service maintenance and repair company that focuses on supermarkets, convenience stores and commercial buildings. With this acquisition, TAG now owns five HVACR companies with locations in California, Nevada, Alaska, Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Arizona. KIC was founded by Justin Cockle and Jason Fay, both of whom will remain involved… Read More

Why HVAC/R is a Great Career

Young students are graduating around the USA right now and making decisions toward their career choices. This was the perfect time for the North Park Innovations team to ask technicians and business owners to tell us why HVAC/R (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration) is a great career choice. We heard an overwhelming theme, well stated by William Carman, from Action Electrical & Mechanical Contractors in Carrollton, Georgia: “The HVAC industry is ever changing. Great… Read More

The Arcticom Group Expands into Colorado with Acquisition of Victory Construction and Refrigeration

The Arcticom Group (TAG), a leading provider in the U.S. of commercial refrigeration and HVAC services, today announced it has acquired Victory Construction and Refrigeration, a Denver-based company that offers refrigeration installation and service. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Victory is The Arcticom Group’s first Colorado-based HVACR company, helping TAG grow its presence throughout the Western United States.  TAG now has operations in California, Nevada, Alaska, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Colorado and Arizona. Read More

Karan Aggarwal Promoted to CoolSys VP of Corporate Development

CoolSys™, the parent of market-leading refrigeration and HVAC companies nationwide, announced it has promoted Karan Aggarwal to vice president of corporate development from his former role as director of mergers & acquisitions.  In his new position, Aggarwal will be responsible for directing all aspects of the company’s “buy and build” strategy, through which CoolSys has grown significantly over the past three years. Karan Aggarwal “Since joining CoolSys, Karan has been instrumental in executing our growth strategy,… Read More

Zaretsky Engineering Solutions Joins Johnson Controls-Hitachi Manufacturers’ Sales Rep Team

Johnson Controls-Hitachi is pleased to announce that Zaretsky Engineering Solutions will be the new manufacturers’ representative for Hitachi Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) systems and SmartFlex™ Mini-Split systems in southern California, including the Los Angeles and San Diego markets. Hitachi VRF systems offer engineers, mechanical contractors, and building owners a cost-effective and energy-efficient HVAC choice with multiple advantages which include: A modular design that enables systems to be customized to each project’s exact requirements. Options include… Read More

Ice Energy Signs Distribution Partnerships to Target Residential Building Market in Southern California

Ice Energy, the leading provider of distributed thermal energy storage solutions, has executed product distribution agreements with four leading regional companies to sell, install, and maintain its intelligent residential air conditioning system, the Ice Bear 20. Distribution partners are now actively engaged and working with architects, builders, and homeowners in California. They are specifically targeting those who wish to pair the Ice Bear air conditioner with a solar PV system, in order to create net-zero… Read More