American Air Distributing Donates Comfort Systems to Police K-9 Association

The Willingboro, New Jersey, K-9 Unit is more comfortable today thanks to the recent installation of two new Luxaire® heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems from Johnson Controls. Luxaire distributor American Air Distributing, Inc., West Chester, Pennsylvania, donated two systems—one for the offices and conference area and a second system for the K-9 kennels—and Luxaire contractor A&M Heating and Cooling, Marlton, New Jersey, installed the systems free of charge. Michael Lippincott, owner of A&M Heating… Read More

ABCO and American Standard Join Forces for Hammer for Heroes

Team ABCO is busy hammering for heroes. On May 4th, volunteers grabbed hammers and nails to help put together a home for a worthy family in need. The HVAC community is a big believer in giving back to the community, so ABCO sponsored the build with American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning, the #1 rated systems. Morris Habitat for Humanity led the way in Morristown, New Jersey, and believe it or not, the homes will… Read More

SMACNA Board Member Gary Luthe Shares Leadership Insights

SMACNA Board member Gary G. Luthe Sr., president and CEO of Luthe Sheet Metal Inc. in Cherry Hill, N.J., embraced the sheet metal trade from the bottom up. Gary started as a young apprentice and worked his way through the trades to build his own successful sheet metal business. Gary Luthe, SMACNA board member His first exposure to the industry came when he started taking a high school drafting class and worked summers in a… Read More

Just Ramblin’

By Art Penchansky Hey there, I’m back! For me it has been an interesting stretch of time from the end of January until now, about 5 months; and the cause has not been closed out yet. I’m still not walking without the help of some mechanical device, but I’m getting better and even dare to take a few steps without the device now and then. And I just drove my car for the first time… Read More