Recently, Travis Refrigeration partnered with other local contractors and Building Homes for Heroes during a Welcome Home ceremony in Lehigh Acres, FL for USMC Corporal Yancy Green. Throughout his service, Green has suffered many injuries that have impacted his mobility. His injuries require specific modifications to his home in order to live safely and focus on his recovery.
To support Green, Johnson Controls donated a YORK® heating and cooling system with a Wi-Fi® capable YORK® touch-screen thermostat to better assist him with adjusting his home’s temperature without the need to get up. Travis Refrigeration donated the HVAC installation services for the veteran’s new home.
Having the support of companies like Johnson Controls and Travis Refrigeration gives us the opportunity to honor injured veterans with a mortgage-free home, said Chad Gottlieb, director of construction development, Building Homes for Heroes. The customized amenities companies like Johnson Controls are able to bring to these homes allows veterans to live their lives in greater comfort and dignity.
Building Homes for Heroes is a national organization that recognizes those who serve in the United States Armed Forces by supporting the needs of severely wounded or disabled soldiers and their families. The organization strives to build or renovate quality homes and donate them, mortgage-free, to injured veterans nationwide.
There is no greater honor than giving back to the veterans who have sacrificed for our country. We are proud to provide USMC Corporal Yancy Green with a comfortable environment in his new home, said Jason Travis, Owner, Travis Refrigeration & Air Conditioning.
The YORK brand of Johnson Controls has been a proud sponsor of Building Homes for Heroes since 2014. The company has been recognized by US Veterans Magazine as a top veteran-friendly company. Johnson Controls is also committed to hiring veterans and military spouses. Veteran employees are honored to design, engineer and assemble systems that help improve the lives of fellow veterans.
Building Homes for Heroes invites anyone wishing to volunteer or donate to the organization to contact Building Homes for Heroes at firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about Building Homes for Heroes www.buildinghomesforheroes.org.
To learn more about Travis Refrigeration. please visit www.travisac.com.
About Building Homes for Heroes
Building Homes for Heroes®, Inc. is a national organization committed to helping severely combat wounded or disabled US veterans and their families by gifting them a mortgage-free home. For more information on these projects, please call 516-684-9220 or visit the organizations website at www.buildinghomesforheroes.org.
About YORK® HVAC
YORK® products from Johnson Controls include energy-efficient, residential central air conditioners, heat pumps, furnaces and accessories marketed through a national distribution network of qualified York heating and cooling contractors. To learn more about YORK®, visit www.YORK.com and follow on YouTube, Instagram and Facebook @yorkhomecomfort and @YORKHVAC on Twitter.
About Johnson Controls
Johnson Controls is a global leader creating a safe, comfortable and sustainable world. Our 105,000 employees create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions and integrated infrastructure that work seamlessly together to deliver on the promise of smart cities and communities in 150 countries. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. We are committed to helping our customers win everywhere, every day and creating greater value for all of our stakeholders through strategic focus on our buildings and energy growth platforms. For additional information, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com/ or follow us @johnsoncontrols on Twitter.