Profile: Comfort Systems USA Inc (FIX.N)
17 May 2013
Comfort Systems USA, Inc., incorporated on December 12, 1996, provides heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) installation, maintenance, repairs and replacement services within the mechanical services industry. The Company has 37 operating units in 72 cities and 87 locations throughout the United States. The Company operates primarily in the commercial, industrial and institutional HVAC markets and performs most of its services within office buildings, retail centers, apartment complexes, manufacturing plants, and healthcare, education and government facilities. In addition to standard HVAC services, the Company provides specialized applications, such as building automation control systems, fire protection, process cooling, electronic monitoring and process piping. The Company provides a range of installation, maintenance, repair and replacement services for HVAC and related systems in commercial, industrial and institutional properties.
The Company’s installation business related to newly constructed facilities, which include the design, engineering, integration, installation and start-up of HVAC, building automation controls and related systems. The Company provides design and build and plans and spec installation services for office buildings, retail centers, apartment complexes, manufacturing plants, healthcare, education and government facilities and other commercial, industrial and institutional facilities. In a design and build installation, working with the customer, the Company determines the needed capacity and energy efficiency of the HVAC system that best suits the proposed facility. The Company also installs process cooling systems and building automation controls and monitoring systems. Process cooling systems are used primarily in industrial facilities to provide heating and/or cooling to precise temperature and climate standards for products being manufactured and for the manufacturing equipment. Building automation control systems are used in HVAC and process cooling systems to maintain pre-established temperature or climate standards for commercial or industrial facilities.
Maintenance, Repair and Replacement Services
The Company’s maintenance, repair and replacement services include the maintenance, repair, replacement, reconfiguration and monitoring of HVAC systems and industrial process piping. Maintenance and repair services are provided either in response to service calls or under a service agreement. Service calls are coordinated by customer service representatives or dispatchers that use computer and communication technology to process orders, arrange service calls, communicate with customers, dispatch technicians and invoice customers. Service technicians work from service vehicles equipped with commonly used parts, supplies and tools to complete a range of jobs. Commercial, industrial and institutional service agreements usually have terms of one to three years, with automatic annual renewals, and with thirty-to sixty-day cancellation notice periods. The Company also provides remote monitoring of temperature, pressure, humidity and air flow for HVAC systems.
Comfort Systems USA Inc
Suite 400, 675 Bering Drive
HOUSTON TX 77057