Franchising For Home Services

Consistency is Key to Growth

When you become a One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning® franchisee, you have a proven template for growth and profitability Larry Thornton moved to Lake Havasu, Ariz., in 2000 after working with the ...
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Why Turnover Isn't a Problem, but Retention Is

As a franchise owner, you work hard to build your location’s brand in your community, train employees, and even to find the right new hires. All the hard work you do is pointless without retention. ...
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6 Tips to Increase Retention

#1 Encourage Self-Growth Younger workers are seeking ways to improve themselves and their professional skills. This is often the number one benefit that Millennial employees seek when evaluating ...
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New Family, Continued Legacy ~ Business Insights on Franchising

When you become a One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning® franchisee, you not only keep your company’s history, you also gain an entire network of support Not many HVACR contractors can boast a service ...
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Why Turnover Isn't a Problem, but Retention Is

As a franchise owner, you work hard to build your location’s brand in your community, train employees, and even to find the right new hires. All the hard work you do is pointless without retention. ...
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Navigating Change, Outside of our Comfort Zone

Ryan Kletz, vice president, Classic Air’s One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning, Virginia Beach, Virginia, was a speaker at ACCA's IE3 conference last week in D.C. His topic was navigating change. ...
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Texas residential service provider joins the Clockwork family of brands

Locally-owned and operated Rockwall Heating and Air Conditioning, which has been serving the surrounding area for more than 10 years, has joined forces with One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating® (One ...
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Tri-state Family Business Joins One Hour & Mister Sparky Brands

ASHLAND, KY (January 17, 2018) – Locally-owned and family-operated Air Extreme has served the tri-state area’s heating and cooling needs since 2014 with owner and experienced HVAC technician Dale Webb ...
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Local Veteran Opens National Brand in Durham, Raleigh

Locally-owned and operated Gr een Horizon Heating and Air Conditioning, which has been serving the Raleigh/Durham metro area for 10 years, has joined forces with One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning,® ...
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Nationwide Tech Shortage Over?

When it comes to finding qualified technicians in the HVAC, plumbing or electrical residential services industry, hiring managers are often left with few choices. The dilemma has not been a secret in ...
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Keeping Top Talent in the Skilled Trades

Sure, competitive compensation is important—but so are other job satisfaction factors. Two years ago, One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning in Virginia Beach, VA, experienced a severe blow to its ...
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Benjamin Franklin Plumbing® Named 2017 Best Places to Work

St. Lucie, FL (November 21, 2017) – For employees who deal with toilets, clogged drains and other things best left unsaid, they can honestly say they have one of the best places to work in the ...
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This HVAC Franchisee Is Cooling His Heels as a Successful Business Owner

Derek Cole has been in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) business off and on -- mostly on -- since graduating high school. He took a break to attend college but then returned to ...
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Why did they franchise?

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There Can be Many Misperceptions Related to Franchising

While many home services companies fear transitioning to franchising may mean a loss of control or identity, this simply isn’t the case--in fact, these businesses will solidify their brand, increasing ...
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South Palm Beach Florida Business Joins National Franchise Brand

For the past 25 years, John Peters has been helping the South Palm Beach and greater Broward County communities with their plumbing needs. Now, Peters has taken his business to the national stage by ...
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Why would a 45+ year-old company join forces with One Hour?

Locally-owned and operated Joe East Heating and Air Conditioning, which has been serving the Huntsville area for more than 45 years, has joined forces with One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning,® (One ...
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Hug Your HVAC Tech

Hot summer days are here and June 22nd is a perfect day for National HVAC Tech Day! Humans have been trying to heat and cool their environments since ancient times. But, it wasn't until the 1900's ...
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Texas HVAC Company Joins National Franchise Brand

Locally-owned and operated Airwise Heating and Air Conditioning, serving the Fort Worth area for almost 30 years, has joined forces with One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning® . With 22 employees and 14 ...
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On-Demand Training: Online, Onsite, Ongoing

Becoming a franchisee gives you access to Success Academy,® our on-demand training resource for HVAC, plumbing and electrical residential service professionals. Topics include general business ...
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One Hour Heating & Air in Herrin Illinois Honored

For the second time, Pass One Hour Heating and Air has been honored with the President's Award by its parent company, Direct Energy. To receive the award the residential HVAV business must have a ...
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Benjamin Franklin Plumbing Owner Earns Top Honor

Marvin Ohl, owner of Benjamin Franklin Plumbing in Rosenberg Texas, received the President's Award at this year's franchisee convention for members of the Direct Energy family of brands. The ...
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Did you know...

Originally Memorial Day was known as Decoration Day, meant to honor the Union and the Confederate soldiers who died during the American Civil War. By the 1900s, it had become a day to celebrate all ...
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Houston One Hour Sells A/Cs to Benefit Texas Children’s Hospital

Some promotions for air conditioners come with incentives to save people money, but One Hour has taken an extra step in getting Houstonians to buy air conditioners for charity. Total generated? ...
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Local Heating & Air Company Among Best Places to Work

Ashburn, VA (May 16, 2017) – Modern Mechanical One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning ® (One Hour) is proud to be named to the latest Best Places to Work list published by the Washington Business ...
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