Daikin Announces New DIstributor for Rockies Region

Sept. 20, 2010
Empire maintains full staff of commercial estimators, sales personnel

Empire Gas & Electric Equipment Co. will begin distribution of Daikin AC Americas' line of advanced heating and air conditioning systems. Empire Gas & Electric Equipment Co. is the wholesale distributor serving the rocky mountain region including Colorado, Wyoming, northern New Mexico, eastern Utah and the western regions of Kansas, Nebraska and South Dakota.

Empire offers the full line of residential and commercial heating and cooling products plus a complete range of services for their dealers including training, marketing, and back up service.

“We're excited about our valuable partnership with Empire Gas & Electric Equipment Co. because we share a common goal. To be the best in our respective industries,” says Russell Tavolacci, Daikin AC vice president and general manager. “Empire maintains an impressive staff of HVAC commercial estimators, experienced sales personnel, and knowledgeable service managers that will become an important asset to Daikin AC as we continue to expand in North America.”

Daikin AC will support the new distributor by continuing to provide advanced products, which are backed by one of the best warranties in the industry. Daikin AC also helps its partners with marketing assistance, contractor training, a preferred dealer network, known as DNA (Daikin Network Alliance) and technical service assistance.

“Empire is convinced that the partnership with Daikin AC positions our organization to deliver superior customer value, especially when comparing Daikin’s best-in-class warranty, extensive product portfolio, and product features to the competition," says Buzz Sweat, Empire CEO. "Daikin's commitment to providing high efficiency residential and commercial solutions will strengthen our product offering and give our customers an opportunity to improve profits."