Major HVAC Acquisitions Announced

July 7, 2020
Buyers are Southern HVAC and The Wrench Group.

Maitland, FL Southern HVAC Corporation has announced the acquisition of Precision Heating & Air Conditioning, one of Austin’s leading providers of air conditioning repair and replacement services. The acquisition was completed on June 30 and marks Southern HVAC’s seventh transaction and second location in Texas, complementing their existing Austin-based Fox Service Company location. Precision Heating & Air Conditioning will continue to operate under its current brand name and receive enhanced customer service, technology, training and product support from Southern HVAC and Fox Service Company leadership teams.

“We are thrilled to partner with a strong brand like Precision in the Austin market,” said James Bagby, general manager of Fox Service Company. “Customers can rest assured that they will continue getting the highest quality service and workmanship they have come to expect from both Precision and Fox. We are confident that our combined brands will provide the greatest value and customer experience for everyone in Austin.”

Jarrod Brinker, vice president of acquisitions noted, “There is no doubt Precision is one of Austin’s most successful providers of air conditioning repair services. We are thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with the team at Precision to continue serving clients in the greater Austin market. In addition, we are excited to offer Precision customers essential plumbing and repair services through the Fox Service Company brand.” 

Founded in 2016, Southern HVAC Corporation services approximately 200,000 households annually via their locally operated brands. The company plans to continue its acquisition strategy, focusing on successful contracting businesses throughout the United States. For more information about Southern HVAC’s acquisition program visit THIS LINK.

Florida: Wrench Group Acquires Easy A/C
MARIETTA, Ga.— Wrench Group, a national leader in home repair, replacement, and maintenance services specializing in heating, ventilation, air conditioning, plumbing, water and electrical services, announced today the acquisition of Easy A/C (“Easy A/C”) located in Tampa, Fla.

Easy A/C has been locally owned and operated by Keith Westbrook and Dave Whittington since 2001 and has provided prompt air conditioning, electrical and plumbing services to customers in Polk, Pinellas, Pasco, Manatee, and Hillsborough Counties. “The acquisition of Easy A/C further establishes Wrench Group in the Tampa and St. Petersburg markets,” said Ken Haines, Wrench Group CEO. “Easy A/C is a strong operation, with an experienced team to continue our growth efforts.”

“The Easy A/C team is thrilled to be joining Wrench Group. We share a commitment to honesty and integrity and for almost two decades have served customers in our market through these core values,” said Keith Westbrook and Dave Whittington, co-founders.

Easy A/C will be combining its operations with CoolToday, headquartered in Sarasota, Florida and transition its brand to Easy CoolToday. CoolToday, serving Sarasota and the surrounding areas since 1963, was acquired by Wrench Group in April 2019, and has quickly expanded its service offerings to Tampa, St. Petersburg, Fort Myers and Naples. “Easy A/C is an established and growing organization, and I am looking forward to delivering the highest level of quality and service to our customers,” said Jaime DiDomenico, CoolToday President.

Wrench Group, LLC is a national leader in home repair, replacement and maintenance services specializing in heating, ventilation and air conditioning, plumbing, water, and electrical services. The company collectively serves over 550,000 customers annually in the Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, Fort Myers, Houston, Jacksonville, Phoenix, Naples, Sacramento, Sarasota, San Francisco Bay Area and Tampa metropolitan areas.