Archive for March, 2017

Lee Company Home Services: The Nation’s Best

March 21, 2017

ACCA Award Residential Contractor of the Year

Home Services just hit a home run! ACCA, the Indoor Environment & Energy Efficiency Association, has named Lee Company the 2017 Residential Contractor of the Year. This national award is reserved for a company that exceeds industry standards and offers breakthrough performance and results.

“It is always a difficult decision for our panel of judges to choose who they consider the ‘best of the best’ from the group,” says Paul T. Stalknecht, ACCA president and CEO. “This year’s winner, Lee Company, is an extremely deserving company that truly exemplifies the qualities that all of the best companies in the industry share.”

ACCA says Lee Company stood out with dedication to “moving the industry forward through training, use of technology, and strong business practices.”

“It’s our mission to create a workplace where employees can thrive, so providing the team with ongoing training and the best technology is central to who we are,” says Dan Kalman, Senior Vice President of Home Services. “They might be learning a new skill at Lee Company University, or using smart glasses to give customers a better look at what’s happening in the attic or crawl space. No matter what they’re doing, our team gives their best, 24/7. This award reflects the value of their dedication, and it’s an honor to receive it on behalf of the whole team.”

The best of the best

Put the best to work for you! Contact Lee Company Home Services today for all your plumbing, electrical and HVAC needs. We’re here to help, and we always remember: There’s no greater honor than being invited into your home.

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Sizzle Awards: An Awesome Encore

March 16, 2017

Winner of the 2017 Sizzle Awards

Thank you, Williamson County! For the fourth year in a row, Lee Company has claimed the top prize at the Sizzle Awards for Best Electrician, Best Plumbing and Best Heating & Air.

We’re proud to say that Lee Company has been recognized every year since the Sizzle Awards business competition began. That’s very special to us since the honor comes from you: Williamson County residents determine who wins the Sizzle Awards, and the turnout is tremendous. Competition sponsor counted 1 million votes, overall.

Congratulations to all the category winners! And thanks to the competition sponsors, the voters, and to the Lee Company professionals who deliver award-winning service every single day, year after year. We’re more than proud. We’re sizzling!

Need an encore performance?

Chances are, you know what a difference our plumbing, electrical and HVAC pros can make when it comes to keeping your home comfy and cozy. If there’s a service area you haven’t tried yet, now’s the time! The best team in Williamson County is here for you.

Good News Travels Fast

March 14, 2017

You know Lee Company leads the way in service and dedication. Now, thanks to a recent article in The Huffington Post, more people are learning about us – and from us! The story features an interview with our President & CEO, Richard Perko, and highlights Lee Company’s leadership in education and smart technology.

For example, Lee Company University gives our team the chance to expand their knowledge, explore career options and earn a certification, free of charge. Smart glasses enable us to offer the best service possible to home and facilities customers.

Combined, our leadership in these areas creates opportunities for success for employees and customers. And, as the article points out: Opportunity is very powerful.

Investing Your IRS Refund at Home – Spring 2017

March 08, 2017

Investing IRS tax refund with your HVAC unit

We may groan about it, but that time of year is back: tax time. On the bright side, some of us are looking forward to a tax refund!

If you’re getting money back from the IRS or the state this year, consider this: You can turn that refund into an investment by using it to purchase an energy-efficient heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system.

Now, your first response might be: “Sure, that sounds great, but I’d rather spend the refund on something fun.” We understand that feeling. We also know that you work hard for your money, and it’s only fair that your money work hard for you.

According to the Energy Department, heating and cooling costs can add up to about half of your home’s total utility bill. Other estimates indicate that a new HVAC system can help you save about 20 percent of those costs.

Bottom line? Invest in a new HVAC system now and, over time, you’ll consistently add money to your family budget – not just this year, but for years to come. Think of how much fun you can have with that!

Nashville and Northern Alabama Know Where to Go

When it comes to heating and air conditioning service in the greater Nashville, Tenn. and Northern Alabama area, people turn to Lee Company – and they have for decades. Along with a growing number of customers throughout the region, they trust us to provide energy-efficient HVAC options, including:

  • Dual-Fuel Systems: With these HVAC systems, you can use electricity and natural gas. It’s the fuel-efficient way to get the best of both worlds.
  • Geothermal Systems: Improving efficiency with a ground-source heat pump makes good use of natural resources – and financial resources.
  • Programmable Thermostats: If you’re out of the house all day, why run the AC full blast? Programmable thermostats let you manage the heating and cooling, so you keep your home comfortable and your utility bills low.
  • Solar Attic Ventilation Fans: The heat in your attic impacts your whole house. Cool the attic off by up to 20 degrees with a 100% solar powered fan.

If a new HVAC system or any of these options sound appealing, your next question might be: “How do I know for sure what I need?” That’s where trust comes in.

With Lee Company, trust is part of the package. We understand your concerns and we’ll give you a straight answer. Lee Company has been serving homeowners for more than 70 years. Your neighbors trust our experts. You can too.

From Refund to Results

Simply put, an energy-efficient HVAC system – coupled with proactive, preventive maintenance from the pros at Lee Company – can help you:

  • Increase the lifespan of your current HVAC system
  • Enjoy a comfortable home temperature all year round
  • Improve your home’s inside air quality
  • Save money on electric bills

Saving money on those monthly bills is great. Being proactive – maintaining your HVAC system on a regular, annual basis – also saves you the headaches and unexpected expenses that come with the “wait and see” approach.

So don’t wait! Give us a call today. We’re honored to serve Nashville, and to work with customers in towns like Murfreesboro, Tenn.; Decatur, Ala.; and Huntsville, Ala. Your home is where our heart is.
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Safety Leaders: BEYOND a Contractor

March 05, 2017

Contractor Safety Leaders

It’s a sure sign of success when customers ask Lee Company to help with their safety training!

Matt Stoddard, Kelly Christy and Tom Higgins recently collaborated with Shiroki executives to arrange NFPA 70E arc flash training with Lee Company employees and facility directors at three Shiroki plants. Thanks to Skype technology, Lee Company experts from North Alabama were also able to participate, along with local customers from Daikin, Toray and Contractor Services.

Matt says Lee Company’s safety performance – and our 2015 ABC award-winning success with Shiroki – helps us stand out from the competition.

“Shiroki feels we are the safest contractors and wants to learn from our example,” Matt says. “We’re proud of the impacts the training may have on their safety culture and people – it might even save a life.”

This success story exemplifies the safety culture we all desire and represent at Lee Company. As a result, these customers now see us as BEYOND a contractor … and as more of a true business partner. Well done, team!

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