ARS Acquires HVAC Company

LAS VEGAS - American Residential Services LLC, a privately held, nationwide provider of HVAC and plumbing services through the ARS and Rescue Rooter brands, has purchased the assets of several air conditioning and plumbing businesses operating in here and in Phoenix.

LAS VEGAS - American Residential Services LLC, a privately held, nationwide provider of HVAC and plumbing services through the ARS and Rescue Rooter brands, has purchased the assets of several air conditioning and plumbing businesses operating in here and in Phoenix.

As part of its strategy for continued growth through geographic expansion, ARS has purchased the assets of 24/7 Service Corp., which operates Yes! Air Conditioning, Yes! Plumbing and Sunset Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning.

"We are proud of our growth and accomplishments in the Southwest, and joining the ARS network gives us the opportunity to rapidly reach our mutual expansion goals and to create future opportunities for our associates," said Ken Goodrich, president and owner, who now joins the senior management team at ARS.

Goodrich will lead and expand existing HVAC and plumbing operations here and in Phoenix, as well as ARS's HVAC businesses in Southern California, along with Yes! executives Lance Fernandez and Jeremy Prevost. Sunset founders Bill Moore and Shana Daigneau will continue to lead the Sunset operation here. Existing ARS locations here and in Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz., will operate in conjunction with the new businesses under the name Yes! ARS.

"We are building a nationwide HVAC and plumbing footprint by continuing to add quality service providers such as Yes! and Sunset," said Dave Slott, president and chief operating officer of American Residential Services. "Ken and his team have grown their existing business through exceptional service and commitment to quality workmanship, along with a focus on employee satisfaction and retention. These coincide very well with our strategic vision to be the premier service provider and the premier employer in the HVAC and plumbing service industries."