Brian Lane named president of Comfort Systems USA

HOUSTON -- Comfort Systems USA Inc., a provider of commercial, industrial and institutional HVAC services, announced that it has appointed Brian Lane as its president and chief operating officer.

Lane has served as executive vice president and chief operating officer at the company since Jan. 1, 2009. He joined the company in October 2003, and served as senior vice president for the company’s northeast region until January of 2009. He is a well-respected construction industry executive whose prior employment experience includes positions at Halliburton, Brown and Root, and Kvaerner. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from Boston College.

Bill Murdy, Comfort Systems USA’s chairman and CEO, said, “In the field and in the headquarters, we have a great team at Comfort Systems USA that has consistently outperformed expectations. We are very fortunate to have a president as accomplished and dedicated as Brian Lane to lead the charge during our industry’s continued economic weakness.”

Comfort Systems USA has 72 locations in 80 cities around the nation. Additional information is available at