The Goettl Air Conditioning brand has undergone a series of changes in the last few decades, but now appears to have found the perfect owner in the form of business specialist Ken Goodrich, AZ Central reports. After purchasing the historic company in 2013 Goodrich has embarked upon a complete change of outlook at all levels of the company as he feels the company should become a major part of the community in Arizona and Nevada instead of focusing on the bottom line as the most important aspect of the company.
Ken Goodrich himself began his career as a service technician assisting his father in Las Vegas working on a number of Goettl brand air conditioning units that made it easy for him to see the love and expert workmanship that went into the production of each unit; the fact Ken Goodrich remembers holding a flashlight as his own father worked on HVAC units has had a major influence on the way he has looked to return the brand to a successful position in the business world.
One of the major reasons why the Goettl brand has become so important to the people of Arizona and Nevada is the fact the arrival of reliable cooling units allowed the states to become habitable for the first time. Before the establishment of the brand in 1939 the states were largely vacant throughout the warmer months of the year as teams of workers would spray water at those brave souls looking to remain and usually sleep outside their own homes.
Among the areas Goettl has looked to give back to the people of the local community is through a major series of donations to the HVAC education program at the College of Southern Nevada where the company hope to one day source the majority of technicians from; the educational institution now supplies Goettl and Ken Goodrich sponsored scholarships and high quality workshops to train new industry members. Goettl has also supplied new complimentary HVAC equipment to elderly residents who often struggle with outdated and expensive to run units.