The Carrier Dealer Award is given to select contractors and is Carrier’s highest honor for its dealers. The Carrier Dealer Award recognizes Carrier dealers who exemplify the company’s model for operational excellence, business effectiveness and delivering the best in cutting-edge technology to consumers.
Leading HVAC contractor Gulf Coast Air Systems Inc. received Carrier’s 2016 President’s Award at the National Carrier Factory Authorized Dealer Meeting in California.
About Gulf Coast Air Systems Inc.
Gulf Coast Air Systems has been serving the Tamp Bay area since 1981. They are a full-service heating, ventilation and air conditioning company with more than three decades’ experience in the industry. Their technicians install great Carrier® equipment and repair all makes and models of heaters and air conditioners. Gulf Coast only offers the most reliable equipment and only uses the best tools.
Bob Cochell is the owner of Gulf Coast Air Systems. He was born in Michigan and is a graduate of Western Michigan University. He has degrees in both Marketing and Mechanical Engineering. In the 1970’s Bob worked for the General Electric Co. central air conditioning department in Application Engineering, Product Planning and Equipment Sales. He then went on to cofound Gulf Coast Air Systems and become the sole owner in 1985.
Carrier is the world leader in heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions. Carrier is part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. They lead the industry in the phase-out of ozone-depleting refrigerants and introduced many of the world’s most energy-efficient heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration systems. Carrier serves customers in 170 countries and 5 continents.