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Goodco acquires Bovard
Jun

6

2017

Goodco acquires Bovard

  After several months of “due diligence”, Goodco Mechanical has officially acquired the assets of Bovard, Inc. of Altoona.  This deal had started with a phone conversation with Jim Bovard in early January, an initial sit-down in mid-January, an offer in early March and a closing on May 31st.  What a whirlwind for everyone involved.  The staff at Goodco, the employees at Bovard who were…

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Helping to Develop Tomorrow’s Workforce
Feb

8

2017

Helping to Develop Tomorrow’s Workforce

This week, I had the the opportunity to meet with students from Ken Hassinger’s HVAC class at Central Pa Institute of Science and Technology, better known as CPI. This annual pilgrimage to CPI has become an important chance for me to share and mentor the students on items they might not here everyday in the classroom.  The topics of discussion were interviewing, planning a career…

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Constantly Learning
Dec

15

2016

Constantly Learning

  I love this picture. It depicts a guy getting ready to dive into a lake after just finishing the book “How to Swim”.  In today’s hi-tech world of HVAC, things are changing so fast that just when we learn it, they upgrade or modify it.  I’m constantly amazed at my techs, installers and sales people and just how quickly they can educate themselves on…

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Goodco Fun Day
Aug

23

2016

Goodco Fun Day

Goodco Mechanical and its sister company Energy Stewards enjoyed a fun-filled summer picnic on August 13th at Greenwood Furnace State Park.  Despite a drenching downpour mid-afternoon, about 60 employees, family members and friends enjoyed food from Doan’s Bones including their now-famous wood pizza from their new mobile wood-fired pizza oven, barbecue and homemade chips.  The day featured a water balloon toss, cornhole and an awesome…

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Recovery From Tragedy
Aug

8

2016

Recovery From Tragedy

  http://www.wearecentralpa.com/news/community-helps-rebuild-couples-home-after-fire On Monday, July 25th, Goodco Mechanical employee Alex Hall lost his Mt. Union rental home and both his family’s vehicles to a horrendous fire.  Fortunately, neither Hall, his girlfriend Emily nor their 9 month baby daughter Kyra were injured in the blaze but everything they own was basically lost. The Halls will be moving in to an old farmhouse located on Alex’s grandparents’ dairy…

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Breathe Easy – The “Good Guys” Are Here
Feb

22

2016

Breathe Easy – The “Good Guys” Are Here

Purify – Filter – Ventilate – Humidify   Goodco Mechanical is launching a major effort to clean the air you breathe.  You will spend up to 90% of your time this winter indoors.  The air in your home can be 10x higher in pollutants than outside.  With those statistics, it only makes sense to see what can be done to get rid of those things…

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2016 Zimmy Award winner – Will Oberdalhoff
Jan

26

2016

2016 Zimmy Award winner – Will Oberdalhoff

pictured from l-r are Will Oberdalhoff, Rick Zimmerman and Scott Good   In 2012, the Zimmy Award was established in honor of Goodco’s 1st employee, Rick Zimmerman.  The award is given annually to the field employee demonstrating characteristics of strong work ethic, loyalty, “can-do” attitude and commitment to excellence.  Previous award winners were Rick Zimmerman (inaugural award), Jimmy Burkey and Seth Goshorn.  This year’s honoree is…

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Aug

12

2015

We’ve Got Good Guys Everywhere

  “We’ve got Good Guys everywhere.”  That’s our new slogan for our expansion into Huntingdon, Blair and Mifflin Counties.  ”We grew up, where you grew up.”   The employees at Goodco Mechanical are excited for this new launch into many of their hometowns.  We’ve got a new ad campaign highlighted by a TV spot that depicts a young child running around in a super hero…

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Aug

6

2015

Jared Taylor Promoted to Goodco Vice President

It is with great pleasure that I had the opportunity to announce Jared Taylor as the new Vice President of Goodco Mechanical on July 29th.  Jared had been functioning as the Commercial Manager for Goodco for the past 5-1/2 years.  His vision and tenacity have helped make Goodco one of the premier contractors in all of Central Pennsylvania. We look forward to Jared’s leadership for…

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Goodco Expanding Its Service Area
Jul

6

2015

Goodco Expanding Its Service Area

  After 7 years focused on servicing the State College and surrounding areas, Goodco has made the decision to expand its service area.  We’ve decided to expand our HVAC and Plumbing services into Huntingdon, Blair and Mifflin Counties.  It makes perfect sense for us to provide the same award winning service of our awesome installers, salespeople, dispatchers and service technicians in those counties.   Our…

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