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ACS Welcomes Chuck Merritts as Business Development Director

Air Control Systems, Inc. (ACS), a leading commercial HVAC company based in Ontario, California, is pleased to announce the addition of Chuck Merritts as Business Development Director.

“Chuck brings 30+ years of Construction experience in the commercial/industrial field to ACS, with a proven track record of growing sales for competitive commercial HVAC companies,” said Bob Leotaud, ACS President & CEO. “Chuck has extensive design build experience in plumbing, piping, fire protection, and the sheet metal industry. He’s a seasoned professional, and we’re excited to have him as part of our ACS family and confident we’ll see him reach even greater success.”

Prior to ACS, Merritts managed all facets of HVAC installation on a variety of large, specialty projects. His professional background includes experience in fabrication, installation, estimating, and management responsibility for sales, contract negotiation, design, engineering, operations, project management, and marketing.

Merritts previously attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where he studied business; he is a member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE), the Association of Building Contractors, and is a prior member of the Plumbing & Piping Industry Council, Inc.

“I’m excited to join Air Control Systems. It’s a great company with an amazing reputation,” says Merritts. “My immediate focus is helping ACS achieve its growth goals—including an expansion of its existing customer base. We have a stated emphasis on increasing our project portfolio in the HVAC Installation & Piping departments, and I’m eager to be a part of that. I couldn’t ask for a better company to bring my experiences and expertise to bear.”

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Air Control Systems, Inc., is a commercial HVAC company based in Ontario, California, and servicing the entire southern California region. In operation since 1991, ACS offers complete design-build, installation, building automation, service & maintenance, and piping services with an unwavering commitment to delivering the highest levels of customer services.