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Member Keith Hudson cools the CRESN crowd

4 May , 2012  

Charlotte heating and air specialist Keith Hudson cools the crowd

Long-time member Keith Hudson from Carolina Heating and Air Conditioning recently provided the CRESN members with an excellent presentation regarding the importance of achieving a high SEER rating in your home air-conditioning system.

The efficiency of air conditioners is often rated by the Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) which is defined by the Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute in its standard ARI 210/240, Performance Rating of Unitary Air-Conditioning and Air-Source Heat Pump Equipment. The SEER rating of a unit is the cooling output in Btu (British thermal unit) during a typical cooling-season divided by the total electric energy input in watt-hours during the same period. The higher the unit’s SEER rating the more energy efficient it is. For example, consider a 5,000-British-thermal-unit-per-hour (1,500 W) air-conditioning unit, with a SEER of 10 BTU/W·h, operating for a total of 1000 hours during an annual cooling season (e.g., 8 hours per day for 125 days). more!

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Gina Willis adds style to the CRESN Members

29 Apr , 2012  

Gina Willis of Classic Creations

Member Gina Willis, owner of the Charlotte based company Classic Creations, provided the CRESN membership with a colorful and entertaining presentation about the advantages of having custom window treatments created by a professional.

Classic Creations is a sixteen year old company offering full service interior design for the residential client. We specialize in the design, construction and installation of custom window treatments, bedding, pillows, etc. We are representatives for Hunter Douglas products, as well as, other manufacturers of hard treatments which includes shades, blinds and shutters. more!

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Member Bryan Claud protects the CRESN group

23 Mar , 2012  

The CRESN members had the opportunity to learn more about the insurance services provided by member Bryan Claud of Liberty Mutual. Using various real-life scenarios, Bryan allowed us to view various insurance coverages as a way to strengthen our businesses and protect what we work hard for every day.

Bryan Claud, LUTCF - Liberty Mutual Insurance

Since 1912, Liberty Mutual has committed themselves to providing broad, useful and competitively-priced insurance products and services to meet their customers’ ever-changing needs.

Their delivery on this commitment is the reason they are now the third-largest property and casualty insurer in the U.S. based on 2010 net written premium, why they’ve earned an A.M. Best Co. ‘A’ (Excellent) rating, and why they have the breadth, depth and financial strength that you can always depend on – in the United States and around the world. more!

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Member Chris Harrill electrifies the CRESN group

18 Feb , 2012  

Chris Harrill from ARC Electric Company

As always, member Chris Harrill did a wonderful job educating the CRESN membership about the services that his company, ARC Electric provides to it’s customers here in the Charlotte area. It’s not shocking that ARC is one of Charlotte’s most sought after electrical contractors because of the quality of their work, as well as their outstanding customer service.

ARC Electric Company was started by Larry Harrill in the spring of 1976. When ARC Electric Company was founded, residential installation was the first primary focus. With Larry Harrill’s strong background in large commercial installations, it was only a short time before ARC began to expand into this area. Currently, residential and commercial installations are both strengths of the company. ARC Electric Company is a family owned and operated business. Larry’s son, Chris, joined the company in 1992. Chris handles the day to day operation of the company. Together, they work to strengthen the solid reputation that ARC Electric Company has built over the last 35 years. more!

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Mike Busch of Cleaner Image Solutions gets dirty!

10 Feb , 2012  

Mike Busch addresses the CRESN membership

Member Mike Busch of Charlotte’s Cleaner Image Solutions made quite an impression on the CRESN members with his presentation this week. As you may know, Cleaner Image Solutions doesn’t just clean your blinds, curtains, and mattresses. They remove all the nasties like mites, bacteria, pet hair, and more. Mike passed around jars of “yuck” removed from various un-named locations over the years, which truly made a lasting impression on the group.

Cleaner Image is an ON-SITE specialty cleaning company staffed with technicians certified to clean all Hunter Douglas products, and highly recommended by Kathy Ireland Home by Alta, Comfortex, and Decorating Den. Call 803-980-5650 – 704-941-5794 more!

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Charlotte plumber Paul Mesiti primes the CRESN crowd

3 Feb , 2012  

Member Paul Mesiti does his thing!

Member Paul Mesiti not only educated the CRESN group about the services that his business provides, but also used his quick wit and sense of humor to keep us all on our toes. It’s amazing what fun learning about tankless water heaters can be!

1 Call Plumbing is a highly respected and requested plumbing service operating out of Charlotte, NC. When you need a qualified plumber, don’t trust any random person you find in the phone book! Call the ones you can count on. Our goal is to please our customers with excellent customer service, quality workmanship and intense attention to detail each and every time. Our joy is exceeding the expectations of our customers. more!

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Granite expert Andre Campos educates the CRESN group

27 Jan , 2012  

Charlotte granite countertop specialist Andre Campos

Member Andre Campos of Carolina Stone, Marble & Granite, Inc. spoke to the CRESN group this week to help us understand the amazing process that goes into creating and installing beautiful granite countertops and other pieces.

Carolina Stone, Marble & Granite, Inc. provides quality craftsmanship in the fabrication and installation of marble and granite custom countertop installation services in and around the Charlotte area. Their staff will assist you in transforming your ideas and dreams into reality. Visit their showroom and production shop with slabs on site from which to choose. more!

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Handyman Jordan Tabor addresses the CRESN group

20 Jan , 2012  

Handyman Jordan Tabor educates the CRESN group about his Charlotte handyman services
Handyman Jordan Tabor educates the CRESN group about his Charlotte handyman services

Handyman Jordan Tabor educates the CRESN group about his Charlotte handyman services

Member Jordan Tabor of Charlotte spoke with our group recently about the various handyman services that he offers to his customers. With years of experience under his belt (no pun intended), Jordan has the ability to tackle just about any household job that requires attention. We are both happy and proud to have him as a member of our CRESN family!

As a professional in the construction industry for over ten years, Jordan will bring a background of construction management and residential remodeling and repair into your home. “Show up when you are expected and communicate with the homeowner” are axioms that have helped Jordan build a solid business. From exterior wood, window or handyman repair, to helping you with larger home needs one call can provide a myriad of services. more!