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Direct Energy Acquires HVAC Company

Direct Energy, one of the largest energy and energy-related services providers in North America and a subsidiary of Centrica plc, today announced the acquisition of T.A. Kaiser Heating & Air, Inc. (Kaiser Heating & Air), a multi-city HVAC installation, repair and maintenance company for residential new construction properties. Based in Indianapolis, Indiana, Kaiser Heating & Air has office locations in Indianapolis, Charlotte, Raleigh and Nashville and will become part of Direct Energy’s Airtron division, a leading HVAC services provider for residential new construction in various U.S. regions.

“As we look for opportunities to broaden our customer base and strengthen our capabilities in U.S. residential new construction HVAC services, Kaiser Heating & Air fit the bill in terms of size and service locations we were looking to acquire,” said Mark Baker, senior vice president, Direct Energy North America Field Operations. “We anticipate a smooth transition that will not affect current customers and look forward to welcoming Kaiser Heating & Air employees into the Airtron family.”

Kaiser Heating & Air was founded in 1987 by Tim Kaiser and was subsequently owned and operated by Mr. Kaiser’s son, Chris Kaiser. Kaiser Heating & Air has established many local and regional homebuilder relationships, growing its footprint across the Midwest into four major metropolitan areas.

“We are thrilled to become part of Direct Energy, one of the largest retail energy and service providers in North America, and look forward to integrating our best practices with theirs to provide the best customer service we can,” said Chris Kaiser, president, Kaiser Heating & Air.

Direct Energy is one of North America’s largest retail providers of electricity, natural gas, and home and business energy-related services with over four million customers. Direct Energy gives customers choice, simplicity, and innovation where energy, data, and technology meet. A subsidiary of Centrica plc (LSE: CNA), an international energy and services company, Direct Energy, its subsidiaries and/or affiliates, operate in 50 U.S. states plus the District of Columbia and eight provinces in Canada. To learn more about Direct Energy, please visit

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