Chas Roberts Selected to Receive Chamber of Commerce IMPACT Award

Chas Roberts recognized for strength and growth during adverse economic times and contributions to the Valley’s economy and communities

Phoenix, Ariz. (April 4, 2013) – Chas Roberts Air Conditioning & Plumbing is one of only eight companies to be honored as a 2013 IMPACT Award recipient from the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce. Chas Roberts is in the company of several other well-known organizations that are also receiving this honor, including the Arizona Diamondbacks, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Grand Canyon University, the Fiesta Bowl and GlobalMed. These awards celebrate the impact outstanding companies have on the Valley’s business community and economy.

Chas Roberts is receiving the Chamber’s IMPACT Award in the category of Response to Adversity in the Large Business Category (more than 250 employees). Chas Roberts successfully weathered the housing market crash and economic downturn only to come out stronger on the other side. “We are overjoyed to be receiving this distinguished honor from the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, and to be in the company of other such highly-regarded companies,” said Chas Roberts CEO Sissie Roberts Shank. “We are proud to have played a role in the revival of the Valley’s economy and strengthening of this community that Chas Roberts has called home for more than 70 years.”

Chas Roberts is the largest residential HVAC provider in Arizona, servicing individuals and new home builders throughout the Phoenix area, Tucson and the Albuquerque/Santa Fe area. In 2012, the company added plumbing services to its residential and commercial offerings.

In previous years, Chas Roberts has been a finalist for the Better Business Bureau Business Ethics Award; ranked in the Top 5 of Arizona Business Magazine’s Ranking Arizona listing for four years; named Most Admired Company in the privately-owned business category in Arthur Andersen’s Arizona 100 list; and named by the Phoenix Business Journal as one of the Top 100 privately held companies.

Chas Roberts will receive the IMPACT Award at the Chamber’s 26th annual IMPACT Awards luncheon on Tuesday, May 14 at the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa.

Chas Roberts Air Conditioning & Plumbing creates comfortable living environments for Arizona homeowners by providing quality installations and service of air conditioning, heating and plumbing systems at competitive prices. Chas and Alice Roberts founded Chas Roberts Air Conditioning in 1942 and the business has been family owned and operated since day one. Today, Chas Roberts is the largest HVAC provider in Arizona with eight locations including Phoenix, Scottsdale, Mesa, Queen Creek, Tempe, Avondale, Sun City and Tucson, and passes along its buying power to homeowners and backs its service with highly trained HVAC and plumbing personnel and online scheduling capabilities.