Free Air Conditioners Being Given Away to Arizona Families

Phoenix, Ariz. (June 3, 2010) – Just in time to beat the Arizona heat, Chas Roberts Air Conditioning and Heating is ready to award four Arizona families with a new home air conditioning and heating system. Chas Roberts will select four families; each will receive a new Goodman® or Carrier air conditioning system, installed by Chas Roberts, and four tickets to an Arizona Diamondbacks game provided by FOX Sports Arizona.

People are encouraged to nominate someone in need by filling out the contest form available on Selections will be based on the nominees’ stories of need. The contest begins June 1 and all nomination forms must be submitted by June 30, 2010. Installation of the units will be just in time for Arizonans who need to brave the 100-degree temperatures this summer.

“Chas Roberts has become one of the top air conditioning providers in Arizona because of the loyalty of our customers. We’re very excited to have the opportunity to give back to the community by providing a free air conditioning system to four Arizona families who really need it,” said Chas Roberts CEO Roberta Roberts Shank. “As a local, family-owned business, we have always realized the importance of helping those in need.”

Exposure to the intense heat in our state isn’t just an uncomfortable inconvenience. It can be dangerous, and even deadly. Arizona has one of the highest average annual rates of death from heat exposure among U.S. states. And heat related deaths for those 25 years old or greater was three to seven times higher in Arizona as compared to the entire U.S. The elderly are often most affected because their bodies don’t cope as well with such temperatures.

This Chas Roberts initiative is also the focus of FOX Sports Arizona’s “Community Spotlight” for the month of June. Each month during the year, the network selects a deserving local charitable effort and highlights it with enormous amounts of publicity, including promotional spots, mentions during live game telecasts and additional coverage on

For more information and a complete listing of contest rules, visit

Chas Roberts creates comfortable living environments for Arizona homeowners by providing quality installations and service of heating & air conditioning 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, the largest HVAC provider in the state with eight locations including Phoenix, Scottsdale, Mesa, Queen Creek, Tempe, Avondale, Sun City and Tucson, passes along its buying power to homeowners and backs its service with highly trained personnel and on-line scheduling capabilities. For more information, visit