Comfort Systems USA (South Central)
9745 Bent Oak Drive
Houston, TX 77040
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Comfort Systems USA (South Central) Website: www.csusasc.com
COMFORT SYSTEMS USA (SOUTH CENTRAL) PROUDLY DONATES TIME AND SERVICES TO HELPING A HERO ORGANIZATION
LaMarque home built for wounded hero
HOUSTON, Texas – July 26, 2011 – Comfort Systems USA (South Central), a wholly owned subsidiary of Comfort Systems USA (NYSE: FIX), the nation’s premier provider of mechanical systems installation and services, is proud to announce the donation of time and services to the Helping A Hero organization.
HelpingaHero.org is a 501(c)(3) based in Houston, Texas, that builds specially adapted homes for our severely wounded heroes injured in Iraq and Afghanistan. They are the 2nd largest national homebuilding organization in the nation and have completed 22 homes.
The hero we are helping is SSGT Jeffery Vaughn. SSGT Jeffery Vaughn grew up in Texas and enjoyed hunting, fishing, running cross country and track. SSGT Vaughn answered the call of September 11th and joined the military. His first tour was in Kuwait in 2002 where he served with the 3Bct 1-41 Inf IAD. In 2003, he was assigned to the 5th Corp to be General William Wallace’s security team for the push to Baghdad. His third tour was in June 2004 where they were attached to the 2Bct 10th Mountain Division and was in Sadr City when his sniper team was mistaken for an enemy RPG team and he was shot three times by an Abrams tank in his back and each of his thighs. Following this tragic incident, SSGT Vaughn still wanted to serve his country and he helped train a sniper team with the 1-4 Cav 1ID 4 Bct. He never deployed again and ultimately was medically discharged from the Army. He is married and has 3 children, including a 2 month old son. He received the Purple Heart for his injuries and continues to battle the ongoing pain and ongoing challenges from his injuries. He also suffers from a Traumatic Brain Injury and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
“Our company is honored to contribute to such a worthwhile organization,” says Jody Vowell, President of Comfort Systems USA (South Central). “We had so many individuals wanting to contribute their time and effort we were turning people away.”
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About Comfort Systems USA (South Central)
With over 64 years in the mechanical and plumbing contracting industry, Comfort Systems USA (South Central) has positioned itself as a leading provider of lifecycle services and solutions in Houston, Texas and surrounding areas. Comfort Systems USA (South Central) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Comfort Systems USA (NYSE: FIX), the nation’s premier provider of mechanical systems installation and services.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based on the current plans and expectations of future events of Comfort Systems USA, Inc. and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual future activities and results of operations to be materially different from those set forth in the forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ include, among others, the use of incorrect estimates for bidding a fixed-price contract, undertaking contractual commitments that exceed our labor resources, failing to perform contractual obligations efficiently enough to maintain profitability, national or regional weakness in construction activity and economic conditions, financial difficulties affecting projects, vendors, customers, or subcontractors, difficulty in obtaining or increased costs associated with bonding and insurance, shortages of labor and specialty building materials, retention of key management, our backlog failing to translate into actual revenue or profits, errors in our percentage-of-completion method of accounting, the result of competition in our markets, seasonal fluctuations in the demand for HVAC systems, the imposition of past and future liability from environmental, safety, and health regulations including the inherent risk associated with self-insurance, adverse litigation results and other risks detailed in our reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. A further list and description of these risks, uncertainties and other factors are discussed under “Item 1A. Company Risk Factors” in the
Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2009. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this filing. Comfort Systems USA, Inc. expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statement contained herein to reflect any change in our expectations with regard thereto or any change in events, developments, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based.