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At Casteel we understand that energy costs are starting to rise and the global climate is changing. Going green doesn’t have to stop at recycling. If you are looking for an energy alternative- look no further. Residential solar panels for your home are something to be considered. They are a great investment to help keep your electric bill down and help contribute to society’s effort to stop global warming. Still not convinced? Here’s the top 5 benefits of solar energy from Renewable energy development.

Top 5 Reasons for Solar Energy

  • It is not only sustainable energy, but it is also renewable.
  • The use of solar energy requires very little maintenance.
  • They are silent! No more noisy generators!
  • Solar energy technology is constantly improving and making it more affordable for everyone.
  • Solar electric power plants produce zero emissions. Leaving no mark on the environment.
  • Not only will solar energy help you get a peace a mind about your impact on the environment, it also contributes to many new jobs. According to a CNN article, solar energy’s employment base grew 6.8% the past year which equals more than 100,000 jobs. It is expected to grow by 24% next year!

    Solar energy panels are a great investment for your home. Start the trend in your neighborhood! You will not only be helping the environment but you will be supporting jobs in this tough economy!

    Bob Casteel and Casteel Heating and Cooling not only leads the nation in Amana Ultra High-Efficiency HVAC units but they are also a green business leader in Cobb County. According to “Cobb In Focus” magazine, “the company’s current initiatives now include collecting and safely disposing of environmentally detrimental air conditioning refrigerant and promoting greener alternatives; providing customers with a range of total-home energy reduction solutions, including endorsing Energy Star programs; participating in reforestation efforts with the Georgia Forestry Commission; and recycling all metals and plastics used by the company as well as using recycled office products.”

    About Us

    During the past 20 years, Casteel Heating and Cooling has been one of the most respected names in metro Atlanta for heating and air conditioning. Bob Casteel developed this trust and reputation by providing world class service, offering high quality products at affordable prices and backing his work up with exceptional warranties.

    Before all the trucks, the employees, and the reputation, Bob and Janis Casteel worked tirelessly to create a customer focused company. In 1987, they started the company with one small red service truck, an office and workshop in the basement of their home, and an advertising budget that included handing out business cards to neighbors. Today, our fleet of trucks and professionally trained NATE Certified technicians are dispatched all over metro Atlanta from our offices in Marietta. This type of growth and success is attributed to the thousands of loyal customers that believe in us. Thank you…

    Cobb County Chamber of Commerce Names Casteel Heating and Cooling to the 2009 Small Business of the Year List

    MARIETTA, Ga. — Casteel Heating and Cooling, a world-class service provider of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems, has been named to the prestigious 2009 Small Business of the Year list by the Cobb County Chamber of Commerce.  The award celebrates a longstanding recognition of small businesses in the county, and highlights companies that are making a positive impact on the community, especially during hard economic times.

    “This outstanding company has grown from its humble beginnings to become one of the leading small businesses in Cobb County and this state,” declared Georgia State Senator Judson H. Hill, representing Cobb County.

    Cobb County businesses were selected by an independent panel of judges. Judging criteria was based on a company’s staying power, growth in the number of employees, increase in sales volume, strong financial standing, innovation, community involvement and charitable giving.

    “With over 40,000 businesses in Cobb County, it is quite an honor to be in the Top 25 and receive this type of recognition,” said Bob Casteel, owner of Casteel Heating and Cooling. “This award is truly a testament to our extremely talented and hard-working staff.”

    John Hillis, Vice President of Casteel Heating and Cooling, attributes the success of his firm to a proactive program of identifying and implementing efficiencies while maintaining a constant focus on the customer.

    “We maintained profitability and growth in 2008 by understanding what our customers wanted,” shared Hillis. “By targeting initiatives that were more environmentally friendly and improving system efficiencies, we were able to help customers lower their utility costs. At the same time, we carved out a specialization in our market that insulated us from the current recession.”

    Other accolades awarded to Casteel Heating and Cooling in 2008 include Amana’s “Going Green Award,” Trane’s “Platinum Award,” the “Technical Excellence Award” by North American Technician Excellence (N.A.T.E), and Kudzu’s “Georgia Superior Service Award.” For more information, visit: www.casteelair.com or call 770-CASTEEL.