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Aire Serv LLC

2014 Franchise 500
#236
At a Glance

Products & Services: HVAC services

Number of Locations: 183

Total Investment: $85.1K - $216.4K

Founded: 1993

Began Franchising: 1993

About Aire Serv LLC

Established in 1993, Aire Serv provides installation, maintenance and repair of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and indoor air quality systems to both residential and commercial customers at more than 175 locations worldwide. Aire Serv is a subsidiary of The Dwyer Group.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 162 15 6 0
2013 166 16 7 0
2012 161 12 0 0
2011 165 11 1 0
2010 164 9 1 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the U.S.,Canada, Middle East, Western Europe.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $85,100 - $216,400
Franchise Fee: $30,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 5-7%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: 25% off franchise fee
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $200,000 - $250,000
Liquid Cash Available: $100,000 - $125,000
Operations
Franchise can be run from home. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 5 - 6. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
Direct Capital
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Equipment
Inventory
Accounts Receivable
Payroll

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 10 days. At franchisee's location: 3 days (as needed). Four regional training meetings per year; annual reunion
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media,
Other marketing support: Intranet, social media

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #236 (2014), #199 (2013), #196 (2012), #197 (2011), #174 (2010),
Low-Cost: #40 (2010),
Top Home-Based: #66 (2014), #48 (2013), #47 (2012), #56 (2011), #49 (2010),
America's Top Global: #61 (2014), #171 (2013), #154 (2012), #155 (2011), #137 (2010),

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