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One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning

2015 Franchise 500
#144
At a Glance

Products & Services: Residential HVAC services/replacement

Number of Locations: 311

Total Investment: $79.3K - $358.1K

Founded: 1999

Began Franchising: 2003

About One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning

One Hour Heating & Air is owned by Clockwork Home Services, which also franchises Benjamin Frankling Plumbing and Mister Sparky. Franchisees offer heating and air-conditioning services, including installation, repairs and 24-hour emergency services. The company also offers annual air-conditioner and furnace maintenance through its Comfort Club Membership Program.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 268 5 0 38
2013 271 1 0 49
2012 239 0 0 53
2011 223 5 0 48
2010 236 5 0 43
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $79,267 - $358,070
Franchise Fee: $43,000 - $150,500
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
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. Available at franchisee's location. At regional & national training sites : ongoing.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, Regional advertising,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #144 (2015), #150 (2014), #117 (2011), #171 (2010),
Fastest-Growing: #93 (2014), #100 (2011), #51 (2010),
Low-Cost: #22 (2011), #39 (2010),
America's Top Global: #99 (2011), #134 (2010),

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