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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#204 Ranked #143 last year
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Initial investment
$218K - $414K
Units as of 2020
383 8.8% over 3 years

Company Overview

One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning franchisees offer heating and cooling repairs, replacements, maintenance, indoor air quality work and duct work. Protection plans are offered through the Home Comfort Collection.

About One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning

Industry
Maintenance
Founded
1999
Parent Company
Authority Brands
Leadership
Rob Weddle, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2003 (18 years)
# of employees at HQ
742
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
383 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
7120 Samuel Morse Dr., #300
Columbia, MD 21046

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$43,000
Initial Investment
$218,363 - $414,173
Net Worth Requirement
$250,000
Cash Requirement
$150,000
Veteran Incentives
30% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
6%
Ad Royalty Fee
4%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

In-House Financing
One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee
Third Party Financing
One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

Classroom Training
28 hours
Additional Training
At regional & national training sites
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
4
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021