Accepting the award at The Unified Group’s annual meeting, held in Maui, Hawaii, were Air Comfort executives Mike Schmidt (second from left), service supervisor; and Ellen Grzetic, office service manager. The award was presented by (from left) Tim Smerz, Rich Biepak and Jim Bartolotta, managing partners of The Unified Group.
CHICAGO - The Unified Group recently presented its Opportunity Award to Air Comfort Corp., based in the Chicago suburb of Broadview, Ill., for its efforts to consistently share client projects with other member companies.

Formed in 1998, The Unified Group includes 37 independent HVAC mechanical contractors with more than $650 million in annual revenue. The group provides its members with training opportunities as well as forums for information exchange and sharing of best practices.