ABM Franchise Group subsidiary GreenHomes America announced that Columbus, Ohio-based HVAC contractor Buckeye Heating and Cooling has joined its network.

It is the first member company in the state, GreenHomes officials said.

 “We are excited to welcome Buckeye Heating & Cooling to the GreenHomes America Network,” said ABM Chief Operating Officer Bert Kendall. “Buckeye Heating & Cooling’s specialty in the residential market, combined with our proven system, will allow them to continue to grow and provide homeowners in the Columbus, Ohio, region with the best home performance service.”

Buckeye Heating President Brad Wentz said he was glad to join the franchise.

 “We are thrilled to be a part of the GreenHomes organization,” Wentz said. “We are proud to be able to offer home-performance services to the Columbus region and provide homeowners with solutions to help lower energy bills and improve overall comfort and safety in their homes.”