October 2010 – First Class Mechanical, LLC, has teamed with Energy Savers America, Westminster, Maryland, energy efficiency experts trained to assist homeowners and small business with ways to reduce energy costs. First Class Mechanical provides the plumbing services for Energy Savers America.
“First Class Mechanical installs and maintains all types of energy-saving water heaters, including solar water heaters, hybrid water heaters, and tankless water heaters,” said Kevin Nottingham, co-owner of First Class Mechanical, LLC. “Our partnership with Energy Savers America is a natural extension of these services.
September 2010 – First Class Mechanical, LLC, a Westminster-based contractor providing a full range of commercial and residential plumbing, heating, and air conditioning services, announced the appointment of Francis Ames, of Hampstead, Maryland, and Colin Russell, of Union Bridge, Maryland, as Plumbing Service Technicians.
Ames, with 30 years of experience, is a licensed journeyman plumber and brings strong customer service skills to First Class Mechanical. Russell, a plumbing apprentice who will take his journeyman test soon, has five years of commercial plumbing experience.
“First Class Mechanical continues to grow at a steady pace,” said Kevin Nottingham, co-owner of First Class Mechanical, LLC. “Francis and Colin are both strong additions to our team and will increase our ability to provide both residential and commercial services.”
May 2010 – Carroll County, Maryland government has awarded First Class Mechanical, LLC, a two-year contract for the maintenance of the county’s wastewater treatment plants. The contract is for plumbing and millwright services.
“First Class Mechanical’s strong experience in maintenance and repair of large-scale plumbing and sewage systems helped us win the county contract over a number of competing companies,” said Kevin Nottingham, co-owner of First Class Mechanical, LLC. “We are pleased that the county government has recognized our knowledge and competence, as well as our ability to respond to emergency needs.”
September 2009 – In July 2009, readers of the Carroll County Times newspaper voted for the best local businesses in more than 130 categories. First Class Mechanical, LLC, was voted one of “Carroll’s Best Plumbers.” First Class Mechanical has received this award for the past three consecutive years.
August 2009 – Make sure your horses, cattle and other livestock always have fresh, clean water. First Class Mechanical is a certified installer of Nelson Automatic Waterers, the industry leader in top-of-the-line automatic horse waterers, horse feeders, livestock waterers, and dog water bucket heaters.
Nelson’s patented balance beam-actuated valve provides a constant supply of fresh clean water. Stainless steel protective housing keeps livestock waterers looking new after years of use. Energy-efficient heaters feature a three-year warranty.
The removable stainless steel drinking bowl lets you empty and clean the bowl away from the waterer. An optional heater provides freeze protection in the coldest climates. Water consumption indicator lets you monitor your horse’s drinking patterns.
July 2009 – First Class Mechanical has opened its new office and showroom in Westminster, Maryland. Located at 835 Baltimore Boulevard (Maryland Route 140 East), the new facility provides an office for customers to review products and outline job specifications, as well as space to store supplies, vehicles, and equipment.
“The new space meets the needs of the fast growth of First Class Mechanical and improves our working conditions,” said Kevin Nottingham, co-owner of First Class Mechanical, LLC. “We are very glad to welcome all of our friends, old and new, to visit us in the new office.”
The full address of the new office is: First Class Mechanical, LLC, 835 Baltimore Boulevard, Unit E, Westminster, Maryland, 21157.
March 12, 2009 – First Class Mechanical, LLC, a Westminster-based contractor providing a full range of commercial and residential plumbing, heating, and air conditioning services, announced the appointment of Tim Alisea, of Westminster, as Heating and Air Conditioning Manager. Alisea has more than 15 years experience in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) services, and will lead First Class Mechanical’s HVAC service team.
“We have long provided installation, repair, and service of heating equipment to our commercial and residential customers,” said Kevin Nottingham, co-owner of First Class Mechanical, LLC. “However, Tim’s appointment will allow us to provide air conditioning installation and service and expand the scope of our heating services.”
Alisea holds a Maryland HVACR Masters License and Universal EPA Certification, which certifies proper handling of refrigerants and comprehensive knowledge of EPA refrigerant regulations.