Principal Bios


Mr. Ken Robinson

Ken started early in the HVAC field by taking three years of electronics in high school. From there, he enrolled at Long Beach City College and completed a two-year degree in Air Condition and Refrigeration. Upon graduating he worked fulltime in the trade, while continuing to take HVAC related classes.

Ken also completed Local Union 250’s 5-year apprenticeship program, where he received his “Journeyman” and “Certified Journeyman” papers. Ken has taught Advanced Air Conditioning and Refrigeration classes in the evenings at Long Beach City College. Ken is a member of the Long Beach Chapter of the Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES), where he has held many positions, within the chapter board, including president.

Ken has worked for Southland Industries (which became Signal Mechanical), Control Air Conditioning, AT&T (as an independent contractor in charge of special air conditioning projects), Linc Mechanical where he became a Service Manager in charge of daily operations, and Carrier, also as a Service Manager.

Ken says, “I really care for our environment and want our maintenance, service, repairs, and installations to be done properly, without cutting corners, so that energy consumption is minimized and equipment reliability is the best it can possibly be! We want to be the best stewards of this planet and adopt the newest technologies of the industry, and partner with others to keep our customers comfortable with the least energy consumption ‘practically’ possible!”

Mr. Nick Laushkin

Nick is now the third generation in his family, working in the HVAC field, representing almost 100 years of Service and Commitment to Excellence! He has over 20 years of field, office, and project management experience in the HVAC industry; with a concentration in service/repair, design/assist, retrofit, tenant improvement, new construction and residential jobs. Nick says “It has been great, coming from a family with so much experience in this field. I know many vendors and clients who have either worked directly for, or consulted with my family, and their business. This has provided a great platform to help create good, long term working relationships”

Nick has a strong background in financial analysis of projects, performance and equipment contracts, including lifecycle and operational costs. With successful energy retrofit projects including: Harbor-UCLA Medical, Western Growers Corporate Headquarters and Arizona Tile. As well, Nick developed a financial model for evaluating the financial and operational affect of energy upgrades, over time, that is in use on some financial websites.

Nick has also project managed construction projects with overall values up to $ 50 million dollars such as Kaiser Harbor Macarthur Medical Center, AT&T, Bank of America, Promega Biosciences, Disney Radio Building, Fiesta Hall, Compton Civic Center Annex and Hotel d’ Artistes, Maple Drive Project- Beverly Hills and Nestles Foods. “Handling customer needs and interests wisely is of paramount importance to our core business strategy. In a world of rapidly inflating energy costs an energy efficient approach makes even more financial and environmental sense.” He applies those experiences and standards for your home or business.