Exciting Developments

Posted on: November 3, 2016

Exciting Developments

Ainsworth Inc., a GDI company, has announced the addition of Direct Energy Business Services Ltd., d/b/a Airtron Canada to its team. Airtron is a leading Canadian provider of HVAC, building automation and energy efficiency services, with over 400 employees, 300 service vehicles and operations across Canada. The combination of Ainsworth and Airtron will create one of the largest multi-trades facility services providers in Canada. With over 1,200 employees in every Province across the country, we’ll be capable of providing to you the full range of technical services needed to install, operate, maintain and optimize the performance of all your facility systems and equipment.

We are very excited about the addition of Airtron to Ainsworth’s team and the GDI family. In addition to being one of the larger HVAC services providers in Canada, Airtron adds building automation systems (BAS) and energy efficiency services to Ainsworth’s service portfolio, including the ability to remotely monitor and manage facility energy consumption, perform remote equipment diagnostics and problem resolution, and provide real-time data analytics on building system performance, enabling us to assist our clients to maximize asset performance, reduce operating costs, increase environmental responsibility and ensure consistent customer/employee/tenant comfort.

Supported by a Network Operations Center and 24/7 bilingual call center, Airtron has unique industry expertise in servicing clients with multiple facilities that are geographically dispersed across Canada. Airtron provides remote BAS, HVAC preventative maintenance, repair and installation services to a number of clients with cross-Canada portfolios. Airtron currently services approximately 20,000 facilities across the country.

The partnership between Ainsworth and Airtron combines two Canadian leaders that provide highly complementary technical services – HVACR / Building Automation Systems / Energy Efficiency Advisory / Mechanical & Plumbing / Electrical / Cabling & Data Communications / Motors & Drives / High Voltage Power Services – to a broad range of facilities, which will significantly enhance Ainsworth’s service offering and value proposition to property owners and managers across Canada.