ARS of Durham/Greensboro Surprises Healthcare Hero on COVID-19 Frontlines with Home Services Makeover

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ARS of Durham, a local HVAC provider and part of the American Residential Services (ARS) Network of Brands, is providing a new HVAC system to Tyra White, a deserving Certified Nursing Assistant as part of the ARS Cares Healthcare Heroes program.

Tyra White, ARS Cares Healthcare Heroes Program Winner in Greensboro

“Greensboro healthcare workers have been working tirelessly to ensure our safety and recognizing their efforts by installing a new HVAC system was an easy way we could ensure they have a comfortable and safe environment to return home to,” said Jeff Guard, General Manager of ARS.

ARS of Durham, a local HVAC provider and part of the American Residential Services (ARS) Network of Brands, is providing a new HVAC system to Tyra White, a deserving Certified Nursing Assistant as part of the ARS Cares Healthcare Heroes program. The program is an extension of the year-round, company-wide ARS Cares initiative, and is rewarding more than 50 free home services makeovers to healthcare professionals across the country during the current COVID-19 crisis.

“Greensboro healthcare workers have been working tirelessly to ensure our safety and recognizing their efforts by installing a new HVAC system was an easy way we could ensure they have a comfortable and safe environment to return home to,” said Jeff Guard, General Manager of ARS of Durham/Greensboro. “We received many inspirational nominations from our community, and as giving back is a key pillar of our business, we are proud to help support them through the ARS Cares Healthcare Heroes program.”

Tyra White, a Certified Nursing Assistant, has worked in healthcare for more than 30 years and has loved every minute of it. During the current COVID-19 crisis she has continued to provide her patients with the best care possible, even while dealing with her own health concern of a lupus diagnosis. White’s heating and cooling system went out over a year ago, and she has been struggling to keep her home comfortable since then. ARS of Durham/Greensboro was happy to be a much needed blessing in this local hero’s life. The installation of White’s new HVAC system was completed on June 10.

Following the announcement of the ARS Cares Healthcare Heroes program on May 13, family, friends, and co-workers were invited to share stories of why a Greensboro frontline worker was deserving of home improvements that would deliver relief and relaxation. ARS received more than 400 nominations.

The ARS Cares initiative was launched in 2016 to cultivate positive relationships with communities where we live, work, and play. Since that time, more than 90 home services makeovers have been completed, donating more than $500,000 of HVAC systems and water heaters to deserving recipients. To learn more about ARS Cares and view official Terms & Conditions, visit ars.com/ars-cares.

ABOUT AMERICAN RESIDENTIAL SERVICES
Based in Memphis, Tenn., privately-owned ARS operates a network of more than 70 locally-managed service centers in 24 states, with approximately 7,000 employees. The ARS Network features industry-leading brands including, 4 Eco Services, A.J. Perri, Aksarben ARS, Allgood, Andy's Statewide, ARS, Aspen Air Conditioning, Atlas Trillo, Beutler, Blue Apple Electric, Blue Dot, Blue Flame, Bob Hamilton, Brothers, Columbus Worthington Air, Comfort Heating & Air, Conway Services, DM Select, Florida Home Air Conditioning, Green Star Home Services, Hauser Heating & Air Conditioning, McCarthy Services, Rescue Rooter / Jack Howk, Rescue Rooter, RighTime Home Services, RS Andrews, TempRite Air Conditioning and Heating, Unique Services, "Will" Fix It, and Yes! Air Conditioning and Plumbing. As an Exceptional Service Provider, the ARS Network serves both residential and light commercial customers by providing heating, cooling, indoor air quality, plumbing, drain cleaning, sewer line, radiant barrier, insulation, and ventilation services. Each location has a knowledgeable team of trained specialists. ARS requires background checks and drug tests on all employees. We hire professionals with the highest level of integrity. Providing exceptional service and ensuring the highest standards of quality, ARS has the experience to do any job right – the first time, with all work fully guaranteed. ARS: "Making it work. Making it right."

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