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Bryant Heating & Cooling Systems Announces Charles Bryant Award Winners

INDIANAPOLIS, May 30, 2023Rapid Cool Mechanical of Kamloops, British Columbia and Smylie One Heating & Cooling of Bedford Heights, Ohio were named 2023 Charles Bryant Award winners. The Charles Bryant Award , named for the company’s founder, recognizes loyal Bryant Factory Authorized Dealers (BFAD) that embody the characteristics of Charles Bryant, including professionalism, quality, reliability and community spirit. Bryant is a part of Carrier Global Corporation (NYSE: CARR), global leader in intelligent climate and energy solutions.

“Being presented with this award is a great honor for everyone here at Rapid Cool,” said Steve Warner, Owner, Rapid Cool Mechanical. “We are also humbled to be the first Canadian company to be recognized for the work that we do for our community and how we conduct our business. We became a Bryant dealer almost 20 years ago and always strive to maintain the Bryant motto of ‘Whatever it Takes ® ’ in everything we do.”

For over 25 years, Rapid Cool Mechanical has provided high quality, reliable service throughout Kamloops and surrounding communities. From the first call to the time a technician arrives, Rapid Cool Mechanical is committed to giving its customers the best experience possible. The dealer was Canada’s first Bryant True Heroes Award recipient, recognized for its work in the local community and is a seven-time Circle of Champions designee.

“We are truly blessed and honored to receive the Charles Bryant Award. At Smylie One, it’s our goal to always do the right thing, with no exceptions. There is a difference between having a strong business ethic and having a passion for what you do. If you ask any one of our team members what makes us different from other places they’ve worked, they’ll tell you that we’re unique because we do what’s right, no matter what the cost,” said Steve Smylie, Partner, Smylie One Heating & Cooling.

Over the past 68 years, Smylie One Heating & Cooling has proudly served northeast Ohio residents. Smylie One’s commitment is to provide their customers and neighbors with a single trusted source for all their indoor comfort needs. They are a nine-time Circle of Champions designee and two-time Medal of Excellence award recipient.

“Congratulations to our 2023 Charles Bryant Award recipients; Rapid Cool Mechanical and Smylie One Heating & Cooling,” said Justin Keppy, President, NA Residential & Light Commercial HVAC, Carrier. “The Charles Bryant Award honors dealers that embody Bryant’s core values of professionalism, quality and reliability. Award recipients make a difference in their communities and provide superior customer service. We are honored to have Rapid Cool Mechanical and Smylie One Heating & Cooling as Bryant brand ambassadors and wish them continued success.”

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About Bryant Heating & Cooling Systems

Bryant has been dedicated to delivering the highest quality in customer comfort and satisfaction since 1904. In addition to its best-in-class network of distributors and dealers, Bryant offers exceptional reliability and energy efficiency through an extensive line of durable heating and cooling products. Bryant is a part of Carrier Global Corporation, the leading global provider of innovative healthy, safe, sustainable and intelligent building and cold chain solutions. For more information, visit or follow Bryant Home Comfort on Facebook.



Figure 1 Rapid Cool Mechanical


Figure 2 Smylie One Heating & Cooling