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Bryant Heating & Cooling Systems Announces Charles Bryant Award Winners

Indianapolis, IN, United States -

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 10, 2020 – IERNA’s Heating & Cooling, Inc. of Lutz, Florida and Trotter Air Services, LLC of Plano, Texas were named the 2020 Charles Bryant Award winners. The Charles Bryant Award, named for the company’s founder, recognizes loyal Bryant Factory Authorized Dealers (FAD) that epitomize the characteristics of Charles Bryant, including professionalism, quality, reliability and community spirit. Bryant, a leading supplier of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment, is a part of Carrier Global Corporation (NYSE: CARR), a leading global provider of healthy, safe and sustainable building and cold chain solutions.

“We’re so proud to have been named a 2020 Charles Bryant Award winner,” said Charlene Ierna, owner, IERNA’s Heating & Cooling, Inc. “We pride ourselves on providing our customers with reliable, quality equipment that is installed and serviced by a team of skilled and courteous technicians. So, it’s truly wonderful to be recognized for how we conduct business. Our relationship with Bryant has been fantastic since we first opened our doors in 2003 and we make sure we are doing ‘Whatever it Takes’ for our customers each and every day.”

IERNA’s Heating & Cooling, Inc. is a family owned and operated, full-service air conditioning, heating and plumbing contractor that services the greater Tampa Bay area, including Hillsborough, Pasco, Hernando, Polk and Pinellas counties. They strive for excellence and settle for nothing less, while striving to do it all at fair and reasonable prices. Notably, through IERNA's consistent commitment to excellence year after year, they were named the 2016 National Bryant "Dealer of the Year” and they are the first and only HVAC company in the state of Florida to earn the highly coveted Bryant Pinnacle Award.

"Winning this award is such a blessing and great honor to all of us here at Trotter Air Services,” said Sean Trotter, owner of Trotter Air Services, LLC. “The fact that our company was recognized, in part, for volunteering and supporting our community is a big achievement for us as a business and a family. Bryant has been nothing short of spectacular to us, which is why we choose to represent what we believe to be nothing short of the best.”

Trotter Air Services, LLC was founded in Plano, Texas in 1970. A family owned and operated business for over 50 years, they specialize in heating and air conditioning repair, service and replacement. After serving in the Army, Don Trotter started a business to support his growing family. This eventually turned into a multi-generational company with the addition of Don’s first son, Sean, followed some years later by Sean’s son, Chris. Throughout the last 50 years, over 10,000 Bryant home comfort systems have been installed into homes across North Texas by Trotter Air Services, LLC.

“We’re pleased to present this year’s Charles Bryant Awards to IERNA’s Heating & Cooling, Inc. and Trotter Air Services, LLC,” said Justin Keppy, President, NA Residential & Light Commercial, Carrier. “This award honors those Bryant FADs that embody all the qualities that have made our brand what it is today. These two businesses are model organizations that have truly made a positive impact in their communities and in the heating and cooling industry as a whole.”

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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, a leading global provider of innovative healthy, safe and sustainable building and cold chain solutions. For more information, visit or follow Bryant Home Comfort on Facebook.