Press Release - August 29th, 2014

Tom Hickey, Chairman, ATL-REFAC Limited, Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps is pleased to announce the merger of Cape Breton Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Ltd and Doubleday Mechanical Ltd. Both companies will form a new company called ATL-REFAC Limited, Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps.

The move is strategic for both organizations. Cape Breton Refrigeration and Air Conditioning focuses mainly on installation for new construction, renovations and retrofits across Eastern Canada with residual service work in Cape Breton. Doubleday Mechanical Limited focuses mainly on service in Halifax and surrounding areas.

By bringing both companies together, the company will be able to better serve customers in Eastern Canada. It will be business as usual, as principals will remain intact, staying on with the business to fuel future growth and to become stronger competition within the market. The company stated that many of its’ customers have been looking for more competition, so it is poised to fill that gap

“We listened to our customers. We are very excited about the merger, it was a logical move, makes perfect sense for both parties and our loyal customers”, says Paul Tracey, company President. “Both companies have built up solid reputations as top notch installers and service providers in the market, so strategically, it’s a great fit” says Tracey. “We have top notch calibre employees. Our employees continue to drive quality and success in what we do. We appreciate each and every one of them. This merger will mean more opportunities for our people and will create job opportunities in Nova Scotia.”

“We are thrilled about the merger”, says Mark Doubleday, Vice President of Operations. “We have brought together two great companies that specialize in different but similar areas within the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning trade. Really looking forward to the synergies and opportunities ahead of us, it will be fun. As a combined entity, I like what we bring to the table for our customers whether they are small or large”, says Doubleday.

ATL-REFAC Limited, Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps provides sales, installation, service and maintenance of residential, commercial and light industrial cooling systems in all types of applications such as Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps.