Malco Opens Nominations for 2024 HVAC Trade-Pro of the Year

Five outstanding HVAC pros will earn $1,000 in tools.

Malco Tools, one of the nation’s leading solution developers and manufacturers of various high-quality tools for the HVAC trade, has opened nominations for its national HVAC Trade-Pro of the Year Award program.

Now in its 8th year, the HVAC Trade-Pro of the Year Award recognizes and celebrates exceptional HVAC technicians committed to doing great work, focused on on-the-job safety, and giving back to their communities.

The top five winners from throughout the U.S. will receive $1,000 worth of Malco tools of their choosing, and all qualifying trade professionals nominated will receive a Malco cap and pair of gloves. Trade pros are encouraged to self-nominate or nominate a fellow pro for the honor.

“We are always immensely proud to recognize the great work HVAC pros do on the job and in their community,” said Rebecca Talbot, vice president of marketing at Malco. “In the same way Malco develops Damn Good Tools™, the HVAC Trade-Pros of the Year are doing damn good work around the country that deserves celebration. We’re excited to shine a light on some outstanding individuals in the HVAC industry!”

To nominate yourself or another technician who has made a difference in your community, visit Entries will be accepted until June 28, 2024, and winners will be announced in September 2024.

As a strong supporter and advocate of careers in the trades, Malco donates significant quantities of in-kind products and apparel annually to a variety of skilled trade education programs, competitions, and events across the country, including high school, post-secondary technical and apprenticeship programs, regional apprenticeship contests and SkillsUSA state and national conferences. Malco also coordinates the “Head of the Class” Student Recognition Program that partners with education programs across the country to recognize high-achieving students and entire graduating classes in the HVAC/sheet metal and building construction fields.

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