Contractor Magazine: Mike Rowe Joins Home Services Companies to Promote Skilled Trades

Partnership with One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing and Mister Sparky will focus on filling the skills gap. One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing and Mister Sparky will  donate $100,000 in scholarships to the mikeroweWORKS Foundation. Rowe will also work with the three companies to highlight the benefits of careers in the plumbing, electrical and HVAC industries. It was important that the ad campaign, beginning in May 2015, feature real plumbers, electricians and HVAC techs front and center. LAS VEGAS — A first-of-its-kind partnership with Mike Rowe, the creator and executive producer of CNN’s “Somebody’s Gotta Read More

Largest Home Services Provider Starts New Partnership with Television Personality and Skilled Trades Supporter

New partnership announced today to empower future HVAC techs, plumbers and electricians. Brands commit to donating $100,000 in scholarships to mikeroweWORKS Foundation LAS VEGAS, April 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning®, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing® and Mister Sparky® electric, part of the Direct Energy family of brands, announced today, at their annual convention in Las Vegas, a first-of-its-kind partnership with Mike Rowe, the creator and executive producer of CNN’s “Somebody’s Gotta Do It” and Discovery Channel’s “Dirty Jobs.” The brands, which have committed to donating $100,000 in scholarships to the mikeroweWORKS Foundation over the course of 12 months, Read More