Awarded on Wednesday, March 16th, 2016
Paul Radu and Dale Johnson, owners of P&L Johnson Mechanical, Astoria
This business started in 1980. At that time, they provided refrigeration equipment installation and service to local grocery stores, restaurants and fishing boats. In 1990, they merged with Johnson Mechanical. Today this business provides heating; commercial HVAC; boilers; commercial refrigeration service to local stores and restaurants; energy-efficiency services including energy audits, home insulation, duct sealing, window and door replacement; and emergency service 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
As part of their commitment to outstanding customer service, P&L Johnson is proud to be affiliated with a variety of organizations including the Astoria/Warrenton Chamber of Commerce; and contractor organizations including ACCA, Home Builders Association, BPI, NATE and Energy Trust of Oregon. They are authorized dealers for Carrier, Clean Works of Oregon, and Dr. Energy Home Services.
Currently, they employ 23 people with an over 20 percent increase in 2015. They believe in investing in their employees and offer an HVAC apprenticeship program through Associated Builders and Contractor, Inc.