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Local Air Force Veteran Heads Local HVAC Company with National Brand Now Open Location in Hot Springs

Hot Springs, AR - Locally-owned and operated Grisham , which has been serving the surrounding area for more than 50 years, has joined forces with One Hour Air Heating and Air Conditioning® (One Hour), a national heating and air conditioning brand with independently owned and operated locations throughout North America. The company is now operating as Grisham One Hour Air Heating and Air Conditioning.


Owner Jason Vincent is a Hot Springs native and has served as the owner since 2015. He previously served in the US Air Force as an air traffic controller at the Sheppard Air Force in Wichita Falls, TX. The family-owned business was previously owned by Vincent’s father-in-law, Dale Kemp. His 22 employees and 15 branded One Hour trucks can be seen on the roads of Arkansas.


“We’re excited to welcome Jason and the Hot Springs team as part of our national network,” said Mark Baker, president of Franchise, Direct Energy. “Their commitment to exceptional customer service is what sets them apart, and we look forward to working with them as they continue to serve the community.”


With this move, the local company will be able to continue training staff with the best resources, provide stronger warranties and guarantees, and lower product costs – just in time for the hot Arkansas summer.


“This is the right next step for our family-owned business,” said Vincent. “By making the transition to One Hour, we now have more resources available to better serve our customers and provide the best service possible.”


One Hour was recently ranked No. 1 in the HVAC services category in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500 list.


To schedule an appointment with the local One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning, visit or call 501-525-2665 (Cool).

For more information contact:

Jessica Michan
Manager, External Relations

Direct Energy is one of North America’s largest retail providers of electricity, natural gas, and home and business energy-related services with over four million customers. Direct Energy gives customers choice, simplicity, and innovation where energy, data, and technology meet. A subsidiary of Centrica plc (LSE: CNA), an international energy and services company, Direct Energy, its subsidiaries and/or affiliates, operate in 50 U.S. states plus the District of Columbia and four provinces in Canada. To learn more about Direct Energy, please visit

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