Named 2011 Military Friendly Franchise by G.I. Jobs Magazine

In honor of Veterans Day, Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. announces it was ranked in the top 10 percent of all franchises nationwide and named a 2011 Military Friendly Franchise® by G.I. Jobs Magazine.

The heating, ventilation and air conditioning company honors military veterans all year round by offering service members a discount of 25 percent off the initial territory fee, which allows veterans to use their training and operation skills in a new civilian career.

“The Military Friendly Franchises® list was created three years ago out of demand from military veterans, many of whom want to start or own their own business but are unclear where to begin,” said Sean Collins, director for G.I. Jobs. “Being selected as a Military Friendly Franchise places in this elite group, and is testimony to their world class programs and policies that support military veterans interested franchise opportunities”.

The Dwyer Group, parent company to, has given more than $1.2 million in discounts to veteran franchise owners. Since 2001, has helped more than 59 veterans start their own business.

In 2011, was also listed in Entrepreneur magazine’s 10 Most Popular Franchises for Military Veterans list.