Fresh-Aire UV, Jupiter, Fla., a leading manufacturer of indoor air quality (IAQ) products, has named Sam Gravatt as its North American distribution specialist.
The 31-year HVAC veteran is responsible for assisting North American wholesale distributors and manufacturer’s representatives sell and support Fresh-Aire UV’s residential and commercial volatile organic compound (VOC) reduction and biological disinfection products to the HVAC trade. Gravatt will also act as a conduit between Fresh-Aire UV’s sales team, contractors and wholesalers.
Gravatt, who has master’s and bachelor’s degrees from the University of Missouri and Baker University, Baldwin, Kan., respectively, entered the HVAC industry in 1986 and spent 21 years with Lennox International, mainly with the Richardson, Texas-based manufacturer’s distribution arms. More recently, Gravatt held various positions ranging from management to sales and marketing for Jacksonville, Fla.-based wholesale distributors Gemaire Distributors from 2010 to 2014 and Baker Distributing from 2014 to 2017.
“Adding industry veterans like Sam is essential to accommodate the tremendous growth we’ve experienced in the last five years,” said Ron Saunders, vice president, Fresh-Aire UV. “Sam will accentuate our excellent customer relations throughout our network of HVAC wholesaler distributors and manufacturer’s representatives.”