John Thompson is owner, Thompson Family Plumbing and Rooter, INC. of a leading service and repair plumbing company in Hesperia, CA. John and his wife, Devynn’s, focus is to provide superior customer service and maintain top notch plumbing skill. He is continuously pushing the boundaries in his trade and is passionate to encourage his peers to succeed along side him. His company has received many worthy acknowledgements and awards from State Senators and Assemblymen for their strong presence and community involvement. Thompson Family Plumbing is constantly working to advance and support their staff and valued customers to maintain their mantra or “Always go the extra mile.”
Tim Kuhlman started his plumbing career in 2006, and worked his apprenticeship with Roanoke Plumbing. In April 2013, Kuhlman started with his current employer, Grassers Plumbing and Heating, McNabb, Ill. Before all things plumbing, Tim worked for The Home Depot; he started with Home Depot in 1996 in Arizona. He worked my way up into management and transferred into many new store openings, eventually working my his back to Illinois, where he was born and raised.
Melanie Aldrich and Son Plumbing provides residential, commercial and industrial plumbing services all across the great state of Rhode Island. In addition to running a plumbing company, she’s taught at New England Tech and is the President of the Rhode Island Plumbing and Mechanical Inspectors Association.
Eric Aune is co-owner of Mechanical Hub and owner of Aune Plumbing, LLC, Zimmerman, Minn. He lends his expertise in the field as it applies to tool and product reviews.
Jake Mengelkoch is a cabinetmaker from Elk River, Minnesota. He has worked in both an architectural millwork shop and a residential cabinetry shop. The two main areas of his focus are final assembly of cabinetry and installation.
Jason Ridgeway, owner of Ridgeway Home Services, West Chicago, IL, designs and installs heating and cooling systems, and is a complete, one-stop resource for sustainable home comfort. Ridgeway’s work can be described as architect and builder influential, which means that he has built the trust to gain referrals from architects and builders alike. “Doing quality work gets you to the next job,” says Ridgeway.
In 2013, Shay Shepston moved back to his hometown of Champaign, Illinois where he started Reimagined Renovations and has continued his environmental focus for residential remodeling and renovations.
Reimagined Renovations is a family owned and operated company. Our mission is to assist homeowners in realizing their vision with the best ideas, materials, and technologies for home design and sustainability. We created this company because we understand that in a changing world, we need to alter our approach to how we construct our personal spaces. We realize that people are becoming increasingly conscious of sustainable resource use and recycling, and we want our business practices to reflect this growing consciousness both in our own perspectives and in those of our customers.
Reimagined Renovations brings expertise in renovations and sustainability to our projects in the combined 35 years of construction, project management, and property management experience, along with over 10 years of experience in sustainability issues.
Home rehabilitations, renovations, and remodels focused on Kitchen, Bath, Basement and Sustainability Consulting.
Andy has built a solid foundation for his business through hard work and perseverance. His performance on high profile jobs in the Missoula, Montana area have placed him at the top of the list for area customers seeking a knowledgeable contractor in the plumbing, hydronic and HVAC field. Andy has served as a United Association Instructor at the Missoula Joint Apprentice Training Center for the Local 459. His passion for industry education, advancement and professionalism make him a well-respected local businessman.
Mark is the purchasing manager for J.C. Cannistraro, Watertown, Mass. Mark has worked tirelessly for many years directing and managing high level projects from behind the scenes. His knowledge and expertise have helped make J.C. Cannistraro a top 50 U.S. mechanical contracting company in the U.S.
Bob ‘Hot Rod’ Rohr
As a former plumbing, hydronic and solar thermal contractor Hot Rod has pushed the envelope of design and function for all in the area of renewable energy and the technical design of said systems. Bob currently heads up the training and education division of Caleffi both at and away from their US office in Milwaukee, WI.
Jim Godbout Plumbing & Heating Inc., Kennebunk, Maine, has been in business for more than 30 years with 17 employees carrying licenses and certifications in plumbing, oil, gas, electricity, refrigeration, solar, geothermal,13D sprinkler certification. Jim started the Mechanical Trades association of southern Maine to promote education in the trades of York County and serves on the national product development board for Viessmann.
Dan Foley is owner and president of Foley Mechanical, Inc. an HVAC company based in Lorton, Va., specializing in radiant, snowmelt, renewable and solar thermal systems. Dan began his career in the HVAC industry after earning his degree in Business Management from Virginia Tech in 1988. Dan serves on the boards of his local ACCA, PHCC and RPA chapters. He is also a past President of the Radiant Panel Association. He holds Master HVAC and Master plumbing/gas fitting licenses in Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Maryland.
Owner and operator of Rocky’s Heating Service, Fairbanks Alaska. Rocky and his team bring comfort and safety to residents and businesses alike all over Alaska with expert boiler and hydronic system knowledge. Currently Rocky serves as a Trade Council Member Taco Inc. and is actively involved in future product development.