In 1985 Andrew Ford and his business partner Kyle Doonan decided to open a small air-conditioning business. The pair used second-hand vans and second-hand tools. With $500 in the bank they set about making a go of installing air-conditioners. The business has since expanded and has won several Telstra WA Small Business of the Year awards and was ranked as one of the fastest growing companies in BRW’s 2002 Fast 100. It is the largest dealer in WA for Daikin Air Conditioning. Mr Ford is a Past President of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Contractors Association of WA (RACCA), and a founding member of industry registration board (RACIRB). Winner of WA Telstra small business awards in 1994, 1997 and 2001. BRW fastest 100 growing companies in Australia list for 5 years (97-01). Ernst & Young entrepreneur of the year awards, winner 2001, (Western Region – Young Category) as well as Business News – 40 under 40 award runner up 2004.