AAA-1 Heating & Cooling | About Us | Kingsport & Johnson City TN

Our Mission

AAA-1 Heating & Cooling is in business for the purpose of providing high quality HVAC service to our local communities. It is our intention to be fair and ethical in the treatment of all customers, employees, stockholders and vendors.

We intend to make a fair profit by providing HVAC services to our customers, honestly sharing their concern for quality, dependability and value.

We will create a positive, stimulating, secure work environment emphasizing personal growth and opportunity through utilization of the diversified talents of our employees.

The AAA-1 Heating & Cooling Staff

Michael Rutherford

Michael Rutherford

President/Operations Mgr

Michael began his career in the HVAC field at an early age with his father Roger. Michael is a 1987 graduate of Dobyn’s Bennett High School, attended ETSU, North East State & The University of Phoenix. Michael worked in the Grocery business for first 18 years of his career and found his way back to the HVAC business in 2003 with Carrier Corporation as Sales Engineer, Parts Manager & System Design Specialist. Before becoming president at AAA-1 Heating & Cooling, Michael was the owner and President of Rutherford Heating & Cooling. Michael & his wife Carla have 4 children, Noah, Jonah, Joseph & Miana. When Michael is not working & spending time with family he enjoys church, golf, hiking, fishing & camping.
Phone: 423-416-2221
Email: mrutherford@aaa1hvac.com

Kelly Webb

Kelly Webb

Vice President/Installation Mgr.

Kelly graduated from Sullivan South high school in 1986 & went on to attended Northeast State, studying Business & Marketing. He began his 1st business at age 17 for race cars & performance parts. He worked as a Marketing Manager for SAFECO from 1990-2002. In 2003 he founded AAA-1 Heating & Cooling. Kelly has two step daughters Raina & Toree with his wife Lisa. He enjoys flying, music, movies, reading & wine making. His key to success is to listen more than you speak.
Phone: 423-416-2221
Email: kwebb@aaa1hvac.com

Richard Noe

Richard Noe

Technician Supervisor

Richard has worked in the HVAC field for 30 years as a HVAC technician & controls specialist. He enjoys fishing
Phone: 423-416-2221

Al Ratliff

Al Ratliff

HVAC Technician

Al started as an electrician at the age of 19, then began his HVAC career at age 33. Al & his wife, Carol have 2 children, Robert & Jessica & enjoys listening to home spun Bluegrass & Country music. When he is not working, he enjoys 4 wheeling & spending time with his family.

Dan Gilliam

Dan Gilliam

HVAC Technician

Dan has worked in the HVAC field for 6 years as a residential HVAC Technician. Dan has a strong background in the electrical & residential construction. Dan enjoys his free time on the water & working on old vehicles with his son & friends.

Rocky Necessary

Rocky Necessary

Duct Mechanic/Team Leader

Rocky has worked in the HVAC business for 15 years. Rocky & his wife, Susan have 3 children, Josh, Ashley & Ely. When he is not working he enjoys nature, fishing & hiking. Rocky likes to farm & would love to raise game chickens. He believes the key to success is to live & let live.

Darren Dickerson

Darren Dickerson

Duct Mechanic/Team Leader

Darren has worked in the HVAC business for 3 years. He enjoys archery & spending time with his daughter Shianie. He has a passion for flowers & would love to visit Hawaii. His key to success is focusing on professionalism.

Billy Barker

Billy Barker

HVAC Install Assistant

Billy has been in the HVAC for the past year, prior to that he worked in woodworking. Billy enjoy fishing, hunting & spending time with Laken. He says his key to success is to keep working.

Pam Depew

Pam Depew

Dispatch/Warranty

Pam has lived her whole life in Kingsport & has worked in the HVAC field for 17 years. Pam has 3 children, Alex, Austin & Abigail & enjoys spending time with her family & camping.

Lisa Peery

Lisa Peery

Office Manager

Lisa has lived in the Tri-Cities area for the last 16 years, moving here from Ohio. She has 35+ years working in an office environment. Lisa has 1 daughter Mary along with 3 dogs, Bo, Buster & Bear. She enjoys crafts, music & spending time with the people that mean the most to her. Her key to success is hard work & determination.