Dream BIG!

Dream BIG!

Today was a big day for us...
We are now the official owners of a new building for our HVAC business!


A year ago, my husband printed a photo of a building and taped it on his vision board. Below it were the words,“I am the proud owner of a new building for Western Heating.” Here we are, a year later, and we signed the papers for our new building today! 

How to Recruit Women Technicians

How to Recruit Women Technicians

Written by Angie Snow. Originally published December 1st, 2017 on HVARCBusiness.com

You just never know when you will run into a woman who has the skills, drive, desire or ability to become your next superstar technician.

Here are four simple things that you can do right now to help you find and recruit women for your business.

The Future of Women in HVACR is Bright

The Future of Women in HVACR is Bright

WHVACR hosts its first stand-alone conference

Originally published on Distribution Center Magazine

If you focus on quantities, you will find that women are a minority in the HVACR industry, but when you focus on qualities, like skills, ambition, passion, and drive, you will find that their presence in the industry puts them right on par with the male-dominated majority.

Throughout the years, more and more women have found their place in the industry; the legacies they have built and left behind have inspired others to band together in an effort to promote education, leadership, and 

A Conversation With a Residential and Light Commercial Shop Owner From Utah

A Conversation With a Residential and Light Commercial Shop Owner From Utah

Angie Snow, a former elementary school teacher turned HVAC shop owner, is a great example of a business owner that works just as hard for the service technicians she employs as they do for the customer. Angie and her husband, Ryan, own and operate Western Heating & Air Conditioning, a residential/light commercial/maintenance HVAC company based in Orem, Utah. Women technicians and installers are welcome here, and other HVAC companies are taking note of their innovative philosophy. Want to work for this company or one like it? Come prepared with a great attitude and

Utah Contractor Focuses on Family Friendly Environment, Service

Utah Contractor Focuses on Family Friendly Environment, Service

Originally published on 1/23/2017 by Nicole Krawcke for theNEWS. 

Like many women in the HVACR industry, Angie Snow, owner and vice president of Orem, Utah-based Western Heating & Air Conditioning, never aspired for a career in the trades. However, she now owns and operates her own company along with her husband, Ryan Snow.

“HVACR was never my first intention; it was never something I planned on doing when I was younger,” Angie Snow said. “My husband has been doing it for more than 20 years, and he worked his way up through the industry. My education was in elementary education, and

Angie Snow - VP Blazing Trails at Western Heating and Air

Angie Snow - VP Blazing Trails at Western Heating and Air

Angie Snow knew from the time she was a young girl, she wanted to gain an education and inspire others. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from BYU, and her Master’s Degree in Math from SUU. Angie’s career began as an elementary school teacher. For seven years, she enjoyed teaching and motivating her students to achieve their goals. In 2007, she and her husband Ryan made the entrepreneurial leap by purchasing Western Heating and Air. Angie is the Vice President of Western and

Women Shattering HVAC's Glass Ceiling

Women Shattering HVAC's Glass Ceiling

Original article posted on theNews

The Social Security Administration estimates 22 percent of the U.S. workforce will retire over the next eight years. For the HVAC industry, which is chock full of retiring baby boomers, that percentage is probably much larger.

While HVAC’s experienced veterans continue to disappear into retirement,  the industry has struggled to replenish its crop of skilled workers. Recent studies from the HVACR Workforce Development Foundation and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) quantify the need, estimating that 115,000 new HVACR workers must be trained by 2022 to meet an anticipated demand that is set to increase 14 percent, which exceeds the average growth rate for all other