Mark Furlong, project and sales engineer at Coolair Equipment.
Based at the Cannock office of the Manchester-based company, Mr Furlong has 15 years’ experience in the mechanical services industry.
He was previously a freelance project manager involved in the design, procurement and sale of mechanical systems, including air conditioning.
Mr Furlong has worked on major mechanical projects, including the new £600m Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, and has project-managed the installation of air conditioning systems for Holiday Inn and Premier Inn hotels.
He is currently working on a major air conditioning installation project for a new care village in Bedford scheduled for completion in late 2018.
Mr Furlong, who lives in Birmingham, gained his HNC in HVAC Building Services Engineering from South Birmingham Centre for the Built Environment in 2008 and his Level 2 NVQ qualification in CAD Design from Sutton College in 2006.
Neil Gibbard, regional director of Coolair Equipment, which also has an office in Maidstone, said: “Mark will help us build on our successful association with major developers, contractors and suppliers by developing relationships with new clients as well as managing new and existing projects.”
Coolair's Midlands branch has recently secured orders for two retirement villages, a hotel and conference centre, a retail head office refurbishment, and a new vehicle operations centre.