History Of Jackson Gas & Electric


Dothan, Alabama




   In 1961, two brothers, and Ben Jackson started their business. A couple of years later John Jackson their brother joined them. Their business initially performed gas piping, space heaters, and gas furnaces. They started in a very small facility and all three worked together performing labor task to meet the financial needs of their families.

   Since that time, the company has grown to be one of the largest HVAC/R, Plumbing, and Electrical contracting firms in southeast Alabama. From meager beginnings, the company has grown to encompass 38 employees, 10 assigned to technical service and 24 involved with the installation of HVAC, plumbing and electrical products. The company currently operates 33 vehicles and maintains a well designed 6,000 square foot facility with adequate office space, parking and distribution. 

   The company has always been, and remains, a "Jackson Family Affair." Started by three brothers, the company now includes (John's son) who performs service and new installations. (Ben's son) supervises air conditioning service and change-outs. (also Ben's son) supervises electrical and plumbing jobs. (Kenny's son) performs service work. (Ed's son) supervises plumbing on new construction. (Bens daughter) performs administration and secretarial work. (sister of John, Ed and Ben) is office manager.  (employed with the Jackson's for 39 years) is the shop manager. (employed with the Jackson's for over 26 years) supervises electrical work on new construction. (employed with the Jackson's for over 11 years) supervises under slab plumbing on new construction. 

   Four generations of Jackson's are now employed by Jackson Gas and Electric Company, Inc., each working his own specialty, but all trained in the performance of other duties directing and supervising the daily activities of company personnel who serve the new construction trade, consumer replacement and repair market within a 75-mile radius of Dothan, Alabama.

   Ben Jackson is currently President and Chief Executive Officer. is currently Vice President. 

   The company is located at 206 First Avenue, Dothan, Alabama. The facility is well designed and serves the needs for space required for HVAC, plumbing and electrical work.

   Jackson Gas & Electric Co., Inc. grew out of the original named Jackson Gas Service and performs essentially as mechanical contractors and engineers for the HVAC/R, plumbing, ventilation and electrical industry.

   Larry Benton, HVAC Division manager of Lewis-Smith Supply Company, Inc., headquarters in Dothan, Alabama, recommended Jackson Gas & Electric Company Inc., to receive recognition for honesty, integrity, quality and service in the HVAC industry. The HVAC Insider Newspaper is proud to recognize Jackson Gas & Electric Service, Inc. for their high degree of professionalism for over 40 years and do hereby provide the designation to Jackson Gas & Electric as an HVAC

Insider Gold Star Contractor. 

   This designation cannot be purchased by is earned for outstanding performance by an HVAC contractor.  Insider Newspapers, Inc., congratulates Jackson Gas & Electric Service, Inc., of Dothan, Alabama as an HVAC Insider Gold Star Contractor.