In April of 1984, a new corporation was formed by Russel P. Swaney, d.b.a. Swaney Sales.
Russel Swaney received an Engineering Degree in 1955 from the University of Michigan and served two years in the United States Air Force before returning to Grand Rapids. Swaney’s experience in the HVAC field started as a REP for Lennox Industries and in 1964 he went to work for The Behler-Young Company as Commercial Sales Manager handling REP sales covering the State of Michigan.
The market now served by Swaney Sales is engineered sales to HVAC Contractors and Industrial users. Many of the lines presently represented have been handled by Swaney for 45 years or more. Complete coverage is given to the HVAC market with products for the air side contractor such as spiral duct, louvers, fire dampers, fans, terminal units, pressure stacks, fiberglass duct, underground duct, hoods, relief vents and grilles, registers and diffusers.
The mechanical contractors are covered with heating and make-up air equipment, energy recovery units, electronic humidifiers, packaged rooftop heating units, vertical unit ventilators, cabinet unit heaters, convectors, fin tube radiation, radiant panels and electric duct heaters.