Exelon Corporation : BGE HOME Acquires Van Sant, Inc. and VSI Commercial, Inc.
04/23/2012| 03:20pm US/Eastern
Addition of Mt. Airy-based plumbing and HVAC companies will grow
BGE HOME's customer base and expand sales opportunities
BGE HOME, one of the premier home services companies in Maryland, today
announced that it has acquired the residential and commercial plumbing
and HVAC business assets of Van Sant, Inc. and VSI Commercial, Inc.,
both based in Mt. Airy, Maryland.
The purchase will allow BGE HOME to continue the extension of its
residential service territory into Frederick, Howard and Montgomery
counties. In addition, Van Sant's commercial operations will enhance BGE
HOME's commercial team (Constellation Building Systems). BGE HOME's
recently opened Burtonsville office currently serves residential
customers in Montgomery and Prince George's counties.
"Van Sant's services complement ours and provide an opportunity to
better serve customers in western and central Maryland, as well as
differentiate our electricity and natural gas offerings," said Kevin
Klages, president and CEO of BGE HOME. "We are looking forward to
integrating the businesses into BGE HOME and working to expand our
geographic footprint, while continuing our focus on delivery of the
ultimate customer experience."
Known in the region for its strong foundation in customer service, Van
Sant brings nearly seven decades of plumbing and HVAC experience to BGE
HOME's portfolio of services.
"We are proud of the reputation we've built over the years," said Larry
Van Sant, president, Van Sant, Inc. "This agreement is a
testament to the hard work of our employees as well as our commitment to
customer satisfaction. We are looking forward to being a part of BGE
BGE HOME, a subsidiary of Constellation Energy which is a business unit
Exelon, is based in White Marsh, Maryland. The company provides heating,
air conditioning, plumbing, and electrical sales and service. Product
and service offerings also include appliance repairs, window and door
replacements, and electricity and natural gas sales. BGE HOME serves
residential and business customers throughout Maryland. BGE HOME is not
the same company as BGE, a regulated utility.
Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) is the nation's leading competitive energy
provider, with approximately $33 billion in annual revenues.
Headquartered in Chicago, Exelon has operations and business activities
in 47 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. Exelon is the largest
competitive U.S. power generator, with approximately 35,000 megawatts of
owned capacity comprising one of the nation's cleanest and lowest-cost
power generation fleets. The company's Constellation business unit
provides energy products and services to approximately 100,000 business
and public sector customers and approximately 1 million residential
customers. Exelon's utilities deliver electricity and natural gas to
approximately 6.6 million customers in central Maryland (BGE), northern
Illinois (ComEd) and southeastern Pennsylvania (PECO). Learn more at: www.exeloncorp.com.
Christina Pratt, 410-470-9700
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