Affiliations and Awards

James River Air:  Contracting Business Magazine’s 2013 Residential Contractor of the Year!


CB COYJames River Air Conditioning is proud to announce that we have been named Contracting Business Magazine’s “Residential HVAC Contractor of the Year”!

This is a great honor, and we would like to thank our customers for their business, as well as all of our employees who work hard to give those customers great service!

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 Other Awards

  • R•HOME Reader Favorites Voted Winner – 2010, 2011 & 2012
  • Angies List Super Service Award – 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
  • Selected “Best Contractor to Work For” – February, 2000 HVAC News Magazine
  • Carrier Distinguished Dealer Award – Inagural Class of 1994
  • “Ukrop’s Community Service Award” – February 2001 Commonwealth Catholic Charities
  • Small Businessperson of the Year (Hugh E. Joyce) – 1989 State of Virginia
  • Entrepreneur of the Year (Hugh E. Joyce) – 1989 City of Richmond


Richmond International Raceway
Known as America’s Premier Short Track, offers great night racing action and a commitment to the fan experience. One of the most popular facilities among drivers and fans in all of motorsports, Richmond International Raceway annually hosts two NASCAR Doubleheader weekends, featuring the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR Nationwide Series.

North American Technician Excellence, Inc., the leading non-profit certification program for technicians in the heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC/R) industry and the only test supported by the entire industry.

Energy Star
ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices.

Better Business Bureau
BBB ensures that high standards for trust are set and maintained. We exist so consumers and businesses alike have an unbiased source to guide them on matters of trust. We provide educational information and expert advice that is free of charge and easily accessible.

National Comfort Institute
National Comfort Institute, Inc. is the leader in HVAC diagnostics for both air flow and combustion related topics. We provide training, equipment and consultation to HVAC contractors around the world so they can provide more comfortable and energy efficient homes and offices.

Think. Shop. Buy. Local.
When you spend close to home, more of your money stays within the community. That includes the donations retailers and other businesses make to area charitable organizations that continue to help our citizens and enhance our quality of life.

Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association
The PHCC—National Association is the oldest trade association in the construction industry—and the premiere organization for the p-h-c professional. Since 1883, PHCC has been the leader in promotion, advancement, education and training.

Air Conditioning Contractors of America
ACCA is a group of over 4,000 air conditioning contractors who work together to improve our industry, promote good practices, and keep homes and buildings safe, clean and comfortable.

James River Heating and Air is an authorized Lennox Dealer. Lennox has set the standard for home comfort, and we continue to push the standard forward with a lineup of more than 60 leading-edge products.