Richard Lear , Regional Area Manager
Richard Lear is a Regional Area Manager with Comfort International and senior journeyman HVAC service technician who has over 15 years of experience in the industry. He has extensive experience maintaining, servicing, and repairing all types of HVAC units, consistently delivering exceptional service.
His experience includes split systems and package units and complex central plants with centrifugal and complex turbo core compressors and control systems including direct digital controls, compressor replacements and repairs, bearing replacements in the field, motor rebuilding, ductwork and complete unit replacements.
He has extensive expertise with all manufacturers of commercial package HVAC units such as McQuay, York, Carrier, Trane, Liebert, and many others. He has worked on all sizes of commercial systems from 5 to 150 ton package units to large multiple chiller systems well over 500 tons+ for many types of facilities including office, mission critical and clean room projects.
He receives specialized factory training to stay current with technology including Trane Intellipak, Trane Centravac, Honeywell HVAC controls, Sporland valve training, Carrier, and TurboCor Compressor as well as pneumatic controls training and BACnet DDC training.
In addition, he is a graduate of Universal Technical Institute’s HVAC and refrigeration educational training certificate program and is also clean room certified.