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Bill Howe Recognized for Integrity & Ethics
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Awards 11/30/17

Bill Howe Recognized for Integrity & Ethics

Bill Howe Plumbing, Heating & Air, Restoration & Flood Recognized for Marketplace Ethics
Well known San Diego plumbing & heating company continually shines in marketplace ethics and integrity

November 30, 2017 San Diego, Calif. – Bill Howe started his local San Diego plumbing company in 1980 at 974 Thomas Street in Pacific Beach. He began with a mission to cultivate a company culture of healthy and happy employees, providing honest and affordable services, and giving back to his local community. The mission and philosophy have made Bill Howe a success, and a household name in San Diego. One of the largest family-owned and operated service companies, Bill Howe has grown from one plumber (Bill Howe) to 180 employees across three divisions in 37 years.

The 2017 Better Business Bureau Torch Awards for Marketplace Ethics is in its 20th year. The Torch Award recognizes businesses in San Diego and Orange County that adhere to the highest standards in their business practices. It is open to all businesses and judges submissions based on 6 areas of criteria that demonstrate the company, or organizations, commitment to high standards in the community and integrity for customers. Bill Howe Plumbing, Heating & Air, Restoration & Flood has been a member of the BBB since 2009 and has maintained an A+ rating. This is the sixth year they have been recognized at the ceremony.

“We have always focused our business on hiring and training the best technicians in our service divisions, providing transparent pricing and service for our customers, and giving back to the community,” said Tina Howe, Vice President. “We enjoy submitting for the BBB Torch Awards each year as it allows us to reflect on all areas of our company and make changes where necessary and continue to achieve our mission.”

The company has been chosen as a finalist in the BBB Torch Awards each year, as well as being named as the Best San Diego Plumbing, Heating, and Contracting company by multiple local communities.

Bill Howe once again submitted a nomination exploring their company in-depth on areas of TRUST, from the top of the company to the newest hire, how they reinforce their ethics and values, unite their team, steer performance, treasure their employees, customers, and community, as well as reinvest in the community.

For more information about Bill Howe Plumbing, Heating & Air, Restoration & Flood, visit www.billhowe.com, or to speak with Bill or Tina Howe regarding this announcement, contact Bill Howe Marketing Director, Julie Riddle at [email protected]

About Bill Howe Family of Companies

Bill Howe Family of Companies is comprised of Bill Howe Plumbing, Inc.; Bill Howe Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc.; Bill Howe Restoration & Flood Services, Inc. The family-owned and operated company began in 1980 with the plumbing division and has grown into San Diego County’s largest low-cost one-stop-shop for service, repairs and installation, offering both residential and commercial services. 9085 Aero Drive, Suite B, San Diego CA 92123. Call 1-800-BILL-HOWE because We Know Howe!



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I had a shower that would not drain. The employee arrived on time and fixed the problem quickly and effectively at a very fair price. I was very happy with everything. Thank you and I highly recommend your plumbing service.

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