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100 Year Anniversary – [ 225 employees ]

Our 100 Year History

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Herbert Bassett McClure bought into Fisher Brothers and formed Fisher McClure
The cost of gas is about $0.12 per gallon depending on location: The cost of a new home is: $6,156.00
Air conditioning comes home for the first time. The unit in the Minneapolis mansion of Charles Gates is approximately 7 feet high, 6 feet wide, 20 feet long and possibly never used because


Articles of incorporation for HB McClure
Office moved to 1515 Derry Street
H.H. Schultz and J.Q. Sherman invent an individual room air conditioner that sits on a window ledge – a design that’s been ubiquitous in apartment buildings ever since. The units are available for purchase a year later and are only enjoyed by the people least likely to work up a sweat – the wealthy. (The large cooling systems cost between $10,000 and $50,000. That’s equivalent to $120,000 to $600,000 today.)


Packard invents the coolest ride in town: the first air-conditioned car. Dashboard controls for the a/c, however, come later. Should the Packard’s passengers get chilly, the driver must stop the engine, pop open the hood, and disconnect a compressor belt.


The United States builds its first “summer peaking” power plant made to handle the growing electrical load of air conditioning.


Bill McClure Sr. started – [ 6 total employees ]


Begin selling fuel oil


In the post-World War II economic boom, residential air conditioning becomes just another way to keep up with the Joneses. More than 1 million units are sold in 1953 alone.


Bill McClure Jr. started – [21 employees ]


Window units lose cool points as central air comes along. The units consist of a condenser, coils, and a fan. Air gets drawn, passed over coils, and blasted through a home’s ventilation system. R-12, commonly known as Freon-12, is used as the


1st residential geothermal installation


Adopted distinctive Blue & Gold truck paint scheme


1st off-site warehouse located at 17th & Chestnut Street


1st $100,000 job – West Shore YMCA renovation/ expansion
Moved warehouse to 10th and Mulberry Street


Robert F. McClure – [ 50 employees ]
1st $500,000 job – Simpson School renovation in Mechanicsburg


1st $1,000,000 job – Cedar Run mid-rise senior living


1st commercial design/build water source project – McCormick building North Front Street


Moved warehouse to 7th and Graham Street


1st million sq/ft warehouse job – Sherman Williams in Fredericksburg


1st commercial design/build geothermal project – Heritage Hills Hotel in York


Consolidated office and warehouse to current 80,000 sq/ft location South 17th Street


Completed our 1st $10,000,000 job – Bethany Village


Bob Whalen – [ 195 employees ]


1st commercial solar thermal job – Cumberland County Housing Authority


ESOP – [ 202 employees ]


100 Year Anniversary – [ 225 employees ]


Continued Growth – [ 388 employees ]


Continued Growth – [ 500+ employees ]

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$50 OFF 1st Preventive Maintenance or Service Call*

$50 Off 1st Preventive Maintenance or Service Call

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*For new customers on any residential service. Valid only within HB McClure’s standard service area. May not be combined with other offers. Offer expires 11/30/18.

Up to $1,600 in Combined Rebates on Select Lennox Systems*

Up to $1,600 in Rebates on Select Lennox Systems*

*Installations must be completed by November 30, 2018. Restrictions apply. One per household. Prior purchases do not qualify. Valid within HB McClure’s standard trading area. May not be combined with other offers. Call for details. Offer expires 11/30/18.

Up to $100 OFF 1st Propane or Fuel Oil Delivery*

Up to $100 OFF 1st Propane or Fuel Oil Delivery

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*For new automatic delivery propane or fuel oil customers. Call for details.