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San Diego, CA – February 27, 2014 – Carini Heating, Air and Plumbing, one of San Diego’s fastest growing HVAC companies, has been nominated for the prestigious Family Owned Business Award for 2014 by the San Diego Business Journal. The award recognizes family owned and operated businesses in San Diego based on company growth, customer satisfaction and community service. The awards will be presented on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at an awards reception at the Paradise Point Resort and Spa, 1404 Vacation Road, San Diego, CA 92109.

“We are extremely honored to receive this nomination for Best Family Owned Business from the San Diego Business Journal,” said company founder and CEO, Gabriel Carini. “We believe that our success has a lot to do with how our family works together and how we combine our complementary skills and experience.”

Gabriel Carini founded Carini Heating, Air and Plumbing in 2006 after 10 years experience in installation, service and sales with other San Diego HVAC companies. As CEO and president, Carini heads up the company’s sales and operations, with emphasis on installation quality, operational efficiencies and customer satisfaction. In subsequent years, Carini’s mother, Lorraine Iverson joined the company as CFO and Vice President of Human Resources; and his step father, Doug Cooper joined as Vice President of Marketing and Customer Service. Prior to joining Carini, Iverson and Cooper had a long history of involvement in the high tech marketing field, having owned and run Cooper/Iverson Marketing, one of San Diego’s leading high tech PR firms during the 1990’s; and in 1996, they were co-founders of Contigo Software, one of the industry’s first web conferencing firms.

Carini Heating, Air and Plumbing supports a variety of San Diego charitable organizations, including Dress for Success, Growing Liberia’s Children and different organizations that provide food and shelter to the homeless in San Diego.

Carini Heating, Air and Plumbing specializes in residential and light commercial installation and service throughout San Diego County. The company has extensive experience working in vintage homes in San Diego’s older neighborhoods; with contractors on new construction; and with heating and air conditioning change-outs and retrofits in existing homes, condominiums and apartment buildings.

For more information, contact Carini Heating, Air and Plumbing,; 619-843-0997; or email us at