NEW YORK, NY – ABM, a leading provider of integrated facility solutions, announced that its subsidiary ABM Franchising Group, LLC, has signed a franchise agreement with Gundlach’s Plumbing & Sheet Metal, an experienced plumbing, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning provider in Bakersfield, CA. Gundlach’s Plumbing & Sheet Metal expands ABM’s growing presence in Southern California.

ABM Franchising Group, a portfolio of franchise networks that deliver mechanical and electrical service and preventive maintenance solutions to commercial, industrial, and residential buildings, consists of four franchise brands: Linc Service, GreenHomes America, TEGG, and CurrentSAFE. Gundlach’s Plumbing & Sheet Metal will operate under the GreenHomes America franchise brand and utilize the franchise’s business model to grow their business in Southern California.

“We are thrilled to have Gundlach’s Plumbing & Sheet Metal join our ever-expanding network,” Bert Kendall, Chief Operating Officer of ABM Franchising Group. “Gundlach’s has an abundance of industry experience demonstrated by their success over the past 100 years. We look forward to combining their experience with our proven system to create a winning combination for Gundlach’s that will garner them many more years of continued success.”

Gundlach’s Plumbing & Sheet Metal was established in 1900 as a plumbing repair shop. Over a hundred years later, the company has expanded its state of the art solutions to provide clients with service and remodeling work for plumbing and air conditioning. Gundlach’s continues to build on a rich history and demonstrate a commitment to future growth by offering their clients today's technology with good old fashioned integrity. Becoming a GreenHomes America franchise allows them to expand their services to include home energy retrofits, a cutting edge program that takes existing homes and transforms them to drastically increase energy efficiency.

“We are excited to become part of the GreenHomes America team,” said Ken Wonderly, Owner of Gundlach’s Plumbing & Sheet Metal. “We feel that the home energy retrofit market is going to grow substantially over the next few years and we are very excited to part of it. Thanks to GreenHomes America and the overarching ABM Franchising Group, we will be able to offer a highly professional solution to the homeowners in the Bakersfield area.