In 1980 Ray Youndt started a plumbing and air conditioning subcontracting service for Sears. Vincent Youndt, current President of Vertex Mechanical Inc., worked alongside his father, Ray, since he was 11 years old. After graduating high school in 1989, Vincent and his father formed a partnership, Ray Youndt and Son. In February of 2002, Vertex Mechanical, Inc., was created and Vincent was named the president of the company.
Vincent and his father Ray began installing geothermal heat pumps in 1985. We proudly serve customers throughout Lancaster County, PA.
It is our philosophy to treat every customer we serve the same way we expect to be treated. The same applies to every employee working for Vertex. We come to work every day to serve those who need us, and to do the best job we can every time. Our values and work ethic build strong relationships that consistently turn first-time customers into lifetime clients. Vertex means “the highest point,” and that’s what we strive for every day. It’s a commitment that allows us to consistently provide superior service and build a trusted relationship with our valued customers.
Vertex Mechanical’s goal is to provide our customers with quality equipment, installation, and service for their heating, cooling, plumbing, and electrical needs. Our highest goal is to provide customer service that is personal, caring, and complete. We listen to our customer’s needs and strive to find the best solution possible to meet those needs. We are committed to our customer’s comfort and satisfaction.
Vertex Was Founded on Several Key Principles, the First of Which Is Integrity
Integrity means we truly stand behind everything we do and say to the fullest extent. We strive for perfection in both our products and services, but we also recognize mistakes will happen. It’s what we do with those mistakes that demonstrates our level of integrity and commitment to each customer. This is why everything Vertex Mechanical sells, installs, and services comes with a Lifetime Workmanship Guarantee for the life of the equipment. We can’t promise each system will be free of defects, but we can guarantee the equipment will be installed in a correct and professional manner, each and every time.
Vertex is certified by the International Ground Source Heat Pump Association (IGSHPA), a non-profit, member-driven organization established in 1987 to advance ground source heat pump (GSHP) technology on local, state, national and international levels. Headquartered on the campus of Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma, IGSHPA utilizes state-of-the-art facilities for conducting GSHP system installation training and geothermal research. With its access to the most current advancements in the geothermal industry, IGSHPA is the ideal bridge between the latest technology and the people who benefit from these developments.
National Comfort Institute (NCI)-Certified Technicians
As a trusted name in the heating, air conditioning, plumbing, and electrical industry, customers know that certified technicians can help solve complex safety and comfort issues in their homes. The organization also provides tools, training, and technical support as needed to HVAC companies, helping them achieve a high level of quality, professionalism, and value.
North American Technician Excellence (NATE)-Certified Technicians
This certification program helps distinguish knowledgeable and experienced heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) technicians. This respected credential allows consumers to make informed choices, knowing that an HVAC contractor is aware of industry best practices. As a voluntary standard, NATE certification helps distinguish companies dedicated to professional development and high-quality installations and service.
Radiant Professionals Alliance Award – 2012
This organization is dedicated to the advancement of radiant heating, as a comfortable, efficient, and healthy heating method. Each year, system showcase winners are selected based on presentation, technical merit, and presentation. Vertex Mechanical was a 2012 winner for a commercial installation for East Drumore Township.
ASHRAE Member – American Society Of Heating, Refrigerating, And Air-Conditioning Engineers Member
Since 1894, American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), is dedicated to advancing the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration to better humanity. The Society explores ways to increase sustainability, air quality, safety and energy efficiency in the industry through research, educational offerings, standards and certifications.
Angie’s List Super Service Award Winner – 2013
Angie’s List was created to assist consumers in finding exception contractors and service professions, by allowing people to rate and review their experiences with businesses. Each year, Angie’s List awards the Super Service Award to the highest-rated professionals. Because fewer than 5% of businesses receive this award, it is an honor for us to be recognized for having so many satisfied customers.
Building Industry Association Of Lancaster County
As a respected voice in the building industry, this organization is dedicated to smart-growth development and bettering the quality of life in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Members have diverse backgrounds and help organize events to benefit the community.