STR Mechanical, a Division of IES Commercial & Industrial, Expands Mechanical Services Platform through Acquisition of Richmond, VA-Based Cardinal Air

CHARLOTTE—November 3, 2017—STR Mechanical, LLC (“STR Mechanical”), a subsidiary within IES’s Commercial & Industrial segment, has acquired substantially all of the assets of Cardinal Air Services, LLC (“Cardinal Air”), a Richmond, Virginia-based provider of mechanical maintenance services, including commercial heating, ventilation and air conditioning (“HVAC”) services.
Keith Moore, CEO of STR Mechanical, said, “I’m excited to partner with Patrick Fike, Cardinal Air’s owner, to further grow and enhance Cardinal Air. Cardinal Air shares STR’s commitment to provide best-in-class HVAC and temperature control services to commercial & industrial customers. Together with our acquisition of Chesapeake, VA-based Technical Services in June 2017, STR has expanded its reach into the attractive Richmond and Chesapeake end-markets.”

About STR Mechanical

STR Mechanical provides commercial and industrial mechanical services, including maintenance, repair, and replacement services, and temperature control system installations. For more information about STR Mechanical, please visit

About Cardinal Air

Cardinal Air, established in 2007, provides service, repair and installation of commercial heating, ventilation and air conditioning and food service equipment. For more information about Cardinal Air, please visit