Nominate a Reliable First Responder Relief Contest

Thank You to Our Wonderful First Responders


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Thank You to All Our First Responders




Do you know a first responder who's in need of a new heating & cooling system or water heater for their home? Maybe their air conditioner broke down at the end of last summer or their water heater is 15+ years old....let Reliable install a complete new heating and cooling system or 40 gallon tank water heater for them! Starting in May 2020, and with the help of our wonderful partners Goodman and Southern Pipe, Reliable will be giving away brand new equipment each month to worthy first responders in the area. That's 8 new heating & cooling systems and 8 new water heaters.

We understand that there are a LOT of first responders out there who have helped all of us get through this. We want to help the HEROES by giving a 100% FREE AC System or Water Heater, but we need YOU to help us find the heroes in need. Do you know a first responder who needs us? This relief offer applies to the grocery store team members, postal delivery workers, food delivery workers, teachers, front line technicians, EMTs, nurses, doctors, police and fire fighters… you name it!

Nominate them by filling out the form below. We will be selecting 2 new first responders at the end of each month for the remainder of the year.



May First Responder Winners

Water Heater Winner - Julie Lubenow

Nominated by: Rebecca Lubenow (Julie's Daughter)

Julie makes breakfast and lunch everyday, loads them up on a school bus to hand deliver them to her students. On behalf of the entire Reliable Heating & Air team thank you Ms. Julie for being a hero in our community.

HVAC Winners - Ryan & Jennifer Grieco

Nominated by: Cherie Ward (Jennifer's Mom)

Ryan is a paramedic for Grady working mandated overtime every week fighting this pandemic. His wife, Jennifer, is a trauma ER nurse as well and they have 2 little boys. On behalf of the entire Reliable Heating & Air team, thank you Ryan and Jennifer for being heroes in our community!

June First Responder Winners

HVAC Winners - Josh & Margaret Ciarletta

Nominated by: Tom Ciarletta (Josh's Dad)

Meet our June First Responder winner of a new heating & cooling system, Josh & Margaret! Josh is a high school teacher and football coach at Sequoyah High School and Margaret is a cardiac acute care nurse at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. On behalf of the entire Reliable team thank you for being heroes in our community.

Water Heater Winners - Melissa & Mitchell Chapman

Meet our First Responder winners of a new water heater, Melissa and Mitchell! Melissa is a trauma ICU nurse at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital in Marietta making the sacrifice to take care of her COVID patients while often risking exposure to their 2 year old twins. On behalf of the entire Reliable team thank you for being a hero in our community.

July First Responder Winners

HVAC Winners - Brandi and Aaron Buechler

Nominated by: Lisa Rackley (Mom)

Meet our July First Responder winner of a new heating & cooling system, Brandi and Arron! Brandi, a Pulmonary Nurse at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital and her husband Aaron, a Cobb County Fireman have 5 kids between them. They also have Aaron's elderly father living with them. 2 months ago Brandi came down with the COVID-19 virus. Working in pulmonary is such a dangerous job but this has not deterred her. Brandi has faced danger before as she has served 2 tours in Iraq. Brandi and Aaron are such dedicated public servants as they put their lives on the line every day for each and everyone of us. With a family of 8 living under 1 roof, It takes a lot to cool their house. On behalf of the entire Reliable team thank you for being a hero in our community.



Water Heater Winners - David and Chrsti Kleinman

Meet our First Responder winners of a new water heater, David is a firefighter/paramedic on a special ops team with his department. Not only has he been on the front-lines of the Covid-19 pandemic, but he has also been deployed to protests/riots. On behalf of the entire Reliable team thank you for being a hero in our community.


August First Responder Winners

HVAC Winner - Carnell Roberts

Nominated by: Mallory Austin (Friend)

Carnell is a speech language pathologist at Atlanta Medical Center who has been instrumental during the pandemic. As a speech language pathologist, he works with COVID patients who have been on ventilators and have lost their ability to speak and/or eat. Carnell assists in rehabilitating these patients, so they are able to eat and speak to their loved ones. He also spends much of his day doing COVID swabs for the entire hospital and has volunteered to arrive at work at 6:00 am to take employees' and visitors' temperatures before they enter the hospital. Carnell and his husband (just married in February) purchased a home two and a half years ago, and one of their HVAC systems is over 25 years old. They had the system inspected last fall and were told that the heat shield is cracked and that the system may not be safe to use, but they are saving to have their first child and do not want to delay building their family by spending the money on a new system.



Water Heater Winner - Paul Kincade

Nominated by: Ana McGary (Mother-in-law)

Meet our First Responder winner of a new water heater.

Paul, a Police Lieutenant with the Cobb County Police Department is a true professional and always volunteers to help when needed.



September First Responder Winners

HVAC Winner - Darbe Mangrum

Darbe is a 27 year old emergency room nurse at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. She has worked for them for the past 5 years and typically works 3-4 12 hour shifts per week, which often turn into 14 hour shifts. Throughout the pandemic, she has seen firsthand the difficulties of not having the proper equipment, wearing the same mask multiple times, and parents not being allowed in the hospital when their children are admitted. She has been a rock for so many people through this. Darbe is also a first time home owner in the Marietta area. Her house has an AC/heating unit that is almost 25 years old and more than on its last leg. She typically has many fans running in the house during the summer months because her AC unit can't handle it. She also worries about leaving her dogs home alone while she works sometimes, because the upstairs gets so hot, so she will sometimes board them.




Water Heater Winner - Matt Rice

Meet this month's First Responder winner of a new water heater.

Matt is Military Veteran and a Detective with the Pickens County Sheriff's Office.