Rhyne Heating and Air Conditioning
Professional Air Conditioning & Heating repair contractor servicing Charlotte, NC and the surronding area  
(803) 242-0238










About Us

Rhyne Heating and AirConditioning
329 Clarendon Estates Drive
Lake Wylie, South Carolina

  License No. NC# 19939  SC# M94660


Charles began his career in 1987 as Assistant Maintenance Director for the YMCA of Greater Charlotte.  He remained in that position until 1991, where he was responsible for, among other duties: supervising maintenance employees and setting work schedules; grounds maintenance; swimming pool maintenance; electrical troubleshooting; and plumbing repair and maintenance.

In 1991, Charles joined Synco Properties (now Guardian Management) as Commercial Maintenance Supervisor and remained in that position until 1993.  In that position, Charles was responsible for: all aspects of commercial building maintenance; maintenance-related budget preparations; commercial chiller and boiler maintenance; electrical trouble shooting and motor replacement; parking lot maintenance and installation; plumbing systems; multi-stop elevator maintenance in cooperation with a third party vendor; and sewer lift station repair and maintenance.

During the period 1993 – 1997, Charles was the Commercial HVAC Trade Craftsman for Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC.  At Winthrop he gained highly valuable experience as demonstrated via the following activities and responsibilities:

  • Trane CenTraVac low pressure water chillers maintenance and tear down
  • Attended Trane chiller school at the factory in Wisconsin
  • Wired and installed the first energy management system for the college and worked directly with Honeywell to program controller and addresses
  • Responsible for the central chilled water plant for the entire college (6000 tons of chilled water cooling)
  • Responsible for the rebuilding of all commercial pumps and motors up to 125 horsepower
  • Commercial refrigerant recovery and management
  • Responsible for maintenance and replacement of commercial food service walk-in coolers and freezers
  • Maintenance and repair of through the wall air-conditioning systems, pneumatic control systems
  • variable air volume air handlers and mixing boxes, and library control systems using re-heat for humidity control
  • Commercial swimming pool temperature control and pumping
  • Developed the first distance learning television studio HVAC system for zero on-air noise
  • Installed new HVAC systems and handled trouble-shooting and repair
  • Calculated duct load and design for new systems
  • Fabrication of sheet metal duct work and fittings
  • Cooling tower maintenance and installation

In April 1997 Charles returned to Guardian Management as Commercial Maintenance Supervisor, where he was responsible for all aspects of building operations including working with third party owners for building maintenance and budget preparation; electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems; roofing systems maintenance, repair, and installation; keying systems and key coding; fire alarm controls and wet and dry fire sprinkler systems.

In February 2004 Charles assumed responsibility at First LandMark as Development Construction Manager.  In this position, in concert with a third party general contractor, Charles supervised the construction of attached for-sale housing in the Charlotte area including Coventry Court Phase I and II (106 Units), Park at Davidson Townhomes (52 Units) and Glenmore Garden Villas (planned for 71 Units).

Additionally, Charles manages the renovation and rehabilitation of all apartment communities, including most recently the Arbor Ridge Apartments in Greensboro, NC (304 Units) and The Colony Apartments in Charlotte (353 Units), and oversees the residential maintenance function in concert with other senior officers. 
Charles provides the following services with regard to apartment investment and management: reviews acquisition candidate properties for physical plant conditions; produces PNA (physical needs assessment) reports for senior management review; interviews potential general contractor candidates for special projects; assists in drafting project contracts; supervises renovations to roofing, siding, plumbing, HVAC, tennis courts, paving, retaining walls, swimming pools, electrical, and underground utilities; coordinates mold remediation and water intrusion solutions; coordinates UST and hazardous waste remediation and clean up including working with local, state, and federal officials; coordinates work with DOT officials; coordinates aluminum wiring risk management; coordinates asbestos (ACM) abatement and testing; and manages foundation repair, helical piers installation, and pressure grouting.

In June 1991 Charles graduated with honors from York Technical College with a degree in Industrial Technology where he made the Dean's List every semester.  In 2007, Charles led the development of the curriculum for York Technical College in conjunction with the Greater Charlotte Apartment Association for certifying residential apartment maintenance personnel. 
He holds the following licenses, certifications and is a member of these associations:

  • Licensed South Carolina Fuel Gas Contractor
  • Licensed South Carolina Mechanical Contractor
  • Licensed North Carolina Mechanical Contractor
  • Licensed South Carolina Building Contractor
  • Certified Charlotte Mecklenburg Erosion Control Inspector
  • Certified as Universal Refrigerant Recovery Technician
  • Member National Association of Homebuilders
  • Member York County Association of Homebuilders
  • Certificate for Pneumatic Control Fundamentals – Honeywell
  • Certificate for Trane Centravac Chiller Operator
  • EPA Certified Lead Based Paint Renovator
  • AHERA – OSHA  Asbestos Operations and Maintenance
  • National CPO- Certified Pool Operator
  • Private Pilot

Professional Air Conditioning and Heating service & repair service for residential and commercial customers located in Lake Wylie, SC servicing Charlotte, Gastonia and Belmont area in North Carolina and Clover, Lake Wyllie, Fort Mill and Rock Hill, South Carolina area.

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