Rick Pressley

Rick Pressley is the President and Owner of Air Diagnostics Inc. He is a veteran in the commercial HVAC industry with over 40 years of hands-on experience in installation, service, troubleshooting and performing engineering level diagnostics on mechanical systems of all types and sizes. He received his initial controls training and education while in the USAF. After his honorable discharge from the USAF, he began working for Carrier corporation and subsequently became lead control technician at Johnson Controls Inc. in the commercial mechanical division. He later started a commercial HVAC service and installation company that serviced all of North and South Carolina and was successful for many years. In 2004, he sold his HVAC company and formed Air Diagnostics Inc., an independent test and balance company with a desire to bring his many years of commercial and industrial HVAC experience to the test and balance industry. He obtained a test and balance certification and membership from the National Balancing Council and has implemented that certification along with his experience to help engineers, architects, building owners, restaurant managers and mechanical contractors properly setup their mechanical / ventilation systems ever since.  ADI presently provides TAB services in NC, SC, parts of VA and GA.

Sample of Projects Completed

  • University of South Carolina Upstate Science Bldg – Spartanburg, SC (water/air/VAVs/JCI controls)
  • Strom Thurmond BLDG. – Ft. Jackson Army Base, SC (water/air/VAVs/Siemens controls)
  • Stanley Middle School – Stanley, NC
  • Kannapolis High School – Kannapolis, NC
  • BVMU – Ballantyne Village Mixed Use (Multi-story facility - water and air)
  • Billy Graham Evangelistic New Library – Charlotte, NC
  • Piedmont Medical Center – Rock Hill, SC (entire facility including OR/clean/NP rooms)
  • Piedmont Natural Gas – Rockingham, NC
  • Cleveland Regional Medical Center – Shelby, NC
  • Villages of Mecklenburg – Huntersville, NC
  • Hendrick Collision Center – Charleston, SC

  • Hyundai Car Dealership – Charleston, SC

  • Hendrick Auto Mall – Durham, NC

  • Hampton Inn and Suites – Fort Mill, SC

  • White Oak Manor – Shelby, NC

  • The Atrium Building – Columbia, SC

  • Hickory Tavern Restaurant – Columbia, SC

  • Fort Jackson Army Base (multiple buildings) - Columbia SC

  • Allied Building – Charlotte, NC

  • BMW/Mercedes Car Dealership – Myrtle Beach, SC

  • Building 10000 – Ft. Jackson Army Base, SC

  • UNCC New Library Facility – Charlotte, NC

  • Margate Assisted Living Facility – Jefferson, NC

  • Charlotte School of Law – Charlotte, NC

  • The Pines at Davidson – Davidson, NC

  • Cleveland County Jail – Shelby, NC