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Watsco is a company that sells cooling and heating equipment for buildings.
Watsco Inc was founded in Miami, Florida in 1947 as Watsco Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (Watsco), which sold and installed commercial refrigeration equipment. In 1995, the company moved its headquarters from Miami to Coral Gables, Florida.
In 2004, the company acquired United Technologies Corporation's Climate Control division of Building Controls Group for $3 billion USD with a plan to expand its operations beyond Florida into a national business. The acquisition included over 50 branch offices. Watsco remained the industry leader in shipment of heating and cooling equipment within North America by revenue according to the trade association Carrier Transicold from 2005-2012.