Martin Hoover


Empire Heating & Air Conditioning
Decatur, GA

rsz_hoover.jpgMartin Hoover is the co-owner of Empire Heating & Air Conditioning, an Atlanta-area business which he co-founded in 1985. The company specializes in heating and cooling sales, service, design and installation for residential and light commercial applications. In addition to his day-to-day responsibilities as a small business owner, Martin wears many hats, including: sales management, marketing, product development and individual coaching. 

Over a career spanning more than 40 years, Martin’s exemplary work and pride in maintaining compliance with the industry’s latest regulations are evident in the numerous awards he has received. These include: several American Standard, Amana and Daikin Dealer Awards; Contractors 2000 Performance Award; Conditioned Air Association of Georgia Contractor of the Year and ACCA’s 2020 Distinguished Service Award. 

Martin has served in several industry leadership positions at the local and state levels in Georgia. He was the president of both the Metropolitan Atlanta Air Conditioning Contractors Association and the Conditioned Air Association of Georgia. He is currently serving on the Board of Directors for the Air Conditioning Contractors or America (ACCA) and currently serves on the Executive Committee.   

Martin studied business and psychology at Georgia State University. In addition, he has: a Class II Boiler Service Certificate; a National Comfort Institute Certification for Performance Contracting; a National Comfort Institute Certification for Carbon Monoxide and Combustion Analysis; and holds Georgia licensing as a Master Plumber as well and Conditioned Air Contractor.