About Us

Ascent Inc. was founded on a simple principle: Provide a Higher Level of Service to our Customers.

Ascent serves customers across North America and represents industry leading HVAC manufacturers. We believe that every successful project starts with a partner who works to understand the problem before proposing a solution. By combining technical expertise with a refusal to recommend a one-size-fits-most solution, we are constantly working to provide a higher level of service.

Core Convictions


The Customer is at the center of every decision.

No Ego

Humility In, Pride Out.


Our Actions and Words are one. We do what we say we will do.


We ask Why, understand the customer’s need, and respond completely.


Everyone is responsible for People, Process, and Systems.

No Bad Jobs


Drew Osborn, Founder


Mr. Osborn has over 23 years’ experience as a top performing Sales Engineer delivering customers complex, highly managed HVAC Solutions. He is a graduate Engineer from the University of Illinois and a Certified Data Center Design Professional. During his 18-year career at Trane, Mr. Osborn received several awards including; 5-time recipient of Salesman of the Year Award, 10-time member of the National Top 10 Sales Engineer’s Club and was awarded the Controls Salesman of the Year 6 times.

Mr. Osborn felt there was an opportunity to better serve customers by focusing on quality products and developing a team of Technical Sales Engineers that demonstrate the highest level of Service and Integrity in the industry.

Mr. Osborn followed his instincts and founded Ascent Inc., a premier Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Manufacturer’s Representative company based in the San Francisco Bay Area recognized by customers as a trusted advisor in their quest to Design, Build and Operate modern, business critical facilities.