Clockwork Home Services

Clockwork Home Services, a division of Direct Energy, is North America's leading integrated energy and services retailer. Together, Direct Energy and the companies of Clockwork Home Services (One Hour Heating and Air Conditioning, Mister Sparky and Benjamin Franklin Plumbing) make up one of the largest providers of HVAC, plumbing and electrical services in North America.

With locations in 46 states and Canada serving over three million homes across North America every year, the exceptional service provided by our Technicians and employees shines through in everything we do.

Clockwork Home Services is also dedicated to sharing best practice and expertise in the home services industry, working to advise other businesses through a network of affinity partners & members including, Buymax, Plumbers' Success International, Electricians' Success International, Roofers' Success International, Airtime 500, Success Academy and Successware21.

Why Work for Us?

Clockwork employees enjoy a Simple, Friendly and Direct work environment where honest conversations and straightforward interactions are not only welcome but expected. Together with Direct Energy, the companies of Clockwork Home Services provide extensive career growth opportunities in a variety of professions across North America.

By offering industry leading benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k, tuition assistance, paid time off and training, as well as on-going community involvement activities, Clockwork’s focus extends beyond traditional employers. Last year, our employees proudly donated more than 500 pounds of food to local food pantries and volunteered nearly 20,000 hours to community and charitable causes. We make a difference, every day!

Want to learn more about pursuing a new career in the skilled trade industry?

Mike Rowe, CEO of mikeroweWORKS Foundation, has a message about the training and work ethic you'll need to succeed -- as well as the enormous opportunity and rewards that follow. Visit to get the facts and figures, and to watch our video series, Hot Under the Blue Collar, in which Mike debunks some of the myths surrounding careers in the skilled trades.

Careers with Clockwork Home Services are life-changing. But you don’t have to take our word for it -- let our technicians explain their accomplishments in their own words. Our partner Mike Rowe sat down with employees from each of our home services brands to learn more about their work, goals and lives.

Benjamin Franklin Plumbing employee Chris Vincent tells Mike how he transitioned into the skilled trades and why he enjoys more career stability as a result. If you’re wondering whether plumbing is rewarding work, this interview is a must-watch. 


Mister Sparky technician Pablo Becantur talks to Mike about how his training and abilities have taken him around the world -- something few would think possible in an electrician’s career. Pablo also explains the support and investment Mister Sparky provided as he pursued advanced training and certifications.


One Hour Heating and Air Conditioning employee Shaun Earl entered the HVAC industry right out of high school and has built a lasting, lucrative career with his skills. He chats with Mike about his love for his work and the future he’s creating for his growing family. 

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A family of home services:

Strong partnerships and a national support system.

Independently owned and operated.

About us

Clockwork Home Services is dedicated to improving the operations, efficiency, customer service and profitability of contractors in the home services industry in North America through affinity group membership and nationally branded franchises.


12 Greenway Plaza, Suite 250, Houston, TX 77046

Phone: (713) 877-3500