About Us | General Heating and Air Conditioning


Our Philosophy at General Heating and Air Conditioning is simple:

“Do whatever it takes to do the job right.”

Our commitment to action and results is a key part of how we approach our work. We know that innovative solutions – creative and modern engineering – can be a crucial part of doing “whatever it takes” to get that work done.

We view our performance from the client’s perspective and we will do whatever it takes to get the job done right for our clients. At General, we are absolutely committed to designing and installing the right system. It also means that we stand behind our work and offer comprehensive service in support of prior installations. Our philosophy demands the demonstration of an unwavering commitment from everyone at General. We continually seek to upgrade our problem-solving techniques and skills through training and membership in local, state, and national trade associations. Our certified technicians are the best in the business and are proud to be part of the team at GHAC, setting the standards for our industry. At General, we measure our success in terms of your satisfaction.

General Heating and Air Conditioning History

General Heating and Air Conditioning originated as a heating service company for Madison in the late 1940’s. Local fire fighters, organized by Ralph Triggs, fixed oil furnaces during their spare time between shifts, but the advent of home air conditioning and an increase in service work created several problems for the small company. Read More


Member Affiliations

WGBA SMACNA mcaa Geo Wisconsin ASHRAE agcWI


We’re Hiring!

General Heating and Air Conditioning is currently hiring a project manager/engineer, a service manager, and a service parts coordinator. Located in Madison, Wisconsin, our team is filled with talented individuals, and we are looking to add to our growing team.

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Our Residential Service Department is Your Service Provider for all of Dane County

General Heating and Air Conditioning is your go-to source for HVAC needs all around Dane County. We have a fleet of vans that operate Monday-Friday, 8 AM-4 PM. These vans are stocked with commonly used parts.

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Why is my furnace leaking water?

It’s winter. The last thing homeowners want when they see their furnace is to see a puddle of water leaking from it. When this happens, panic tends to settle in. However, this is not an end all case.

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