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


Weekend Projects

Just because it is fall, doesn’t mean you have to stop outdoor projects! Consider fall as a perfect excuse to tackle those projects that you have been wanting to complete for a long time, but haven’t. Or maybe you just want to make some stuff for around your house. more ›

Have you gotten your furnace serviced?

Summer is officially over, and the slow descent towards winter begins. Before winter settles in and the cold arrives, it is a good time to get your furnace tuned up to make sure it is in prime working condition for the winter season ahead. more ›

GHAC Hosts Annual Golf Outing

General Heating and Air Conditioning had its annual golf outing on Saturday, August 29th at Foxboro Golf Club. The event was a great success and 61 golfers attended. Morale was up and good times were had. This year we raised $1,382 for The Boys & Girls Club of Madison. Congratulations to our winning team, Ryan Meyer, […] more ›