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


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Halloween Safety

The spookiest day of the year is almost here! And with that comes taking the kids trick or treating, which is why we’re featuring some Halloween safety tips today.

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Project Update: Meriter Boiler Replacement

Project Specs: Meriter is located on 202 S. Park Street. The boiler replacement project began in Feb. 2016 and is expected to be complete on Dec. 2016. This project was initiated because Meriter’s boilers were older and did not run well. Due to age and turndown capabilities, the owner chose to install boilers with more […]

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October Newsletter

General Heating and Air Conditioning has a quarterly newsletter that is distributed to employees to provide them updates on projects, events, employees, etc.

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