2016 EBSCO Research Best Pick

Shavitz Heating & Air Conditioning

1st year as a Best Pick

  • A-Rated
  • Verified General Liability
  • Verified Workers' Comp

"Since 1904, Shavitz HVAC has operated by the same motto: 'Do right by the customer.' We provide highly trained, uniformed, drug-tested, and background-checked technicians with the latest tools and detailed checklists to ensure quality. Our employees strive to keep your home or business comfortable and save you money."

Bronson Shavitz | CEO

Areas Served:

Northern Chicago, North Shore

  • Services Offered
    Shavitz HVAC provides a range of services for residential and commercial customers, including 24/7 repair services and the design, installation, and maintenance of air conditioners, furnaces, boilers, thermostats, high-efficiency equipment, air cleaners, and humidifiers. The company offers free estimates, carbon monoxide safety testing, and ductwork modifications, including Aeroseal duct sealing.
  • Awards & Certifications
    Shavitz HVAC has received the Carrier President's Award and been named Contractor of the Year by the Greater Chicago Refrigeration Service Engineer's Society (RSES). The company is also a member of the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA).
  • Company History
    Shavitz HVAC is a local, family-owned-and-operated company. Now in its fourth generation, the company began in 1904 by delivering coal and ice in horse-drawn carriages.

Select Quotes from Customer Interviews

A selection of 79 homeowner reviews:


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I liked that no work needed to be done by them. They just had to come out and inspect the air conditioner to see if it was fixable or if it needed replacement. They didn't do any work on it because there was nothing to be done—I knew what the issue was, but I needed a second opinion, so they did a good job. They were excellent with no complaints.
The guy was very good. He tried to troubleshoot. My air conditioner wasn't working. The problem was that I need a whole new system. They didn't install it. I got somebody else to do it. I was just checking to see what was wrong.
I would give them an A.
I had a positive experience. I would give them an A.
I think they do my heating and air work. I think I would give them an A.
They installed a humidifier. I liked the service. They've been around for a long time, so they were trusted, so we needed their help. They've shown that they've been around for a long time. It wasn't a new company or anything. I would give them an A.
It would be an A grade.
They did a pretty good job. I'd give them a solid A.
They came and just basically did a quick rewire on a thermostat for us that was paid for by the thermostat company. They were friendly and nice about it and kind of explained the options for us. It was all paid for by the thermostat company, so it was all within the scope of what they had offered to pay for. It was quick and easy to get an appointment. They came in, they did the job, and they went with no hassle, so it was good. I'll give them an A.
They've done HVAC, regular maintenance. They are very professional. I'd give them all A's.

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