2016 EBSCO Research Best Pick

Air.Water.Energy. (A.W.E.)

3rd year as a Best Pick

  • A-Rated
  • Verified License(s)
  • Verified General Liability
  • Verified Workers' Comp

"Since 1911, our highly trained staff has delivered service that regularly earns repeat business and referrals. Our HVAC, plumbing, and energy solutions help homeowners enjoy the healthiest homes possible. People know us by our bright yellow trucks, but it's the quality and 100 percent satisfaction guarantee that help us stand out."

Ray Grimm | CEO

Areas Served:

Southwest Chicago Suburbs, Western Chicago Suburbs

  • Services Offered
    Air.Water.Energy. (A.W.E.) is a full-service contractor whose services include drain and pipe cleaning; whole-house plumbing and sewer inspections; and repair, replacement, and installation of toilets, water heaters, faucets, valves, outdoor spigots, sump pumps, and other fixtures and appliances.
  • Warranty
    A.W.E. offers a one-year labor warranty covering up to full replacement as well as a lifetime parts-and-labor warranty on sewer repairs.
  • Company History
    A.W.E. has over 100 years of history in Chicagoland. CEO Ray Grimm has headed the company for over 30 years.
  • Product Information
    A.W.E. offers high-efficiency products, such as water-saving toilets and faucets, tankless water heaters, and solar power and geothermal solutions.
  • Additional Information
    A.W.E. offers 24/7 emergency service, free second opinions, and financing.
  • Licenses

Select Quotes from Customer Interviews

A selection of 160 homeowner reviews:


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They showed up on time, and they did the work properly. They ripped out everything old and put in everything new. This was just the bathroom. I chose them because I like the guy that came in. They're A+.
A.W.E. worked with my water heater, and they were great. They were on time. They came in under quote, and when the water heater went out, they were able to get there the fastest. They really took care of it. They gave us a good, top-to-bottom inspection. The guy was really helpful and nice. It went well. I just used them this once for the water heater. I would say an A+ suits them best.
We've used them before many times. There's never a hassle, they do good work, and I can trust them. I don't have to worry about anything with them. The work was on a rental house—I was not there. It was a sump pump. I don't believe this was the only time I used them. I'd say they earned their A.
I liked A.W.E.'s service, the knowledge, the efficiency, and the cleanliness—they cleaned up so nice. They put in overhead sewers for my daughter next door, which was fantastic. I just can't rave enough about them. We used to have a water softener years ago and always had the pipes hanging all over the utility room, and they replaced all that. They cleaned up the utility room probably better than I did. I'm very satisfied with A.W.E., and I tell everybody I know about them. They get an A+.
They're good people. They're polite and dependable, and they are there when they say they're going to be. They do excellent work. I've had a lot of things done by them—they come out, they service everything, and I'm very pleased with them. I'd recommend them to everybody and give them an A+.
It was fantastic with A.W.E. They earned an A from me.
They're consistent. The last thing they did was a plumbing evaluation. I chose them because they're always good and they're always on time. They deserve an A+.
Their service was very good and very nice, and they did a complete job. They cleaned my furnace, and they put new valves in—we had a new pipe system and plumbing put in. I chose them because we've used them for the last six or eight years. I would give them an A+.
Air.Water.Energy. did a good job. They get an A from me.
I've had mechanical and plumbing services done by them. The personnel are knowledgeable, and they were timely in their response—that was the main reason for my initial call. I think they're a grade-A company.

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