Commercial & Residential Heating & Air Conditioning Service from New Orleans to the Northshore


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General Heating and Air Conditioning is one of the largest local air conditioning and heating companies in the Greater New Orleans area and has been servicing the residents of New Orleans and the Northshore for over fifty years. We offer repair, maintenance and installation services for all your Louisiana heating and cooling needs, including:

  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Heating Units and Systems      
  • Custom Duct Build

General Heating and Air Conditioning can install either our preferred system or any system that you may require. If you have any special needs, please give us a call; our sales staff will be happy to assist you to ensure that you get what you need.

Over 60 Years of Heating & Cooling Service for New Orleans & Northshore Residents & Businesses

Opened in 1952 by Charles L. Gambel Sr., the Gambel family has always owned and operated General Heating and Air Conditioning. The baton was passed down in 1976 to Charles L. Gambel Jr., and once again in 2001 to the third generation of Gambels.

Combining the old fashion values of integrity and customer satisfaction with the latest technical advances offered by today's research allows our customers to have the best of both worlds! Louisiana residents and businesses trust General Heating and Air Conditioning to deliver:

  • Reliable, Trained Staff
  • Excellent Customer Service
  • Quick, Easy, Painless Delivery
  • Best Prices for the Best Service
  • Many years of excellent service to the New Orleans area

We are confident that our services will benefit your home or business guaranteed!
Call us now to find out more about our special deals!

Latest News

When Should I Replace My Furnace
Monday, December 15, 2014When Should I Replace My Furnace

When should my furnace be replaced?   This is a question we are asked a lot here in New Orleans: When should I replace the furnace in my home?     According to Energy Star and other sources, you should consider replacing your furnace if:   #1: It is more than 15 years old #2: If your heat pump or air conditioner is more than 10 years old

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Reduce Heating Bills This Winter (continued)
Sunday, December 14, 2014Reduce Heating Bills This Winter (continued)

Reduce Heating Bills This Winter    It's cooling off a big here in the Big Easy! At least a few of you have probably had the heater on a few nights already. According to up to 30% of your Utility Bill will come from heating and air conditioning no matter where you live. They have also offered some great tips on how to reduce expenses both in the short and long term. 

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Tips for Saving Money on Heating Bill
Monday, November 24, 2014Tips for Saving Money on Heating Bill

Save Money on Your Heating Bill This Winter   It probably feels a little early to be thinking about your heating bill, but now is the time to prepare yourself so you can save some money this winter. 

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Duct Leak Blues?
Wednesday, November 05, 2014Duct Leak Blues?

Duct Leak Blues!   There are a lot of ways to conserve energy in your home here in New Orleans. One of them is to seal leaky ducts. The heat and air use more energy in the home than anything else throughout the year. There isn't even a close second as far as energy consumption. And when you have leaky ducts, you use even MORE energy.      

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How Does Solar Air Work?
Thursday, October 02, 2014How Does Solar Air Work?

Solar Power Air Conditioning in New Orleans – Basic Answers     How does solar air conditioning work? It isn’t as complicated as you may think. Essentially, solar panels installed on your home create the power that runs the Air Conditioning Compressor and cools your home. When power comes from your solar panels, you are not using power from the utility meter, which reduces your monthly energy bill.

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