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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:
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.
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:
Saving Energy IS Saving Money: A Guide to Energy Efficiency in Your Home or Business Did you know that dirt and neglect are the two main reasons that heat and air systems fail? Do you know what to do about it? Did you know that HALF of all your utility bill is from heating and air conditioning your home? Did you know that home utiities can give off TWICE as much greenhouse gasses as your car? Energy Star, the governments energy saving program, has provided this amazing PDF guide to saving money on heating and air conditioning. It is a comprehensive guide to everything you need to know to protect the environment and save yourself money both in the short and long run. It is worth reading. Please check it out: http://www.energystar.gov/ia/partners/publications/pubdocs/HeatingCoolingGuide%20FINAL_9-4-09.pdf?d67f-65bd For more tips from Energy Star visit: http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=heat_cool.pr_hva [ ... ]Read More
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 oldRead More
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 www.energy.gov 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.Read More
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.Read More