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Residential & Commercial HVAC Experts
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Professional HVAC Technicians in Charleston, South Carolina

Not Pictured:  Jeane Robinson  |  Daniel Dominic  |  Crystal Langley  |  Grady Brown  |  Kathleen Coffey  |  Michael Fitzsimmons  |  Lauren Turgeon  | Cody Burbage

men working on air conditioner

Blake Miller

Mr. Miller has 18 years experience in the HVAC business and has been in many different divisions --- Residential and Commercial Sales, Territory manager for equipment and supplies, Marketing Consultant, and Owner/Manager/ Consultant for many companies throughout the United States.
He is a graduate from Salisbury University in Maryland, Class of 2001, with a major in Marketing Communications and a minor in Business Management. He founded Healthy Air Services on July 5, 2007 and merged it into Charleston Heating and Air on January 1, 2009. 
Charleston Heating and Air has received the following accolades with his guidance:
  • Voted #527 in Inc. Magazine's Fastest Growing Company in 2012
  • Trane 2009 Rookie of the year
  • McCalls 2010 Fastest growing company in North and South Carolina
  • Ruud 2011 Highest annual Sales in Territory
  • 2015 & 2016 Angie's List Super Service Award Winner
  • 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018 Charleston City Paper Best of Charleston Winner
  • 2016 Roaring Twenties Winner
  • 2016 Yelp "People Love Us" Award
Blake's hobbies are business publications, dining out, beach volleyball, any type of exercise, traveling and making Charleston Heating and Air the best company of our heating and air generation.

Office Team

Chelsea Mercuri

VP of Human Resources and Administration
Chelsea has been in the accounting field for 12 years, beginning with a Corporate Pool Builder and is now approaching her ninth year with Charleston Heating and Air. She started in 2009 as the only office staff employee to now managing Human Resources and Administration for the entire company. 
Chelsea is a mother of 2 precious boys and loves nothing more than her family. She's a "true southern girl" who enjoys hunting, fishing, the great outdoors and cooking. She takes pride in her work and plans to continuously grow with the industry.

Elizabeth (Bess) Thornton

VP of Service
Bess is a vital part of our Charleston Heating and Air team. She is a 2003 graduate of James Madison University specializing in Business Management. As a former property manager in Ohio and Charleston she knows the importance of prompt, efficient and courteous service. During her free time she enjoys hikes with her husband and dog, reading a good book and crafting.

Meghan McGaha

Marketing & Account Manager
Meghan is a native to South Carolina, originally from the Greenville area. As a 2004 graduate of Clemson University, specializing in Marketing and Communications, she moved to Charleston and began her career as a Marketing Coordinator. To date, she has over 14 years of sales and marketing experience in the Charleston area and understands the importance of building lasting customer relationships.
On the weekends you can find Meghan running the bridge, playing kickball, cooking and boating.

Nathan Yeager

Installation Manager
Previously a resident of Michigan, Nathan now resides in the West Ashley area. He has over 10 years experience working in the sales and customer service field. His favorite part of his job is building lasting relationships with co-workers and providing excellent service to his customers.When not at work he enjoys spending time with his kids, playing trivia and traveling. 

Leroy Miller

Office Dog
Two years of experience – He enjoys greeting people at the front door, receiving copious amounts of treats, having his back scratched and sitting under the kitchen table at lunchtime catching crumbs.

Laminda (Mindy) Todd

Customer Service Representative
Originally from Hanahan, Mindy gained an Associates Degree from Cntral Carolina College and spent the last 12 years living in Columbia before moving back to Goose Creek in 2017. To date, she has five years experience working in the HVAC industry specializing in customer service. She enjoys interacting with new people and helping the public.  In her free time she enjoys reading and spending time with friends and family.

Service Team

Jim Hopkins

Service Technician
Mr. Hopkins has 25+ years in the heating and air conditioning business. Originally from Boston, he excels in furnaces and "no heat" calls. Since moving south, Jim has become more than familiar with systems used in the Lowcountry and secured a role as a lead service technician. He is EPA, recover, gastite, indoor air quality, R410-a, and R-22 certified. He has also attended numerous manufacturer training courses, including a Ruud factory tour and inside training.
When Jim is not working, he loves to spend time with his family that consists of 4 kids.

Brian Sharpe

Service Technician
Originally a native of Ruffin, SC, Brian now resides in Branchville. He is EPA certified and has over 17 years of experience working in the industry. He enjoys the day to day challenge of finding solutions to ever changing technical issues. When away from work, Brian enjoys fishing.

Dustin Richards

Service Technician
As a native of Goldsboro, NC, Dustin chose to move to the Summerville area of Charleston, SC, bringing with him three years of industry experience. He enjoys interacting with new customers on a daily basis and the challenges the job brings to discover solutions to system issues. While not working Dustin keeps busy backpacking and hunting.

AnchorDillon FitzsimmonsAnchor

Service Technician
Now a resident of West Ashley, Dillon grew up in New Jersey.  He attended Raritan Valley Community College where he studied Environmental Control Technology. He is Universal EPA certified and has two years experience working in the commercial HVAC industry with a year in the residential industry.  He enjoys learning new things and meeting new people each day. During his free time he enjoys reading, watching movies, traveling, boxing and camping.

Josh Richards

Service Technician
Born and raised in North Carolina, Josh chose to move to Ladson in 2017 to be closer to family. He trained at Wayne Community College where he gained a two year Mechanical Engineering Degree and is EPA certified with over seven years experience working in the industry. His favorite part of his job is meeting new people each day. In his free time, Josh enjoys hunting, fishing and camping.

Tony Buenting

Service Technician
Born and raised in the Charleston area, Tony chose to reside specifically in West Ashley. He trained under the Coastal Carolina Training Council, is Universal EPA certified and currently has over 25+ years of experience in HVAC work. He specializes in Trane, American Standard and Carrier equipment, but can figure out the solution to pretty much any HVAC problem. His favorite part of his job is leaving his customer happy and working on commercial projects. He loves Clemson Football, was once voted “Sexiest HVAC Tech of the Year” and enjoys boating, fishing and camping.

AnchorMichael FitzsimmonsAnchor

Service Technician
Formerly a resident of New Jersey, Michael recently moved to the West Ashley area of Charleston. He brings with him three years of heating and air service experience and is EPA certified. He never tires of the day-to-day challenges that come along with this position and believes the constant problem solving keeps his mind sharp. Michael enjoys camping and traveling to other countries any chance he gets. 

Install Team

Doug Platt

New Construction
Doug has 25+ years experience and is currently installation field supervisor. Doug is the install departments leader and "go to" for all customer service needs. He is EPA certified and is extremely familiar with working with homeowners and business owners, as well as new construction contractors. He is the driving force behind his department and well respected in the industry.
In his free time, Doug loves to fish and hunt.

Clay Lockerman

Warehouse Assistant
Now a resident of Adams Run, Clay grew up in the Charleston area. He's a newer member to the HVAC field as with just one year of experience in HVAC,  but is quickly learning the industry training under our lead technicians. With his help our technicians are able to complete repairs quickly as he is in charge of gathering and delivering any needed repair parts. The best part of his job is knowing every day is different. When not at work he enjoys fishing.

David "2.0" Bradwell

Warehouse Manager
"2.0" has 19 years experience installing HVAC equipment. He is currently a lead installer at Charleston Heating and Air. He is EPA certified and has Ruud factory training as well as Unico experience and training.
David enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, fishing, and music.

Earl Gallagher

Sales/Quality Control
Being California born and raised, Earl currently resides in Summerville, SC.  He graduated from HVAC Technical School and is EPA certified along with holding multiple duct system certifications. He has over 17 years of experience working in the industry and enjoys meeting and helping people on a daily basis. 
He's known as the "jokester" of the office, and in his free time is an avid golfer and fisherman.

Jason Wright

Installation Technician
Originally from West Virginia, Jason currently lives in Ladson. He is newer to the industry with just over two years experience. He is eager to learn the field and enjoys the day-to- day challenges of learning in an out of office setting. In his free time he enjoys spending his time boating, fishing or hiking.

Joe Fanning

Installation Technician
As a native of Charlotte, NC, Joe moved to Greenville for his early years and now resides on James Island. He has just over four years experience in the industry, but is eager to learn more. He enjoys seeing new places each day and learning from our experienced technicians. While not working he spends time with friends and family and plays golf.


Other Team Members

  • Chris Cliffton (Service Technician) - 15 years experience
  • Jeane Robinson (Customer Service Manager) - 15 years experience
  • Crystal Langley (Customer Service Representative) - 10 years experience
  • ​Grady Brown (Installation Technician) 1 year experience
  • Lauren Turgeon (Project Coordinator) - 6 years experience
  • ​Cody Burbage (Service Technician) - 3 years experience
  • ​Bradley Davis (Installation Technician) - 3 years experience
  • David Cooper (Installation Technician) - 1 year experience
  • Daniel Domenic (Installation Technician) - 1 year experience
  • Kathleen Coffey (Customer Service Representative) - 10 years experience
  • Michael Fitzsimmons (Service Technician) - 3 years experience