Independently Rated Highest in Quality
F i f t e e n t h
Consecutive Year
Originally Earned:
June 2003
We declare that Schmitt Heating Company, Inc. HAS QUALIFIED for and continues to meet the Ongoing Research and Rating Requirements for Diamond Certified® status.
Certificate #269
(415) 347-6918

George W. (L) and George P. Schmitt, second- and third-generation proprietors of Schmitt Heating Company

Schmitt Heating Company, Inc. has been installing and maintaining heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems in the Bay Area for more than 100 years. The family-owned and operated company serves both residential and commercial clients, handling everything from high-efficiency furnaces and air conditioners to electronic air cleaners and custom sheet metal.

Owner Greg Schmitt is a fifth-generation proprietor of Schmitt Heating Company—his great-great-grandfather, Jacob Schmitt, founded the company in 1876 in Colorado Springs. “The business moved to Oakland at the turn of the century,” says Mr. Schmitt. “My family concentrated on residential work throughout the Great Depression—in fact, some of our current long-term clients still remember my grandfather putting furnaces in their homes.”

Schmitt Heating Company prides itself on staying current on the HVAC industry’s latest technological and procedural advancements. The company installs  high-efficiency furnaces and air conditioners designed to provide energy savings and ultimate indoor comfort.

Company Philosophy

“Our goal has remained the same for more than a century—to make our customers happy by providing high-quality HVAC services and installations. We’ve stayed true to our ideals regarding old-fashioned customer service, but we’ve also incorporated modern technology to offer the best possible approach to HVAC work.”

Serving San Francisco including Excelsior, Sunset District, Mission District, Tenderloin, Bernal Heights, North Beach and Bayview District.

A/C
Furnaces
Sheet Metal

All Brands Installed and Serviced
Carrier Factory Authorized Dealer
Carrier Factory Authorized Dealer

Comparative Summary

Few HVAC companies earn the prestigious Diamond Certified award, which means they’ve been independently rated Highest in Quality. Even fewer can also claim more than 130 years of industry experience, but that’s exactly the case for Schmitt Heating Company, Inc. “This company was established in 1876, so we have a longstanding tradition of providing quality workmanship and...

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How soon can you start my job?
A: "We always try to start on the same day of your call, but it also depends on the time of year. During the peak seasons (winter and summer), we may be booked for up to a week, so we suggest scheduling an appointment in advance whenever possibl...
Q: Do you offer 24-hour service?
A: "Unfortunately we do not. If you have an issue during off-hours, you can send us an email and we’ll call you the following business day. "
Q: Do you offer maintenance programs?
A: "Yes, we provide maintenance agreements for people who are interested in optimizing their monthly energy savings. Maintaining HVAC equipment in accordance with manufacturer recommendations tends to result in greater energy savings and overall...

Industry Info

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Findings based on statistically reliable research from 256 surveys

Customer Satisfaction

Survey Question: On a scale of 1 to 10 how satisfied were you with the quality you received?
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Customer Loyalty

Survey Question: If you needed this product or service in the future, would you use this company again?
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Diamond Certified Qualification

Based on 256 customer surveys, we declare
Schmitt Heating Company, Inc.
has passed all rating steps and has earned
The Diamond Certified Award
No. 269
Continuously qualified since June 2003.
David Pak
Director of Ratings Research
American Ratings Corporation

Verbatim Survey Responses From Only Verified Customers

Jane B. Verified Customer Name
"Their knowledge sold me compared to other companies. They were efficient, came on time, and kept things clean. They always informed us of what they were doing and kept us up to date."
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Company Capabilities Table

Schmitt Heating Company, Inc.
(415) 347-6918
(415) 522-0988 fax
DCID4155220966

Mon – Fri: 7am – 4:30pm

Serving San Francisco including Excelsior, Sunset District, Mission District, Tenderloin, Bernal Heights, North Beach and Bayview District.

Greg Schmitt, Owner
30
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708941
Liability Insurance, Workers' Compensation
Local Business Enterprise (LBE), San Jose Better Business Bureau
President’s Award from Carrier (2011); Russell Sigler Award from Carrier (2014); Best of Business Award, Small Business Commerce Association (2010)
1876
A/C, Furnaces, Sheet Metal
All Brands Installed and Serviced, Carrier Factory Authorized Dealer
2,000
Light Commercial, Residential
2 Years on Labor Manufacturers’ Warranties

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Survey Responses For

Schmitt Heating Company, Inc.

Schmitt Heating Company, Inc.: Average 9.1 out of 10 based on 256 unique customer surveys of customer satisfaction.
Jane B. Verified Schmitt Heating Company, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"When they came to look at our heating, they explained in layman's terms how the forced air heat would be installed."

"Their knowledge sold me compared to other companies. They were efficient, came on time, and kept things clean. They always informed us of what they were doing and kept us up to date."

Michael L. Verified Schmitt Heating Company, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"Great value for the service, they are very helpful and very consumer friendly."

"They were prompt, they did the job in the timeframe as promised at the price as promised."

Patrick F. Verified Schmitt Heating Company, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They did a really good job and they did high quality work."

"The quality of the actual work was top-notch."

Trevor M. Verified Schmitt Heating Company, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They know furnaces and I needed a whole new furnace. They did a great job and they were very clean too."

"I think the guy was very knowledgeable about furnaces. I didn't need the most expensive furnace for my house and he tried to save me money. They did a good job."

Paul P. Verified Schmitt Heating Company, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I would just say they are really high quality. Maybe a little bit more expensive than other bids, but definitely very good quality."

"The work was really clean. The installation was very well done and very high quality. At one point, the system kept coming on or would turn on and off. When I called them, they responded very quickly and had someone over to fix it straight away."

James R. Verified Schmitt Heating Company, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They were high quality, efficient, and effective."

"They fixed the problem and they weren't too expensive."

Stephanie L. Verified Schmitt Heating Company, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They were fantastic. They were timely, cost effective, extremely helpful, and we would use them again."

"They were timely and perfect."

Steven K. Verified Schmitt Heating Company, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They were excellent and I highly recommend them."

"They have an excellent work ethic. I thought they were great. "

Jamie W. Verified Schmitt Heating Company, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I would say they did a good job."

"They gave me what I needed and gave me a good price. Everything went smoothly."

Jack L. Verified Schmitt Heating Company, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I'd say that they are very responsive, personable, professional, and reliable. I know if I were to give them a call, they would accommodate my needs in a very timely manner."

"They are very prompt, professional, and they do the job they promise they'll do."

Cathy K. Verified Schmitt Heating Company, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I would recommend them. They are a very good, cost effective company to do business with."

"They are very diligent."

Jackson M. Verified Schmitt Heating Company, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They are knowledgeable and competent. Greg is very efficient, reliable, and hardworking. I would highly recommend Schmitt Heating Company."

"I liked working with Greg, one of the owners. He is very friendly, reliable, and professional."

Katherine J. Verified Schmitt Heating Company, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They do a top-notch quality job. They have a reliable team working for them. They are very punctual and very professional."

"The best thing is that their product actually lasts. They were here about a year ago, and my furnace still runs stronger than ever. They did a thorough, complete job. They cleaned up after themselves throughout the whole job. I've recommended them to everyone I know."

Michael V. Verified Schmitt Heating Company, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They are very professional, they do what they say, they stick to their price, and they are on time."

"How knowledgeable they are of their business, they came in with a crane and lifted things onto the roof. They got all the appropriate permits and blocked off the street. Everything was done very professionally."

Ms. S. Verified Schmitt Heating Company, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They are very responsive. We felt like they had a very personalized service, and they got the job done quickly."

"I think the fact that it seemed to be a family-owned company that gave us good service"

Ruby R. Verified Schmitt Heating Company, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"Very reliable and trustworthy"

"They are reliable and trustworthy."

Elijah M. Verified Schmitt Heating Company, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They are reliable and polite."

"They did what they agreed to do, they were on time, and they were honest people. "

Owen D. Verified Schmitt Heating Company, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They are very good."

"They showed up on time, they stayed on track while doing the job, and they were savvy people."

Dan K. Verified Schmitt Heating Company, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I haven't had any problems with them."

"The whole thing, they were hard to get a hold of, which showed me that a lot of people were using them. They've been around for a long time, and we chose to go with them by their reputation."

Erin A. Verified Schmitt Heating Company, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They were on time, reliable, very fast, and I felt that they were honest."

"They did what they said they would do, they were knowledgeable about what they were talking about, and I felt like they were honest. They were great."