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About Us

About Standard Heating & Air Conditioning Company

In business for 75 years, Standard Heating & Air Conditioning Company has experienced a multitude of changes in the heating and cooling industry, from the advent of air conditioning to the use of generators and more. We have met each new challenge with excitement and forward-thinking practices, exceeding expectations and allowing us a deeper understanding of our trade. We’ve had time to build a reputation of excellence and trust in the area, and we can’t wait to do more for you!

About the Owner

Tom Kime

Tom Kime

Tom Kime is a dedicated family man and a businessman. He has been happily married to his wife, Chris, for the last 42 years and has three children and six wonderful grandchildren. After graduating from Auburn University with a degree in Electrical Engineering he began his career in the heating and air conditioning field calling on HVAC dealers. In 1977, he returned to his hometown of Birmingham and joined Standard Heating & Air Conditioning Company as a salesman working with homeowners, business owners, architects, and contractors to provide comfortable and efficient heating and cooling systems for homes and businesses.

Today he is the owner of the 75 year-old business which is a Carrier Factory Authorized Dealer and an authorized dealer of Dr. Energy Saver. He is a long-time board member of the Better Business Bureau and of the Subcontractors Association of Alabama. In 2012, he was awarded the prestigious Carrier Dealer Hall of Fame Award. After all these years, he still gets excited about all the technological advancements made in the industry in recent years and is looking forward to many more to come.

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Accreditations & Affiliations

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Recent Testimonials
  • "Top notch start to finish. Excellent! Matt even vacuumed." Read Full Testimonial

    Patrick of Odenville, AL

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              Matt & Yancy were very knowledgable & professional. They knew what they were doing and did a nice looking, clean installation. I was impressed when Matt got out a small vacuum to finish cleaning up. They had a professional look instead of being overloaded with tatoos, piercings, long/unkept hair.
    Patrick
    Odenville, AL
  • "Thank You Ed! So very glad you are on The Standard Team!" Read Full Testimonial

    Margie H. of Cropwell, AL

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              Ed Schiller of Standard was recently here on a service call and was very knowledgable & professional but yet kind & considerate with my pets that wanted to "help"! Thank You Ed! So very glad you are on The Standard Team!
    Margie H.
    Cropwell, AL
  • "Tom you run the most wonderful company. Every technician over the last 15 years have been nice, polite, and..." Read Full Testimonial

    Francis H. of Moody, AL

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              Tom you run the most wonderful company. Every technician over the last 15 years have been nice, polite, and efficient. Francis H. Moody AL
    Francis H.
    Moody, AL
  • "They cleaned up everything! Left the premises in perfect condition!" Read Full Testimonial

    Linda H. of Moody, AL

    Customer Testimonial

              Brian Penwell was the salesman who came to my home. He was professional, patient, answered all my questions, and gave me confidence that I could depend on Standard to do a good job. It is scary spending this kind of money! Brian was very supportive and understanding and helped me make informed decisions. Donald Pledger, Victor Jasorski, and Nick Rainey were my installers. There were the best! Not only did they work well together as a team, but these young men did an excellent job. Donald impressed me with his work ethic and diligence as he went about the job of installing my new system. He gave me complete confidence that the job had been well done. Donald is an asset to Standard! Donald, Nick and Victor, were excellent!!! Thank you for sending this crew to my home. I would recommend y'all to anyone! Thank you to Standard and to Donald, Nick, and Victor!!They cleaned up everything! Left the premises in perfect condition! I found nothing but good things about your company when I did my research prior to contacting Standard. I hope nothing ever deters Standard from this path toward excellence. I am a very satisfied customer, and I am hoping to get many years of good service from my new heating and air!
    Linda H.
    Moody, AL

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Standard Heating & Air Conditioning Company specializes in HVAC repair, replacement and installation, as well as plumbing services. We also offer insulation for homeowners. We work with businesses for some projects as well! Our technicians are trained in our traditional standards while also keeping up to date with all modern practices, giving you an experience unlike any other. And as member of the Dr. Energy Saver dealer network, we are exploring even more ways to save you money by reducing your energy bills. We’ve been around long enough to know how a customer should be treated – and we’re here to make you happier at home.

Our Motto and Mission

Here at Standard Heating & Air Conditioning Company, ‘We Set the Standard’ for quality HVAC repairs and installations and dedication to our customers. Our mission is to provide our customers excellent service and comfort using knowledgeable employees, top-quality workmanship, reliability, integrity, and great value at a fair price. In order to provide this service, we must have the highest level of employees who care about the company, each other, and most importantly, our customers. We strive to provide stability, opportunity, and compensation to ensure that our employees enjoy their daily work, and feel appreciated. And we pass on the benefits of a happy, motivated work force on to you! To learn more about Standard Heating & Air Conditioning Company, be sure to check out our Angie's List, Yellow Pages, and Yelp listings. 

Giving Back

We believe in giving back to the community and country we’re proud to be a part of. Every year we donate to United Way to help local families get back on their feet. We also sponsor local little league teams for our employees to let our kids stay active! Most recently, we participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge and donated to ALS in the hopes that some cure might be found for this disease. We are extremely thankful for the opportunities we have to give back to the area we’ve loved for the past 75 years.

Our Awards and Accreditations

Standard Heating & Air Conditioning Company has been honored with many memberships and awards over the years, attesting to our high standards of service and customer care. We have been accredited with an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau since 1963, and we have received the Angie’s List Super Service Award for the past five consecutive years. We are a Carrier Factory Authorized dealer, and have been named Energy and Healthy Air Experts through Carrier as well. We were named the Carrier President’s Award Winner in 2011 and 2013, and in 2012 we were the Carrier Hall of Fame Winner. We are certified through the BPI and NATE, and we are members of the ACCA and several local Chambers of Commerce.

We owe our success and recognition to the long years of work we have put into the industry and our ability to tackle each new project with understanding and innovation, and we are very grateful for the partners and awards we have acquired!

To learn more about the services and team here at Standard Heating & Air Conditioning Company, give us a call or fill out our online contact form. We service homes and businesses in Greater Birmingham, AL including Birmingham, Mt. Brook, Homewood, Vestavia hills, Vestavia, Gardendale, Hoover, Trussville, Hueytown, Chelsea, as well as the neighborhoods of Greystone, Shoal Creek, Meadowbrook, Liberty Park, and Brook Highland.

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Our Locations:

Standard Heating & Air Conditioning Company
520 8th St S
Birmingham, AL 35233
1-205-224-0828
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