<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=1095817560468694&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">

Commercial Heating & Air Conditioning Services

Our full-service Commercial Department is available 24/7 to serve the needs of customers throughout the central Virginia Area. We provide complete design/build and plan/spec services for new systems as well as responsive repair and maintenance services. Our goal is to develop long-term relationships with our customers.

The Commercial Department consists of LEED Certified sales engineers, field supervisors, contract administrators and OSHA and first aid certified field crews. Because we are fully computerized, Sales Engineers can provide full CADD design system layouts and energy modeling and our on-site custom fabrication shop can accurately produce metal duct work and fittings.

Operations and Maintenance

We provide full-service HVAC maintenance, with dedicated staff to ensure ongoing system maintenance, warranty compliance and quick repair. We offer customized commercial Service Agreements to help keep your building operating costs low and ensure you get the most from this asset.


Whether you need full or partial HVAC system replacement, our experts can deliver. We will install and/or design any type of heating, cooling or air filtration system that you require in your commercial building. We also install high-efficiency and sustainable comfort systems designed to be the most cost-effective on the market and geared to our climate and your particular property.

Systems Design and Project Management

We specialize in retrofitting older buildings with new high-efficiency heating, cooling and air filtration systems. We will also install the systems in your new building from the ground up. New and renovation projects include restaurant work, retail stores, grocery stores, schools, motels, and hotels.

Commercial Generators

When the power goes out, keep your cool with Howells’ permanently installed back-up generators. At the first sign of an outage, our natural gas or liquid propane generators automatically deliver power directly to your business's electrical system. With no extension cords or manual start necessary, our reliable generators quickly deliver power throughout your business or to just the bare essentials. For more information on our generators, give us a call at 804.715.1995.

Business Automation

Forget to turn off the lights or lock the doors in your office? Take control of your business, from anywhere in the world, with “Business Automation” by Nexia. By connecting your chosen electronic office fixtures to the Internet, “Business Automation” simplifies office management with easy-to-use security and comfort control. Lock doors, turn off lights, control the thermostat and much more, all from the convenience of a mobile device or computer. Run your office from anywhere, with Howells’ “Business Automation.”

Howell's provides total comfort services for your business.



Air Conditioners 101: Everything You Need to Know About Modern ACs

Aug 31, 2021

Today's air conditioners are a true technological marvel. It wouldn't be an exaggeration to say that the combination of efficiency, resilience, afford...


AC Buying Guide: What to Look for in Your New Air Conditioner?

Aug 31, 2021

These days, it's safe to say that having modern and efficient air conditioning at your home is just as essential as having reliable plumbing or electr...


AC Buying Guide: Top 5 Most Popular Types of Air Conditioners

Jul 30, 2021

Most widely used household devices come in many different types, and air conditioners are no exception. From central HVAC systems and split-system ACs...

  • “Howell's is awesome! Too often, we only hear of complaints, and I wanted you to know the service was great… I am in real estate and my office will always recommend your company to other agents, clients, and friends.” -Mary E McElroy, Commercial Customer
  • “One phone call and at 8 o'clock on a Friday night a tech is here & had the parts on his truck. I will never call anyone else.” -Dennis U.