About Us


About Us

About Our Heating & Cooling Service Company in San Antonio

Satisfaction is guaranteed when you make 1st Choice Air Conditioning & Heating, LLC your AC and heating contractor in San Antonio, Texas. Our company got its start back in 1971 in refrigeration and has expanded its heating, ventilation and air conditioning services to include Central and South Texas. This family-owned-and-operated company of three generations has built its business and reputation on excellent workmanship and responsiveness to customer needs.

How Our Company Has Grown

Irving Gindy and his son-in-law, Ed Lauterstein, founded 1st Choice Air Conditioning & Heating 43 years ago after seeing a need for commercial refrigeration services in the San Antonio, Texas area. The company did such excellent work that soon customers began asking for additional services, namely heating, ventilation, and air conditioning.

Today, our HVAC company is thriving. In fact, we have installed 1 in 4 of the HVAC systems in new homes in the area. Today, Ed and his son David are running the family business with continued emphasis on providing the best customer service. Here is our promise to you:

Our Commitment to Our Customers

  • We will serve our customers with integrity, competence, and objectivity. 
  • We will deliver to our customers more than we promised through value-added services. 
  • We will perform our work to meet technical codes or better. 
  • We will explore each customer situation in sufficient detail and gather sufficient facts to gain an understanding of the problem, the scope of assistance needed and the possible benefits our service and technical recommendations may provide our customers.
  • We will respect each customer's home and property and leave them as clean as we found them.

What This AC & Heating Contractor Does

Count on us for reliable installation, replacement, repair, and preventive maintenance of AC and heating systems for residential and commercial customers, as well as restaurant equipment sales and service and geothermal heating and cooling. The well-respected brand names we carry include:
Daikin - Amana - Goodman - Carrier - Comfortmaker - Lennox - Trane - Mitsubishi
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