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About Kilowatt Heating, Air Conditioning and Electrical

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Dean Gilford

Dean Gilford

Kilowatt Heating, Air Conditioning and Electrical started with our owner Dean Gilford. Dean was fortunate enough to be mentored in the HVAC industry when he was young. At age 15, his Uncle Arnold took him under his wing and trained him in the electrical trade. He didn’t just give his technical expertise. He also instilled the values of responsibility, time management, and hard work. One of Uncle Arnold’s mottos was, “Work smarter and do the job right.”

From Dean’s Uncle Ed he learned the heating and air conditioning business. He was blessed to work side by side with him for many years. From Uncle Ed, Dean also picked up a passion for great customer service. Throughout every job they worked on together, Uncle Ed would ask, “How can we better serve this customer?”

In 1990, Dean took the lessons learned from the men before him and sewed them into the foundation of his business, creating Kilowatt Heating, Air Conditioning and Electrical. Every job done strives to make Uncle Arnold and Ed proud.


Customer Satisfaction Is Our Priority

We believe that it is every home and business owner’s right to have excellent indoor air quality, year-round comfort and energy efficiency in their buildings. We understand that you rely heavily on the various heating, cooling, water heater, and electrical systems in your house, in addition to any solar panels you may have. Our job is to make sure things run smoothly at all times. You can call us any time, night or day, if you’re having an issue and we’ll be there in no time at all. If we can’t replace your HVAC system right away, then we’ll make sure that you have a temporary system in place so that your discomfort is minimized.

We Are Fully Certified, Licensed, Bonded, and Insured

When hiring a contractor to take care of your electrical, HVAC or water heater service needs, make sure you hire a pro. You need a contractor who is certified by all of the relevant organizations, who is bonded and insured so that your home is safe and protected at all times, and who knows their equipment inside and out. We are licensed by the Contractor State Licensing Board for General Building (B), Electrical (C-10), Solar, and Warm-Air Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC, C-20). We also hold the following certifications:

Fully insured for liability and worker's compensation

Kilowatt is 100% insured for both Liability and Workers Compensation.

EPA Certified

EPA Certified – Environmental Protection Agency

Gas Company Certified

Certified by The Gas Company

Southern California Edison Certified

Certified by Southern California Edison

Mainstream Engineering Certified

Mainstream Engineering Certification

IHACI Certified

Institute of Heating and Air Conditioning Industries (IHACI) Certification

Electric Motor Control Specialization Certified

Electric Motor Control Specialization Certification

American Standard, Ruud, Rheem, and Samsung Authorized Dealer

Kilowatt is an Authorized Dealer for American Standard, Ruud, Rheem, Samsung and many others.

North American Technician Excellence

North American Technician Excellence

Our Award-Winning Services

We don’t like to boast, but we believe that hard work pays off. We hold memberships with various organizations in the area, and we also give back to the community in various ways. We are a four-time Angie’s List Super Service Award Winner (2008, 2010, 2011, 2013), and we continue to strive every day to exceed the expectations of our customers.

Please check out all the awards we won this year!

Don’t hesitate to reach out to our HVAC technicians or electricians if you have any issues with your heating, cooling, solar, water heater, or electrical systems, or you would like to learn more about your new installation options. Call Kilowatt Heating, Air Conditioning and Electrical today.

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