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Cottam History

Opened in 1984, Cottam Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. is a family-owned and operated business that provides installation of HVAC systems for residential and commercial customers. The company also houses a 24-hour service repair department and a fully equipped sheet metal fabrication facility.

Located in City Island, NY, Cottam Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc. is an award-winning company that focuses on educating its customers on the importance of equipment maintenance and energy-efficient solutions. Because of this, the company provides cooling and heating solutions that measure up to a higher standard. The goal of the company is to thoroughly meet your needs and exceed your expectations on energy savings and home/business comfort.

As you know, all heating and air conditioning companies are not alike. Cottam Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. prides itself on 100% satisfaction and has thousands of pleased customers to prove it. The company will help you with any a/c or heating problem and is capable of providing customers with a lifetime warranty on all fabrication and installation of sheet metal. They also provide one-year warranties on all service installed repair parts and equipment. A professional, educated staff will recommend solutions to provide business and homeowners alike with the most cost-effective, energy-efficient HVAC systems.

Cottam Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc. takes pride in protecting your home and investment so all projects are designed to follow State Energy Conservation Codes as well as all Municipality Codes. The company’s installation projects all begin with a Manual J heat loss calculation done in accordance with the industries leading authorities-Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) and American Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).

The company utilizes the current release of AutoCAD and designs stay current to changes in building codes. In addition, they provide you with professional HVAC drawings. Once projects are complete and occupancy takes place they offer “as-built” (when required) drawings, installation manuals, equipment operation manuals and maintenance manuals for your records.

Cottam Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc. houses a 24-hour service repair division. Their highly qualified, NATE certified technicians are dispatched in a moments notice to repair, maintain or replace parts for your HVAC system as needed. The uniformed service technicians are provided with a fully stocked truck that houses a variety of repair parts in order to minimize service calls to better accommodate their clients. The administrative database allows the office staff to create and save customers a complete history of repair and installation to their HVAC equipment.

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  • Westchester County
  • Lower Connecticut
  • New Rochelle
  • New York City

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  • I feel I could say a great deal more but the best advice I can offer is to contact or hire Cottam Heating & Air Conditioning inc

    Art Glauberman
  • Michael thank you for all your help, and might I add patience, in working with me to ensure my family had heat and hot water.

    Nat Fields
  • Very professional. Their prices are more than competitive. We had gotten estimates from several other companies with Cottam coming in below all of them, but not sacrificing quality or professionalism. A pleasure to do business with.

    Nancy Scotto
  • All aspects from the engineering and installation to the duct work, furnace, hot water heater to the smallest detail to taking the time to cover the flooring and cleaning after the work was completed and carried out in a friendly and professional manner

    Bruce and Donna Mayer
  • I would like to express my gratitude to Gary Cottam for his excellence of knowledge on replacing my boiler. As the owner of Cottam Heating and Air Conditioning he took his time to come to my home and explaining the needs of replacement.

    Martha Mera
  • Positive: Professionalism, Punctuality, Quality, Responsiveness, Value. Very attentive and caring. Thanks for the best services when it comes to heating and air conditioning.

    Yeiry Ventura

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COVID-19 Status Update

The health and safety of our customers and staff is of the utmost importance to all of us here at Cottam Heating & Air Conditioning. In the best interest of everyone's well-being, we want you to know that we are deemed an essential service. Our goal is to ensure that not only our staff and customers are safe, but that their families and loved ones are protected as well.

If you need emergency service in your home (NO HEAT/NO HOT WATER), we will keep service technicians standing by. Rest assured, we will take every precaution necessary to keep everyone safe. We are also offering video calls with our service technicians for troubleshooting of more simple issues with your system. Stay safe everyone!

Emergency hotline: 800-734-8367