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Chappell Central
Written by Robert Hoshowsky

Today, it is impossible to imagine a world without indoor heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC). From blistering hot summer days to bone-chilling winter nights, we depend on air conditioning to keep us cool and heating to make us toasty year-round.

For 80 years, Chappell Central has remained an HVAC leader, making our homes, commercial, and industrial spaces much more comfortable.

Headquartered in the City of Willmar, Minnesota, Chappell Central provides a range of professional heating and air conditioning systems and solutions to clients in the state’s West Central area, including HVAC installation, repair, metal fabrication and more. And because furnaces and air conditioners can run into problems at any time, the company’s 24-hour service means customers can count on Chappell Central for friendly, dependable service day or night, seven days a week.

Some like it hot… and cold
With a well-earned reputation for being “the warmest and coolest people in town,” the experienced team at Chappell Central is built on decades of experience in the industry. Founded in 1939, the company proudly celebrates 80 successful years in business. Although a great deal has changed over the decades, Chappell Central’s HVAC expertise continues to grow.

Working closely with clients to identify the best HVAC solutions for their particular need, Chappell is there to perform professional installation, maintenance, and service, providing worry-free indoor residential and business comfort for years to come.

Chappell Central regularly receives praise from satisfied clients, many of them telling friends, family, and co-workers about their positive experience with the business. Easy to work with, always listening, and willing to answer questions and provide the best solutions, the highly trained team at Chappell is focused on customer service from project start to finish – and long afterwards. Professional and up-to-date with the latest HVAC innovations, the company’s core team of about 70 realizes that every job comes with its own unique challenges. Chappell helps its clients achieve their goals and fabrication requirements while remaining cost-competitive at the same time.

Full range of services
More than an average HVAC company, Chappell Central keeps customers informed through its news sections on heating, cooling, and manufacturing. Providing information on rebates, incentives, and industry developments, the company shares information on the latest HVAC technology such as Smart thermostats, ways to save energy in the home, and more.

From residential to commercial heating, air conditioning and ventilation products and services, Chappell Central has you covered. Included among the company’s many residential HVAC services are testing for carbon monoxide and radon, replacement and installation of filters, humidity control, duct cleaning, blower door testing, filtration, maintaining and repairing direct digital control (DDC) systems, testing indoor air quality, and more.

The company offers its residential services within a 50-mile radius of Willmar, and Chappell Central’s residential furnace and air conditioning professionals will expertly install HVAC and ventilation systems. And for its many residential, commercial, and industrial clients, Chappell provides several Annual Maintenance Agreement packages to keep all heating and cooling products in peak operating condition. From performing maintenance to conducting safety checks, the company’s trained technicians will uncover and fix any potential equipment problems before malfunction or breakdown can occur. Best of all, extra discounts are granted to maintenance agreement holders for any needed repairs that come up.

On the company’s commercial/industrial side, Chappell Central regularly installs, services and maintains large HVAC units and offers hydronic services using liquid heat transfer such as water or glycol, DDC controls, pneumatics, and much more. Working within a 150-mile radius of its facilities for its commercial and industrial clients, Chappell also installs and troubleshoots commercial heat pumps and commercial boiler burners, and repairs light refrigeration systems.

The company’s commercial HVAC services include refrigeration maintenance, repair of pneumatic control systems, design, installation, and maintenance of DDC control systems, repair of boiler burners, and many other offerings to ensure smooth and efficient equipment operation.

With all the necessary equipment and ongoing industry training, Chappell Central’s dedicated service department is on call 24/7 to handle any commercial HVAC issues. The entire team, from the dispatcher to the service manager, parts manager, and service technicians, takes great pride in their professional services.

Manufacturing capabilities
Along with its many professional residential, commercial and industrial HVAC services, Chappell Central has its own well-equipped full service fabrication services. From cutting and forming to welding, machining and finishing, the company can laser cut and exactingly fabricate, form, and weld almost all types of metal in-house, eliminating the need for customers to turn to other providers.

The company’s state-of-the-art machinery includes two Mitsubishi 4000W, 4500W Lasers, outfitted with an FMS automated loading and unloading system so they can run unattended; two Haas Vertical Machining Centers with a bed capacity 50″ x 20″ x 25″; a Panasonic Robotic Welding System; an array of hydraulic brake presses with capacities from 130 to 350 tons; hydraulic shears; a robotic welding system; a tilt-frame automatic band saw; a Weber deburring/grinding machine; and many other pieces of leading-edge equipment to meet all customer needs.

With a statewide reputation for its fabrication work and a strong commitment to servicing the needs of a wide spectrum of residential, commercial, and industrial customers, the experienced and personable team at Chappell Central look forward to celebrating the company’s anniversary – and the next successful 80 years in business.



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