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About Desert Suns and First Rate Plumbing Heating and Cooling Inc.

Desert Suns Heating and Cooling has been providing service in Albuquerque and surrounding areas since 1998.  It was also the very first Coleman Dealer in Albuquerque, NM.  A goal for many years has been to add plumbing to the business.  We are proud to say that it has happened!  First Rate Plumbing, Heating and Cooling is now an affiliate of Desert Suns.  We are now able to deliver a whole new spectrum of service to our community which is plumbing.  Did you now if you have an existing Preventative Maintenance agreement with us, you now have a complimentary plumbing inspection?

Call us today for details! In addition, you still get the same great quality service that you have always received with some added benefits.

Come to our team for the Plumbing and HVAC services you need. Quality work, exuberant service.

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Founded in 1999 by Shawn Kukowski, Desert Suns Heating and Cooling Inc. has been serving the Albuquerque area for nearly two decades. We were created to be a company that placed all of our focus on courtesy, quality, and customer service. We’re proud to say this still holds true today. We have some of the strongest guarantees in the industry with regard to the products we install. All our installations come with a lifetime craftsmanship warranty, to make sure that you’re 100% satisfied. If you’re not, we’ll refund your money, guaranteed.

We’re not interested in "good enough" when it comes to doing the job. We believe that a job worth doing is worth doing right the first time, which is why we employ some of the most highly educated and skilled craftsmen in the industry. It is our mission to always provide you with the highest quality service possible at a fair price. You can count on us to never sell you something that you don’t need, or charge you for something you didn’t get. After all… isn’t that the way it’s supposed to be?

So what are you waiting for? Whether you need a residential or commercial HVAC system installed, repaired, maintained, or replaced, we can help you out. Contact us today to schedule an appointment with one of our experts.

What We Bring to the Table

We know you have options when if comes to service on heating, air conditioning, and indoor air quality products. The difference comes less in the nature of those products themselves, than in the reliability of the service you call. That’s why Desert Suns Heating and Cooling Inc. prides itself on offering top–notch service and backs it with a 100% guarantee keeping your system protected regardless of the type of service involved.

The purpose of such a guarantee goes beyond just ensuring that you’re comfortable letting us perform the operation in question. It means that once the operation is concluded, you can rest easy knowing that the same issues won’t crop up a few months down the line. If it does, we’ll come back and fix it again. That way, you don’t have to worry and can enjoy a comfortable home without spending excess thought concerned about a breakdown.

An Invested Interest in Albuquerque, NM

The First Rate Plumbing Heating and Cooling Inc story starts with co-founders John Barner and Andrea Navarrete. John Barner attended the University of New Mexico and worked in a local super-precision machine shop. Working here taught him that attention to detail matters and to think like a perfectionist. John took a break from school, left the machine shop, and then began working full-time for a plumbing and heating company here in Albuquerque, NM. During this time, he earned a Journeyman Plumber’s License and fine-tuned his knowledge of the profession.

Andrea Navarrete started her career in the industry at the age of 18. She was an extended warranty processor at a local restaurant equipment repair company. At 19, she realized she loved the industry and searched for a foothold in it. She was fortunate enough to find a great company in the community and become a manager within the first year of her employment with us. She has worked her way up to becoming Vice President. Andrea holds her MM2, MM3, and MM4 contracting licenses.

Quality Work, Exuberant Service

We have a great origin story at First Rate Plumbing Heating and Cooling Inc—but we didn’t stop there. We worked every single day to make our service better. We have an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, rave reviews on Angie’s List, technicians with EPA and NATE certifications, and Journeyman employees. In addition to this, we match our stellar craftsmanship with the work of only the right units from brands like Coleman. You can come to us and walk away knowing that you have the best service possible. Schedule an appointment to learn more today.

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