These professionals are top notch when it comes to warming your home during the North’s cold, snowy winters, or cooling your house on sunny summer days. We asked you for your favorite heating and cooling businesses in Northern Michigan—here are your Top 8 winners!
A record-breaking 16,000 people voted in MyNorth’s 2021 Red Hot Best Awards, recognizing winners from across seven regions and 46 different categories in Northern Michigan. The categories include everything from healthcare and frontline workers to takeout and hiking trails. This is how we celebrate Northern Michigan!

Searching for the full winner’s list? Here are the Red Hot Best Winners 2021: The Best of Northern Michigan.

Above the Bridge Winner

Straits Heating and Cooling, St. Ignace

Based out of St. Ignace, the team at Straits Heating and Cooling is available 24/7 for maintenance, repairs or installations across the eastern U.P. and northern lower Michigan. They offer a broad spectrum of heating and cooling services, as well as refrigeration installation, repair, replacement and maintenance services.

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Benzie & Leelanau Area Winner

Moore Mechanical, Honor

Moore Mechanical’s factory-trained professionals have been providing home plumbing, heating and cooling services for 25 years across western Michigan. Whether you’re in need of routine maintenance, an emergency repair, replacement equipment or a complete system, they’ve got you covered.

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Cadillac, Manistee & Ludington

Hopwoods Heating & Cooling Inc., Bear Lake

Owner Randy Hopwood has been in the industry since 1986 and started Hopwoods Heating & Colling in 1999. Since then, he and his team have kept busy offering an extensive list of HVAC services to the residents of Manistee County, including installation of furnaces, A/C unites, in-floor heating and boilers.

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Charlevoix & The Chain of Lakes Winner

K&K Heating and Cooling, Elk Rapids

This family-owned HVAC business is dedicated to helping their customers, like this happy homeowner: “I called 10+ businesses on New Year’s Day and K&K was the only one to answer the phone,” says Kelly H. “They were at my house within an hour and diagnosed the problem.”

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Kalkaska, Gaylord & Grayling Winners

Tie: Kalkaska Plumbing & Heating & Quality Plumbing & Mechanical, Gaylord

After 45 years of experience, the team at Kalkaska Plumbing & Heating has learned the value of surrounding themselves with professional and talented people. They’re your go-to company for all of your residential services, commercial work and even geothermal services, allowing clients to save money by utilizing clean, renewable energy.

Quality Plumbing & Mechanical gets the vote of clients like Jeff V.: “I have had a new gas furnace installed at my house, a boiler at a rental house, a gas line for my stove, a gas line for my vent-less fireplace, a gas line for my firepit [and] a gas line for the BBQ. Quality has done great work and is fairly priced.”

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Petoskey, Harbor Springs & The Straits

Ballard’s Plumbing and Heating, Petoskey

Ballard’s Plumbing and Heating has been meeting the needs of Northwest Michigan’s commercial, light industrial, municipal and residential customers since 1952. Ballard’s service department staff of licensed plumbers and highly-trained heating, air conditioning and refrigeration technicians are always ready to help you with 24-hour emergency service.

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Traverse City Red Hot Best Winner

Team Bob’s, Traverse City

For more than 35 years, Team Bob’s has provided comfort and peace of mind for residential and small business customers in their five-county area. Whether it’s installing, maintaining or servicing HVAC and plumbing systems, their NATE-certified (North American Technician Excellence) technicians are ready to provide quality service at the best value possible.

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