RELIABLE. HONEST. PROFESSIONALS.

B&W Heating & Cooling Specialists opened its doors in 1949 as the family business for two talented young men who desired to build a reliable, honest business to serve rapidly growing community of Wood River, Illinois. As our business and reputation has grown, we have expanded into surrounding communities. In the past decade, B&W has moved into a second generation of ownership. In a world of downsizing and product reconsideration at the expense of quality – B&W stands 60 years strong. We bring Quality Workmanship and Top-of-the-Line Products and Service to your home. Every Time GUARANTEED!

MEET THE OWNER

Along with running the family business, Mark and Elaine have four children and are lifelong Christians.  The whole family worships at Zion Lutheran Church in Bethalto, IL. The children attend Zion Lutheran School and Metro East Lutheran High School, Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville, and University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. Outside of B&W, Mark and the family enjoy volunteering at church and school, attending sporting events, gardening, water sports, and spending time as a family. 

Mark Eberhart

Mark Eberhart

Owner
Mark has been with B&W for 31 years and is a second generation owner of B&W, and he takes pride in his family business. Mark is NATE certified and takes education classes on a regular basis so he remains at the top of his game in the heating and cooling business.
Elaine Eberhart

Elaine Eberhart

Treasurer
Elaine has been working behind the scenes of B&W for 21 years. She is the treasurer of the business, and is always happy to help in the office or from home. When not helping the family business, Elaine enjoys gardening, relaxing in the pool, and spending time with her family.
Elizabeth Zangori

Elizabeth Zangori

Office Manager
Elizabeth is the Office Manager at B&W and has been for 14 years! Her commitment to customer service and helping each person that calls is her top priority. On her off time she loves to watch her two children at various sporting event, and she also enjoys scrapbooking and photography.
Emma Eberhart

Emma Eberhart

Customer Service
Emma is also a young member at B&W and has been for four years. She is another member of the Office Staff, and she dedicates much of her time to marketing. During the school year she attends the University of Illinois in Champain, IL. She is working towards her degree in accounting and finance. In her extra times she enjoys reading, hiking, biking, sports, and being with her friends.
Jim Heltsley

Jim Heltsley

Technician
Jim has been a technician with B&W for 27 years. He has had 35 years in the field and is one of our top techs! In Jim’s spare time he loves spending time with his kids and grandkids. He also spends time doing carpentry and gardening with his wife.
Gordon Guntren

Gordon Guntren

Technician
Gordon has been with B&W as a technician for 12 years. He has had 25 years of experience in the field, and he is a phenomenal technician! Gordon has interests such as collecting coins and guns, hunting, and spending time in the great outdoors.
Shawn Nolte

Shawn Nolte

Technician
Shawn has been with B&W as a technician for 5 years, and he has been working in the HVAC field for 16 years, making him an expert. Shawn enjoys fishing, hunting, and spending time with his children and wife.
Mike Edel

Mike Edel

Technician
Mike has been working with B&W for a year. Nearly out of school, Mike offers new perspective and energy to the team! He will be graduating in Spring 2018 from Southwestern Illinois College with an HVAC degree. In his free time Mike enjoys being with his fiancé, four wheeling, and spending time with his family.
Joel Eberhart

Joel Eberhart

Technician
Joel is a young, enthusiastic member of the team who has been working at B&W for five years, although he has been tinkering around the shop since he was little. During the school year Joel attends Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville, as he works towards his degree in mechanical engineering. When Joel is not at school and work he enjoys wakeboarding, boat rides, skiing, hiking, and being with his friends and family.

We service these cities for all heating & air conditioning repairs and replacement. Alton, Bethalto, Bunker Hill, Cottage Hills, Dorsey, East Alton, Edwardsville, Glen Carbon, Godfrey, Grafton, Granite City, Hartford, Jerseyville, Maryville, Moro, Roxana, South Roxana, Troy, Wood River