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Hal S.

Halco

Title: CEO

Hal S. from Halco

Email: [email protected]

Hal Smith started Halco in 1984, and over the 34 years that Halco has existed, Hal has proven to be an innovator and visionary. He has been a constant and primary force in Halco's development into a leading company focused on providing full energy solutions for residential and commercial clients with an emphasis on quality, service, and sustainability. His certifications and affiliations include:

  • Accredited Professional with Dr Energy Saver of the Finger Lakes
  • Advisory Board of Directors for Monroe Community College HVAC Program
  • Member of National Comfort Institute
  • Member of ACCA of Central New York
  • Accredited Contractor Building Performance Institute
  • Accredited Contractor Home Performance with Energy Star
  • Member of NORA - National Oil Heat Research Alliance
  • Member of International Service Leadership ISL
  • Member of National Safety Council
  • Member of the DBIA Design Build Institute of America

Community Involvement

  • Chairman for the Wayne, Ontario, Seneca and Yates Counties Work Force Investment Board (Fingerlakes WIB)
  • Chairman of the Planning Board for the Workforce Investment Board
  • Past President, Phelps Chamber of Commerce
  • President, Phelps Business Development and Tourism Council
  • Member of the following Chamber of Commerce: Phelps, Geneva, Canandaigua, Cortland, Wayne, Tompkins, Yates, Seneca, Cayuga, and Monroe
  • Member of the Wayne County Business Council
  • Chairman of Fingerlakes Works With Their Hands Event

Licenses and Certification

North American Technician Excellence, Inc. (NATE) certified which include:

  • Air Conditioning Installation
  • Air Conditioning Service
  • Air to Air Heat Pump Installation
  • Air to Air Heat Pump Service
  • Gas Furnace Installation
  • Gas Furnace Service
  • Air Distribution Installation
  • Air Distribution Service
  • Oil Furnace Installation
  • Oil Furnace Service
  • Hydronics Gas Installation
  • Hydronics Gas Service
  • Hydronics Oil Installation
  • Hydronics Oil Service
  • Certified Air Balance Specialist National Balancing Institute
  • Certified Carbon Monoxide Specialist National Comfort Institute
  • North American Technician Excellence, Inc. (NATE) Proctor
  • Certified Instructor for National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) in core curriculum, plumbing, HVAC, electrical
  • Certified as an OSHA Competent Person
  • Certified in Asbestos Awareness
  • Certified in Confined Space
  • Certified in OSHA - 30 hour Safety Training
  • Licensed New York State Department of Health Backflow Tester
  • Licensed in Refrigerant handling by the EPA
  • Licensed Master Plumber - City of Auburn
  • Licensed Master Plumber - City of Ithaca
  • Licensed Master Plumber - City of Pittsford
  • Licensed Master Plumber - City of Cortland
  • Licensed Heating Contractor - City of Auburn
  • Licensed Heating Contractor - City of Fulton
  • Licensed Heating Contractor - City of Cortland
  • Licensed Heating Contractor - City of Ithaca
  • Licensed Electrical Appliance Contractor - City of Auburn
  • Certified Building Performance Institute - Building Analyst
  • Certified Building Performance Institute - Shell Specialist
  • Certified Building Performance Institute - Heating Specialist
  • Certified Building Performance Institute - Cooling Specialist
  • Carrier Factory Authorized Dealer
  • R-410A Refrigerant Certified
  • Riello Oil Burner Certified
  • Weil McLains Heat Certified
Customer Reviews
About Me
  • By Robin B.
    Ithaca, NY

    "Excellent job. Very thorough!"

    Customer Review

    By Robin B.
    Ithaca, NY

    Excellent job. Very thorough!

  • By Les B.
    Lyons, NY

    "Service Management, owner, Scott and Jason made a potentially troublesome situation we were in, to be as good as any reasonable..."

    Customer Review

    By Les B.
    Lyons, NY

    Service Management, owner, Scott and Jason made a potentially troublesome situation we were in, to be as good as any reasonable person could expect. The install guys overcame problem after problem patiently and kept us informed. We do hope you are aware of the over 13 hours it took for them to be satisfied with the almost final test. Incredible work ethic. Obvious pride in their work, too. A field management system check the next day verified the quality, dependable A/C installation. Yay Halco!

  • By Stacy J.
    Wolcott, NY

    "Frank is an all around nice guy and did a great job giving me the information I needed that he concluded with the audit. I have..."

    Customer Review

    By Stacy J.
    Wolcott, NY

    Frank is an all around nice guy and did a great job giving me the information I needed that he concluded with the audit. I have been recommending Halco to everyone I come in contact with :) Hal & Tammy are the best!! Thank you Halco!!

Testimonials
from customers I've helped!
  • "Dear Mr. Smith, Thank you so much for the use of your van for four days. It was just what we needed to get..." Read Full Testimonial

    Operation Christmas Child of Lyons, NY

    Customer Testimonial

              Dear Mr. Smith, Thank you so much for the use of your van for four days. It was just what we needed to get 1,609 filled shoe boxes to Webster. Your employee was very friendly and helpful. Many children will be blessed and happy. You have a part in that. God Bless
    Operation Christmas Child
    Lyons, NY

Videos from projects I was involved with:

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Company Awards

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2018 Mitsubishi Diamond Contractor Outstanding Achievement Award
2018 Mitsubishi Diamond Contractor Outstanding Achievement Award
MCC Service Award
MCC Service Award

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our service area

We serve the following areas

Our Locations:

Halco
865 County Road 6
Phelps, NY 14532
1-315-688-1945


Halco
1700 Trumansburg Rd
Ithaca, NY 14850
1-607-218-8448


Halco
204 Bass St
Liverpool, NY 13088
1-315-992-6300


Halco
140A Metro Park
Rochester, NY 14623
1-585-200-3364
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