Your happiness is our goal
Many homeowners in western North Carolina and upstate South Carolina struggle to find a professional HVAC company to respond quickly to service calls and provide quality work. After 26 years of working in the heating and cooling industry, Chris Newell founded Blue Ridge Heating and Cooling on a mission to provide homeowners the quality craftsmanship they deserve at a fair price.
At Blue Ridge Heating and Cooling, we provide HVAC repair and replacement on any manufacturer and can arrive within 24 hours of your first call. We’re a passionate, dedicated team of professionals driven to keep you and your loved ones safe and comfy every day. We stand behind our work, and your happiness is our goal. We can’t wait to work with you.
Meet Our Team
President / Sales Manager
Chris has over 26 years of HVAC experience, is BPI Certified, and holds both a North Carolina and South Carolina Mechanical License. He received his training from Spartanburg Technical College and York Technical College. Chris has been married to his beautiful wife, Terri, for over five years, has three children Payton, Logan, and Riggs, and two adopted dogs, Bella and Grey. When Chris isn’t helping homeowners at Blue Ridge Heating and Cooling, he enjoys outdoor activities like off-roading and gardening.
Michael Grew up in Mills River in an agricultural background with his Parents and two siblings. He graduated from Furman University and has had a varied career in Construction, Agriculture, and over 15 years of Customer Service and Business operations. Michael calls Tryon, North Carolina Home and lives there with his beautiful family. Raising his two handfuls, William 7 and Adelyn 4, fills a majority of his free time, but whenever some does arise he enjoys gardening, landscaping, home improvements and having an afternoon/evening drink with family and friends.
Jaris grew up locally in the area, and still continues to call our community home. Jaris attended Blue Ridge Community College where he received his Diploma in HVAC Sciences. He holds a EPA Certification and carries over 8 years of service work in the field. When not improving our customers comfort. Jaris enjoys time with his family and working around horses.
Cary graduated from Catawba College with a degree in Accounting and continued his education at Isothermal Community College, where he received a degree in Building and Construction Technology. He has worked in carpentry for over four years and concrete for two years.
Cary is from Polk County and played football in high school and college. During his free time, Cary likes to stay active by exercising and playing football.
Lori is a graduate of Pikes Peak Institute of Medical Technology in Colorado Springs, CO. She is from Colorado Springs, CO, but has been a resident of Polk County for over 30 years. She has two daughters, Bethany and Sarah. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, baking, and spending time with her friends.
Daishaun is 23 years old and is from Rock Hill, SC. He graduated from North Western High School in 2016. He and his girlfriend have recently moved to Polk County to be close to family. In his free time he likes to take trips, play video games, and do work around the house.
Elias is a joyful young father of 2 boys, a one year old and a newborn. He was born and raised in Saluda and stays close with all his family in the area. Elias enjoys projects and brings more then 10 years of construction/Home improvement skills to our team. When his hands aren’t full of kiddos, he enjoys plucking various sting instruments as a self taught musician.
Our professional technicians can arrive within 24 hours of your first call
schedule your service appointment now and don’t waste time and money on repairs that aren’t going to last. You’ll save money and get peace of mind knowing it’s fixed right the first time.