Cary Heating was originally established as Cary Oil Burner Co. in 1934 by Emil Bjerstedt. Prior to Cary Oil Burner Co., Emil managed the local business as and outlet of Cary Manufacturing Co. of Waupaca, WI for 5 years. Cary Oil Burner Co. specialized in oil burning equipment, in particular, coal to oil conversions. Emil, joined by his son Bruce in 1948, continued to expand the business as natural gas became more readily available. Bruce continued the business until his retirement in 1990.
The business was purchased by Marv Becker and Carl Newcomb on March 1, 1990. Cary Heating operated from 20 Copeland Ave. Bldg 5 in La Crosse until May of 1994 when it moved to 808 Copeland Ave., La Crosse, where it contues to operate today as Cary Heating & Air Conditioning Co. Inc.
Marv Becker and Carl Newcomb remained sole shareholders until Dec. 31, 2008, when Bill Becker became the third shareholder. On July 14, 2014 Carl Newcomb sold his interest and resigned his position as President, but remains on staff at Cary Heating. As of this writing, Cary Heating employs 4 Salesmen, 8 HVAC Installers/Service Technicians and 2 Office Staff.
Cary Heating & Air Conditioning continues to operated today specializing in quality installation and service of American Standard and Armstrong Air home comfort systems, in-floor heating systems, indoor air quality systems, garage unit heaters and much more!