About Us

Company History

Neighbors Heating, Cooling, Plumbing, & Geothermal is a family-owned and operated business that has specialized in home comfort and service in central Iowa for more than a quarter-century. Founded in 1986, the company was soon after purchased by the Miller family and has built a reputation for being the premier home comfort contractor in the region. We offer quality service, a vast array of industry knowledge and experience, and expert installation of the best products available.

Neighbors is now managed by Rich Berends and Jason Miller, who continue the tradition of honest hard work, high standards of training, value, and a commitment to serve our customers with an exceptional attention to detail. By continuing the traditions that have served our clients for over two decades, we look forward to being “Neighbors You Can Count On” for many years to come.

Our Mission

To become the area’s preferred mechanical contracting firm by providing customer service at its highest level. To put together a winning combination of people, products, and a service philosophy that will make us the standard for others to follow in our field. To attract and retain the very best people in our industry, offer an upbeat and unique work environment, and create opportunity for both career and personal growth. By working toward these goals, we will prove to our customers and co-workers that we are truly “Neighbors You Can Count On.”

The Neighbors Difference

We are a customer-focused company offering 24-hour emergency services. We wear floor protectors and leave job sites cleaner than we found them. We provide the highest-quality licensed and trained technicians and sell the highest-quality products.

Ask about our free on-site geothermal evaluations and discounted maintenance agreements!

Our Services

  • Geothermal heating and cooling
  • Plumbing
  • Radon mitigation
Neighbors store front

Awards and Certifications

  • SAVE-certified
  • Angie's List Super Service Award Winner
  • NATE-certified
  • Ground Loop-certified
Neighbors van

Proudly serving these cities:

  • Des Moines
  • Ames
  • Ankeny
  • Webster City
  • Marshalltown
  • Boone
  • Newton
  • Fort Dodge
  • Iowa Falls
  • Carroll

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Homeowner DVD

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