About Us

About Us

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Countryside Heating and Cooling Solutions is a family-run business that was founded by Craig Schumacher in 1974. In April of 2014, Lance Schumacher and Jason Storm took ownership of Countryside Heating and Cooling Solutions.

About Lance: Lance is the son and nephew of two men who spent their entire life working in the heating and cooling business, so it is naturally in his blood. He started working for the family business in 2001 when he was still in high school. He has worked in many areas of the business which include parts and delivery, installation, service, management, system design, sales, and now co-owner. Lance has over 20 years of experience under his belt and he brings with him the pride of quality workmanship.

About Jason: Jason started his career at Countryside Heating and Cooling Solutions in 1998. He worked side by side with Lance for many years. He has worked in several areas of the business, which includes installation, management, system design, sales, and now co-owner. He has over 22 years of experience under his belt and he brings with him years of product knowledge and know-how to get any job done.

About Our Team:  Employment longevity and customer reviews say a lot about how well a company works as a team. Our team has an average length of employment of 7+ years, and five out
of our 13 employees have been employed with us for thirteen or more years! Our team received 890 reviews in 2020 and we maintain a 4.9 rating on Google. We are dependable, on time, trustworthy, hardworking, knowledgeable, and passionate about providing excellent customer service.  We take extra time to educate our customers on our products and services. 

We will do Whatever It Takes logoto keep our customers happy with our services for life. 

We are very proud of our team and the awards we have been honored with over the years. 

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Bryant Honoring Countryside Heating and Cooling Solutions with the 2018 and 2022 Medal of Excellence

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In 2018 and 2022, Countryside Heating and Cooling Solutions was a finalist for the Bryant Dealer of the Year and honored on a national level as one of Bryant’s top 2% of elite dealers in North America (out of 6500 dealers nationally), earning us the Bryant Medal of Excellence. This award is given to dealers who are exemplary in three critical areas of business: quality, satisfaction, and performance.

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Countryside Heating and Cooling Solutions was a Bryant Circle of Champions winner in 2016, 2019, 2020 and 2021. This award measures business growth, customer satisfaction, training, and program participation.

BBB Torch Awards for Ethics

Each year, The BBB Torch Awards for Ethics recognizes outstanding companies that demonstrate integrity and a strong commitment to ethics in relationships with customers, employees, and the community they serve. Countryside Heating and Cooling Solutions were honored to be a finalist for this award in 2018.

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In 2016 and 2018, we were awarded the Expertise "Best HVAC Professionals in Minnesota". The criteria selection to win this award is based on reputation, trust, credibility, availability and professionalism.

We have earned the trust of our local communities and we were voted the “Best Heating & Air Company” four years in a row (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022) by the Sun Patriot Newspapers (The Laker and Pioneer) and we were featured in Medina Living Magazine’s Business Spotlight in February 2017.

Countryside Heating and Cooling Solutions are proud to be a Bryant Factory Authorized Dealer. We believe the Bryant product is a quality product that is superior to other manufacturers in the market and we have several years of experience working with Bryant equipment, so we know our products well.  The Bryant Factory Authorized Dealer symbol means that we have met Bryant’s highest standards for superior skills, service, and a promise of 100% satisfaction guaranteed.

We never use subcontractors and because our installers are our own employees, we can guarantee the quality of the installation.  We have technicians that are North American Technician Excellence (NATE) certified, which is the leading certification program for technicians in the HVAC industry and the only test supported by the entire industry.

We provide exceptional service, quality installations, and knowledgeable solutions for any situation. Just read some of our local reviews and see what our customers are saying about us!  Our friendly office staff along with our NATE-certified technicians and installers in the field, work together to create award-winning service for our customers, making working with us an easy choice when selecting your heating and cooling contractor.

Giving back to the community is important to us. We support our local communities through fundraising, sponsorship, and volunteering.  We are also proud to support the Bryant Community Hero program, which honors ordinary people doing extraordinary things in our community.  We team up with Bryant and they provide the hero with a comfort package of their choice and Countryside Heating and Cooling Solutions installs it for free.

Countryside Heating and Cooling Solutions handle all heating, air conditioning, indoor air quality solutions, duct cleaning, and all other HVAC services that anyone might need. We also offer a full range of light commercial services, from rooftop unit replacement to air balancing.

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Whatever your need, Countryside Heating and Cooling Solutions are here to help. We offer: