Choate's Legacy

• Family Owned and Operated since 1958 •

"Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters" (Colossians 3:23). This scripture still serve as the basis for the work that Choate's does today and has inspired our motto of  "Let our family serve your family."

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About

The Choate's Legacy

Since 1958, Choate's has been the go-to heating, a/c, and plumbing company serving the Memphis area. Learn about our Choate's family.
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Serving the Midsouth Since 1958

Our Story
Joe Choate founded Choate's Air Conditioning and Heating Inc. in 1958, after retiring from serving in the United States Merchant Marines and then later working for International Harvester. Joe believed firmly in the old-fashion values of service, based on his faith and the scripture "Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters" (Colossians 3:23).
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For more than 65 years, Choate's focus on quality work and attention to detail has established its reputation as a leader in the community. Today, the Choate family, including Chris, Cindy, Brian, and Sol, along with their exceptional team, maintain the same level of excellence and actively drive growth and success.

Our Core Values

Our Mission

Exceed customer expectations, prioritize quality service with urgency, and be the first responders in times of need.

Our Vision

To be the best of the best in our industry and provide an exceptional customer service experience.

Our Values

Teamwork, hospitality, education, dependability, integrity, service, honesty, excellence, and safety.

Our Purpose

To provide the 3 Wins: 1. Win for the customer 2. Win for the employee 3. Win for the company 
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Choate's: 3 Generations Of Serving The Memphis Area

Joe Choate founded Choate's Air Conditioning and Heating Inc. in 1958, after retiring from serving in the United States Merchant Marines and then later working for International Harvester. Joe believed firmly in the old-fashion values of service, based on his faith and the scripture "Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters" (Colossians 3:23). These values and this scripture still serve as the basis for the work that Choate's does today and has inspired our motto of "Let our family serve your family."

choate's family picture

Our Core Values

1943

Joseph joins the U.S Merchant Marine Service

Joe joins the U.S Maritime service in 1943 and goes into training St. Petersburg on steam engines. By 1946 after WWII , he leaves Merchant Marines and maintains his Merchant Marines credentials.

1958

 The Choate’s Company 

1947, Joe was a stationary engineer and boiler operator at Power Hours (Memphis Works) Joe receives his 1st Class Refrigeration License. In 1958, Joe starts his own air condition business under the name “Joe Choate’s Air Condition & Service”.

1987

Name Change and Growth

1987, Joe Choate changes the family business name from “Joe Choate’s Air Condition & Service” to “Choate’s Air Condition & Heating” . By 1989 Choate’s Air Condition & Heating incorporates industrial services installation and begins commercial work.

2022

Expansion and New HQ

2001, Choate's opened their plumbing division do to high demand. By 2022, Choate's moves into their modern facility housing their state of the art training facility and all of 8+ departments now in existence under Choate's Air Conditioning, Heating and Plumbing

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