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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."
The Choate's Legacy
Serving the Midsouth Since 1958Our Story
Our Core Values
Exceed expectations, prioritize quality service with urgency, and be heroes in times of need.
Our VisionTo be the best of the best in our industry and provide an exceptional customer service experience.
Our ValuesTeamwork, hospitality, education, dependability, integrity, service, honesty, excellence, and safety.
Our PurposeTo 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."
Our Core Values
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.
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”.
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.
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