New York's Leading

Commercial HVAC Company

Since 1948

About

Kaback is a full-service HVAC company, which was established in 1948. The firm was founded by Sy Kaback, a technical-minded entrepreneur, who invented the first air cooled commercial indoor package unit in New York. It was the first air conditioning unit that could get into an elevator and fit through doors. Today, Kaback’s Management Team is widely recognized for its commitment to value-based HVAC product installations, outstanding service, innovative mechanical solutions and high-quality 24/7/365 service and repair.

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With nearly 200 employees, Kaback’s organization consists of experienced management, highly-qualified project managers, detail-oriented administrators and industry-certified technicians. Kaback’s 150 professionally trained HVAC technicians operate throughout the New York marketplace in Kaback’s 125 service vehicles. Kaback benefits from a national agreement with the Mechanical Service Contractors of America and is union shop which ensures the best trained techs in the business.

About

Kaback is a full-service HVAC company, which was established in 1948. The firm was founded by Sy Kaback, a technical-minded entrepreneur, who invented the first air cooled commercial indoor package unit in New York. It was the first air conditioning unit that could get into an elevator and fit through doors. Today, Kaback’s Management Team is widely recognized for its commitment to value-based HVAC product installations, outstanding service, innovative mechanical solutions and high-quality 24/7/365 service and repair.

With nearly 200 employees; Kaback’s organization consists of experienced management, highly-qualified project managers, detail-oriented administrators and industry-certified technicians. Kaback’s 150 professionally trained HVAC technicians operate throughout the New York marketplace in Kaback’s 125 service vehicles. Kaback benefits from a national agreement with the Mechanical Service Contractors of America and is union shop which ensures the best trained techs in the business.

1948

Year Established

51,000+

Installations Completed

2,300+

Service Contracts

10,000+

Clients

1948

Year Established

51,000+

Installations Completed

2,300+

Service Contracts

10,000+

Clients

Services

Design-Build: Kaback is one of the few HVAC companies with licensed NYS Professional Engineers on staff. Many clients take advantage of Kaback’s in-house engineering department and greatly benefit from an integrated approach whereby the design professionals coalesce with the project managers and mechanical technicians. Kaback’s design-build approach presents clients with cost-effective, time-efficient, quality-assured and technically-proficient HVAC solutions that cannot be matched by its competition.

Installation: Kaback has successfully installed a range of HVAC systems for almost 70 years while providing exceptional service. The firm and its professionals remain on the forefront of technology and continually strive to acquire cutting-edge product information, advanced techniques and innovative application solutions. Kaback’s Management Team is involved in all aspects of the business and plays an active role in leading each and every project. Kaback is dedicated to designing and building the most green, energy efficient systems available in today’s market.

Service/Maintenance: Kaback has built an extensive service operation, which consists of IT and communication infrastructure, quick time parts and equipment availability, well trained/certified technicians and fully stocked vehicles which allow the firm to guarantee a quick response time to all customers.

Value Engineering: Our 30+ years of experience in installation, service and maintenance allows us to evaluate the design intent of the HVAC system in the design stages and, in many instances, value engineer a design scope that can save the client initial cost savings, energy usage, and ease of service throughout the life of the equipment.

Our familiarity with buildings and infrastructure mechanical systems in the NYC metro area is an added benefit in efficiently integrating the HVAC design into existing building systems. We work with many landlords to provide this service which ultimately benefits both the client and the building.

As a service organization, we listen and provide the system options not always clearly defined in lease documentation, and give valuable advice to avoid and system operating shortfalls.

Services

Design-Build: Kaback is one of the few HVAC companies with licensed NYS Professional Engineers on staff. Many clients take advantage of Kaback’s in-house engineering department and greatly benefit from an integrated approach whereby the design professionals coalesce with the project managers and mechanical technicians. Kaback’s design-build approach presents clients with cost-effective, time-efficient, quality-assured and technically-proficient HVAC solutions that cannot be matched by its competition.

Installation: Kaback has successfully installed a range of HVAC systems for almost 70 years while providing exceptional service. The firm and its professionals remain on the forefront of technology and continually strive to acquire cutting-edge product information, advanced techniques and innovative application solutions. Kaback’s Management Team is involved in all aspects of the business and plays an active role in leading each and every project. Kaback is dedicated to designing and building the most green, energy efficient systems available in today’s market.

Service/Maintenance: Kaback has built an extensive service operation, which consists of IT and communication infrastructure, quick time parts and equipment availability, well trained/certified technicians and fully stocked vehicles which allow the firm to guarantee a quick response time to all customers.

Value Engineering: Our 30+ years of experience in installation, service and maintenance allows us to evaluate the design intent of the HVAC system in the design stages and, in many instances, value engineer a design scope that can save the client initial cost savings, energy usage, and ease of service throughout the life of the equipment.

Our familiarity with buildings and infrastructure mechanical systems in the NYC metro area is an added benefit in efficiently integrating the HVAC design into existing building systems. We work with many landlords to provide this service which ultimately benefits both the client and the building.

As a service organization, we listen and provide the system options not always clearly defined in lease documentation, and give valuable advice to avoid and system operating shortfalls.

Team

John Murphy, President & Senior Partner of Kaback Enterprises

John J Murphy

President & Senior Partner

Donald Murphy, Vice President & Partner of Kaback Enterprises

Donald M Murphy

Vice President & Partner

Vance Schipani, Vice President & Partner of Kaback Enterprises

Vance F Schipani

Vice President & Partner

World Trade center, New York

Projects

Kaback is one of the leading heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration contractors in New York with projects ranging from the World Trade Centers, 120 Broadway Equitable Building, the World Financial Center, the Empire State Building and many others. Our projects span from designing and building out spaces for the largest Fortune 500 companies to maintenance contracts for small, local businesses.

Kaback has an in-house Engineering Department, which enables the firm to maintain an innovative edge and be current with the modern technological advancements within the mechanical industry. Particularly, Kaback professionals have an active interest in the role that HVAC systems play in the environment; and therefore, the company strives to positively participate in sustainable design and indoor air quality.

New York Buildings

Projects

Kaback is one of the leading heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration contractors in New York with projects ranging from the World Trade Centers, 120 Broadway Equitable Building, the World Financial Center, the Empire State Building and many others. Our projects span from designing and building out spaces for the largest Fortune 500 companies to maintenance contracts for small, local businesses.

Kaback has an in-house Engineering Department, which enables the firm to maintain an innovative edge and be current with the modern technological advancements within the mechanical industry. Particularly, Kaback professionals have an active interest in the role that HVAC systems play in the environment; and therefore, the company strives to positively participate in sustainable design and indoor air quality.

Community

Kaback is involved in various community endeavors. From medicinal research to
improving the quality of life in NYC, Kaback is looking to help.

Hamilton-Madison House Logo

Hamilton-Madison House is a non-profit settlement house established in 1898 to improve the quality of life for NYC.

Located in Chinatown/Lower East Side Two Bridges neighborhoods, we foster the well-being of vulnerable populations including the elderly, children, the ill and handicapped, new immigrants and refugees and the unemployed.

Children's Dream Foundation Logo

Since 1992, the Children’s Dream Foundation (CDF) has provided grants to health care organizations to ensure that the highest pediatric health care, especially emergency services, is available to all children in New York’s Hudson Valley region. Currently, CDF is the only organization in this region specifically working to advance pediatric emergency medicine.

National Jewish Health Logo

For 118 years, National Jewish Health has been at the forefront of research and medicine. We integrate the latest scientific discoveries with coordinated care for lung, heart and immune diseases.

Affiliates

Contact

For general inquiries, questions or commendations, please call: 212-645-5100, or fill out the following form. To apply for a job with Kaback Inc., please send a cover letter together with your resume to: info@kaback.com. If you’re a new client, please fill out this form and email the completed profile along with Certificate of Insurance requirements to facilityservices@kaback.com.