For over 30 years, our company’s philosophy has been to be extraordinary in every aspect of our job by providing the most complete customer service experience. We ensure that every job is completed with integrity, craftsmanship, and attention to detail. Combining professionally trained technicians with an attitude of treating people like they would want to be treated is the perfect formula to success.

The Barton Boys Heating & Air Conditioning – we bring you home comfort solutions.

Expertise is useless without trust.
Experience is irrelevant without integrity.

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The Barton Boys Heating & Air Conditioning is a Factory Authorized Bryant Dealer, meaning we meet a higher standard of excellence set forth by Bryant Heating and Cooling Systems. We offer their full lines of furnaces, air handlers, heat pumps, air conditioners, ductless systems, and thermostat controls.


The Barton Boys Heating & Air Conditioning service most major brands of gas or electric furnaces, heat pumps, air conditioners, and water heaters. We can also service boilers and geothermal units.


We are factory certified to install the complete line of Bryant heating and cooling products as well as Daikin and Mitsubishi ductless heating and cooling systems.


Our service department offers a generous 10% discount for our customers over the age of 55 and to veterans of all branches of the military. Be sure to ask about any current specials!


The Barton Boys Heating & Air Conditioning is a family owned HVAC contractor that will treat you like family. Founded over 30years ago by Gary Barton, we have since celebrated our 3rd retired owner each having the same dedication to offering an honest and professional approach in our industry. With our current owner Jons Brotnov we are confident that this same dedication will continue well in the future.

Over the many years our staff have worked hard to establish The Barton Boys as one of the most trusted heating contractors in Spokane simply by taking an honest and dependable approach to his business.

Our installers are licensed professionals, with over half of our staff achieving the N.A.T.E. Certification of industry excellence.

We are a complete HVAC contractor offering regular weekday service calls and after-hours or weekend emergency service to keep your home comfortable 24 hours a day. We work on gas and electric heating and cooling systems and boilers, as well as a full array of water heating equipment. We offer a C.A.P. (Customer Assurance Program) Service and Maintenance Program to keep your system in good working order and to help you comply with today’s extended warranty programs. Our service department also offers commercial maintenance programs for small or large businesses.

The Barton Boys are the region’s only Factory Authorized Bryant Dealer, meaning we meet a higher standard of excellence set forth by Bryant Heating and Cooling Systems. We offer their full lines of furnaces, air handlers, heat pumps, air conditioners, ductless systems, and thermostat controls.





ANGEL WHITLEY, Administrative Assistant and Service Dispatcher

With 11 years’ experience in the HVAC industry Angel believes that customer service is top priority. She makes every effort with each and every call to make sure the customer feels important and gets what they need in a timely manner. We do whatever it takes to make sure our customers are taken care of.  

STEVE PERRY, General Manager/Estimator

Steve is an avid outdoorsman who will jump at the chance to get away from the office to catch fish or go chase a critter through the woods. Steve is a highly capable designer and estimator for both your residential and commercial project needs.

Steve came into the HVAC industry in 1993 and started at Barton’s in 1995. He has worked in most every facet of the industry: 7 years as an installer, 2 year as a service technician, 2 years as our install manager, and the past 18 years as a designer and estimator. Most recently Steve took over the duties of General Manager for the team.

He carries numerous certifications and has participated in countless product trainings – including two courses at the Carrier Corporation college in Syracuse, NY and a course at the Bryant Training Center in Indianapolis, IN. His notable certifications are: Geothermal Heating, Mitsubishi, VRF, and Advanced Ductless Systems, Bryant Advanced Systems, Indoor Air Quality Systems and N.A.T.E. Certification

ED VANTASSEL, Service Manager

Ed was born at an early age, in a small log cabin which he built himself. He grew up fishing, hunting, and racing motorcycles. Seriously…Ed graduated from Fresno Technical College in 1980 and began his career in HVAC. In 1984 Ed joined the U.S. Army and moved his small family to Fort Polk, LA. There he took care of the HVAC for the Headquarters Company of the 5th Infantry Division. In 1992 he moved home to Montana and opened his own heating and cooling shop which won Bryant’s “Medal of Excellence-Gold Award”
in 1995.

After the sale of his business in the late 1990’s Ed moved to North Idaho and went to work doing Commercial Plan and Spec for the regional Carrier/Bryant distributor until we lured him away with the promise of fame and fortune to be our new Service Manager in 2010. His notable certifications are: N.A.T.E. Certification, IGSHPA (Geo-thermal) and manufacturer certifications from: Bryant, Carrier, Mani-
towoc, Mitsubishi and York.

HEATHER KOLP, Office Manager and Bookkeeper

Heather has been with The Barton Boys for over 20 years and runs the office with a gentle and calm demeanor. She oversees not only all of our accounting and benefits, she also works on our Human Resources policies, our Labor & Industries and OSHA compliance. Heather is QuickBooks certified, organized, and one of the reasons The Barton Boys have maintained a high level of efficiency in our office and accounting since taking over the bookkeeping duties.