Ware, Inc. also provide industry leading service, including boiler installation, chiller installation, boiler repair, chiller repair and boiler and chiller maintenance. WARE also sells top of the line new and remanufactured boilers and boiler equipment from the top boiler manufacturers in the industry. In business for over half a century, WARE has been a long-time industry leader in boilers and chillers, for both rentals, sales and service, and constantly strives to deliver the best boiler and chiller equipment and service available to our customers. WARE is committed to understanding your individual hot and cold needs, from boilers, chillers and everything in between.
WARE started in 1952 as Ivan Ware & Son, a residential air conditioning and heating company. Its founder, Ivan Ware, was a former oil burner serviceman for a local oil company. In 1971 under his leadership, the company expanded after listening to his son, Richard Ware, to include a boiler rental business, becoming the first company in the area to provide handling, supervising, installation, start-up and operational services at the customer's request. By 1973 the company was the largest of its kind in the Louisville area. In 1975 Ivan Ware retired due to health reasons, but continued to serve as an advisor to the business.
Richard Ware and Kit Moore, Ivan's children, then took over the business and continued to pour the family philosophy of servicing their customers better than anyone else in the business. Their vision and tireless hours of work continued to build a solid foundation for what WARE is today and what it will be in the future.
Today Richard Ware is still President, and the company is run by his sons Ritchie and Daniel Ware and his son-in-law Brent Falcone. Since 1995 the company has expanded its offices and has grown into one of the largest and most extensive service companies in the southeast. With just over 90 employees, WARE now services five states including Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama and is one of the top boiler and chiller rental businesses in the United States.
WARE still sells new boiler equipment as well as rebuilding and marketing used boilers and chillers to potential customers. The company's Service Department maintains the boiler rental and chiller rental equipment and its commercial and industrial customers. The Parts Department is equipped with over 10,000 boiler parts in stock for internal shop and service, and maintains inventory to support outside sales. Among the portable equipment available for rent are boilers built inside semi-trailers, boilers mounted on low-boy trailers, boiler room equipment sent out on skid, as well as rental chillers. WARE has provided emergency services to customers nationwide with temporary steam, hot water and cooling for power, heat, comfort and processing. It is recognized as one of the leaders in the industry.
In 2003 WARE purchased 'The Valve Shop' and can now offer its customers new, reconditioned and surplus valves. The Valve Shop also offers on site testing for their customers with its mobile valve shop business. This move has given WARE just one more leg up on its competitors to be the single source for all their hot and cold needs.
WARE is a commercial & industrial, boiler & chiller rental and service company that specializes in sales, service, valve repair, rentals, parts, turn key and boiler training.
With over 60 years of experience, WARE has become one of the largest boiler service companies in the southeast and one of the largest boiler rental companies in the United States.
WARE is a third generation family owned business, located in Kentucky and Tennessee. WARE services in Alabama, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee and is trusted by companies like: International Paper, Shaw, Georgia Pacific, BP Amoco, Mohawk, Chevron, A.E Staley, Honeywell Intl., BAE Systems, Buffalo Trace, Dupont, Sonoco, Fruit of the Loom, Dean Foods, General Mills, Hershey and many more.
WARE represents some of the best products in the industries including: York Shipley, Columbia, Power Flame, Victory Energy, Autoflame, Crane, Togog-e, Limpsfield to name a few.
Ware is an AutoFlame Certified Tech center and is a proud member of the American Boiler Manufactures Associations. Ware belongs to the National Fire Protection Association.
Our company offers a boiler school training class that is an accredited continuing adult education class through Western Kentucky University. We provide training from an actual boiler industry professional instead of a professional educator.
The Valve Shop is a division of WARE and located in Louisville and Chattanooga. The Valve Shop offers testing, diagnosis, maintenance and repair services for all makes and models of valves. All repair procedures strictly adhere to the industry standards and codes. This division of Ware holds AVK, VR, R, SU stamps and is a member of the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors and The American Society of Mechanical Engineers.