What it Means to be AAA+ Rated

The Owens logo next to the BBB A+ rated logo

In changing times, integrity has become more of a buzzword than a foundational value for many, especially in business. It’s one thing to use it in a company slogan or mission statement; it’s quite another to build a company from the ground up with a commitment to customer satisfaction at the absolute core of everything … Read more

On the Passing of Dick Ellingsworth

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“Owens Companies mourns the passing of the company’s first technician, Dick Ellingsworth, at the age of 90. Dick began working with my father, Bob Owens, in 1963 and stayed on with the company until 1990! I was honored to say a few words at his service to testify to the great technician and friend that … Read more

Honoring my Brother and Helping Others

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The LIVESTRONG Foundation, a cancer organization whose mission is to inspire and empower people affected by cancer. LIVESTRONG was something my late brother Jim was very passionate about, especially as they offered support and encouragement during his cancer fight. It will be 10 years in January since cancer took Jim, but my support of the … Read more

Outstanding Employees of the Year

Owens Companies celebrated a great year at our annual meeting this week. As we start our 61st year in business, we spent time reflecting on the people who made the success possible. Each year we honor employees who go above and beyond the call of duty with our annual Outstanding Employee and Outstanding Technician of … Read more

Why Better Business Bureau Ratings Matter

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As a Better Business Bureau A+ rated company, we know a little bit about integrity and customer service. Unfortunately, not all companies in our space treat their customers with respect. The local CBS station contacted us recently to discuss how you, as a consumer, can properly vet a company that will get the job done … Read more

Owens Companies Celebrates 60 Years of Business

Photo of Owens Truck at an Owens Employee Party

Owens Companies celebrated its 60th Anniversary on August 15th. Founded by the late Robert H. Owens in 1957, Owens Companies was one of the first in the country to create a single source service organization and made today what is one of the largest Commercial and Residential heating, ventilating, and air conditioning contractor in the … Read more

Choose Owens as Your Commercial HVAC Contractor

Owens is the Twin Cities’ leading commercial mechanical contractor. For renovation, ongoing support, or emergency services — we offer comprehensive solutions to meet every need. You can count on us for: Design/Build Contracting Retrofit and Modernization Building Automation Controls Energy Management Preventive Maintenance We deliver results not excuses. Being a true single-source provider means we get … Read more

Employee of the Year

We are pleased to recognize Jen Stub as our Employee of the Year. Jen started with the company in the Home Comfort Division and has since moved into the ever demanding and larger Building Services Division. With the number of technicians, accounts and volume of work, Jen is in constant motion. As one nomination read, … Read more

Sales Person of the Year

We are proud to recognize Margie Oxborough as our Sales Person of the Year. Margie started with Owens in 1984 as our receptionist, from there moved to Customer Service, then Project Coordinator and finally her current position as a Technical Services Representative in 1990. This is her fourth time to receive this annual recognition. Margie … Read more