Blue Valley Energy boasts the best HVAC technicians and geothermal energy staff in the Longmont, Colorado area. Our extensive experience and commitment to best-in-industry customer service makes us the preferred heating, cooling, and geothermal service provider around!
Monte Schmidt, President
I began my heating and air conditioning career in 1975 through a trade program in Iowa and have been in the trade since then. That is 40 years as of May, 2015. We began in geothermal installations in 1998 and have become one of the leading geothermal companies in Colorado. I am married to my lovely wife, Renee, and we recently celebrated 25 years together. We have 4 children, 6 grandchildren and enjoy time with family. We are active in our church and mission work in Central America and locally. I also enjoy boating, fishing, golf, CU athletic events, travel, and new life experiences. As the owner of Blue Valley Energy, I enjoy the challenge of creating an organization that will do good for our customers, our employees, and our community to provide an overall good experience for everyone involved.
Brandon Schmidt, Operations Manager
Brandon has been working in the HVAC installation field for many years and has over 10 years of experience in the geothermal field. His primary focus is on advanced hydronics systems such as radiant floors and snowmelt systems. Specializing in advanced control schemes, Brandon is able to seamlessly integrate multiple systems, such as gas boilers, heat pumps, and domestic hot water systems for an efficient and comfortable overall system.
Gary Hughes, Sales Manager
Gary has been in the HVAC industry for over 35 years. His expertise is in sales–he know his way around our preferred heating and cooling systems (Rheem). Gary has been married for 41 years. He and his wife have 2 children,both married. They also have a fun loving shih tzu named Scrappy. His hobbies include lighthouse keeping, professional fireworks, fishing, gardening, and spending time at the Flying X Ranch in Wyoming.
Chuck Hendricks, Comfort Advisor/Sales
Kevin, Warehouse Manager
Kevin is a car buff who enjoys gardening, biking, spending time with his wife and their cocker spaniel, Davinci. Since I came to work at Blue Valley Energy, I have been impressed at how Monte, the owner, supports and encourages and appreciates his employees. This has provided an atmosphere for me to give my all to my job. Blue Valley Energy provides excellent service and products for a fair price. Since I started working for Blue Valley Energy I finally enjoy what I do and I look forward to coming to work. The best part of it is I get paid to do it!
Marc Metz, New Construction Installation Manager
Mark has thirty years experience in HVAC field management, both residential and commercial. His work includes acting as job site foreman, small project & residential bid estimates and design, field sales, and management and installation coordination. Mark has recently been spending many of his weekends in Gunnison watching his son play football for Western State.
Tom Bucher, Installation and Loop Specialist
Tom is one of the original members of the Blue Valley Energy team. His work ethic and attitude are second-to-none, whether he’s installing a geothermal loop field manifold when it’s 5 degrees outside, or building a duct system for a custom home. Tom usually spends his weekends hanging out with his wife and 9 beagles at his home in Simla, CO.
Customer Service Team: Karen, Ann, Veronica
Karen, Customer Service/Dispatch
Ann Szeligowski, Financial Manager
I have been in the accounting field for 34 years. For 22 years I worked for a nonprofit and I’ve been with BVE for the past 12 years. I am married and have 2 sons. We have a cat named Ginger but I also love dogs and hope to add one to our family soon. I love walking and reading and our favorite family activity is river rafting.
Veronica, Data Entry
Veronica has been part of the Blue Valley family for 3 years. She has 3 cats and loves spending time in the mountains.
Karen, Customer Service Representative
I have worked in the HVAC field for 9 years. My husband and I have 2 daughters and 4 grandchildren. I enjoy spending time with family, hiking, camping, sewing, and scrapbooking.
Our Installation Team:
When you purchase your furnace or air conditioning unit, you can feel at ease knowing the best installation team will be working for you. We hire only top notch, knowledgeable, and experienced HVAC installation technicians. We’ll have your new purchase up and running in no time with very little disruption to you and your schedule.
Service and Repair Team:
When you call Blue Valley Energy for service or repair on your heating and/or cooling system, you are calling the best. Our highly skilled and qualified staff provide the best in service and customer satisfaction. We take pride in our staff. We want our customers to know they are getting top quality service when they work with this amazing group of technicians and service reps.
Geothermal Drilling Team:
Our drilling team is the best in the business. Blue Valley Energy specializes in geothermal energy and we have the skills and the know-how to do any and all kinds of drilling! We don’t just claim to be a geothermal drilling company with only “regular” drilling experience. Our experience and training is in geothermal specific drilling–and it makes all the difference!