Our Team

The technicians and staff at Kulacz and Sons Heating & Cooling, Inc. are a dedicated group of individuals, working together as a team to ensure quality work and customer satisfaction. 

Jake Kulacz

Jake Kulacz

President & Owner

Born and raised in Peotone IL a small suburb south of Chicago, Jake’s father started Kulacz and Sons Heating and Cooling in 1979 with the intention of his sons carrying on the family tradition. Jake started his career with his father while he was in high school and throughout the years has developed his skills as a service technician and most importantly the company’s most experienced leader. Now owner, operator and President, of Kulacz and Sons Heating and Cooling, Inc. Being a leader doesn’t come easy as Jake would tell you, he has had an abundance of training and schooling to ensure that he is giving the best service money can buy. Among some of his certifications include NATE, universal EPA and extensive indoor air quality. In his free time Jake loves to spend time with his wife Melissa and their four children.

Austin Fancher

Austin Fancher

Service & Installation Specialist

Being a third generation HVAC technician, Austin knows the ins and outs of the business. Out of high school Austin joined the sheet metal union in Champaign and chose to transition his career towards the residential field. Safety is a big concern to Austin which is why he has an OSHA 30 hour card, universal EPA, NATE. A natural born leader, Austin was the president of his FFA chapter and volunteers for his town's fire department. He currently resides in Melvin, IL, with his fiancée Abby and little boy Abel. When he's not indulging in his heating and air conditioning specialties, Austin enjoys motorsports, hunting and fishing.

Laura Naden

Laura Naden

Office Manager

Laura is the newest additions to our family. With an extensive background in accounting, she has found new techniques in helping families find convenient financing options for heating and cooling needs. Laura is now handling all of our day-to-day office duties along with the dispatching, scheduling, billing and leading the charge for Kulacz and Sons Heating and Cooling with top-level customer service. Laura is currently living in Manteno, IL, and is a proud wife of Military husband Ray and a mom of six children and a pit bull Kelly.