Brian Lithway

President
Brian Lithway

President

Brian is the President and Owner of BDL Heating & Cooling. With over 35-years of experience in residential home construction and 25-years of HVAC experience, Brian has a deep knowledge of the industry. Brian graduated from the New England Institute of Technology in 1992 and holds a Master Sheet Metal License, Refrigeration Technician License, EPA 608 Universal Certification and OSHA 10 Certification. Brian is also NATE Certified in Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Service and Installation and City Multi Certified.

Josh Wietecha

Director of Operations
Josh Wietecha

Director of Operations

Josh joined BDL Heating & Cooling in 2010 and has worked both in the field and as a business manager. Josh is responsible for management of day-to-day operations, finances and business development. Josh graduated magna cum laude from Worcester State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. Josh holds a MA State Sheet Metal License, EPA 608 Universal Certification, NFPA Hot Work Safety Certification and City Multi Certified

Steve Worthington

Install Manager
Steve Worthington

Install Manager

After graduating from the Bay State School of Technology with a degree in Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating Technology, Steve joined BDL Heating & Cooling in February of 2007 as an Installation Technician. Steve was quickly promoted to Install Supervisor in 2008 and Install Manager in 2017. Steve holds a Master Sheet Metal License, EPA 608 Universal Certification, OSHA 10 Certification and is Mitsubishi M & P Series Certified; City Multi Certified.

Steve [Rob] Robinson

Service Manager
Steve [Rob] Robinson

Service Manager

Rob joined BDL Heating & Cooling in 2015 as a Service Technician with experience in both HVAC service and installation. Rob was promoted to Service Manager in 2017. Rob holds a MA State Sheet Metal License, is EPA 608 Certified, OSHA 10 certified, A/C Check Certified, Mitsubishi M & P Series Certified and graduated from Tri-County RVTHS’s HVAC program; City Multi Certified.

Andrew MulCahy

Plumbing Manager
Andrew MulCahy

Plumbing Manager

Andrew joined BDL Heating & Cooling in 2018 after owning his own HVAC and plumbing business. Andrew holds a Master Plumbers License, Refrigeration Technician License, OSHA 10 Certification, Viessmann dealer certification and Naiven dealer certification. Andrew also graduated from Tri-County RVTHS’S HVAC program and Master’s Plumbing and Gas School’s plumbing program.

Sean Bernier

Installation Supervisor- Crew #1
Sean Bernier

Installation Supervisor- Crew #1

After graduating from the New England Institute of Technology with a degree in Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating Technology, Sean joined BDL Heating & Cooling in March of 2008. Sean holds a Journeyman Unrestricted (J-1) Sheet Metal License, EPA 608 Universal Certification and OSHA 10 Certification.

Andrew MacKinnon

Installation Supervisor- Crew #2
Andrew MacKinnon

Installation Supervisor- Crew #2

Andrew joined BDL Heating & Cooling in 2013 after working as an Installation Technician for another local HVAC company. Andrew holds a MA State Sheet Metal License, EPA 608 Universal Certification, OSHA 10 Certification and Mitsubishi M & P Series Certification. Andrew is also NATE certified in Air Conditioning Installation, City Multi Certified and Heat Pump Installation and received a technical education at the Peterson School.

Nathan Parenteau

Installation Supervisor- Crew #3
Nathan Parenteau

Installation Supervisor- Crew #3

Nathan joined BDL Heating & Cooling in 2016 with six years of previous HVAC installation experience. Nathan holds a MA State Sheet Metal License, is EPA Certified, OSHA 10 Certified and graduated from Tri-County RVTHS’s HVAC program.

Dan Dailey

Installation Supervisor- Crew #4
Dan Dailey

Installation Supervisor- Crew #4

Dan joined BDL Heating & Cooling in 2013 as an Installation Technician after graduating from the RETS Institute of Technology. Dan is EPA 608 Certified, OSHA 10 Certified and NATE Certified in Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Installation.

Sean Fitzgerald

Installation Supervisor - Crew #5
Sean Fitzgerald

Installation Supervisor - Crew #5

Sean joined BDL Heating & Cooling as a co-op student during his senior year at Southeastern RVTHS. After graduating at the top of his class, Sean became a full-time employee of BDL Heating & Cooling, Inc. in 2014. Sean holds a MA State Sheet Metal License, is EPA 608 Certified and OSHA 10 Certified.

Chris Garceau

Installation Supervisor- Crew #6 & Service Technician
Chris Garceau

Installation Supervisor- Crew #6 & Service Technician

After graduating at the top of his class from Tri-County RVTHS, Chris joined BDL Heating & Cooling in 2009 while he was taking classes at the Peterson School. During his first three years with the company, Chris worked as a service technician. After that, Chris worked as an Installation Supervisor for 10-years. Recently, Chris has transitioned back into a service role. Chris’s experience in both sides of the business make him versatile and a great asset to the customers he services. Chris holds a MA State Sheet Metal License, EPA 608 Universal Certification, OSHA 10 Certification, is Mitsubishi M & P Series Certified and Measure Quick Certified. Chris is also NATE certified in Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Installation and Service.

Eric Boissoneault

Installation Supervisor- Crew #7 & Service Technician
Eric Boissoneault

Installation Supervisor- Crew #7 & Service Technician

Eric joined BDL Heating & Cooling, Inc. as a service apprentice while attending Tri-County RVTHS. After graduation in 2018, Eric continued to grow in his role and was eventually promoted to a Service Technician position. Eric holds an EPA 608 Universal Certification and OSHA 10 Certification.

Steven Lithway

Installation Technician
Steven Lithway

Installation Technician

Steven has been working for BDL Heating & Cooling since 2011 on a part-time basis. Steven joined BDL full-time after graduating from the New England Institute of Technology with a Degree in Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology. Steven holds a MA State Sheet Metal License, EPA 608 Universal Certification and OSHA 10 Certification.

Jaren Reis

Installation Technician
Jaren Reis

Installation Technician

Jaren joined BDL Heating & Cooling after working for the union and attending MTTI’s HVAC program. Jaren has his EPA 608 Universal Certification, OSHA 10 Certification and RI PJF Natural Gas and Oil Heat Licenses.

Nick Henault

Installation Technician
Nick Henault

Installation Technician

Nick joined BDL Heating & Cooling after working for another HVAC company as an Installation Technician for five years. Nick graduated from Tri-County RVTHS’s HVAC program and has his EPA 608 Universal Certification, MA Apprentice Plumbers License and OSHA 10 Certification. 

Zachary Egan

Installation Technician
Zachary Egan

Installation Technician

Zack joined BDL Heating & Cooling after serving overseas in the military and attending MTTI’s HVAC program. Zack has his EPA 608 Universal Certification, OSHA 10 Certification and RI PJF Natural Gas and Oil Heat Licenses.

Zach Ramsey

Installation Technician
Zach Ramsey

Installation Technician

Zach joined BDL Heating & Cooling in 2019 as an Installation Apprentice. Zach works with all crews at BDL as needed to assist with the completion of projects.

Kyle Kingsley

Installation Technician
Kyle Kingsley

Installation Technician

Angel Colon

Installation Technician
Angel Colon

Installation Technician

Angel joined BDL Heating & Cooling after working for another local HVAC company as a service technician. Angel graduated from MTTI’s HVAC program. Angel has his EPA 608 Universal Certification, OSHA 10 Certification and RI PJF Natural Gas and Oil Heat Licenses.

Steve Hooper

Installation Technician
Steve Hooper

Installation Technician

Steve joined BDL Heating & Cooling after graduating from MTTI’s HVAC program. Steve has his EPA 608 Universal Certification, RI PJF Natural Gas License, RI PJF Oil Heat License and OSHA 10 Certification.

Carlos Lopez

Installation Technician
Carlos Lopez

Installation Technician

Carlos joined BDL Heating & Cooling after working for a local propane company. Carlos graduated from MTTI’s HVAC program. Carlos has his EPA 608 Universal Certification, OSHA 10 Certification and RI PJF Natural Gas and Oil Heat Licenses.

Thomas Skogseth

Installation & Service Technician
Thomas Skogseth

Installation & Service Technician

Thomas joined BDL Heating & Cooling, Inc. while attending Tri-County RVTHS. After graduation, Thomas joined BDL Heating & Cooling full time as an installation technician. Thomas holds an EPA 608 Universal Certification and OSHA 10 Certification.

Dave Coullahan

Service Technician
Dave Coullahan

Service Technician

Dave joined BDL Heating & Cooling in 2017 with eight years of previous HVAC service experience and a technical education from Porter & Chester Institute. Dave holds a Massachusetts State Oil Burner Certificate, is EPA 608 Certified, A/C Check Certified and Mitsubishi M & P Series Certified.

Nick MacKinnon

Service Technician
Nick MacKinnon

Service Technician

Nick is BDL’s longest standing employee. After graduating from the Bay State School of Technology with a degree in Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating Technology, Nick joined BDL Heating & Cooling in 2004 as a Service Technician. Nick is EPA 608 Certified, OSHA 10 Certified and A/C Check Certified

Max Ribeiro

Service Technician
Max Ribeiro

Service Technician

Max joined BDL Heating & Cooling as a co-op student through Tri-County RVTHS. After graduating at the top of his class, Max joined BDL Heating & Cooling full time. Max holds an EPA 608 Universal Certification and is Mitsubishi M & P Series Certified; City Multi Certified.

Austin Bizier

Service Technician
Austin Bizier

Service Technician

Sean McDonough

Service Technician
Sean McDonough

Service Technician

Sean joined BDL Heating & Cooling after graduating from MTTI’s HVAC program. Sean previously worked for a refrigerant company for five years, has his EPA 608 Universal certification, RI PJF Natural Gas License, RI PJF Oil Heat License and OSHA 10 certification.

Andrew McLoughlin

Service Technician
Andrew McLoughlin

Service Technician

Andrew joined BDL Heating & Cooling after graduating from MTTI’s HVAC program. Andrew previously worked for American Chem Dry for eight years, has his EPA 608 Universal certification, RI PJF Natural Gas License, RI PJF Oil Heat License and OSHA 10 certification.

Jake Molloy

Service Technician
Jake Molloy

Service Technician

Jake joined BDL Heating & Cooling after graduating from Tri-County RVTHS’s HVAC program. Jake has his EPA 608 Universal certification and OSHA 10 Certification.

Derek McLeod

Installation Apprentice
Derek McLeod

Installation Apprentice

Luis Torres-Medina

Service Apprentice
Luis Torres-Medina

Service Apprentice

Luis joined BDL Heating & Cooling while taking night classes at MTTI. Luis has his EPA 608 Universal Certification, OSHA 10 Certification and RI PJF Natural Gas and Oil Heat Licenses.

James Phipps

Installation Apprentice
James Phipps

Installation Apprentice

Joan Lithway

Co-owner
Joan Lithway

Co-owner

When the business started in 2001, Joan worked alongside Brian as the only office employee at BDL. As the business grew, she continued to manage office operations. In 2013, she retired from the office but is still actively involved in the business coordinating all company events, including our summer party and Christmas party.

Denise Bussiere

Accounts Payable
Denise Bussiere

Accounts Payable

Denise joined BDL Heating & Cooling in 2013 as a part-time Administrative Assistant. As the business has grown, Denise has taken on a full-time role handling all accounts payable and participating in the supervision of our accounts receivable department.

Matthew Keogh

Accounts Receivable / Operations Associate
Matthew Keogh

Accounts Receivable / Operations Associate

Matthew joined BDL Heating & Cooling after attending Clemson University and receiving his masters degree in Mathematics. Matthew is responsible for accounts receivable, technical development and maintenance contract generation/tracking.

Shanelle Sanzi

Administrative Assistant / Human Resources Specialist
Shanelle Sanzi

Administrative Assistant / Human Resources Specialist

Shanelle started at BDL Heating & Cooling in 2014 after previously working in human resources and recruiting. Shanelle is responsible for customer service, warranty registration and filing of customer rebates. She also is a human resources specialist, helping BDL employees with benefits and other HR related needs.

Kendra Forbes

Administrative Assistant / Accounts Payable
Kendra Forbes

Administrative Assistant / Accounts Payable

Kendra joined BDL Heating & Cooling after working for Santander Bank for six years as a Operations/Branch Manager. She is responsible for customer service, dispatching/scheduling and various other administrative duties. Kendra also handles accounts payable for our sister company, Priority One Plumbing & Heating, Inc.

Rachel Ward

Administrative Assistant / Permitting Specialist
Rachel Ward

Administrative Assistant / Permitting Specialist

Rachel joined BDL Heating & Cooling, Inc. in 2021 as an administrative assistant – permitting specialist. Rachel is responsible for customer service, dispatching/scheduling and various other administrative duties. Rachel also pulls permits and coordinates inspections with customers and local building departments.

Gary Fortin

Manager, Rhode Island
Gary Fortin

Manager, Rhode Island

Gary joined BDL Heating & Cooling, Inc. after 30+ years of working for the utility company as a gas service technician. Gary holds a Rhode Island Master Mechanical License.

Adam Hrycenko

Warehouse Manager
Adam Hrycenko

Warehouse Manager

Adam joined BDL Heating & Cooling, Inc. after working as a warehouse associate for Racks for 10-years. Adam graduated from Tri-County RVTHS’s HVAC program and is responsible for shipping/receiving, warehouse management and inventory.

Randy Lithway

Facilities Manager
Randy Lithway

Facilities Manager

Randy works part-time at BDL Heating & Cooling as a facilities manager. Randy is responsible for our metal recycling program, breaking down all systems removed from customers home to recycle the metal and safely dispose of all non-recyclable material.