The Team

Overview

Since 1987, Air Stream has designed, installed and serviced thousands of HVAC projects, big and small.

We’re hands-on contractors, out in the field on each project. We understand what it takes to build lasting value and earn client satisfaction. Our mission is to provide the highest level of quality and service, meet project deadlines, and, exceed your expectations. We accomplish this by:

  • Employing experienced and dedicated employees
  • Providing ongoing staff education and training
  • Servicing using leading-edge technology
  • Investing in cost-saving efficiencies and equipment

We invite you to visit our new 10,000 square foot facility in Plainview, New York. Our modern headquarters house our management and administrative staff, and serves as a warehouse and staff training facility.

Industry Memberships

Air Stream’s staff remains current in the industry through education, training and certification in heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration advancement, and is a proud member of these associations:

  • Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA)
  • Mechanical Service Contractors of America (MSCA)
  • American Society of Heating Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
  • Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES)
  • US Green Building Council (USGBC)

In addition, we are a United Association S.T.A.R. certified company, whose training program guarantees that we employ the best-trained heating and cooling service technicians in the industry.

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Meet The Executive Staff

AIR STREAM was founded by, and still led
by industry pioneers, the Schiavo family.

John F. Schiavo, President and Founder

John F. Schiavo, President and founder of Air Stream Air Conditioning Corporation. John began his career as a sales person in the HVAC industry in 1967. He studied HVAC technology & design at the Institute of Design and Construction and at NYU School of Design Engineering. After two decades of working as a design engineer and salesman, he went on to establish Air Stream Air Conditioning Corporation in 1987. With his unique combination of customer relations, design, and engineering skills, John's leadership has built a sizeable client base and an exemplary reputation among competitors.

John J. Schiavo, Vice President

John J. Schiavo, Vice President, joined Air Stream Air Conditioning Corporation in 1992. John began his experience in the HVAC industry as a field mechanic for Air Stream at the age of 17 working his summer vacations and school holidays. Upon graduation from college John joined the Air Stream team working in the Service Department and quickly followed into sales working with clients on the design and purchase of HVAC system, estimating and project management. John is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst with a B.A. in Communications. He furthered his education at Hudson Valley College - School of Engineering and Industrial Technologies where he completed various certificate programs in Air Conditioning, Heating, Construction and Design. John currently oversees the Installation and Design Department with a team of project managers, estimators, sub-contractors and project coordinators.

Michael F. Schiavo, Vie President

Michael F. Schiavo, Vice President, joined Air Stream Air Conditioning Corporation in 1994. Just like his brother, Michael also began his experience in the HVAC industry as a field mechanic working at Air Stream during summer vacations and school holidays. Upon graduation from college Michael joined the Air Steam team as a service manager but with his experience as a field mechanic and his aptitude for managing, Michael quickly took over the management of the entire Service Department. Michael is a graduate of Suny Binghamton with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. He furthered his education at Suny Farmingdale where he completed an HVAC program receiving various certificates for servicing, controls and troubleshooting of HVAC systems. Michael currently oversees the Service Department with a team of managers, dispatchers and over 40 field technicians. Michael also conducts the financial and management operations of the firm.