​Jim Tholen, Owner & Service Manager

Kendal Catt, Installation Manager

824 N. Chestnut

Iola, KS  66749

620-365-6445

our service & installation departments


On-going training for our technicians is of the highest priority for Jim and Vickie.  This on-going training ensures that their technicians are able to provide the best service possible to our customers as well as be up to date on the newest information on all of our products.  We hold monthly training sessions at our shop as well as have representatives from our product lines, come in and give our technicians the most current training available for their equipment and products.


The Iola area's most trusted HVAC service for more than 35 years.

Residential & Commercial HVAC in Iola, KS


For over 35 years, owners, Jim and Vickie Tholen have built a solid reputation as Iola's most trusted HVAC service company. Jim and Vickie are committed to providing quality service to the community. They believe that good quality workmanship, honest and reliable service technicians, and excellent service after the sale is the recipe for success. 

Jim grew up in Moran, KS, helping his father on the family farm and then joined the Unites States Navy, where he learned the heating, cooling and refrigeration trade. In 1978, Jim started Tholen's Heating and Cooling from his garage in Iola, KS. From there, Tholen's has grown from 1 service/installation tech to 4 service technicians and 2 installation technicians. Jim and Vickie's strong beliefs in honesty and offering quality products and services has passed onto their employees. 

    ​​Tholen's Heating and Cooling Inc.