Boland provides clients with sustainable and energy efficient solutions for commercial, institutional and industrial buildings in the Washington, D.C./Baltimore metropolitan area. We allow building occupants and owners to do what they do best — focus on business, not buildings. Boland partners with our clients to improve building performance by providing energy-efficient HVAC systems integrated with state-of-the-art controls and supported by factory-trained personnel. Our high professional standards and outstanding customer service provide our clients with innovative systems, quality products and responsive technical support.
- Business Type:
- Industry Type:
- Chemical Water Treatment
- Market Focus:
- Locally (one state or province)
This company also provides solutions for other industrial applications.
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Our Foundation, Our Legacy
Boland has been the leading supplier of integrated comfort systems and services for commercial, institutional and industrial buildings in the Washington/Baltimore metropolitan area for over 50 years.
A family owned business, the company was established in 1960 by Louis J. Boland, a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and an officer in the U.S. Navy.
Lou Boland began his career with The Trane Company in 1954. After completing the graduate engineer training class in LaCrosse, Wisconsin, Lou was assigned to the Washington, D.C. sales office. There, he worked as a Trane sales engineer, serving his customers well and delivering more than was expected. In 1960, he was promoted to Washington District Manager. The Trane sales franchise was incorporated as Louis J. Boland, Inc. on June 18, 1960.
In 2003, Jim Boland was named President of Boland upon his father’s death. A second son, Lou Boland, Jr. serves as Executive Vice President. Lou’s sons have continued to run the company according to their father’s tradition of high professional standards, quality products and outstanding customer service.
Today, Boland employs over 300 professionals and is the recognized leader of comfort solutions in the community and in the industry. Active in numerous charitable organizations throughout the region, Boland continues to give back to the communities it serves.
The charitable organizations we support include:
- Operation Second Chance Ride Allegheny
- Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School
- Washington Jesuit Academy
- Linkages to Learning
- Red Cross Blood Drives
- John Carroll Society Toy Drive
- Manna Food Drive
- Swing for Sight Golf Tournament
- Poor Roberts Charities
When you partner with Boland, you get the best team in the area. Professional development plays a key part in our ability to attract and retain top professionals in our industry. Our associates are up to date on all new technology to ensure that your systems run smoothly. We are proud to support our associates who train and apply for certification in industry related areas. To date, we have associates certified/licensed in the following areas:
Number of Associates -Our Professional Designations
8 -Professional Engineers (PE)
16 -Certified Energy Manager (CEM)
18 -Fundamentals in Engineering (FE)
15 -Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)
2 -National Environmental balancing Bureau (NEBB)
9 -Niagra AX (Tridium) Certification
1 -Certified Sustainable Development Professional (CSDP)
1 -Data Center Energy Practioner (DCEP)
3 -Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
15 -Masters in Business Administration (MBA)
7 -UA School Valedictorian/Salutorian
54 -UA Star Certified
9 -Masters License
119 -CFC Certified