Meet the Team


Edward DeAngelis

President and Founder

Mr. DeAngelis founded HIGHTEC HVAC in 1994 and currently plays an active role in its every day operation and management. He has over 35 years of experience in HVAC industry and an additional four in electrical construction. He is a licensed electrical contractor along with a licensed warm air installer. Mr. DeAngelis founded a previous business where he built the design, sales and service operation revenues from $0 up to $5,000,000. In his years there he served on the Carrier Dealer Advisory Council from 1986-1988 and was elected President in 1987. In his volunteer work, he served on the Board of Directors for Benjamin Rush (1980-1988) as a Treasurer and Chairman of Finance Committee, Northwestern Corporation (1984-1986) and the American Cancer Society, Northeast Division Fund Raising Chairman (1978-1980). His education includes attending college at LaSalle College, Montgomery County Community College and the Wharton School of Business. He has received industry training from Carrier, York, Lennox, Weil McClain and many other HVAC related companies. He continues his education and training to stay up-to-date with the latest in technology, codes and standards. Mr. DeAngelis is a past member of DBIA (Pennsylvania Design Build Institute) where he served on the board of directors, ABC (Associated Builders and Contractors), a Certificate Member (CM) of RSES (Refrigeration Service Engineers Society) and a member of ASHRAE (American Society of Refrigeration Air Conditioning Engineers).


Joseph J. Dial

Executive Vice President

Joe has been in the industry since 1985 and has learned the business from the ground up working in the installation, service, purchasing, engineering, project management and sales departments. Joining the company in 1995 he has worked closely with the company president in setting budgets, plans and policies while establishing procedures and priorities. He possesses tremendous experience in a vast array of areas including cost estimating, value engineering, senior project management, labor relations management and cost control. His design build experience combined with his strong customer relations skills constantly prove itself invaluable to our management team. His work experience includes hospitals, office buildings, retrofits, industrial projects, central station plants, computer facilities, restaurants, retail stores, shopping centers, parking garages, schools and places of worship. With mechanical costs ranges for small renovations to single complex aggregate over $20,000,000.
Joe attended Penn State University and in addition has completed numerous accredited continuing education courses from Penn State, along with technical development programs from ACCA, Burnham, Carrier, York and Lennox. He is a current member of ABC (Associated Builders and Contractors). His hobbies include classic cars, golf, traveling, sporting events, fitness and the construction of home projects.


Ken Carlin

Service/Sales Manager

Ken started working in the HVAC business 38 years ago. He was a Vice President for 13  years and a General Manager for 21 years. Ken has been with HIGHTEC since 2016 as the service/sales manager. He is in charge of contract sales, replacement of units, and bidding on jobs for the service department. Outside of HIGHTEC, Ken enjoys sports, travelling, and spending time with his grandchildren.