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1058 ELM ST. SAN JOSE CA 95126

Contact Information

EMERGENCY#(24/7) 408-758-6237

OFFICE PHONE# 408-296-ACME (2263)

OFFICE FAX# 408-296-2263

Hours of Operation


Lic #828351

Rooftop Unit

Need an Estimate?

No project is too big or too small. Give us a call and we will coordinate with you to come out and take a look.

Corporate Mission

ACME Boiler and Water Heating Company is committed to providing the service industry with quality trained technicians to partner with clients that seek a properly maintained water heater system to maximize efficiencies of the namebrand units on the market place. ACME combines this pro-active philosophy with exceptional customer service so that our clients have minimal down-time or frustration. Certain industries are adversely affected by emergency or unexpected shutdowns including hospitals and schools; other industries risk large losses when boilers go down including hospitality industries such as hotels and restaurants. Proper and routine maintenance by a factory certified technician can often mitigate many of these un-timely and costly issues.


Bryan Lancaster


Bryan contributes over twenty-four years of experience in commercial plumbing, piping, HVAC and contracting. He has management experience including, field general foreman and project manager, as well as design engineer for well-established Silicon Valley plumbing and mechanical contractors. This practical hands-on field experience, combined with honed design and engineering skills are utilized on ACME projects of any size starting from design through completion.

Technicians and Service Plumbers


All field employees are trained and members in good standing with the local 393 service plumbers union. In addition, to formal plumber training the field techs are routinely sent to manufacturer specific training including the following: Collectively our field of techs bring over a decade of experience to your project.


Kelly Reynolds


Kelly specializes in customer service and accounting. Since her arrival, in May 2018, Kelly has customized the billing practices of various online systems including Service Channel and Depot. Kelly coordinates billing and dispatching on a company-wide level from emergency work, custom projects to routine planned maintenance. Kelly maintains our preferred manufacturer relations with Cal Hydronics, Lochinvar, Pace and Osbourne to facilitate new water heater Start-ups. No matter what your needs are ACME is proud to be of service to our customers.

Steve Ciari

CEO & Founder

Steve contributes over 35+ years of industry experience and business ownership. He collaborated with local Union management to establish a tier of quality trained technicians to service the local boiler industry. As a long-term board member of the Joint Apprenticeship Training Center (JATC), Steve Ciari continues to directly support the Union based training programs in the area. Ciari Plumbing, an established public works contractor, is committed to this newly formed service niche, under the dba of ACME Boiler and Water Heating Co.


Mike Smith


Mike has since retired from the daily management of ACME and continues in a consultant role as a project estimator. Mike has over 30+ years of experience in the plumbing industry and over a decade with ACME Boiler. He has served in a variety of capacities including, project manager, superintendent, estimator, owner, and now as a consultant. He has a professional approach and is a competent consultant from design to install.


Factory Certified

AO Smith