About Us



About Us

Krauss Company over 90 years of HISTORY

Krauss Company has been serving the greater Tampa Bay area business community since 1924. Early in his career the founder, Otto Krauss Sr. had the privilege of working on the engineering staff of Willis Carrier who is often referred to as the Father of Air Conditioning. The company was purchased in 1984 by John Kerner from Otto Krauss Jr. and continues its operation today in the greater Tampa Bay area as an independent contractor providing HVAC/R and Compressed Air systems controls, design, installation and service exclusively in commercial, industrial and institutional facilities. John Kerner is committed to the dedication to our customers and these philosophies run throughout the organization.



About Us

From our humble beginnings almost 90 years ago, one thing hasn’t changed-our unwavering commitment to you-and each customer’s complete satisfaction. We take tremendous pride in our community roots. We know the secret to our success over the years is offering top-notch professionalism and superior service.

Today, Krauss Company is the number one choice for thousands of customers ranging from major industrial facilities, institutional facilities and large commercial structures. People chose Krauss Company for our full-service, custom-tailored solutions for an incredible range of service, maintenance, installation, and repair needs.



The Kerner Group

In 1986, the Kerner Group added Krauss Company to its growing list of service companies committed to customer care, quality service, the local community, and our employees. The Kerner Group also owns Cox-Powell Corporation, Care Professional Service Association, A Logo For You. Company founder John E. Kerner says, “My personal commitment to you, on behalf of each and every employee, is to listen and focus on your true needs; to deliver what we promise when we promise; and to be there when you need us. We sincerely appreciate the opportunity to be of service to you.”


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