Robert L. Dancer founded his heating and air conditioning company in 1946. In 1967, Willis Bulmahn bought the business and worked diligently to make “Doc” Dancer, Inc. a
Bill and Nancy Berning
Nancy and Bill Berning Jr
household name in the Fort Wayne heating & air conditioning market. Under his watchful eye, “Doc” Dancer, Inc. grew into one of the state’s largest Ruud and Rheem dealers. Upon Willis’ death in 1998, Bill & Nancy Berning (Willis’ son-in-law & daughter) became the new owners and they continue to operate the business today.


Our mission at “Doc” Dancer, Inc. is to provide you with responsive and trusted heating and air conditioning services. Our experienced technicians are dedicated to ensuring your comfort and peace of mind.

Hours & Territory Covered

The “Doc” Dancer showroom at 2309 S. Anthony Blvd. (Corner of S. Anthony and Creighton Ave) is open 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and most Saturdays 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (call first). The “Doc” also offers 24-hour emergency heating & air conditioning service. Our work territory is generally within a 30-mile radius of Fort Wayne, IN.

What You Can Expect

Crystal Counture
Crystal Couture
Customer Service Rep.
What type of work can you expect from “Doc” Dancer? Being a locally owned Fort Wayne business for over 60 years, we are big enough to meet your emergency heating & air conditioning needs, small enough to know our regular customers, and old enough for you to feel confident we’ll be around long after completion of our work to guarantee your satisfaction. Customer satisfaction is our number one goal at “Doc” Dancer, Inc. and your family’s comfort is a top priority.