Our Story

Let Our Team Help Yours

With over 100 years of combined experience building and implementing critical environment HVAC systems, the Harvest Integrated team has seen it all. We understand the challenges and unique demands of controlled agriculture environments; from HVAC systems knowledge to ductwork design and material acquisition. Let us partner with your engineering, design and installation teams for smooth project execution.

Meet the Team

John Zimmerman, PE

Co-Founder & CEO

John Zimmerman is a registered Professional Engineer with 20 years of experience in the Mechanical Design and Construction Industry. During his career, John has held positions that span nearly every segment of the mechanical supply chain, including project manager; pre-construction manager; laboratory engineer; system designer; and sales director.  Since founding Harvest Air, John has assisted in the design and integration of Harvest Air HVACD systems in multiple cannabis cultivation facilities and has been successful in expanding the company’s offering to include power distribution modules and turnkey project delivery services.

Chris Whaley, PE

President & COO

Chris Whaley is a registered Professional Engineer with 20 years of experience in the Mechanical Design and Construction Industry. Throughout his career, Chris has been looked to for leadership on both the design and construction of many facility types, including hospitals; data centers; central utility plants; and stadiums.  Chris is a Co-Founder of Harvest Air, where he plays a crucial role in leading facility design, in addition to managing the day-to-day operations of the company.

Matt Carter

VP of Sales & Marketing

Matt Carter is a degreed engineer with 15 years of experience designing and implementing HVACD systems in the commercial construction industry. Matt’s experience selling every type of HVACD system allows him to speak to the pros and cons of every option a facility explores.  Matt joined the Harvest Integrated team in 2019 as the Vice President of Sales & marketing where he oversees the company’s outward facing message.

Jay Gerber, PE

Program Manager

Jay Gerber is a licensed Professional Engineer with 13 years of experience in large-scale commercial HVAC construction, the majority coming in the mission critical data center sector. In addition to his PE, Jay has a certificate of management in Lean Construction Practices which he uses to ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget with limited process and physical waste.Jay’s roles within Harvest Integrated include engineering/project management, company program level management, & assisting with the execution of internal company development strategies.

Kyle Heller

VP of Monitoring

Kyle Heller has over 27 years in the manufacturing, HAVCD, automation and electrical industries. During his career, Kyle has built his professional portfolio to include everything from managing local electrical contracting companies, to assisting world-wide leaders in the domestic and international Data Center industry. In 2017, Kyle joined the Harvest Integrated team, bringing not only years of experience, but also his personal values of loyalty, sincerity, trust, and honesty.  Kyle continuously enforces these values to provide our team members and our customers the service and commitment they deserve.

Our Products

Harvest Air™

Let your efficiency grow with Harvest Air, a purpose-built, packaged HVAC unit for the cannabis cultivation industry. Specifically designed for the precise environments required to grow plants indoors, our systems provide specialized solutions for your operation needs.

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Harvest Power™

Efficient scaling. That’s where the real power of Harvest Power lies. The modular, scalable power systems for large cannabis operations mean you’re first to market and ready to scale as quickly as needed.

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