About Us


Bill and Nacing Berning

Nancy and Bill Berning Jr


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 household name in the Fort Wayne heating & air conditioning market. 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 the highest quality craftsmanship in design, installation and service of Heating, Air Conditioning and Ventilation systems for our residential and light commercial customers.  We will honor God in our business conduct and by nurturing our valuable employees.

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

What type of work can you expect from “Doc” Dancer? Being a locally owned Fort Wayne business for over 70 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.

Crystal Weber and Erin Laws
Customer Service Representatives