Controlled Hydronics Our Company

Controlled Hydronics started as a one man service contractor based in Norwood, CO in 1994. The business prospered and moved to Telluride in 1998, adding new construction services. Over time, we expanded to 12 employees and 10 trucks, serving Telluride, Mountain Village and the surrounding area.

How We Get Things Done:

  1. We design your plumbing and mechanical systems based on 35 years’ experience to achieve the best possible comfort and functionality.

  2. Careful research is done, specific to new products and concepts to insure your expectations are met.

  3. Installations by our experienced crew are done with careful coordination and pride in workmanship

Meet the Controlled Hydronics Team


Don Jones

Misty Rothchild
Office Manager

Jessary Forrest
Project Manager

Kai Gelatt
Service Technician


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What Our Customers Are Saying

"Over the past decade, we have worked with Don Jones and the team at Controlled Hydronics on a variety of projects from large multi-unit condominiums and commercial projects such as the Hotel Madeline Sky Terrace, to new custom homes, smaller remodels and a variety of service calls. Their diverse expertise, attention to detail and knowledge makes them a perfect fit for any plumbing, heating or mechanical needs. Their professional approach provides a flawless installation package that is maintenance free, clean, effective and efficient. We heartily recommend Controlled Hydronics for large or small projects of any complexity."
Werner Catsman, President-Finbro Construction

"After being a mechanical/service contractor for 40 years, I know what great service looks like. Don and his team are technically strong, but also take a personal interest in each client proactively communicating the status of each project. That is the hallmark of great service!"
Mark Shambaugh, PE, CEM, DBIA

"In the 22 years Jane and I have lived in Telluride Don and his team at Controlled Hydronics have done two major projects and many service calls over this span. There pricing, quality and service of there work has been exceptional. I would not hesitate to recommend them to any of our friends."
Bob and Jane Trenary