Meet Our Team

When you call Certified Refrigeration there is no guesswork behind who will be walking into your home. We are a small company that spends years training each technician. When we train technicians we focus on customer service first and foremost. We believe that the right attitude and education are paramount in creating the perfect technician. Please take a moment to meet some of our top technicians. When you call our company, we guarantee one of these men will be involved in the repair of your Sub-Zero. Spend some time studying up our reviews to learn about what we can accomplish.

Joe Battaglia

Joe Battaglia
Owner / Founder / Technician

Joe started Certified Refrigeration in 1976 servicing all brands of refrigerators. Over the years he began to focus on the Sub-Zero brand so that he could offer a better, more streamlined service. Joe is known for his friendly nature, ability to connect to customers and undeniable reliability. He still operates the phone lines and services in the field. He works longer and harder than any employee in the company at the age of 66. Many of our customers have used Joe to maintain there same Sub-Zero Refrigerators for over 35 Years! Call today and you’ll probably speak directly to him!

John Battaglia

John Battaglia
Operator / Technician

John began servicing Sub-Zero Refrigerators with his father as a teenager. He graduated from Parsons the New School For Design in 2011. He has kept up with the latest models of Sub-Zero & Wolf products as they have been rapidly changing over the years. He has spent the past decade as a technician in the field as well as a technical manager. When a new product requires service, it is up to John to form a protocol for the future service needs of the product.

Dylan Newmann

Dylan Neumann

Dylan comes to Certified Refrigeration with over 30 years of experience in the HVAC industry. He is the owner and founder of Great White Mechanical located in Midland Park, New Jersey. His extensive knowledge in the HVAC industry is the perfect fit for Certified Refrigeration as we continue to grow into all avenues of the appliance repair business. Dylan's service advisory role at our company is the perfect fit for an ever changing appliance industry with new service protocols popping up daily.

Chris Spincola

Chris S.
Expert Tri-State Technician

Chris, or “Spin” as we call him has been servicing Sub-Zero units for over a decade, since he was in high school! Chris is one of the hardest working employees on the team. He spent many years working in Manhattan in high rises and town homes. He has an uncanny ability to connect with customers and has quite the resume of celebrity clients. Working in Manhattan will do that! In his off time he enjoys a trip to Yankee Stadium and relaxing with his family.

Chris is no longer working in New Jersey , he moved to Florida*

Andreas Podromitis

Expert Tri-State Technician

Andreas, our resident musical engineer, is our perfectionist Sub-Zero Technician. Known amongst our team as the one guy who obsesses over every detail of the job, if you’ve got Andreas in your home, you are going to get a square job. The guy leaves no loose ends. His ability to grasp new service tasks is incredible. In his spare time Andreas plays the guitar and creates music.


Expert Tri-State Technician

Julian is a master Sub-Zero Tech and since joining our team has brought his abilities to the Wolf product line. Julian is our go to guy in NYC and around the tri-state area. He has a quiet, polite demeanor. We like to say its because he thinks before he speaks. It is a pleasure working with him and having as an integral part of our team.

Joe S
Expert Tri-State Technician

Without a doubt Joe is our go to guy for Viking & Wolf products. He is a sharp as a tack, neat and reliable. Never late, Joe attacks each job with a fine tuned understanding for the product he services. A Jets season ticket holder, he is excited for the 2023 season and beyond!

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Dan S
Expert Tri-State Technician

Dan is another steady eddy. Reliable, smart and straight shooting, Dan has done an excellent job learning to repair these appliances over the past few years.

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Jason B
Sub-Zero, Wolf, Viking Pro tech

Jason's specialty is ovens, cooktops, microwaves, wall ovens, range tops, you name it. If you can cook on it, Jason has vast experience refurbishing it. He mastered the Wolf product line and also works on the prestigious Viking brand of appliances.