Posts by Design Air, Inc.

Happy Thanksgiving from Design Air

We know that your home matters and we want you to know that it matters to us and to our team, too. We are local business owners who believe in serving you the same way we expect to be served. We’re proud Montanans and proud to live here with you and want to keep you…

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When Do I Replace My AC Unit?

      The central air system is a simple pleasure of everyday life. Your home should be a place where you can relax. On a 90-plus degree summer’s day in Missoula, MT, cool air is essential to your relaxation. If you take good care of your AC unit, with annual inspections and monthly filter…

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When Do I Need a New Furnace?

  We’re glad you asked! Furnaces, as you probably know, don’t last forever. Nevertheless, they can be a burden to replace, often for financial reasons. Unfortunately, at a certain point, furnaces may actually be costing you more in repairs than it would cost to replace it. If you’ve noticed any of these symptoms, you may…

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Fall Indoor Air Quality in Montana

Fall Indoor Air Quality in Montana With fall now upon us in Missoula, MT, cooler temperatures are here to stay. This transition from one season to another most definitely affects your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ). And your IAQ directly affects your comfort in your home. In cooler weather, there is a greater tendency to…

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Is it Normal For My Air Conditioner To Turn On and Off?

Is it Normal For My Air Conditioner To Turn On and Off? When an air conditioner (AC) turns on and off in rather quick successions, without running for longer periods, this is called short cycling. It’s fairly common, but when it happens it means there’s something wrong with the AC. Do not leave these occurrences…

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Bryant Medal of Excellence Award Winner

For Immediate Release Missoula Contractor Wins Bryant® Medal of Excellence Award Design Air, Inc. honored as one of Bryant’s top 15 dealers in North America INDIANAPOLIS, June 1, 2017 — In recognition of unwavering customer service and a dedicated commitment to excellence, Bryant Heating & Cooling Systems is honored to present a Medal of Excellence…

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What Does SEER Mean?

  A common term used in the HVAC industry is an air conditioner or heat pump’s SEER rating. But what exactly is SEER and why is it important? SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. It’s a measurement of an air conditioner’s cooling capacity to power input, or simply, the ratio of cooling produced (in…

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Air Purifiers Vs. Air Cleaners in Your Missoula Home

When trying to improve the indoor air quality in your home, you may consider installing an air cleaner or air purifier. These devices filter unwanted contaminants out of your home’s air—allowing you to breathe easier and healthier air. But, how do you know what the difference is between air cleaners and air purifier and which…

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