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Is HVAC Preventative Maintenance Worth It?

September 10, 2019

At Design Air, we know what an investment your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system is in your home. That’s why time and time again we recommend regular preventative maintenance on all your HVAC units. You need to invest in your investment.

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Happy Holidays from Design Air

December 24, 2018

Design Air wants to wish all of our heating and air conditioning customers in Missoula and the surrounding cities, communities and neighborhoods a very happy holiday this year.

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Happy Thanksgiving from Design Air

November 21, 2018

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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Merry Christmas From Design Air

December 22, 2017

Merry Christmas From Design Air

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Happy Thanksgiving from Design Air

November 22, 2017
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Fall Indoor Air Quality in Montana

September 29, 2017

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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What Does SEER Mean?

April 13, 2017

  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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What Does Nate-Certified Mean?

January 24, 2017

NATE stands for North American Technician Excellence. NATE is the nation’s largest certification organization for HVAC and refrigeration technicians. It’s important to note that almost everyone in the HVAC and refrigeration industries recognizes and supports a NATE certification, although not everyone in the industry is NATE-certified. It’s a discretionary certification, and technicians can service equipment…

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Happy Holidays!

December 21, 2016
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Selecting the Right HVAC Contractor

April 29, 2016

Ensure the money invested in your home adds value and comfort while lasting for years. No homeowner wants the frustration of a contractor’s poorly done installation, costing more money, time, and headache than the initial install. With more than 40 contractors in the Missoula and Bitterroot Valleys, how do you pick the right company from…

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