General HVAC Articles

Montana’s Inflation Reduction Act Information

July 17, 2023
Inflation Reduction Act. Montana's Inflation Reduction Act Information.

Signed into law in August 2022, the Inflation Reduction Act provides tax credits and incentives to encourage Montana homeowners to swap out their old fuel-burning appliances for high- efficiency equipment that does a better job at a lower operating cost.

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Your HVAC System Can Enhance Sleep

September 15, 2022
Blog Title: Your HVAC System Can Enhance Sleep Photo: Desperate person suffering insomnia trying to sleep

Let our qualified technicians at Design Air inspect, clean, and, if necessary, repair your heating and cooling system. Your HVAC equipment will operate at peak efficiency and with minimal sound after a tune-up.

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Video – Remodeling Your Home? Don’t Forget Your Comfort!

May 31, 2022
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Planning to remodel your home? Don’t forget about your heating and cooling system. Remodeling is the perfect time to add more comfort to your home—and it starts with your heating and cooling system.

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What Are Zone Control Systems?

May 18, 2022
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Some like it hot! Others, not so much.

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5 Ways to Lower Your Winter Heating Bill

December 16, 2021
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When the temperature gets low, your energy bill gets high. That’s because you spend more time indoors during the winter. And we don’t blame you—it can get pretty cold here in Montana.

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Fall HVAC Maintenance

September 17, 2021

As the saying goes, “Time and tide wait for no one.” Whether you’re prepared or not, the summer months and warmer weather are moving aside for fall and cooler temps. That means here in Missoula you need to think about preparing your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system for fall maintenance.

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August 19, 2020
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Updated on 11/13/2020 to reflect most recent findings by the RGF® Environmental Group Study. This FAQ is to inform you about our safety procedures and services during the COVID-19 pandemic* and to reassure you that our company remains committed to providing the best possible HVAC and indoor air quality services to all our customers in…

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Our COVID-19 Policy

July 15, 2020

In our current and rapidly changing new environment, it is important that we carefully monitor and do what we can to prevent the spread of the evolving COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation.   Design Air, Inc., is dedicated to the safety and well-being of our clients and has firmly adopted the following policies to ensure we are doing…

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Is HVAC Preventative Maintenance Worth It?

September 10, 2019
Little boy wondering if preventative maintenance is worth it for his family's HVAC system

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. We have had some of our Missoula, Montana, area customers ask us…

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Happy Holidays from Design Air

December 24, 2018
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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 22, 2018
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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
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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 Nate-Certified Mean?

January 24, 2017
Nate Certifications

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
Happy Holidays from Design Air
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Selecting the Right HVAC Contractor

April 29, 2016
HVAC Contractor Conversation

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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