AirNow Air Conditioning is a well-established and trusted HVAC company in Bradenton, Sarasota and the nearby communities since 1946. AirNow Air Conditioning has built a reputation for providing quality HVAC services, from installations and repairs to maintenance and replacements.
Established in 1946 and Serving Sarasota and Surrounding Areas

We take pride in our HVAC technicians. Not only are they fully trained and NATE-certified and York Certified as York Comfort Experts, but they are also committed to staying up-to-date on the latest HVAC technology and trends. They undergo regular training to ensure that every job they do is carried out with the highest level of quality, professionalism, and customer satisfaction.
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The AirNow Air Conditioning Owner

Don Lester Owner
Don Lester, a seasoned professional in the HVAC industry, embarked on his journey in 1995, demonstrating an unwavering commitment to excellence and innovation in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning services. In 1998, he joined the team at AirNow Air Conditioning, marking the beginning of a significant chapter in his career.

Driven by an entrepreneurial spirit, Don ventured out to establish his own company, Don Lester Air Conditioning, where he honed his skills and expanded his expertise. His journey came full circle in 2018 when he returned to AirNow, bringing with him a wealth of experience and a customer-centric approach. In 2022, he reached a notable milestone by acquiring AirNow, a testament to his dedication and leadership in the field.

Don is not only recognized for his exceptional customer service but also for his commitment to integrating cutting-edge technologies in the HVAC industry. He is often seen on customer sites, personally ensuring that each client feels welcomed into the AirNow family – a reflection of his hands-on leadership style.

Apart from his business endeavors, Don is passionate about nurturing the next generation of HVAC professionals. He invests time in working with and training young individuals entering the trade, coaching them towards success. His mentorship is built on the belief that sharing knowledge and experience is key to sustaining the industry’s future.

Through his journey, Don Lester has not only built a successful career but has also contributed significantly to shaping the HVAC landscape with his emphasis on quality service, innovation, and mentorship.
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Our Mission

We only have one mission and that is to provide our customers with fast and expert HVAC services. Whether your existing HVAC system needs to be repaired or maintained, we will send our best team of technicians to your home as quickly as possible without a long wait time.

Also, they will make sure that the job is done before the weather becomes unbearable and without taking any shortcuts. Our heating and cooling technicians always strive for excellence in everything they do.

Our Core Values

The foundation of our company is built on the following core values:

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We always tell our customers the truth about their HVAC systems. No sugarcoating, no upselling- just honest, expert advice. There are also no surprises when it comes to our billings. You will only be charged for the services that we have rendered and nothing more.

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We only provide quality services. We never take shortcuts or use inferior materials and parts in HVAC installations, repairs, and tune-ups. We only use the best because we want our customers to get the most out of their investment.

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We always do the right thing, even when no one is watching. This is how we have been able to keep our customers happy and satisfied for more than seven decades. And we will continue to do so for many years to come.

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We treat our customers, employees, and partners with the utmost respect. Our technicians enjoy a friendly and productive working environment and we provide them with opportunities to advance in their careers.

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We always put our customers first. We understand that they are the reason why we are in business, and we will always do everything to ensure their satisfaction. We will never stop until you are happy with our services.