ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Quality Air, a heating and cooling company in Asheville, N.C., was named as Bryant Heating & Cooling Systems’ 2008 Dealer of the Year. The company was one of 15 companies chosen as a regional Medal of Excellence (MOE) recipient based on geographical region and total annual sales, making it a finalist for the Dealer of the Year honor. Chuck Lynch, owner of Quality Air, and representatives from 14 other regional MOE recipients, were chosen from more than 4,000 dealers across the United States and Canada to join other regional Bryant MOE recipients for Bryant’s annual three-day meeting with dealers. The event included an awards gala to recognize the Dealer of the Year and other honorees.

“What an honor,” said Lynch. “Winning the Medal of Excellence for the second year in a row and now being named Dealer of the Year feels really special. One aspect I feel contributed to the award is that our team focused on our customers’ feedback and applied it to our business. I’m proud of my team for their hard work.”

As Dealer of the Year, Quality Air received a package of services to support its business that includes: use of the Medal of Excellence and Dealer of the Year logo; a Dealer of the Year icon on the dealer locator on; recognition via a Bryant trade ad; a professionally produced company story posted online and submitted to HVAC industry publications; and a widely distributed media release announcing their win.

“Quality Air has demonstrated Bryant’s century-old commitment to doing ‘Whatever It Takes’ to deliver the utmost in home comfort,” said Rick Sanfrey, president, operations, Bryant Heating & Cooling Systems. “Congratulations to Chuck Lynch and his team for their exceptional sales performance and ongoing dedication to providing the highest quality customer service.”

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Publication date:04/13/2009