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Bryant Heating & Cooling Systems Announces Charles Bryant Award Winners

INDIANAPOLIS, June 30, 2022Air Mechanical (AMI) of Ham Lake, Minnesota and Bryant Iowa Heating & Cooling of Ankeny, Iowa were named the 2022 Charles Bryant Award winners. The Charles Bryant Award, named for the company’s founder, recognizes loyal Bryant Factory Authorized Dealers (BFAD) that epitomize the characteristics of Charles Bryant, including professionalism, quality, reliability and community spirit. Bryant, a leading supplier of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment, is a part of Carrier Global Corporation (NYSE: CARR), the leading global provider of healthy, safe, sustainable and intelligent building and cold chain solutions.

“Relationships matter. Partnerships lift us all. Our long-standing partnership with Bryant and Auer Steel and the support they both provide our team is unmatched in the industry,” said Ross Erickson of Air Mechanical in his acceptance speech. “We accept this award on behalf of the Air Mechanical Team of Excellence, past, present, and future. It is their contributions of professionalism, integrity, community spirit, and excellence that have earned this recognition and we are humbled that Bryant is honoring our team in this way.”

For over 35 years, Air Mechanical has provided high quality, reliable service to families throughout Minneapolis, St. Paul and surrounding communities. Air Mechanical is a full-service heating, cooling, plumbing, and electrical company offering a wide variety of solutions to their customers for everything from indoor air quality solutions to geothermal.

“We are so honored and grateful to be recognized for the prestigious Charles Bryant award,” said Cathy McDaniel of Bryant Iowa Heating & Cooling. “From day one, Bryant Iowa Heating & Cooling has been built on a foundation of integrity, quality, and professionalism. Receiving the Charles Bryant award affirms our mission, reflects our team leadership, and how we strive to contribute to our community. This award truly motivates us to push a little harder and as always do ‘Whatever It Takes.’”

Over the past 30 years, Bryant Iowa Heating & Cooling has built a reputation across Ankeny, Iowa and surrounding areas for trusted, quality residential and commercial HVAC and water heating services. Operating under the motto, “It’s your home. It’s your comfort. You’re all that matters,” Bryant Iowa Heating & Cooling previously received the BBB Torch Award for outstanding commitment to integrity and ethical practices.

“Congratulations to this year’s Charles Bryant Award recipients; Air Mechanical and Bryant Iowa Heating & Cooling,” said Justin Keppy, President, NA Residential & Light Commercial HVAC, Carrier. “The Charles Bryant Award honors Bryant dealers that invest in their communities and represent the Bryant core values of professionalism, quality and reliability. Air Mechanical and Bryant Iowa Heating & Cooling are models for the industry, and we are honored to have them as Bryant brand ambassadors.”

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About Bryant Heating & Cooling Systems

Bryant has been dedicated to delivering the highest quality in customer comfort and satisfaction since 1904. In addition to its best-in-class network of distributors and dealers, Bryant offers exceptional reliability and energy efficiency through an extensive line of durable heating and cooling products. Bryant is a part of Carrier Global Corporation, the leading global provider of innovative healthy, safe, sustainable and intelligent building and cold chain solutions. For more information, visit or follow Bryant Home Comfort on Facebook.