Descair, previously Almacorp Inc. (operating for Airco, QuéMar and Den Bec), is a distributor-wholesaler of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC & R) products and was created in 1971. This subsidiary has 6 branches and 2 service counters.
In July 1996, a significant number of shares are acquired from Almacorp Inc., a refrigeration and air conditioning units, parts and equipment distributor. It has 9 branches operating under the names of Airco and QuéMar.
In December 1997, Almacorp Inc. acquires all of Équipement Den Bec Inc.'s shares, a company specialized in the distribution of ventilation products and accessories and other related products. Its sales team is active in all of Eastern Québec and in part of New-Brunswick.
Almacorp Inc. acquires significant interests in Revac Distribution Inc. in January 1998. Revac is a company which specializes in the distribution of air-conditioning units, accessories and other related products.
Deschênes Group Inc. gradually acquired additional interests in Almacorp Inc. and holds 100% of Almacorp Inc.'s shares since December 2000.
On January 12, 2008, Almacorp moves its main business place on St-Michel Blvd.
In April 2011, Almacorp Inc. (Airco, QuéMar, and DenBec) is renamed and begins operating under the name Descair Inc.
In May 2011, the Descair branch in Ville St-Laurent moves to a new space on Vanden-Abeele Street.
In March 2012, Descair Inc. acquires Air P.C. Distributions, a company specializing in the sales of residential, commercial and industrial ventilation equipment in Mascouche.
On November 1, 2012, Descair Inc. purchased Gelair Inc. who specializes in the sale of refrigeration and air conditioning equipment since 1992 and operates from three locations: Laval, Montreal and Longueuil.
In March 2015, the Laval branch, located at 3175, Industriel Blvd., is completely renovated in order to improve its service.
On May 20, 2015, Descair Inc. launches its new transactional website: descair.ca .
On November 2, 2015, Descair Inc. purchased Ventil-X-Pert Inc., a wholesaler of ventilation products. Located in Montreal, Ventil-X-Pert specializes in commercial ventilation and has 25 years of experience.
From January through April 2017, Gelair’s Montreal, Laval and Longueuil branches move into Descair’s premises.
On June 1, 2017, Descair Inc. opens its 6th branch in St-Hubert.
Province of Québec
Area of Activity
Heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration distributor-wholesaler (HVAC & R), heating controls and related products
- New constructions
- Maintenance and service in the following sectors : residential, commercial, industrial and institutional
Main Services Offered
- Technical support
- 24-hour emergency service
- Refrigeration and air-conditioning units, parts and materials
- Roof bi-bloc and mono-bloc units
- Pipeless split air conditioners
- Water cooled air conditioners
- In-wall air conditioners
- Movable air conditioners
- Cold rooms
- Compressor-condenser groups
- Appareils, pièces et matériaux et accessoires d’installation de chauffage et de ventilation
- Heating and ventilation units, parts and materials and installation accessories
- Gas and oil heating
- Residential and commercial chimneys
- Flexible ducts
- Rigid ducts
- Air exchange units
- Grids and diffusers
- Ducts, hardware and ventilation accessories
- Anti-vibration springs
- Motorized shutters and firebreaks
8335, boul. St-Michel
Montréal, (Québec) H1Z 3E6
Tel. : (514) 744-6751
Fax : (514) 744-1180
3175, boul. Industriel
Laval (Québec) H7L 4P8
Tel. : (450) 629-0074
Fax : (450) 629-2169
275, rue Métivier, #190
Québec (Québec) G1M 3X8
Tel. : (418) 681-2333
Fax : (418) 681-8668
596, rue Jean-Neveu
Longueuil (Québec) J4G 1P1
Tel. : (450) 670-3141
Fax: (450) 670-7027
6602, rue Vanden-Abeele
Saint-Laurent (Québec) H4S 1Y3
Tel. : (514) 332-3461
Fax : (514) 332-5084
2910, boul. Losch
St-Hubert (Québec) J3Y 3V6
Tel.: (450) 670-3145
Fax: (450) 670-3148