Businesses which do things right are healthy and grow, so Pieper Indoor Aire-Care of Kiel must be doing things right.
As of June of this year, owner Jason Pieper will be in business for four years. In the past year the business has finally grown to the point where he has been able to employ his brother Jon full time. During December and January, brother Jeremy and another man were also employed full time.
Being called upon to install heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems in new homes is one of the reasons Pieper Indoor Aire-Care has become busier. While Jason said he would like to grow relationships with more area builders, some have obviously already discovered that they can trust him and his business to do the job right, quickly, and at a fair price.
Jason said his business is roughly split into thirds these days. When he first started, duct cleaning occupied more of his time. These days, duct cleaning is joined equally by service calls on conventional services and those new home installations. “The new homes are great,” Jason said. “I think (construction) is picking up.”
Working throughout area
The new homes Pieper Indoor Aire-Care has worked on have been from Wilke’s Lake to Howards Grove, and Marytown to Glenbeulah. HVAC installation at new homes can take two or three workers, and time is often of the essence as they have to keep the construction timetable on schedule. “That’s why it’s nice to have the third guy,” Jason said. “If we’re on a home site and get a service call someone can run out and take care of it.”
Asked why he thinks his business has grown over these last few years, Jason said, “I’m reliable and affordable. We’ve got 24-hour service. I can get there as soon as I can for people.”
In the area of service calls, Pieper Indoor Aire-Care continues to service all makes and models of furnaces and air conditioning units, and installs a wide range of name brand new equipment including Burnham boilers, Payne furnaces (made by Carrier), Ducane Furnaces, Mitsibushi ductless air conditioners, and Aprilaire whole-house humidifiers. Jason said they have a lot of central air conditioning systems sold already and awaiting installation in the spring.
All those systems have one thing in common—ever increasing efficiency and use of technology. “They’re always
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