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Air Done Right is a heating, cooling and air ventilation contractor providing honest service at competitive prices. Their mission is to offer dependable and efficient heating and cooling solutions to Philadelphia and the surrounding area. Air Done Right specializes in residential and light commercial HVAC installation, service, repair and maintenance, duct work, ductless system installation, furnaces, boilers, and water heaters. Owner Jermaine Howard is dedicated to hard work and diligence providing the company with solid references. They happily serve Philadelphia, Horsham Township, Norristown and North Wales.

Air Done Right operates out of Phila, PA and holds Hvac Install Service Repair Heating And Air Conditioning Equipment (Central Air, Furnaces, Boilers, Refrigerators) licenses according to the Pennsylvania contractors license board.

We were able to verify 7 building permits associated with Air Done Right. Check out their permit history below to see where they have worked and what type of work they have done in the past. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of every project they have completed; just the projects we have been able to verify with the local permit authority.

Air Done Right has a BuildZoom score of 111 and is rated in the top 5% of 125,106 contractors in Pennsylvania.


Contact Info

6354 Cherokee St Phila Pa 19144, Phila, PA 19144
(215) 432-1925

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Air Done Right has a BuildZoom score of 111, which places them above 95% of 125,106 contractors in Pennsylvania; license (093007) verified as active.
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Based on permit records, we have been able to verify that Air Done Right has worked on 7 projects over the past 3 years.

Building Permits Filed by Air Done Right

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- 1920 68th Ave, Philadelphia, PA

Install (1) 90k btu gas furnace 80% efficency with ductwork 1200cfms, 2 returns, 5 registers.

| Business on permit: Air Done Right | Type: Mechanical permit | Permit #: 602381

- 2553 Collins St, Philadelphia, PA

2.5 heat pump plus ductwork (electirc)

| Business on permit: Air Done Right | Type: Mechanical permit | Permit #: 532910

- 2540 Collins St, Philadelphia, PA

Install 3.0 electric heat pump.

| Business on permit: Air Done Right | Type: Mechanical permit | Permit #: 532911

- 2325 E Norris St, Philadelphia, PA

Install 3.0 electric heat pump.

| Business on permit: Air Done Right | Type: Mechanical permit | Permit #: 532912

- 2441 Cedar St, Philadelphia, PA

90% gas furnace ductwork

| Business on permit: Air Done Right | Type: Mechanical permit | Permit #: 533021

- 108 E Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA

One gas furnace one condenser and associated duct on first floor in a doctors office. install two air handlers, two heat pump condenser in two units above. all units and duct work must be contained with in units served.

| Business on permit: Air Done Right | Type: Mechanical permit | Permit #: 503646

- 601 N 11th St, Philadelphia, PA

Install four ahu electric - four condesers, and associated ductwork 3200 cfm, hvac installed in six unit building. all equipment and associated duct work to be contained entirely within tenant space. no communicating ductwork. gas fired appliances not to be located in ceiling space where used as a return air plenum. returns to be ducted.

| Business on permit: Air Done Right | Type: Mechanical permit | Permit #: 499258

Reviews of Air Done Right

    • Private
    • Philadelphia, PA
    • February 16, 2015
    "Totally Unprofessional"

    The owner Jermaine Howard presented himself in a very professional manner. The installation was done reasonably. The problems started when Jermaine kept asking me for the final deposit before the project was finish, stating he needed the money to do another job. It was a very expensive project (over $13k) and we wanted to run the system for a couple of days to make sure it operated as it should. Against our better judgement, we gave the final payment. From the point on, our experience was horrible! We were told the system wasn't wired properly, and Jermaine denied any wrong doing, and had to hire another hvac company to correct the problem. We then we told that the disconnect box and exhaust from the unit weren't done up to Philadelphia electrical code standards, and this was brought to Mr. Howard's attention. He denied any wrongdoing and the problems wasn't rectified even after getting an estimate from another contractor and taking pictures of the issues in questions. Our final nightmare experience was during the winter of 12/14, with the unit still under the one year warranty, we called Mr. Howard because the units (it was a multi zoned system installed) weren't operating properly. He told us he would be out on a Tuesday at 2 pm. On Tuesday at 4 pm we called and he apologized because he was on another job and rescheduled for the following Thursday. On Thursday he didn't show up and when we called again he said he was busy doing service calls for customers who 'didn't have any heat', and our response was 'we don't have any heat' (with frigid temperatures in the teens). He stated he would come the following day. At this point, uncertain if Mr. Howard would show up at all, and concerned about pipes bursting and potential for damages, we called another hvac mechanic to services the heater. The following day Mr. Howard arrived while the unit was being serviced by the other hvac company and imediately declared 'our warranty was voided because someone else has serviced it'. Our response was we are in a house (in the process of finishing a rehab project) in below freezing temperatures, with not way of knowing when you would show up (after not showing up two times already). We gave him the courtesy of telling him we would take him to court for the cost we incurred to have the systems working as they should. He told us 'to go ahead' as he walked out the door. Our experience with Air Done Right was horrific, and cost us hundreds of dollars to fix, what Mr. Howard had guranteed was done professsionally. Mr. Howard would never be referred to anyone by us.

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    Goal: Multi Zoned System
    Cost:  $13000.00
    Start Date:  July 16, 2014
    Length of Project: 21 days
    • Private
    • Philadelphia, PA
    • January 6, 2015
    "Quick Furnance Repair"

    A customer for life! My elderly parents had a recent emergency issue with their furnance. My mother called Jermaine at 10:00 AM and was advised that they would be out (the same day) between 2:00 and 4:00.
    Jermaine and team arrived earlier than anticipated and addressed the issue quickly AND inexpensively!
    My parents could not stop raving about how professional and personable Jermain is. And again, they expected to pay much much more. I am truly apreciative of his efforts as this event happened on one of the coldest days we have had yet this winter!!
    The guy is a class act...He even offered to sweep the snow for my parents!
    He has got a customer for life!

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    Goal: Repair furnance
    Cost:  $190
    Start Date:  January 6, 2015
    • Meribeth T.
    • Philadelphia, PA
    • November 16, 2013

    Very Professional and customer service oriented! I had them come out to clean my boiler and fix a corroded pipe on my water heater. I have an old house, so when problems arose that were due to old and faulty piping, they handled it in a calm and professional manner. It is one thing to write a review when things go smoothly, but when it doesn't, that's where the real professionalism comes in! Jermaine in particular is amazing! Thank you for your hard work and dedication!

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    • Kevin
    • Philadelphia, PA
    • May 5, 2013

    The guys at ADR were great. They installed a new heating system in my home and the service provided was fast, neat and the guys that worked in my home were professional. I highly recommend this company for quality heating service.

    • Andre
    • Philadelphia, PA
    • December 29, 2012

    ADR came highly recommended for HVAC issues. They are very thorough in analysis of the problem, the price was fair and my unit was working when he left!

    • India
    • Philadelphia, PA
    • December 20, 2012

    I love this company and will recommend this company to any one who has a problem with their heating. These guys are fast and will get the job done right. the price is just right and you will still have money in your wallet.

    • George
    • Avella, PA
    • December 5, 2012

    This guy knows his stuf!. My a/c stopped working this summer and I called ADR to schedule a service visit. I spoke with Jermaine and he asked me a few questions and suggested I have my fuses tested at Loew's. I followed his advice and sure enough that was the problem. I was impressed that he was able to troubleshoot my issue over the phone. He was polite, patient and friendly. Best of all he didn't charge me a dime. I will definitely use ADR again for my future heating or cooling needs.

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Key License Information

  • HIC #: 093007
  • Status: Active
  • State: Pennsylvania
  • Type: Hvac Install Service Repair Heating And Air Conditioning Equipment (Central Air, Furnaces, Boilers, Refrigerators)
  • Date Issued: 2012-06-26

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  • Insurer: Selective Insurance of America
  • Insured up to: $1,000,000.00
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  • Building permit records show that Air Done Right has worked on 7 permitted projects.

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Pennsylvania does not have any licensure or certification requirements for most construction contractors. However, on July 1, 2009, the Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act (Senate Bill 100) took effect. This law requires most home improvement contractors to register with the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office.

Air Done Right currently holds license 093007 ((Hvac Install Service Repair Heating And Air Conditioning Equipment (Central Air, Furnaces, Boilers, Refrigerators))), which was Active when we last checked.

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Contractors in Pennsylvania do not have to take an exam prior to registering as home improvement contractors.

Your liability risk when hiring Air Done Right

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Air Done Right holds a $1,000,000 insurance policy with Selective Insurance of America.

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