Craig Angell, owner of Angell Air Inc. in Burnsville, Minn., was named Dealer of the Year by Bryant Heating and Cooling Systems.

Bryant Heating & Cooling Systems named Angell Aire Inc. of Burnsville, Minn., its 2006 Dealer of the Year.

Angell Aire Inc. achieved remarkable sales growth, sales mix and customer satisfaction ratings to earn the award, Bryant officials said.

Angell Aire Inc. was one of 15 companies chosen as a regional Medal of Excellence recipient, making them a finalist for Dealer of the Year.

Owner Craig Angell and 14 other regional medal recipients, who were chosen from more than 4,000 dealers across the United States and Canada, each received an all-expenses-paid trip to Hollywood for Bryant’s Feb. 23 awards ceremony.

“We are extremely fortunate to be named Bryant Dealer of the Year. There were a bunch of great candidates for the award,” said Angell. “This is a great achievement for our dealership and I couldn’t have done it without the contributions of our whole team of employees back in Minnesota.”

For achieving the award, Angell Aire Inc. received a package of services to support their business valued at more than $50,000. It included a Ford F-150 pickup truck with a Bryant Dealer of the Year graphics package, a professional photography session of the winning dealership’s employees and facilities, a full-page advertisement in trade publications recognizing the winning dealership and a custom-designed trophy.

“Angell Aire Inc. has demonstrated the Bryant ‘whatever it takes’ commitment to delivering the utmost in home comfort,” said Rick Sanfrey, president of Bryant Heating & Cooling Systems. “We congratulate Craig and his employees for their exceptional sales performance, their ongoing dedication to the highest quality customer service and their continued participation in Bryant dealer programs. They truly exemplify the heroic qualities of Bryant dealers nationwide.”