Company Profile

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: .


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.


Main Business Location

Descair Inc.

8335 St-Michel Blvd.

Montréal (Québec) H1Z 3E6

Phone : (514) 744-6751

Fax : (514) 744-1180




Territories Services

Charles Abiad

Vice President, General Manager

Province of Québec

Area of Activity

Main Markets

Heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration distributor-wholesaler (HVAC & R), heating controls and related products

• New constructions

• Renovation

• Maintenance and service in the following sectors : residential, commercial, industrial and institutional

Main Services Offered

• Training

• Quotation

• Technical support

• 24-hour emergency service

Products Offered


• 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

  - Condensers

  - Evaporators

  - Compressors

• Heating and ventilation units, parts and materials and installation accessories

• Gas and oil heating

• Residential and commercial chimneys

• Flexible ducts

• Rigid ducts

• Controls

• Air exchange units

• Grids and diffusers

• Ducts, hardware and ventilation accessories

• Anti-vibration springs

• Ventilators

• Motorized shutters and firebreaks



Descair Inc.

8335 St-Michel Blvd.

Montréal (Québec) H1Z 3E6

Phone: (514) 744-6751

Fax: (514) 744-1180


Descair Inc.

3167-3175 Industriel Blvd.

Laval (Québec) H7L 4P8

Phone: (450) 629-0074

Fax: (450) 629-2169


Descair Inc.

275 Métivier St., #190

Québec (Québec) G1M 3X8

Phone: (418) 681-2333

Fax: (418) 681-8668

Descair Inc.

596 Jean-Neveu St.

Longueuil (Québec) J4G 1P1

Phone: (450) 670-3141

Fax: (450) 670-7027


Descair Inc.

6600, Vanden-Abeele

St-Laurent (Québec) H4S 1Y3

Phone: (514) 332-3461

Fax: (514) 332-5084


Descair Inc.

2910, boul. Losch

St-Hubert (Québec) J3Y 3V6

Tél.: (450) 670-3145

Téléc.: (450) 670-3148

Service counter

Descair Inc.

451 des Façonniers

Rimouski (Québec) G5M 1X2

Phone: (418) 721-0023

Fax: (418) 724-3922

Descair Inc.

9550 11th Avenue

St-Georges (Québec) G5Y 8E8

Phone: (418) 228-3699

Fax: (418) 227-2982


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