Modern PURAIR® Receives Small Business of the Year Award

Small Business of the Year

The 2021 Small Business of the Year Award pictured in the Modern PURAIR® Boardroom

Modern PURAIR® has just received the 2021 Small Business of the Year Award. Modern PURAIR received the award at the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce Awards Gala. The 34th annual Business Excellence Awards Gala was on Wednesday, March 31, 2022.

Modern PURAIR is an indoor air quality franchisor with its head office in Kelowna, BC.  Today, Modern PURAIR has 30 franchise locations spanning from Victoria to Ottawa. Modern PURAIR is Canada’s fastest growing indoor air quality franchise system.  Over the past two years, Modern PURAIR has driven 70% growth in revenue.  Throughout the pandemic, Modern PURAIR kept all employees working. Modern PURAIR also tripled the number of employees working at the head office.  The corporate staff support the franchises across the country.


The Small Business of the Year Award is for businesses with up to 15 employees. Judges evaluated nominees on:

Chamber of Commerce Gala

The Kelowna Business Community gathers for the 34th Annual Business Excellence Gala

-Performance management
-Focus on customers
-Strategic planning and leadership
-Continuous improvement through learning
-Corporate sustainability

Modern PURAIR Franchises provide services and products for improving indoor air quality. Services include HVAC cleaning, indoor air quality testing, and dryer exhaust vent cleaning. Modern PURAIR also provides furnace filters, air purifiers, and air cleaners.  Modern PURAIR franchises have over 4,400 five-star Google Reviews.

In the wake of the pandemic, indoor air quality is a top-of-mind concern.  Canadians are investing in solutions that keep their families and employees safe.  Modern PURAIR provides services and products to both residential and commercial clients.  Five years ago, Modern PURAIR’s business was only focused on residential clients.  Commercial business now drives more than 50% of their franchise partner’s revenue.

1% of Modern PURAIR’s franchise system sales go to our PURKIDS Foundation.  The purpose of the PURKIDS Foundation is to provide support to children and families who in need.

The Modern PURAIR Franchise is ideal for entrepreneurs looking to build a large team. Franchise owners focus their efforts on building the team and commercial sales.  Meanwhile, the technicians they hire perform the services and install the products.  Modern PURAIR provides the training, equipment, and supplies needed to get started.

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