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Aprilaire Launches Radon Testing and Mitigation Services for National Radon Action Month

Aprilaire Launches Radon Testing and Mitigation Services for National Radon Action Month

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AAON Announces Executive Leadership Appointments

AAON Announces Executive Leadership Appointments

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Carrier Announces Totaline Universal Parts and Supplies Now Available to ICP Distributors

Carrier Announces Totaline Universal Parts and Supplies Now Available to ICP Distributors

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AHR Expo Management Confirms “Vegas is On!”

AHR Expo Management Confirms “Vegas is On!”

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Survey Shows Trend for 2022

Survey Shows Trend for 2022

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Danfoss Doubles Down on Energy Efficiency for COP26

Danfoss is encouraging decision makers to act at COP26. In an extensive campaign directed towards the COP26 participants in Glasgow, Danfoss highlights that energy efficiency is the most cost-effective way to achieve economic growth, decarbonize economies and meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement.

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Danfoss Breaks Ground on New Turbocor Manufacturing Facility

Baltimore — Danfoss recently announced the groundbreaking on its new manufacturing facility in Tallahassee, Florida, on Sept. 21.

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American Standard® Heating & Air Conditioning Recognizes Four Esteemed Dealers as 2021 Winners of the Building a Higher Standard Awards

American Standard® Heating & Air Conditioning announced its fourth annual Building a Higher Standard award winners – a prestigious honor recognizing the brand’s distinguished, independent dealers from across the country. The four 2021 winners are stand-out selections from a highly competitive group of deserving nominees and are being honored for exhibiting a high level of integrity, community stewardship, dedicated teamwork, and focus on?continuous?improvement in the pursuit of excellence.?

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RLS Announces Major Expansion with New Headquarters Building, Manufacturing Plant and Training Center in St. Louis, Missouri.

RLS Announces Major Expansion with New Headquarters Building, Manufacturing Plant and Training Center in St. Louis, Missouri.

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RectorSeal®, now offers a 3-Year Limited Warranty across an extensive product line that supports the HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, and Firestop trades.

RectorSeal®, now offers a 3-Year Limited Warranty across an extensive product line that supports the HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, and Firestop trades.

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Danfoss recognizes Sheridan College with 2020 EnVisioneer of the Year Award

Danfoss has named Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario, as its eleventh EnVisioneer of the Year. Sheridan College is using pre-engineered, factory-built Energy Transfer Stations (ETS) from Danfoss in its recently upgraded district heating system.

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Premier Partnership Between Lennox Industries and Pearl Certification Will Enhance HVAC Dealers’ Home Efficiency, Comfort, and Value for Homeowners

Lennox Industries, a leading provider of innovative home comfort solutions, and Pearl Certification, a national firm that provides third-party certification of high-performing homes and their features, today proudly announce a partnership designed to help Lennox dealers differentiate in their markets and deliver additional value to homeowners through third-party energy efficiency certification.

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How Can HVAC Contractors Get Involved With Smart Homes?

Emily Newton is the Editor-in-Chief of Revolutionized, an online magazine discussing the latest industry innovations and trends.

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Trane Technologies Appoints Regnery as CEO

Trane Technologies Appoints Dave Regnery as Chief Executive Officer; Mike Lamach to Serve as Executive Chair Through Transition

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President Biden Invites Johnson Controls’ CEO to speak at Leaders Summit on Climate

Johnson Controls’ chairman and CEO George Oliver has been invited by U.S. President Joe Biden to participate in the virtual Leaders Summit on Climate.

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NAVAC Announces Return of ‘Need for Speed’ Promotion

NAVAC has brought back its popular Need for Speed promotion. May 1 through September 30, the deal lets NAVAC provide HVAC customers directly with two free evacuation tools for those purchasing one of six qualifying vacuum pumps.

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Friedrich Introduces IAQ Solutions to Combat Pathogen and Pollutant Threats

Thanks to added capabilities and available new options, Friedrich Air Conditioning Co. is solidifying its reputation as the leading U.S.-based manufacturer of complete room air conditioning solutions designed to deliver healthier indoor air quality (IAQ) and tackle serious issues such as the removal of pathogens and pollutants from the air.

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Trane Technologies Announces 2021 Price Increase

Trane Technologies’ Residential HVAC & Supply business today announced a price increase of up to six percent on select residential heating, ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC) equipment.

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Kestenbaum to Retire from Hudson Technologies

Hudson Technologies, Inc. announced that Jay Kestenbaum will be retiring effective July 1, 2021. Jay currently serves as senior vice president of business development.

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ACCA Announces Two Quality Standards Renewed for ANSI Status

The Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) announces the reaffirmation of the ACCA 6 QR and ACCA 14 QMref for ANSI status.

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AHRI Releases Refrigerant Research Results

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) released results of a project undertaken in cooperation with UL and the Firefighter Safety Research Institute (FSRI) in which refrigerants classified by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) as A2L (lower flammability) were tested and compared with A1 (no flame-spread) refrigerants in real-world situations.

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Uponor Donates $30K to Texas Relief Efforts

With a purpose of rethinking water for future generations, Uponor North America is donating $30,000 to Texas relief efforts.

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Northern California School District Installs 1,500 Carrier OptiClean Units

To prepare for its facilities fully reopening to students and staff, northern California’s Manteca Unified School District has installed 1,500 Carrier OptiClean Dual-Mode Air Scrubber & Negative Air Machines to purify the air in classrooms across its 30 schools.

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Emerson Joins the Carrier Alliance Supplier Program

Carrier Global Corporation (NYSE:CARR), is pleased to announce that Emerson (NYSE:EMR) has joined the Carrier Alliance program.

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Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC US Announces New Vice President, Residential Business

Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC US (METUS) is pleased to announce the hiring of Tom Overs as vice president, residential business.

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Johnson Controls Joins the Climate Pledge

Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) has joined The Climate Pledge, a commitment co-founded by Amazon and Global Optimism.

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The Code Council partners with ACCA and RESNET

The International Code Council has partnered with ACCA and RESNET to develop the ANSI/RESNET/ACCA/ICC 310-2020 Standard for Grading the Installation of HVAC Systems.

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HARDI Distributors Report 3.6 Percent Revenue increase in November

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Hunter Industrial Launches Lifetime Warranty

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Wright Named Chair of American Boiler Manufacturers Association

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Trane Named America’s Most Trusted HVAC Brand

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RLS Launches New Online Training Portal

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Industry Honors Jim McDermott

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Honeywell’s Low GWP Solutions Approved by EPA

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TIME Names Carrier’s OptiClean a Best Invention of 2020

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AHRI is Leading the Transition to Low-GWP Refrigerants

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HVAC Excellence Releases 2021 Conference Presentation Lineup

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Sonnhalter Offers COVID-19 Information Resource

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Trane Technologies and Habitat for Humanity Partner on New Initiative

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Comfort Supply Announces Change to Flagship Brands

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Lennox Installs 210 HVAC Units for Feel the Love Program

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AHR Expo Cancels 2021 Event

After exhausting all possibilities to tentatively reschedule the Show for March 2021, AHR Expo announces the forced cancellation of the 2021 AHR Expo in Chicago.

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New Study Shows IAQ is a Top Concern

Americans are worried about their health and safety when returning to work, especially the cleanliness of indoor air at their workplace, according to a new study released today by Aeroseal, LLC.

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Viega Adds to Kansas Manufacturing Operations

Viega LLC has added production lines to its Kansas manufacturing operations, an investment which will quicken distribution and allow the company to move more production from Germany to the United States.

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RLS Ends Relationship with Parker Hannifin Corporation

RLS ends relationship with Parker Hannifin; will now supply patented press fittings exclusively under its own brand.

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Service World Expo Goes Virtual

Service World Expo is making a major pivot. The show is still on, but based on the responses of a survey of prior attendees the show will not be physical. It will be virtual.

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Interplay Learning Partners with NATE

North American Technician Excellence (NATE) and Interplay Learning are partnering to match up remote HVACR training with a new, alternative certification pathway for technicians.

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Economic Report Reveals Path to Pre-Pandemic Growth

Jobber released the Home Service Economic Report: Spring 2020 Edition, which showcases market trends and insights pertaining to Home Service businesses in the first half of 2020.

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Johnson Controls Commits to Preventing Spread of COVID-19

Though guidance around the transmission of COVID-19 continues to evolve, experts agree that indoor air quality (IAQ) should be a top priority. Johnson Controls is committed to helping create spaces that put people at ease.

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Aire Serv Celebrates Strong First Half of 2020

Aire Serv, a Neighborly company, ended the first half of the year on a high note, awarding almost 10 new franchise agreements and opening 15 new locations from January-June of this year.

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SpeedClean Partners to Offer NATE-Approved Seminars

SpeedClean is collaborating with HVAC School to offer NATE-approved programming to educate contractors on proper mini-split maintenance and coil cleaning practices.

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Bosch Streamlines Split WSHP Air Handling Unit Portfolio

Bosch Thermotechnology announced the proactive streamlining of the Split WSHP Air Handling Unit (AHU) product lines for its geothermal SM and LM split systems, making it easier for contractors to fulfill ordering needs for specific projects and installations.

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Bryant Announces 2020 Medal of Excellence Winners

INDIANAPOLIS — In recognition of outstanding customer service and an unwavering commitment to excellence, Bryant Heating & Cooling Systems is honored to present its 2020 Medal of Excellence winners.

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Danfoss Accepting Entries for EnVisioneer of the Year

BALTIMORE — Danfoss, a leading manufacturer of high-efficiency electronic and mechanical components and controls for air-conditioning, heating, refrigeration, industrial, and water systems, is accepting entries for its eleventh annual EnVisioneer of the Year award competition.

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JCI Delivers 'Essential Products, Services and Personnel' During COVID-19

CORK, Ireland — Today Johnson Controls Chairman and CEO, George Oliver, reaffirmed that the Company is delivering ‘essential products, services and personnel’ during the COVID-19 pandemic. “At times like these, it is critically important to reach out and let people know that we are here and that we continue to help hospitals, pharmacies and other essential businesses as needed to continue their operations,” said Oliver.

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Parker Hannifin Joining Forces with The Chemours Company

WASHINGTON, Mo. — Parker Hannifin – Sporlan Division, along with Chemours, advance the global adoption of R-454B, a low global warming potential (GWP) alternative for R-410A in residential and commercial HVAC applications. R-454B, offered commercially by Chemours as Opteon XL41, is a mildly flammable A2L refrigerant blend of 68.9 percent R32 and 31.1 percent R-1234yf.

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Johnson Controls Opens Second Training Center as Part of Nationwide HVAC Training Initiative

MILWAUKEE — Johnson Controls celebrated the grand opening of a new Source 1 HVAC Supply and YORK NW Factory Direct training center in Fife, Wash. The opening marks the second training center Source 1 and YORK Factory Direct has opened as part of Johnson Controls nationwide training initiative.

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Honeywell Launches New Non-Flammable Refrigerant

ORLANDO — Honeywell announced the launch of Solstice N15 (R-515B), a new, A1 nonflammable and low-global-warming potential (LGWP) refrigerant replacement for R-134a for use in chillers and heat pumps.

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Chemours Installs Opteon Refrigerant at Pepsi Center

WILMINGTON, Del. — The Chemours Company (Chemours) announced today the successful installation of Opteon refrigerant at Pepsi Center, home of the Colorado Avalanche. Opteon, the official refrigerant solution of the NHL, is a sustainable, reliable and cost-effective refrigerant offering for ice refrigeration chiller systems. Trane, one of the world’s leading heating, ventilation, air conditioning and cooling (HVAC) equipment manufacturers, provided the turn-key chiller solution for the arena’s rink operators.

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HARDI Distributors Report 7.4 Percent Revenue Growth in December

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) released its monthly TRENDS report, showing the average sales performance by HARDI distributors was an increase of 7.4 percent percent during December 2019.

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Honeywell Launches First Autonomous Building Sustainability Solution

ATLANTA — Honeywell announced the launch of Honeywell Forge Energy Optimization, a cloud-based, closed-loop, machine learning solution that continuously studies a building’s energy consumption patterns and automatically adjusts to optimal energy saving settings without compromising occupant comfort levels.

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Johnson Controls Announces North American Rooftop Unit Roadshow

MILWAUKEE— Johnson Controls announced its 2020 “Game On” Roadshow, featuring rooftop HVAC systems from Johnson Controls, TempMaster and YORK. Beginning March 4th in Richmond, Va., this tour will bring the comprehensive and newly extended rooftop unit portfolio to locations across North America, including Los Angeles, Toronto, Atlanta, and more.

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Nearly 250 Students Experience Engineering Firsthand at Trane

DAVIDSON, N.C. —Trane collaborated with the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and the Coulee Subsection of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) to encourage La Crosse, Wis., students to consider careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

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Thousands Will Enter; Eight Will Win: The 2020 RIDGID Experience

ELYRIA, Ohio — Past winners have called it the trade trip of a lifetime. RIDGID is again inviting tradespeople to share their passion for their profession via the 2020 RIDGID Experience contest. The contest excitement heightens in May, when eight winners will be selected to receive a multi-day all-expense paid VIP trip to RIDGID headquarters. And, new this year: two coveted spots are being offered exclusively to the next generation of trade professionals.

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Johnson Controls appoints Phil Clement as Chief Marketing Officer

CORK, Ireland — Johnson Controls announced today it has appointed Phil Clement as the company’s chief marketing officer responsible for all global activities related to conceptualizing and implementing market strategy and demand generation, including achieving marketing targets through in-depth market development, research and planning.

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Daikin Applied Enhances Relationship with D&B Engineering

MINNEAPOLIS — On its journey to become the leading applied HVAC company, Daikin Applied has enhanced its relationship with D&B Engineering to strengthen sales and service capabilities in the region. To reflect their continued growth, D&B Engineering will change their name to D&B Building Solutions LLC.

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Arkema Files R-32 Antidumping Petition

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. — On January 23, 2020, Arkema Inc. filed a petition seeking relief under U.S. antidumping duty laws from unfairly traded imports of R-32 from China. The petition alleges that imports of R-32 from China are sold at less than fair value, causing material injury to the U.S. R-32 industry, and threatening to continue doing so if left unchecked.

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