From the 100-plus submissions, The NEWS honored 14 products as 2014 Dealer Design Awards (DDA) gold winners. Now it’s time for readers to choose the best of the best. Vote now for your favorite Dealer Design Awards winner through The NEWS’ first-ever 2014 DDA Reader’s Choice Poll. After voting, visitors are encouraged to share their favorites via Twitter and Facebook using the hashtag #DDA2014. Winners will be announced Sept. 1.
Category: Residential Equipment
Winner: Rheem Mfg. Co.
Product: Rheem Prestige Series Hybrid Electric Heat Pump Water Heater
Category: HVAC High-Efficiency Residential Equipment
Winner: Fujitsu General America Inc.
Product: Halcyon Mini-Split Heat Pump System
Category: HVAC Light Commercial Equipment
Winner: International Environmental Corp.
Product: ReStoraMOD (MRY)
Category: HVAC Commercial Equipment
Winner: Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating
Product: H2i® R2-Series Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) Zoning System
Category: Refrigeration & Ice Machines
Winner: Heatcraft Worldwide Refrigeration
Product: Lead Lag Control System
Category: Ventilation Products
Winner: Havaco Technologies Inc.
Product: Quick Connect Ceiling Diffuser with Register Boot
Winner: RGF Environmental Group Inc.
Product: Pan Saver
Category: Components and Accessories
Winner: Emerson Climate Technologies
Product: TXV Connect Kit
Category: Residential Controls
Winner: Honeywell Intl. Inc.
Product: Redesigned Prestige IAQ Thermostat.
Category: Commercial Controls
Winner: Jackson Systems LLC
Product: Web Comfort Energy Management System
Category: Testing & Monitoring Products
Winner: Dwyer Instruments Inc.
Product: HVAC Mobile Meter™
Category: Contractor Services & Software
Category: Electronic Tools
Winner: Stride Tool Inc.
Product: Imperial iManifold™
Category: Hand Tools
Winner: Western Enterprises, a Scott Fetzer Co.’s
Product: HVAC VN Nitrogen Purging/Brazing/Testing Regulator