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June 19, 2008: Trane's Crawford Recognized for Supporting Nobel-Winning Panel

June 19, 2008
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TYLER, Texas - Jim Crawford, director of regulatory affairs for Trane, has long been active in industry activity on global environmental issues during his 48 years of service with the company. Crawford was recognized for his efforts when he received a certificate from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in recognition of his contribution to the group that was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize in 2007. The IPCC shared the Nobel honor with Al Gore as noted by the committee “for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.”

Crawford served on a panel of science and technology experts that was formed by IPCC, and served as a reviewer for working group reports that contributed to the Nobel-winning assessment and interpretation of environmental research. He noted that he was surprised, and honored, that IPCC recognized every individual who had contributed to their award-winning activity. “A tremendous effort has been put into research behind climate change since the 1980s,” he said. “IPCC has long operated with the highest levels of collaboration from diverse groups on a global scale. It is generous of them to acknowledge the contributions of individuals at every level of the process. This is certainly a highlight of my career.”

Crawford further recognized Trane’s commitment to being part of the solution on environmental issues. “My company’s support in allowing me and my colleagues to be involved with efforts like IPCC’s research speaks to Trane’s role as a good corporate citizen on issues that have a direct impact on our business and our customers’ well being.”

For more information, go to www.trane.com.

Publication date: 06/16/2008

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