A.O. Smith Electrical Products Co. has named Scott Rowell plant manager of its Mt. Sterling, Ky., stamping operations. In his new position, Rowell will be responsible for meeting operation requirements of the 241,000-square-foot plant, as well as a steel slitting operation in Winchester, Ky.
Comfort Supply Inc., a wholesale distributor of Ruud HVAC products, has opened a location in Clarksville, Tenn. The new warehouse/showroom is at 1460 New Ashland City Road. Comfort Supply also has stores in Nashville, Murfreesboro, and Cookeville.
During a campaign to update its members’ contact information, the Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES) held a random drawing of all the participants for a chance to win a 32-inch, liquid-crystal display, high-definition television. Maurice Pickett of the RSES Central Kentucky Chapter was the winner.
Liebert, a manufacturer of computer room air conditioning systems, has recognized Hill York as its South Florida and Caribbean service provider. Through the acquisition of Michael Cullota and his company, American HVAC&R, Hill York said it is now the largest Liebert Network Solutions Partner in the state of Florida.
The Air Conditioning Contractors of America-Florida (ACCA-FL) has welcomed a new corporate partner. In an announcement from ACCA-FL, Dotmobil was described as providing fleet management and asset tracking.
HTS Texas recently provided Rice University with a bus-sized energy recovery unit - believed to be the single largest ever installed in Texas, and one of the largest in the Southwest - for the Brockman Hall for Physics. The building is set for completion in late 2010.
On April 15, 2010, BidAlert.com was launched to help general contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers find information about new private-sector commercial construction projects in the Southeast. It has been initially rolled out to cover the states of Georgia and Florida.
For the first time in its 29-year history, the Greater Tampa (Florida) Chamber of Commerce has presented its Small Business of the Year Award to an HVAC service organization - Simpson Air, which won in the 21-50 employee category.
Darden Restaurants announced that it has begun a system-wide sustainable restaurant design initiative involving the use of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards in its restaurant design process for all new restaurants and, where feasible, restaurant remodels.