Heatcraft Worldwide Refrigeration, a provider of commercial and industrial refrigeration components, systems, and service solutions, is increasing the value of its service-training programs by launching its Certified Contractor Program to qualified service contractors and individual technicians.
MiTek® Industries Inc. a supplier of a wide range of engineered products; proprietary business management and design software; and automated equipment to the construction and industrial markets announced that it has acquired Wrightsoft® Corp.
The Building Performance Institute Inc. (BPI) is seeking nominations for the 2017 Tony Woods Award for Excellence in Advancing the Home Performance Industry. The award recognizes the individual who has most advanced the home performance industry over the past year and who has demonstrated dedication to and activism in the home performance industry. The award will be presented at the HPC National Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, which runs from March 19-22, 2017.
Taco Inc.’s SmartPlug Instant Hot Water Control was announced as the 2017 AHR Expo Innovation Award Product of the Year at the Show’s Innovation Awards ceremony in Las Vegas. The product, which also secured a win in the Innovation Awards’ plumbing category, allows for easy installation onto existing domestic hot water recirculation pump systems, to more efficiently manage on-demand hot water delivery.
Over $415 million in energy-efficient units installed using Hero financing
February 7, 2017
Renovate America, a provider of residential Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing, announced that its HERO® Program has now made possible the installation of energy-efficient home central air conditioning units worth more than $415 million. More than half of the sales volume involves equipment that exceeds the minimum energy-efficiency standards of the federal Energy Star® program.
Responsible for sales and customer service support
February 7, 2017
Hart & Cooley Inc., a business unit of Johnson Controls’ Building Technologies & Solutions, announced the appointment of Michael Braun as vice president — wholesale channel. In his new role, Braun is responsible for sales and customer service support for Hart & Cooley’s wholesale business.
Finch comes to Whalen with over 46 years in the HVAC industry.
February 6, 2017
The Whalen Co., a manufacturer of HVAC vertical stack riser heat-exchanger fan coil units and water-source heat pumps, has appointed Kelvin Finch to its board of directors. In his new role, Finch will be bringing “in the field” experience to the table. His experience as a manufacturer’s representative will add new perspective to the board.
Customers say ease of installation tops competitor thermostats
February 3, 2017
As connected-home technology grows increasingly popular, consumers are looking for tech solutions that make life easier but don’t require an engineering degree or quickly become obsolete. Maybe that’s why the Sensi™ Wi-Fi Programmable Thermostat landed top customer satisfaction marks in the inaugural J.D. Power 2016 Smart Thermostat Satisfaction Report SM.
Gregg Young went to be with the Lord on Jan. 12, 2017, from complications following back surgery. He was born to Mary Berniece (Roberts) and John James “Jack” Young on Jan. 4, 1960. He is cherished husband of Nancy Alexander Young for 32 years, beloved father to Jessica Lynn and James “Jay” Alexander, and also loved by other close family and many wonderful friends.