Gene Smithart

Gene Smithart has more than 30 years of industry experience, and is the director of systems and solutions for Trane. He is the recipient of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Climate Protection Award and during his career, he has played an influential role in various industry-changing initiatives and aiding in the creation of the U.S. EPA’s Responsible Use Policy. For more information about Trane, visit


High-Efficiency and Low Emissions System Designs

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) encourages use of technologies that drive the highest efficiency and the lowest emissions. Additionally, owners and builders must sustain and document performance over the lifetime of the application. In that context, optimal HVAC performance is critically important and it is possible while also reducing operational cost, raising efficiency, and minimizing environmental impact.
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