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Event Celebrates South Carolina Women in HVAC

Guest Speaker Was South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley

South Carolina Air Distributors and Armstrong Air recently hosted the first-ever South Carolina All-Women’s Factory Tour and Luncheon. The event, which was held at the Allied Air Enterprises plant in Orangeburg, drew 100 women who work within the offices of contractors across the state.

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University Names Central Energy Plant for Hill York's Robert S. Lafferty Sr.

Hill York and the Lafferty Family Foundation Have Made a Significant Gift to the University

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) has honored the memory of Hill York’s Robert S. Lafferty Sr. by naming its Central Energy Plant — one of the largest in the United States — after him. A pioneer in the air conditioning industry, Lafferty had the vision of air conditioning South Florida’s high-rises and hotels back in the 1950s.

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Triatek Honored as a Georgia ‘Small Business Rock Star’

Company Continues to Expand Internationally with Help of Georgia Department of Economic Development

Triatek recently was recognized by the state of Georgia as a “Small Business Rock Star.” The company was honored at a luncheon hosted by the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) and the Georgia Economic Developers Association (GEDA).

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Statewide Thermostat Recycling Initiative Begins in Oklahoma

Covanta, Locke Supply, and Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality Team-Up for Program

Covanta Tulsa, Locke Supply, and the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) have partnered to provide a convenient way to recycle mercury-containing thermostats in Oklahoma. Residents and contractors will now be able to deliver old thermostats to any Locke Supply location for recycling free of charge.

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Daikin Announces Expansion, Consolidation of Goodman Operations in Houston

Will Include One of the Largest and Most Technologically Advanced HVAC Manufacturing Facilities in the Country

Daikin Industries Ltd. announced that its board members have approved an expansion plan for its Goodman operations in the United States. Over the next several years, Daikin will be building a new state-of-the-art business campus that consolidates the current manufacturing and logistics operations to a location outside of Houston.

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Anvil International Opens New Florida Distribution Center

Center Is Located in Orlando’s First Industrial Smart Park

Anvil International LLC, a major manufacturer of pipe fittings, pipe hangers, and piping support systems, has opened a distribution center in Orlando, Florida. The center services the Florida, Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina pipes, valves, and fittings (PVF) market and carries products for plumbing, HVAC, and more.

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Advantix Announces Exclusive Rep Agreement with Trane in Southeast

The Advantix System Delivers Precise Humidity Control Without Overcooling

Advantix Systems, a manufacturer of liquid desiccant air conditioning systems, has announced a manufacturers’ representative agreement with Trane. From Atlanta to New Orleans, the Georgia-Alabama and Gulf South Trane Commercial sales districts will now sell Advantix equipment to commercial and industrial customers across the territory.

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Mainstream Works with Army

Company Awarded Contract for A/C Technology

Mainstream Engineering has announced an air conditioning efficiency-related contract with the U.S. Army. The contract is to develop a thermal energy storage device to improve the efficiency of air conditioning units.

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Texas APHCC Awards Scholarships

Scholarships Awarded on Basis of Academic Ability, School Participation, and Community Involvement

The Associated Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors of Texas Charitable and Educational Foundation has awarded a total of $10,000 in scholarships to 10 students for 2014.

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