ISH China and CIHE (China International Trade Fair for Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning, Sanitation & Home Comfort System) concluded with record-breaking results. Held from May 18-20 May, the show was organized by Messe Frankfurt (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. and B&D Tiger Exhibition Co. Ltd.
Huether to remain group president for sensors and controls businesses
July 26, 2017
Emerson announced that company veteran Craig Rossman has been named president of its White-Rodgers business. Rossman succeeds Jack Huether, who has been leading White-Rodgers while also serving as group president of Emerson’s sensors and controls businesses. In this leadership role Rossman will report to Huether. These changes were effective July 1.
Each year, the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) congratulates its members for their outstanding performance in occupational safety and health through SMACNA’s Safety Excellence Award Program (SSEAP). With increased participation from last year, the 2017 safety survey results show that safety and health continues to be a high priority for SMACNA contractors.
Amazon Alexa has a new skill — it’s now compatible with Carrier’s Infinity® Touch™ control. The enhancement is part of Carrier’s on-going effort to improve the customer experience in the rapidly expanding smart home category.
National construction employment added 16,000 net new jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis in June, according to an analysis of data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Overall construction employment expanded 3.1 percent on a year-over-year basis, easily outpacing the year-over-year growth rate of 1.6 percent for all non-farm industries.
Service World Expo, held Sept. 7-8, announces a call for entries for its Super Hero Branding contest. “We are looking for a few special companies that use a Super Hero (mascot) logo to brand their team of professionals,” said an Expo spokesperson.
US Air Conditioning Distributors recently announced the opening of the 47th store in Van Nuys, California. The new location boasts a large showroom and plenty of room to stock an ample supply of products with a total of 14,600 square feet of space and two warehouses behind the showroom.
New region and agreements highlight host of announcements made during presidential address
July 20, 2017
As part of its commitment to extend the society’s global reach and better support its membership, ASHRAE announced the formation of a new ASHRAE Region in Europe — Region XIV. With this new region will also come a new chapter in Ireland, which will be vitally important for industry collaboration throughout Europe.