WESTPORT, Conn. - The winners of the 2011 AHR Expo Innovation Awards have been selected and will be honored at a special ceremony at the upcoming expo, which will be held in Las Vegas, Jan. 31 to Feb. 2, 2011.

The winning entries were selected in 10 categories and represent the most innovative new products among the thousands that will be displayed at the show. Products were evaluated based on innovation, application, value to the user, and market impact.

The winners of the 2011 AHR Expo Innovation Awards are:

Building Automation
Company: ecobee
Product: ecobee energy management system

Company: Advantix System
Product: DuCool DuTreat System liquid desiccant air conditioner/dehumidifier

Green Building
Company: Daikin AC (America) Inc.
Product: Daikin Altherma™ air-to-water heat pump system

Company: LG Electronics U.S.A. Inc.
Product: air-to-water heat pump system (AWHP)

Indoor Air Quality
Company: Triatomic Environmental Inc.
Product: Fresh-Aire UV APCO in-duct air purifier

Company: ITT Residential & Commercial Water
Product: ecocirc hot water circulator

Company: Emerson Climate Technologies Inc.
Product: Copeland Discus Digital™ compressor

Company: CAN2GO (SCL Elements Inc.)
Product: CAN2GO embedded BAS IP web interface

Company: Neutronics Inc.
Product: Ultima ID Pro HVAC/R refrigerant analyzer

Company: Mitsubishi Electric Cooling and Heating Solutions
Product: Mitsubishi Electric City Multi® dedicated outside air system (DOAS)

One of the 10 category winners will also be selected at the show as the winner of the 2011 AHR Expo Product of the Year Award.

The Innovation Awards are jointly sponsored by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE); the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI); and International Exposition Co. (IEC), producers and organizers of the AHR Expo.

For more information, visit www.ahrexpo.com.

Publication date:11/22/2010