Air King (West Chester, Pa.) was honored as theU.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2012 Energy Star Partner of the Year — Product Manufacturer.

ClimateMaster (Oklahoma City) and HomeSphere Inc. (Lakewood, Colo.) entered into a joint agreement to offer ClimateMaster geothermal heat pump systems.

Hart & Cooley Inc. (Grand Rapids, Mich.) marketing manager Larry Devitt retired.

Component Hardware Group Inc. (Lakewood, N.J.) hired Lois Schneck as director of marketing and promoted Kevin Tumpey to business development and sales manager.

U.S. Cooler (Kansas City, Mo.) named Brian Rakers regional sales manager — Midwestern territory.

ClimaCool Corp. (Oklahoma City) consolidated and relocated its manufacturing facilities to a 75,000-square-foot facility in Oklahoma City.

Mestek Inc. (Westfield, Mass.) acquired Linel (Mooresville, Ind.).

Publication date: 03/19/2012