TYLER, Texas — The Trane ComfortLink™ II Control has been recognized byDesign Journalwith top honors in its annual Awards for Design Excellence (ADEX) competition. The ComfortLink II Control was named a Platinum ADEX award winner in the Product Design category. The annual ADEX Awards recognize the best in form, function, and aesthetics of appliances, furniture, and fixtures marketed to the design trade.

Submissions are judged by an independent panel of professionals representing a cross section of the design industry from appliance and cabinetry designers to home furnishing and software designers, and more.

“For more than a century, Trane has stretched the world’s idea of what is possible when it comes to innovation and technology,” said Joyce Warrington, director, Brand & Channel Marketing, Residential Solutions Comfort & Efficiency, Ingersoll Rand. “It is extremely gratifying to receive recognition for the design, innovation, and quality of our products from such a prestigious competition as the ADEX Awards.”

Design Journal noted that the Trane ComfortLink II Control’s 7-inch interactive, high-definition color touch screen, which serves as a central point for homeowners to control their home’s “smart” comfort system and security, is among the many features and benefits to make it one of the top designed products of the year.

For more information, visit www.ingersollrand.com or www.trane.com.

Publication date: 8/6/2012