The Innovation Awards are jointly sponsored by ASHRAE; the Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI); and the International Exposition Co. (IEC), producers and organizers of the AHR Expo.
The winning entries were selected in 10 categories encompassing a broad cross-section of the HVACR marketplace. The winners represent the most innovative new products among the thousands that will be displayed at the expo. A panel of judges made up of ASHRAE members evaluated the products submitted based on innovation, application, value to the user, and market impact.
The 2014 AHR Expo Innovation Award winners by category are:
Company: Belimo Aircontrols (USA) Inc.
Product: Belimo BAS Data Logging Energy Valve
Company: Emerson Climate Technologies
Product: Next Generation Copeland Scroll Variable Speed compressor product line
Company: Lafert North America
Product: High Performance Metric Motors
Company: WaterFurnace International Inc.
Product: 7 Series 700A11 Geothermal Heat Pump
Indoor Air Quality
Product: SKD Direct Multi-Steam Injection Humidifier
Company: Rheem Manufacturing Co.
Product: Rheem Prestige Series Hybrid Electric Heat Pump Water Heater
Product: MADAP-KOOL System Manager AK-SM 800 Series
Company: HVAC Solution Inc.
Product: Revit Connection 2.0 BIM Software Add-in
Tools & Instruments
Product: Imperial iManifold
Company: Big Ass Fans
Product: Haiku Ceiling Fan
One of these 10 category winners will also be selected as the overall winner of the 2014 AHR Expo Product of the Year Award.
For more information, visit www.ahrexpo.com.
Publication date: 11/11/2013