WESTPORT, Conn. — International Exposition Co., producer and manager of the International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), announced that submissions for the 2015 AHR Expo Innovation Awards are now being accepted through Sept. 8, 2014. The awards are presented to companies displaying the most innovative new products at the expo.

Sponsored by ASHRAE, the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), and the AHR Expo, the Innovation Awards were created to recognize, encourage, and promote new product development in 10 HVACR categories. The submissions from exhibitors are reviewed by a panel of judges selected by ASHRAE. They evaluate the entries based on their innovative design, application, market impact, and value to the industry. The award categories are:

• Building Automation

• Cooling

• Green Building

• Heating

• Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

• Plumbing

• Refrigeration

• Software

• Tools & Instruments

• Ventilation

Winners of the Innovation Awards will be honored at a special ceremony during the expo at McCormick Place in Chicago, January 26-28. From the winners of the 10 product categories, one will be selected as the 2015 AHR Expo Product of the Year.

Exhibitors entering the awards competition may submit one product per category. For more information on the rules and regulations, and to access the entry form, visit www.ahrexpo.com/innovationawards.

Publication date: 7/28/2014

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