Daikin North America (Waller, Texas) named Don Stevens LLC (Eagan, Minnesota) its distributor of residential unitary (ducted) HVAC equipment in Arizona, Colorado, and Utah.

The Chemours Co.’s (London, England) Opteon XL40 refrigerant won the Cold Chain Project Award from Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Magazine (RAC).

Greg Reynolds A.O. Smith Corp. (Ashland City, Tennessee) named Greg Reynolds vice president of engineering for its North American residential and commercial water heater products.

Siemens Corp. (Elk Grove Village, Illinois) announced a $20 million-plus annual investment to establish a dedicated research and development hub in Chicago with a focus on developing cloud- and Internet of Things (IoT)-related applications to support its building management and automation platforms.

Trane (Davidson, North Carolina) was honored with the “A, A” Partner of Choice Award by David Weekley Homes (Houston).

Shurtape Technologies LLC (Hickory, North Carolina) named John Erwin national channel manager and Nick Baloun senior national account manager.

Publication date: 10/16/2017

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