FYI: June 18, 2018
PRICE INCREASE: June 18, 2018
Aerovent, a division of Twin City Fan Cos. Ltd. (Minneapolis), announced a price increase between 6 and 9 percent for most products and programs, effective immediately.
MANUFACTURERS: June 18, 2018
Cambridge Engineering Inc. (Chesterfield, Missouri) acquired the Spec-Air and Ares brands of cooling products from Essick Air (Little Rock, Arkansas).
Industrial Louvers Inc. (Delano, Minnesota) named Julie Amundson director of operations.
Uponor’s (Apple Valley, Minnesota) Kate Olinger, senior manager, single family segment, was unanimously elected vice chair for the building and construction division of the Plastics Pipe Institute.
ORGANIZATIONS: June 18, 2018
The Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) welcomed Chiltrix Inc. (Chesapeake, Virginia) as a certification participant.
Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) released its monthly TRENDS report, showing average sales for HARDI distributor members increased by 6.4 percent in April 2018.
The International Accreditation Service (IAS) named Rocco Davis chair of its board of directors.
The California Energy Commission (CEC) issued the 2019 Building Energy Efficiency Standards, which will require solar photovoltaics and provide new home builders with incentives to include energy storage and to focus on demand response opportunities.
MANUFACTURER’S REPS: June 18, 2018
HTS New England (Peabody, Massachusetts) announced plans to merge operations with Control Technologies Inc. (Williston, Vermont).
Mulcahy Co. Inc. (Eagan, Minnesota) opened a new office in Fargo, North Dakota.
Temperature Equipment Corp. (Lansing, Illinois) was named The Whalen Co.’s (Easton, Maryland) new representative for Chicago, Northern Illinois, and Northern Indiana.
CONTRACTOR SERVICES: June 18, 2018
Harvest Partners LP, a New York-based private equity firm, acquired Dwyer Franchising LLC (Waco, Texas).
Mowery (Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania) announced plans to open a second office in York, Pennsylvania.
SOFTWARE: June 18, 2018
ServiceTitan (Glendale, California) was named one of the best workplaces for 2018 by Inc. magazine in its third annual survey of privately held companies.
Blue Pillar (Frederick, Maryland) announced its acceptance as a Qualified Vendor for Real Time Energy Management (RTEM) by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA).
Publication date: 6/18/2018