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SPX Cooling Technologies Inc. (Overland Park, Kansas) announced a price increase of 4 to 5 percent on Marley® and Recold® products, effective immediately.

Ingersoll Rand (Davidson, North Carolina) announced a price increase of 5 to 8 percent on residential HVAC products, including Trane®, American Standard®, and Ameristar™ equipment and all parts and supply brands, effective Jan. 1, 2019.



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Daikin Applied Americas renewed its Premier Partner status with the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) until 2021.

Côr™ (Indianapolis), a brand of UTC Climate, Controls & Security (Farmington, Connecticut), announced its Côr 5C and 7C thermostats now work with Google Assistant.

Titus HVAC (Plano, Texas) named Trenton Yarbrough vice president of sales and product management. He has over 20 years of experience in HVAC and aerospace industries.

Motion Industries named Hal Midkiff product sales manager for process pumps and equipment.



Meier Supply Co. (Conklin, New York) named Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating (Suwanee, Georgia) Vendor of the Year.

Havtech was named primary distributor for Eaton’s variable frequency drives in the mid-Atlantic region.



Northrich Co. (Cleveland, Ohio) is now the exclusive Evapco Inc. (Taneytown, Maryland) representative in the HVAC and industrial process markets in Cleveland.

Heat Transfer Sales of the Carolinas (Greensboro, North Carolina) will represent Adey Innovation Ltd. (Pittsburgh) in North Carolina and South Carolina.



Bakersfield College (Bakersfield, California) launched its first HVAC Certificate and Associate of Science Degree programs.

Franklin County High School (Rocky Mount, Virginia) was granted accreditation of its HVAC program by HVAC Excellence.



QA Graphics (Ankeny, Iowa) announced a partnership with Infinite Automation Systems Inc. (Lafayette, Colorado).


Publication date: 11/12/2018

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