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Lennox Industries (Richardson, Texas) announced a price increase between 4 and 7 percent on residential equipment, accessories, and parts, effective Feb. 4, 2019.

Allied Air Enterprises (West Columbia, South Carolina) announced a price increase between 4 and 7 percent on residential and commercial equipment, accessories, and parts, effective Feb. 1, 2019.



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Jimmy Hiller Jr.

Hiller Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electrical (Nashville, Tennessee) promoted Jimmy Hiller Jr. to chief operating officer. He joined the Hiller Plumbing team full time in 2010, beginning in sales. Most recently, he served as both a member of the executive team and the general manager of the largest, most profitable branch in Nashville. 



Weil-McLain® (Burr Ridge, Illinois) named Mike Doorhy vice president and general manager.

Alfa Laval (Lund, Sweden) announced the retirement of its Marine Division president, Peter Leifland. The company named Sameer Kalra the new president of the division, effective Jan. 1, 2019.

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Frank Fuller

Rheem Mfg. Co.’s (Atlanta) Prestige® Series Hybrid Electric Water Heater was named one of BuildingGreen’s Top 10 Green Building Products for 2019.

Master-Bilt Products (New Albany, Mississippi) named Frank Fuller vice president of sales and customer care. Fuller will develop and execute a commercial strategy to not only achieve sales growth but expand new business opportunities as well. 



David Gooding Inc. (Brockton, Massachusetts) will represent Adey Innovation Ltd. (Pittsburgh) in eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland.

Hugh M. Cunningham Co. (Carrollton, Texas) will represent Navac Inc. (Lyndhurst, New Jersey) in New Mexico, Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas, and Oklahoma.



ASHRAE announced a call for papers for the 7th International Conference On Energy Research and Development (ICERD), to be held Nov. 29-21, 2019, in Kuwait. Abstract submissions are due Dec. 24. If accepted, papers will be due Jan. 21, 2019.



Modine Mfg. Co. (Racine, Wisconsin) announced its board of directors authorized the repurchase of up to $50 million of its common stock over the next two years.


Publication date: 12/17/2018

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