For your information news briefs from a wide variety of categories within the HVAC industry. Price increases, mergers and acquisitions, award winners, and more are highlighted here each week.



DiFilippo’s Service Co. (Paoli, Pennsylvania) was awarded the Federated Insurance ACCA Super STAR Award.

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Ian McKeen

Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning (Plano, Texas) promoted Ian McKeen to president and CEO. McKeen joined Service Experts in 1998 and has more than 25 years of leadership experience in the HVAC industry in operations, procurement, sales, and marketing.



CoolSys (Brea, California) acquired ABC Refrigeration & HVAC (East Syracuse, New York).



Evans, Maille, & Associates Inc. (St. Louis) will represent Arzel Zoning Technology in Kansas and Missouri.



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Kerry Tingley

Eaton (Dublin, Ireland) named Kerry Tingley vice president and general manager, industrial controls division, electrical sector. She will be responsible for leading Eaton’s strategic growth and new product development initiatives.

Johnson Controls Inc. (Milwaukee) will host a grand opening of its new HVAC manufacturing and testing facility, located in Norman, Oklahoma.



XOi Technologies (Nashville, Tennessee) named Ben Henderson chief product officer.

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Guy Longworth

ServiceTitan (Glendale, California) named Guy Longworth chief marketing officer. Longworth is a veteran executive with more than 30 years of experience in sales and marketing for global brands.



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Thomas M. Tebbe

ESCO Group (Marion, Iowa) named Thomas M. Tebbe executive director of the HVACR Education Resource Network (HERN) and executive board member of ESCO Group. Tebbe has worked in various roles within the ESCO Group, most recently as the national programs director for HVAC Excellence.



IFS (Itasca, Illinois) was named to the Constellation ShortList for Field Service Management in the first quarter of 2019.

Service Nation Inc. (Flower Mound, Texas) ranked as one of Fort Worth’s 30 fastest growing companies in the 2019 January/February release of Fort Worth Inc. magazine.


Publication date: 3/18/2019

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