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.



University Mechanical Contractors (Mukilteo, Washington) earned the Associated General Contractors (AGC) 2019 Grand Award for Safety Excellence.

Abacus Plumbing, Air Conditioning & Electrical (Houston) received the Houston Better Business Bureau’s Pinnacle Award for the second consecutive year and fourth time in five years.



HB Global LLC (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) announced that its IT Landes division acquired Indian Valley Mechanical LLC (Harleysville, Pennsylvania).



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Chuck Walsh

Fresh-Aire UV (Jupiter, Florida) named Chuck Walsh national sales manager, covering the southeastern states. He is responsible for training and supporting all manufactuer’s reps.

Anvil Intl. (Exeter, New Hampshire) and Smith-Cooper Intl. (Commerce, California) completed their merger.

Rheem Mfg. Co. (Atlanta) acquired Intergas (Coevorden, the Netherlands).

Carrier Corp.’s (Charlotte, North Carolina) Weather Series Rooftop Unit (RTU) with EcoBlueTM Technology was named a finalist in Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine’s Product of the Year competition.



DMG Corp. (Orange, California) announced a partnership with Geoclima (Ronchi dei Legionari, Italy).

SRGI (Raynham, Massachusetts) was honored with the President’s Award from Rinnai (Nagoya, Japan).



The Star Supply Co. (New Haven, Connecticut) celebrated its 60th anniversary.

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John Watwood

Motion Industries Inc. (Birmingham, Alabama) named John Watwood group senior vice president of the company’s Southeast Group.



Air Movement and Control Association Intl. Inc. (AMCA) revised ANSI/AMCA Standard 610, “Laboratory Methods of Testing Airflow Measurement Stations for Performance Rating.”

The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) named Brian White, director of digital marketing for Rheem Mfg. Co. (Atlanta), to its board of directors.

ACCA named Todd Washam vice president of public policy and industry pelations.



Modernize (Austin, Texas) partnered with Renovate America (San Diego).


Publication date: 6/17/2019

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