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Ingersoll Rand’s (Davidson, North Carolina) commercial HVAC business unit announced a price increase of up to 5 percent on select applied equipment and controls for Trane, effective July 13.



Rooter Hero (Los Angeles) purchased Specialty Contracting Group LLC (Phoenix).



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John Sheff

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Jason O’Neill

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Sean Moseley

Danfoss (Baltimore) appointed John Sheff to director of public and industry affairs for North America. Sheff succeeds Mark Menzer, who is preparing to retire.

Taco Comfort Solutions (Cranston, Rhode Island) hired Jason O’Neill as  regional manager for wholesale products, covering the Western U.S. region.

Fresh-Aire UV (Jupiter, Florida) named Sean Moseley vice president of residential sales.

SPX Cooling Technologies Inc. (Overland Park, Kansas) announced that the Marley NC Everest Cooling Tower was named the 2019 Environmental Leader Product of the Year.

Carrier Corp.’s (Charlotte, North Carolina) AquaEdge 19DV water-cooled chiller was named a finalist in Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine’s Product of the Year competition.

Fujitsu General America (Fairfield, New Jersey) opened a new warehouse in Piscataway, New Jersey.

Bosch Thermotechnology’s (Watertown, Massachusetts) SM Rev C geothermal heat pump has been named “Most Efficient” by Energy Star.



ESP Co. (Vandalia, Ohio) was named Vendor Partner of the Year in its revenue tier at the annual Blue Hawk Conference.

O’Connor Co. (Sioux Falls, South Dakota) received the ClimateMaster Distinguished Dealer Award for 2019.



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Aaron Gunzner

Air Movement and Control Association Intl. Inc. (AMCA) named Aaron Gunzner advocacy manager.

National Energy Management Institute Committee (NEMIC) hired Soph Davenberry as the chief technology officer.

ASHRAE announced that Rupal Choksi, Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute’s (AHRI’s) assistant vice president and industry sector lead, Unitary, will receive a Distinguished Service Award.


Publication date: 6/24/2019

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