HOUSTON — Ownership of the sales representation agreement for the Houston Independent Commercial Sales District has transitioned from R.O. Hunton, founder and chairman of the Hunton Group, to his son Richard Hunton, Jr., CEO of the Hunton Group. Richard will help carry on the legacy of his father, R.O., who has been a leader for Trane and the HVAC industry for more than 50 years. R.O. will stay on as chairman of the Hunton Group and will remain active in the business.

Richard is an active leader in the HVAC industry; he has served in professional leadership roles, including ASHRAE-president, Houston Chapter; BOMA-Education Committee Chair; Alliance for Energy, Economic and Environmental Building Solutions (AE3)-founding Board member; and Chairman of the U.S. Green Building Council Texas Gulf Coast Chapter.

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