TORONTO, Canada — Armstrong Fluid Technology has been honored by the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association (SMACNA) of Brazil with industry awards for its key role in two major projects.

SMACNA recognized Armstrong with its New Project of the Year Award for the company’s involvement with the Patteo Shopping Mall in Olinda, Pernambuco, Brazil. The company was also one of the recipients of SMACNA’s Retrofit (Energy Upgrade) Project of the Year Award for its contributions to the Hotel Unique retrofit project in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

“We are very honored to be chosen for these prestigious industry awards that recognize Armstrong Fluid Technology’s innovative energy-savings solutions,” said Gabriel Covete, general manager, Armstrong Latin America.

Covete said Armstrong collaborated with other leading HVACR manufacturers on the Patteo Shopping Mall to create an innovative air conditioning and ventilation system that incorporates advanced and efficient technologies. Twenty-one Armstrong Design Envelope pumps were key components of the overall HVAC system.

Armstrong was also part of the team that created an innovative retrofit of the Hotel Unique’s Chilled Water Plant (CAG) that has already resulted in energy savings of 41 percent. In addition to its design and installation expertise, Armstrong supplied seven Design Envelope Vertical In-Line Pumps to the project.  

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