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.



Trane Technologies (Davidson, North Carolina) commercial HVAC business announced a price increase of up to 6% on select Trane unitary, applied, and controls equipment. The increase will be effective Nov. 7, 2020.



Clearent (Creve Coeur, Missouri) has acquired Wintac (Dundee, Illinois).

Huntsman Building Solutions (The Woodlands, Texas) received a 2020 Gold Innovation Award from Home Builder Executive.

Trimble (Sunnyvale, California) announced new integrations for Microsoft 365 and BIMcollab with its Trimble Connect cloud-based collaboration platform.

RectorSeal (Houston) has launched the RectorSeal Academy of self-directed e-learning courses for U.S. and Canadian tradespeople, service technicians, contractors, distributors, and manufacturers representatives.

Bacharach (New Kensington, Pennsylvania) named Matthew Toone as CEO.

Malco Products SBC (Annandale, Minnesota) announced the winners of its annual HVAC Trade-Pro of the Year Award program: Pablo Estrada, Shannon Godlewski, Tyler Norton, Dan Sorenson, and Michael Williams.

Lennox International (Dallas) is launching the Building Better Air initiative to improve the indoor air quality of commercial spaces.

DiversiTech Corp. (Duluth, Georgia) acquired Spin Tools from Cimport (Hutto, Texas).

Hart & Cooley LLC (Grand Rapids, Michigan) announced its ownership has transferred from Johnson Controls International plc (Milwaukee) to an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital (Miami, Florida).



Horizon Group Holdings (Wilmington, Delaware) added Hutchinson Heating, Cooling, Plumbing, and Energy Services (Cherry Hill, New Jersey) to its family of brands.

CoolSys (Brea, California) acquired Carolina Refrigeration Services Inc. (Lexington, South Carolina).

Hiller’s (Nashville, Tennessee) chief operating officer, Jimmy Hiller, Jr., was named to Nashville Business Journal’s 40 Under 40.



Winsupply Inc. (Dayton, Ohio) broke ground on the future home of the Richard W. Schwartz Center for Innovation.



Business Development Resources (SeaTac, Washington) launched a new website.