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.



Evapco Inc. (Taneytown, Maryland) has announced a price increase of up to 8% affecting all product lines, effective Feb. 1, 2021.



Uponor North America (Apple Valley, Minnesota) was announced as the 2020 Manufacturing Sustainability Award honoree by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.

Daikin North America LLC (Waller, Texas) announced a strategic alignment with ABCO HVACR Supply + Solutions (Long Island City, New York).

XOi Technologies (Nashville, Tennessee) named P.J. Fletcher as its vice president of sales.

Trane (Davidson, North Carolina) was named America’s Most Trusted® HVAC brand by Lifestory Research.



Air Pros Residential and Commercial Air Conditioning Services (Fort Myers, Florida) opened a new office in Plano, Texas.



The Unified Group announced B&I Contractors Inc. (Fort Myers, Florida) as the association’s 2020 Making the Difference Award recipient.

Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) named four new members to the 2021 board of directors: Loran Liu, Brian Blaushild, Michael Gallagher, and Jim Luce.

The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) named Dan Schuberth chief business development officer and William Inman chief public affairs officer for communications and advocacy.

The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) named Tom Daenzer, manager of digital business development for Belimo Americas (Danbury, Connecticut), to CABA’s board of directors.