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.



Johnson Controls (Cork, Ireland) was awarded “IoT Partner Ecosystem of the Year” in the 2021 IoT Breakthrough Awards.

Crescent Tools (Sparks, Maryland) appointed HVAC RepCo (Lakeland, Tennessee) to represent the Crescent Tools family of product brands in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas.

Motion Industries Inc. (Birmingham, Alabama) announced that, effective immediately, it will operate under the brand name of “Motion.”



Horizon Group Holdings (Wilmington, Delaware) acquired Eanes Heating & Air Conditioning (High Point, North Carolina), and Maitz Home Services (Allentown, Pennsylvania).

CoolSys (Brea, California) named Jamie Williams as chief information and technology officer.

Jarboe’s Plumbing, Heating and Cooling (Jefferson, Kentucky) acquired Pacific Plumbing (Seattle, Washington).

Redwood Services (Memphis, Tennessee) announced it has partnered with Rite Way Heating, Cooling & Plumbing (Tucson, Arizona).



Harris (St. Paul, Minnesota) has been named in the 2021 Top Workplaces USA by Energage.



Simplii Consulting (Dallas) has opened its doors for business with offices in Dallas, Texas, and Nashville, Tennessee.



The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) elected Michael Medart, president and CEO, Medart Engine & Marine (Arnold, Missouri), as chairman of the NAW board of directors.