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.



Lennox Industries (Richardson, Texas) announced a price increase of 6-9% on all residential and commercial equipment, controls, and parts and supplies. The increase will be effective June 1, 2021.

ClimateMaster (Oklahoma City) announced a price increase of up to 6% for commercial and residential HVAC equipment. This price increase will be effective as early as May 12, 2021.

Daikin Applied (Minneapolis) announced a price increase of up to 6% on HVAC equipment. The increase, effective April 26, applies to all commercial heating and cooling products, including parts and supplies.

Allied Air Enterprises (West Columbia, South Carolina) announced a price increase between 5-7% beginning June 1, 2021.



Hoshizaki America Inc. (Peachtree City, Georgia) named Chris Karssiens as interim president.

Trane (La Crosse, Wisconsin) is establishing new operations in Dayton, Ohio, effective April 1, 2021.

TDIndustries Inc. (Dallas) celebrates 75 years.

enVerid Systems (Westwood, Massachusetts) named former Massachusetts Congressman Joe Kennedy III to its board of directors.



The Whalen Company (Easton, Maryland) named a new manufacturer representative: Insight Partners. The company will be covering central and western Florida.

Nortek Global HVAC (O’Fallon, Missouri) named AC Supply Co. (Fort Worth, Texas) its HVAC wholesale distributor of Frigidaire and Gibson residential heat pump, air conditioner, gas furnace, and air handler brands for the Dallas–Fort Worth metropolitan area.

Voeller & Associates (Bellevue, Washington) was named Refrigerated Solutions Group (Hudson, Wisconsin) newest independent sales and marketing representative, effective April 1, 2021.



A.J. Perri (Tinton Falls, New Jersey) is celebrating its 50th year in business.

Express Refrigeration Inc. (Sacramento, California) has signed an agreement to join ABM’s (New York) Linc Service franchise network.

Sansone Air Conditioning (Haverhill, Florida) won the Carrier (Palm Beach Gardens, Florida) President’s Award for Excellence for 2021.

Southern HVAC Corporation (Maitland, Florida) acquired Five Star Plumbing, Heating and Cooling (Greer, South Carolina).



Aquatherm (Lindon, Utah) added Southern Pipe & Supply (Meridian, Mississippi) as a distribution partner.