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.



Ray Newstead

Ray Newstead

The ECCO Group (LANGLEY, British Columbia) announced the creation of the ECCO Sales and Distribution business unit and appointed Ray Newstead to head the Canadian division as division vice president.



Fujitsu General America (Pine Brook, New Jersey) selected BRS Sales and Marketing (Richmond, Virginia) to represent many of its high-efficiency heat pump products in North and South Carolina.

Hart & Cooley (Grand Rapids, Michigan) appointed HVAC RepCo (Memphis, Tennessee) to represent the Hart & Cooley products lines in Florida and South Georgia.



Hiller Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electrical (Nashville, Tennessee) will serve the customers of Mt. Juliet Heating and Air (Juliet, Tennessee).

Forrest Anderson Plumbing and A/C (Glendale, Arizona) recognized its employees for being named AZCentral’s “Best of the Desert” first place winner in both AC/Heating and Plumbing in the West Valley of Phoenix.

Southern HVAC Corporation (Maitland, Florida) acquired Dial Plumbing and Air Conditioning.

Green Dot Home Services (Wilmington, North Carolina) acquired Island Mechanical Services (Wadmalaw Island, South Carolina).

Granite Comfort (New York) acquired Green Air Care (Buffalo Grove, Illinois).

Right Time Group of Companies (St. Catharines, Ontario) acquired Comfort Masters LTD (Whitchurch-Stouffville, Ontario).

Wrench Group LLC (Marietta, Georgia) will partner with Williams Comfort Air (Indianapolis).



Cochrane Supply & Engineering (Madison Heights, Michigan) officially re-launched

Winsupply Inc. (Dayton, Ohio) purchased Atlantic Coastal Supply (Greenville, North Carolina).

Air-Con International (Pompano Beach, Florida) opened a new store in Miami.



ServiceTitan (Glendale, California) partnered with Gensco (Fife, Washington).



The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC)’s executive vice president, Michael R. Copp, will retire from PHCC in December 2021.