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.



Carrier (Palm Beach Gardens, Florida) announced a price increase of up to 8% on North America residential, light commercial, and commercial applied products effective Sept. 1, 2021.



Pro Lennox International’s (Richardson, Texas) CEO and Chairman of the Board Todd Bluedorn will be stepping down in mid-2022.

Rinnai America Corporation (Peachtree City, Georgia) named Shelley Kiley as its vice president of operations.



The SEER Group LLC (Redmond, Washington) acquired a majority stake in Western Heating & Air Conditioning (Boise, Idaho).

Southern HVAC Corporation (Maitland, Florida) acquired A+ Heating & Cooling – Electrical (Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina) and Swift Services Heating, Cooling & Electrical (Myrtle Beach, South Carolina).

Pueblo Mechanical & Controls (Phoenix) has acquired Infinity Contractors (Fort Worth, Texas).

Right Time Group of Companies acquired Haven Home ClimateCare (Kingston, Ontario, Canada), which now operates as Haven Home.



Thomas J. McCarthy

Thomas J. McCarthy

Atlantic Westchester Inc. (Bedford, New York) named Thomas J. McCarthy as vice president of business operations.



Munch’s Supply (New Lenox, Ill.) acquired Marks Supply (Kitchener, Ontario), including its Watermarks division, nine branches, three retail plumbing showrooms, and two distribution centers servicing the province of Ontario, Canada.

Dakota Supply Group (Fargo, North Dakota) acquired Calverley Supply Company (Sterling Heights, Michigan) in an asset purchase effective July 1, 2021. Also, Chris Buelow has joined Dakota Supply Group as vice president of sales and marketing.

Kevin Haine

Kevin Haine

The ECCO Group (Edmonton, Alberta) named Kevin Haine as division vice president, leading ECCO sales and distribution, USA.

The Charles D. Jones Company (North Kansas City, Missouri) acquired Air Conditioning Utilities (Omaha, Nebraska).