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.



Daikin Applied (Minneapolis) announced a price increase of up to 12% on commercial HVAC equipment.



Heartland Home Services (Grand Rapids, Mich.) acquired Masters Heating & Cooling Inc. (Indianapolis and Fort Wayne, Ind.) and Blue Frost Heating & Cooling (Chicago).

Hiller Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electrical (Nashville) was named among Ruud’s “Top Market Maker” winners and honored as the No. 1 Top Ruud ProPartner for 2021.



Rinnai America Corporation (Peachtree City, Ga.) appointed Bernard Beyer as vice president of information technology, Sean Boyer as vice president of quality assurance, and Buster Kennett as vice president of finance.

Viega (Broomfield, Colo.) won approval for additional components to be used onboard Navy combat ships.

SecureAire Technologies LLC (Dunedin, Fla.) appointed Jeremiah John as vice president of finance and Joseph Vandehey as western regional manager.



Munch’s Supply (New Lennox, Ill.) acquired T.A. Gentry Supply Inc. (Lansing, Kalamazoo, and Holland, Mich.).



The U.S. Green Building Council (Washington D.C.) appointed Lisa Revitte as chief operating officer.



HVAC Excellence (Mount Prospect, Ill.) accredited the HVAC program at Wallace State Community College (Hanceville, Ala.).