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 (Charlotte, N.C.) announced a price increase of up to 12% on North American light commercial, commercial applied products and contraols.

Century Refrigeration (Pryor, Okla.) announced a 2% price increase on the base list price of select units.



Strikepoint Group Holdings (Newark, Del.) acquired Pinellas Comfort Systems (Pinellas County, Fla.).

Strikepoint Group Holdings (Newark, Del.) launched Horizon Group Holdings Technical Training Center, a technician training facility and program.



Marsden Services (St. Paul, Minn.) acquired Signature Mechanical (Spring Lake Park, Minn.).



DriSteem Corporation (Eden Prairie, Minn.) appointed Andy Erdmann as director of operations.

NAVAC (Lyndhurst, N.J.) promoted Luis Ochoa to director of sales, Northern division, and Keith Keller to director of sales, Southern division.

Berner International (New Castle, Pa.) awarded R. Williamson & Associates LLC (Skokie, Ill.) and SRS Enterprises (Middletown, N.J.) “Rep of the Year 2021” gold honors in the commission sales and buy/resell categories, respectively.



Controls Group North America (Brea, Calif.) appointed Sarah Monteleone as president.



HVAC Excellence (Mount Prospect, Ill.) accredited the HVACR training programs at Midwest Technical Institute (Springfield, Ill.) and South Louisiana Community College (Alexandria, La.).



ServiceTitan (Los Angeles) appointed Olive Huang as general counsel and secretary of the board, and Doug Myers as senior vice president of operations.