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.



Allied Air Enterprises (West Columbia, S.C.) announced a price increase of up to 14% on commercial equipment and accessories.

WaterFurnace International (Fort Wayne, Ind.) announced a 6.1% price increase across all commercial product lines.

Daikin Applied (Minneapolis) announced a price increase of up to 5% on commercial HVAC equipment.



Southern HVAC (Maitland, Fla.) acquired Allen’s Air Conditioning & Heating (Hodgenville, Ky.).



Johnson Controls (Ireland) acquired Tempered Networks (Seattle).

Global Plasma Solution (Charlotte, N.C.) rebranded as GPS Air.

Franklin Electric (Fort Wayne, Ind.) appointed Matt Murray as senior business unit manager for industrial distribution and Mike Smith as senior business unit manager for fleet.

A. O. Smith Corporation (Milwaukee) appointed Noelle Brigham, P. E., Env. SP. as environmental, social, and governance director.

Hudson Technologies Inc. (Woodcliff Lake, N.J.) partnered with Lennox International Inc. (Richardson, Texas) to align their efforts to meet the CARB Regulation Order for Certified Reclaimed Refrigerant Use Requirements for Manufacturers of AC Equipment.



Munch’s Supply (New Lenox, Ill.) acquired Wholesale Sheet Metal (Kansas City, Kan.) and Pile Protection Tops (Kansas City, Kan.).



Service Nation (Coppell, Texas) promoted Jim Hinshaw to vice president of vertical markets.

Atlanta Water Works Corp. (Atlanta) joined the Wrench Group family (Marietta, Ga.).