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.



Wrench Group LLC (Marietta, Ga.) acquired Superior Service (St. Augustine, Fla.).

Heartland Home Services (Grand Rapids, Mich.) acquired Hurlburt Heating, AC & Plumbing (Durand, Wis.).

The SEER Group LLC (Issaquah, Wash.) acquired a majority stake in Evergreen Gas, Heating & Cooling (Sherwood, Ore.).



OMERS Private Equity (New York and Toronto) will acquire Pueblo Mechanical & Controls (Phoenix).

PremiStar (Deerfield, Ill.) acquired Mechanical Service Inc. (Iowa City).



Industrial Chimney Company (Saint-Jérôme, Québec) acquired Cheminée Lining (Terrebonne, Québec).

Systemair North America (Lenexa, Kan.) appointed Jeff Bredeson as president.

Diversified Heat Transfer (Towaco, N.J.) acquired the assets and key personnel of Sussman Electric Boiler (Long Island City, N.Y.).

AAON Inc. (Tulsa, Okla.) appointed Rob Teis as vice president of sales and marketing.

Daikin Industries Ltd. (Japan) appointed Jeff Drees as chief executive officer and president of Daikin Applied Americas (Minneapolis).

Robertshaw Controls Company (Itasca, Ill.) appointed John Hewitt as chief executive officer.



HVAC Excellence (Mount Prospect, Ill.) accredited the HVACR training programs at Hennepin Technical College Campuses (Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie, Minn.).



Xplor Technologies (United Kingdom) acquired Enterprise Selling Solutions (Jacksonville, Fla.).