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.



NearU Services (Charlotte, N.C.) partnered with Kendal Air Heating and Cooling Inc. (Charlotte, N.C.).

Strikepoint Group Holdings (Newark, Del.) acquired IERNA Heating, Cooling, and Plumbing (Lutz, Fla.), Mr. AC Cooling & Heating (Sarasota, Fla.), and Sansone Air Conditioning (Haverhill, Fla.).

Southern Home Services (Maitland, Fla.) acquired M.E. Flow Inc. (Alexandra, Va.).

Wrench Group (Marietta, Ga.) expanded into Nashville through the opening of a Coolray location.

Right Time Group of Companies (St. Catharines, Ontario) acquired Northern Air & Mechanical Systems Inc. (Sudbury, Ontario)

Air Pros USA (Davie, Fla.) acquired Universal Air and Heat (Tampa).



Refrigerated Solutions Group (Hudson, Wis.) appointed David Shirk strategic account manager.



Carrier’s (Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.) Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.15 per outstanding share of Carrier common stock.

AAON Inc. (Tulsa, Okla.) released its 2021 ESG Report.

NAVAC (Lyndhurst, N.J.) appointed Bryan Schwartz as national training manager.

DiversiTech Corp. (Duluth, Ga.) acquired Artiplastic (Milan), Castel Engineering (Belgium), and Rodigas (Padua, Italy).



Heritage Distribution Holdings (Atlanta) acquired Coastal Supply Company Inc. (Knoxville, Tenn.).

Marcone (St. Louis, Mo.) acquired Great Plains/Pool & Spa Products (Houston).

Cochrane Supply (Madison Heights, Mich.) acquired Control Tech Supply (Dallas).



PHCC - National Association (Falls Church, Va.) named Paul Hallam as its 2022 Plumbing Instructor of the Year and John McCuen Jr. as its 2022 HVAC Instructor of the Year.



HVAC Excellence accredited the HVAC educational program at Indian Capital Technology Center (Muskogee, Sallisaw, and Tahlequah, Okla.).



Ndustrial (Raleigh, N.C.) entered an integration partnership with M&M Carnot/Logix (Federalsburg, Md. and Seattle).