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 8% on North American commercial applied products.



P1 Service Group (Chicago) partnered with Essig Plumbing & Heating (Reading, Penn.) and McHales Inc. (Levittown, Penn.).

NearU Services (Charlotte, N.C.) partnered with Carolina Cool (Surfside Beach, S.C.).

Redwood Services (Memphis, Tenn.) invested in Apollo Heating, Cooling and Plumbing (Kent, Ohio).



Ice Air LLC (Mt. Vernon, N.Y.) president and co-CEO Mo Siegel announced retirement.

Malco Products SBC (Annandale, Minn.) appointed Bill Sharpe to its board of directors.

Johnson Controls (Ireland) appointed Lei Schlitz as vice president and president of global products.

Lennox International Inc. (Dallas) appointed Gary Bedard as president of the residential business segment.



Munch’s Supply (New Lennox, Ill.) acquired BellSimons (Hartford, Conn.).

API of NH and Delta T (Manchester, N.H.) appointed Ed Doherty as president.



The Propane Education & Research Council (D.C.) appointed Jim Bunsey as director of commercial business development.



XOi Technologies (Nashville) appointed Brent Pearson to its board of directors.

The New Flat Rate (Dalton, Ga.) appointed Erika Mosteller as director of partnerships and events, Cynthia Wilson as director of operations, and Madeline Hughes as sales manager.