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.



Lennox Industries (Dallas) increased prices up to 8% on residential and commercial equipment, accessories, and parts.



Service Champions Group (Brea, Calif.) acquired Service Wizard Heating & Air Conditioning (Austin).

Del-Air Heating and Air Conditioning (Orlando) received a growth investment from Astara Capital Partners LLC (New York).



Modine Coatings (Racine, Wis.) partnered with Target Sales (Tampa, Fla.) and Wright Sales Co. (Upland, Calif.).

Malco Products SBC (Annandale, Minn.) appointed Michael Hemmesch as director of business intelligence.

AAON Inc. (Tulsa, Okla.) will replace R-410A with R-454B refrigerant in its products.



International Network for Women in Cooling (Paris) appointed Colleen Keyworth as president for 2023 and Dr. Ina Colombo-Youla as president-elect for 2024.



HVAC Excellence accredited the HVACR educational programs at Edison Academy (Alexandria, Va.), Greene County Technical Education Center (Stanardsville, Va.), Massanutten Technical Center (Harrisonburg, Va.), Tennessee College of Applied Technology (Jackson, Tenn.), and Tennessee College of Applied Technology (Whiteville, Tenn.)