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.



Trane Technologies’ HVAC business announced a price increase ranging from 4-7.5% on select Trane applied and controls equipment, as well as certain unitary products.



User Friendly Home Services (The Woodlands, Texas) acquired Sal’s Heating & Cooling (North Royalton, Ohio).



Rooter Hero Plumbing & Air opened a new location in the metro San Francisco area.



Lennox Industries (Richardson, Texas) won a 2022 GOOD DESIGN Award in the Building Materials category for its SL25XPV heat pump.

Burnham Holdings Inc. (Lancaster, Penn.) appointed Christopher R. Drew as CEO.



Cochrane Supply & Engineering opened a new branch in Columbus, Ohio.



PHCC (Falls Church, Va.) appointed Cindy Sheridan as interim CEO.



HVAC Excellence (Mount Prospect, Ill.) accredited the HVACR educational programs at Kiamichi Technology Center (McAlester, Talihina, and Poteau, Okla.), Southern Regional Technical College (Moultrie, Ga.), and Louisiana Delta Community College (West Monroe, La.).



XOi Technologies (Nashville, Tenn.) appointed Leon Weiss as chief financial officer and Jeff Grisenthwaite as chief product officer.

Prokeep (New Orleans, La.) appointed Scott Wolfe Jr. as board member, Bryan Hjelm as vice president of product, and Derek Halpern as vice president.