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NADCA to Host Fall Technical Conference in Texas
Registration Now Open for September 7-9 Event.

Winsupply names Winsupply San Antonio Tx Co. Company of the Year, others by industry categories.

New Watts® Works(SM) Learning Center Opens in Ft. Worth, TX. The latest of the Watts Works Learning Centers, now with 200+ employees, has opened in Ft. Worth, TX.

Lennox to Donate Residential HVAC Units to Local Community Heroes, Nominations Now Open.

Modine Acquires Napps Technology, Expanding Product Offering in Strategic Indoor Air Quality Markets. Acquisition provides modular heat pump chillers and condensing units that complement Modine's existing indoor air quality line focused on the North American K-12 school market.

Southern Pipe & Supply named top 100 workplace for millennials. For the second time, Fortune Magazine has recognized Southern Pipe & Supply as one of the Top 100 Employers for Millennials in the country.

Weil-McLain® Upgrades ECO® Tec Series 2 with Multi-Boiler Functionality ECO Tec Series 2 Model Allows Technicians to Connect and Operate Up to Eight Units. WM Technologies, LLC, North America’s leading boiler manufacturer, makes multi-boiler functionality control easier with the introduction of the Weil-McLain® ECO® Tec Series 2 high-efficiency residential boiler.
PHCC Contractors Day at the Capitol.
As our industry continues to evolve, together we will rise to the occasion and meet whatever challenges come our way. 
The second annual event, hosted by the business training and coaching experts, offers contractors and service leaders a unique opportunity for reconnection and business insight.

Building Performance Association Applauds the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s Approval of Arizona’s Weatherization Assistance Plan.
The plan will help lower energy bills for Arizona households and create jobs.

Cochrane Supply Acquires Control Tech Supply to Broaden Its National Footprint.  The acquisition will add customers from Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Arkansas.

Coburn Supply Company Acquires Chris-More, Inc.’s Assets & Locations.  Coburn Supply Company is proud to announce the acquisition of Chris-More, Inc.’s assets and three locations. For the past 50+ years, Chris-More, Inc has been a leading plumbing wholesaler with three locations in Tennessee.

Winsupply’s Regional Distribution Center Grand Opening in Oklahoma City.  Winsupply’s strategic and rapid growth continues with the grand opening of its sixth regional distribution center (RDC), located just south of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Modine partners with Texas AirSystems To Expand Access To Airedale Product Line. Leading HVAC manufacturer to empower contractors with variety of commercial HVAC solutions

Air Pros USA Strengthens Presence in Texas by Acquiring 120 Year Old Dallas Plumbing Company. Fort Lauderdale-based Air Pros USA announced the acquisition of Dallas Plumbing Company, a leading family owned and operated HVAC and plumbing business
Kohler brings 1M SF factory, 425 jobs to Casa Grande.
Wisconsin plumbing products giant Kohler plans to establish a new $300 million factory in Arizona that will create hundreds of new jobs.

CSW Industrials Completes Acquisition of Shoemaker Manufacturing for $41.3 Million. This strategic acquisition further expands CSWI’s HVAC/R product offering, with customizable GRD for commercial and residential markets, and regional exposure to the northwest United States.

Granite Comfort Expands Footprint in Dallas-Ft Worth Metroplex with Acquisition Strittmatter. Granite Comfort, a leading residential HVAC and plumbing investment company, announced today that it has acquired Strittmatter.

Bradford White Water Heaters Adds eLearning Opportunities as Part of Training Program Rebrand.  Top manufacturer adds a self-paced 24x7 eLearning option to existing industry-leading training offerings.

Winsupply H2O acquisition. Winsupply Inc., one of the largest distributors in the nation, has completed the purchase of both H2O Supply locations.

Oatey Co. Relocates and Expands Dallas-Area Distribution Center.
The new facility allows manufacturer to best service customers through increased efficiency and productivity.

Winsupply opens new HVAC distributor in Mission, Texas.
Winsupply Inc., one of the nation’s largest distributors, has opened Winsupply of Rio Grande Valley, in Mission, Texas. The new company serves heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) contractors in the Rio Grande Valley of southern Texas.

Advantage Alliance™ Teams with Daikin on Service Program.
Advantage Alliance™ announces a relationship with Daikin North America LLC (Daikin) to lead the way in meeting growing consumer demand for worry free, all-inclusive home services memberships through Daikin’s network of professional HVAC contractors.

Now Available Belimo SELECTPRO™ Online.
Belimo Americas is excited to announce SelectPro™, the sizing and selection tool is now integrated onto the Belimo website!

TACCA Conference Registration is Open!
The Texas Air Conditioning Contractors Association is excited to hold its first conference since 2016 at the beautiful Lakeway Resort & Spa in Lakeway, Texas. Packed with valuable CE*, exhibits, and networking opportunities, you won't want to miss this event! 

COVID-19 Pandemic: What Local Service Businesses Are Doing.
We are in unprecedented times with COIVD-19 sweeping the nation, leaving many plumbing, HVAC and other home service businesses in a state of uncertainty and hesitant about how best to proceed.

Nominations Open for Lennox' 2020 Feel The Love Program.
Lennox provides essential HVAC equipment to frontline workers amid COVID-19 pandemic.

HomeServe Looks Westward for HVAC Expansion, Acquires Phoenix-area Hays Cooling, Heating and Plumbing. - Follows HomeServe’s 2019 acquisitions of Mesa, AZ-based American Home Guardian and Dallas-Ft. Worth’s Crawford Services -

Zen Ecosystems & Ferguson HVAC Announce Partnership – Commercial Building Energy Management Applications.  Zen Ecosystems and Ferguson launch partnership providing an intelligent energy management solution targeted at solving commercial energy related challenges and benefiting customers’ bottom lines.

Reliant Launches 2020 Beat the Heat Program to Help Houstonians “Stay Cool in Your Home” — Reliant Powers Your Summer with Cooling Devices and Services to Seniors & Residents—.

Winsupply names Odessa Winlectric Company of the Year, others by industry categories. Winsupply Inc., one of the nation’s largest wholesalers, has named Odessa Winlectric (Texas), its 2018 Company of the Year. Odessa Winlectric was the overall winner while several other Winsupply companies were named winners in their respective industries.
MORSCO HVAC Supply Launches E-Commerce Solution.
Customers Can Get Jobs Done Faster with Online Ordering, Tracking and Much More.
Hercules Industries Acquires Passage Supply Co.
The acquisition marks Hercules’s 20th location nationwide.
The Future of Flat Rate Pricing Seminars for Service Business Owners Announced.
The New Flat Rate, a leading provider of menu pricing for residential home service companies, has announced the dates of its four new business seminars for 2018, titled The Future of Flat Rate Pricing.
Winsupply opens Winsupply of Kerrville, Texas, and Winsupply of Chattanooga, Tenn.  Winsupply Inc., one of the nation’s largest distributors, has opened Winsupply of Kerrville (Texas), serving plumbing, heating and air conditioning (HVAC), and water well contractors in southwest Texas, and Winsupply of Chattanooga (Tenn.), serving HVAC contractors in southeast Tennessee and north Georgia.

Willbanks Announces New Headquarters in Houston, TX.
Construction is underway on a new corporate headquarters for the Willbanks family of companies to be located at 735 Buffalo Run in the Lake View Business Park (a Trammel Crow development 1 block south of the south Sam Houston Parkway at Fondren).

HTS Texas Expands HTS University: Free HVAC Equipment Training Initiative.
HTS Texas, the Texas partner of the largest independent commercial HVAC manufacturers' representative in North America, announced that the company is expanding its training program, HTS University, with the addition of a new regional training instructor and diversified course offering.
HVAC RepCo Appointed as Manufacturers’ Representatives Agency for Siemens Control Products & Systems.
Siemens, a global technology leader, announces the appointment of HVAC RepCo as a new representative agency for its Control Products and Systems product lines for the states of Texas, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Arkansas, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, Kansas, Ohio, Indiana, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana.

Winsupply acquires Thomas Pipe & Supply, Arizona's leading industrial PVF distributor.  Winsupply Inc., one of the largest distributors in the nation, has purchased Thomas Pipe & Supply, a Phoenix distributor of industrial pipe, valves and fittings. Terms of the purchase were not disclosed.

Dwyer Group announces largest Women in the Trades Scholarship class.
Dwyer Franchising, LLC, one of the world’s largest franchising companies of trade service brands, has announced the largest Women in the Trade Scholarship class since the program was launched in 2012.

Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning Announces International Partnership with Make-A-Wish®. Campaign Kicks Off With Initial Donation of $150,000.

Silent-Aire Announces Grand Opening of New US Headquarters in Gilbert, Arizona.
Silent-Aire, a global manufacturer of HVAC equipment and modular data centers, announced the grand opening of its new 146,000 ft2 USA headquarters in Gilbert,

Lone Star College Tomball Texas Seeking HVAC Maintenance Technicians.
Maintenance Tech III, HVAC and Senior Maintenance Technician, HVAC - 2 openings

Carrier, Midea Launch Residential Ductless HVAC Joint Venture in North America
Carrier, a world leader in high-technology heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) solutions, and Midea America, a subsidiary of Midea Group Co., Ltd. (SZ:000333), the world’s largest producer of major appliances, today announced the launch of Carrier Midea North America.

HARDI Launches Inaugural Annual Conference Contest.
Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) has launched its inaugural Annual Conference Contest for individuals from HARDI members who have never attended a HARDI Annual Conference.

Daikin Selects Distributor Don Stevens for Expanded Territory in Western States
In addition to Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin, Don Stevens will distribute Daikin residential unitary HVAC equipment in Arizona, Colorado and Utah, with planned expansion into New Mexico next year.

Uniweld Products, Inc. Releases New Tutorial Video Showing How to Repair Their 2-Valve Brass Manifolds.
Uniweld released a new video on and YouTube that explains how to repair a 2-valve brass manifold. Before leaving the factory, all Uniweld manifolds are calibrated and must pass a quality control pressure test to ensure accuracy and reliability.

Energy Department helping develop new A/C technologies.
Most people look forward to enjoying the summer sun and beating the heat in a cool, air-conditioned building. However, those dreading their summer energy bills know the dog days of summer can mean high energy consumption at a high price.

R. Bruce Carnevale has been appointed to the position of president and COO at Bradford White Corp.
R. Bruce Carnevale began his career with Bradford White 1996.

Lennox Launches New Smart Thermostat For Optimal Home Comfort
The new iComfort E30 smart thermostat uses home automation technology to save energy and create an "ideal comfort" temperature.

Custom Air Products & Services, Inc. Announces Multiple New Line Listings for 2017.  Custom Air Products & Services, Inc. (CAPS), a leading commercial and industrial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) company has once again expanded its National Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) Certification by adding Multiple New Line Listings for 2017.

WaterFurnace Announces Return of SEVENbration Savings Event.
Homeowners can save $2,000 on the 7 Series geothermal heat pump and receive free Symphony home comfort platform.

Daikin Texas Technology Park Hosts Grand Opening
Event celebrates the resurgence of manufacturing leadership and job creation in the United States

CE Launches AHRI System Builder Tool To Assist HVAC Contractors In Building HVAC Systems.  Innovative online tool designed to offer contractors the benefits of building an AHRI certified HVAC system with just a few clicks of a mouse.

Hunton Distribution earns Trane’s Top Independent Performance Parts and Supply Award.  For the second year in a row, the commercial parts department at Hunton Distribution received the “Top Independent Performance” award for Parts and Supply.
Joseph S. Groh Foundation Recipient Charlie Yerger.
His HVAC career started as an installation foreman for a controls contractor, which led to working as a technician for a large residential and commercial HVAC contractor in central Texas.

Texas Christian University's Arena Renovation Challenges HVAC Engineers and Contractors.
Engineers overcome venue's HVAC equipment space limitations and design/installation challenges of new 47-foot-high, 60-inch-diameter duct.

Standard Plumbing Supply is primary sponsor of No. 72 Cole Whitt at Phoenix Raceway.
TriStar Motorsports announces Standard Plumbing Supply as the primary sponsor of the No. 72 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series entry with driver Cole Whitt.

Armstrong Announces Winners of Its Harley Davidson Motorcycle Promotion.
Texas Contractor & Counter Person Are the Two Big Winners.

Expressions Home Gallery opens new location.
Expressions Home Gallery has a new location in San Antonio, Texas, located at 9901 Broadway, Suite 104. The new facility features 11,000 square feet of space.

U.S. Congressman McCaul Tours Daikin Texas Technology Park.
Daikin Texas Technology Park got a visit from U.S. Congressman Michael McCaul recently, who toured the campus near northwest Houston and visited with some of the more than 3,000 people working there.

NCI Summit 2017 Swoops into Scottsdale this April.
The National Comfort Institute’s (NCI) annual Home and HVAC Performance Summit 2017 is in the final stages of preparation and HVAC contractors from around the country are invited to attend.

Heatcraft Launches Certified Contractor Program.
Heatcraft Certification Program Targets Growth for Service Contractors and Technicians.

HTS Launches New Website,
The new HTS site is designed to enhance user experience with streamlined navigation and updated location-specific capabilities.

Houston based John Moore Tech, provides fast-paced continuing education to HVAC technicians. Skilled-trade labor- which includes careers in plumbing, electrical and HVAC repair- has taken a hit recently as more and more high-school graduates pursue careers in other fields.

Fresh-Aire UV® Names Southwestern HVAC Sales as 2016 Rep of the Year at Las Vegas’ AHR Expo.

Fresh-Aire UV®, Jupiter, Fla., the largest manufacturer of UVC and PCO/carbon indoor air quality (IAQ) products in North America, named Southwestern HVAC Sales LLC, Smithville, Texas as its “2016 Rep of the Year".

Entech Acquires LBS Oklahoma City.
Entech Sales and Service Inc. announced they are acquiring Oklahoma City-based Logical Building Solutions Inc.
Lennox® Commercial Innovation Truck. Innovation Never Felt So Good.
Outfitted with the latest products, the Lennox Innovation Truck features true-to-size displays of Lennox’ most popular and technologically advanced HVAC systems.

HARDI Mid-Season Survey and Outlook Available.
HARDI recently released its JP Morgan Mid-Season Survey Results and Outlook, a trifecta of report, presentation and webinar.

Jackson Supply 16th Annual Golf Tournament – September 30th, October 1st, & 2nd 2016. Jackson Supply will be hosting its 16thannual Golf Tournament on the weekend of September 30th thru October 2nd. The tournament and practice round will be held at Shell Landing. We are expecting over 200+ golfers so reserve your spot early!
Custom Air Products & Services, Inc. Announces Record Quarter for Mechanical Field Services Division.  Custom Air Products & Services, Inc. (CAPS), a leading commercial and industrial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) company, is proud to announce record first quarter results for its Mechanical Field Services division.
Mitsubishi HVAC Company Launches New Website.
Mitsubishi Now, a cooling and heating company in Houston, TX, are proud to have launched their brand new website. The site highlights the various services they offer, as well as the five geographical areas that they target.

Wittichen Supply Company Replaces Homegrown Solution With Industry-Specific ERP Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, today announced Wittichen Supply Company has chosen the Epicor® Eclipse® distribution system to replace a homegrown solution and help digitalize their HVAC business.

APHCC-TEXAS Foundation Awards Scholarships.
The Associated Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors of Texas Charitable and Education Foundation has awarded a total of $17,000 in scholarships.

Ferguson acquires Bruce-Rogers Company of Fort Smith, Arkansas.
Ferguson Enterprises, Inc. (Ferguson), the largest plumbing distributor in the U.S., announces the acquisition of Bruce-Rogers Company in a stock transaction completed May 23, 2016.
MORSCO Enters Atlanta Market through Acquisition of DeVore & Johnson Georgia­Based Plumbing Wholesaler Expands MORSCO’s Footprint in the Southeast.
MORSCO, a Fort Worth-­based distributor of commercial and residential plumbing products, heating and cooling equipment (HVAC), and pipe, valves and fittings (PVF), has acquired substantially all of the assets of DeVore & Johnson, a plumbing wholesaler with four locations in Georgia (three in Atlanta Metro and one in Athens).
Choice Partners Recognizes HTS for Energy Savings.
HTS was recognized by Choice Partners for bringing significant energy savings to the Bell County Expo Center in its latest renovation. Along with savings, the Bell County Expo Center praised HTS for hard work, dedication to quality, and expertise.
Uponor announces intellectual property agreement with HeatLink Group Inc. and PexCor Manufacturing Inc.  Allows HeatLink and PexCor to use Uponor technology under license and resolves litigation in U.S. and Canada.

Moffitt Corporation, Inc. Acquires Western Canwell
This purchase adds the Canwell factory, product line, sales representatives and manufacturing expertise to Moffitt’s existing global industrial ventilation and natural solutions business.

Revolutionize YOUR Fleet! Durashell 175 & 145 Slip On Composite Truck Bodies.
With the full size truck market seeing countless improvements in recent years, the time for an all new work truck storage solution is here....

Wrightsoft® Announces Collaboration with ENERGY STAR®
The new ENERGY STAR V3 Rev. 8 HVAC Design Report is now integrated with Wrightsoft’s Right-Suite® Universal 2017 software.

Morrison Supply Company Named LG Duct Free System Distributor of the Year For Second Consecutive Year.
Morrison Supply Company, a Fort Worth-based company, claimed the title of 2015 LG Duct Free System Distributor (DFS) of the Year at the inaugural LG DFS Distributor Conference in Half Moon Bay, CA.

Ferguson acquires Andrews Lighting Gallery.
Ferguson will conduct business from the former Andrews Lighting Gallery, Inc. locations as Andrews Lighting & Hardware Gallery, a Ferguson enterprise.

Winsupply opens five new companies in Texas, Denver.
DAYTON, Ohio, March 7, 2016 – Winsupply Inc., one of the largest distributors in the nation, has opened five new locations, four in Texas that serve HVAC contractors, and one in Denver that focuses on fire protection systems.

HTS Plans to Focus on DFW Market in 2016
HTS, the largest independent commercial HVAC manufacturers’ representative in North America, plans to focus its investments on expansion in Dallas in 2016. Since 2010, HTS has seen significant success in the Dallas market and aims to move forward by investing 90 percent of 2016 investment funds into its growth in the area.

Seresco Introduces Split-System DOAS Dehumidifier with the Smallest Refrigerant Charge in HVAC Industry.  The Outdoor Air (OA) Series targets commercial buildings requiring a green indoor split-system solution for dedicated outdoor air needs.

Pentair announced today at the Consumer Electronics Show, that its leading brand of electric floor heating systems—Nuheat—now works with the Nest Learning Thermostat.

Audax Private Equity Acquires Source Refrigeration & HVAC, Inc.
Audax Private Equity today announced that it has partnered with management to acquire Source Refrigeration & HVAC, Inc. (“Source”) from Arsenal Capital Partners. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Daikin breaks ground on new campus.
Daikin Industries, Ltd., the world’s largest manufacturer of heating, cooling and refrigerant products, recently held their ground-breaking ceremony at the future location of their new, consolidated HVAC equipment engineering, manufacturing and logistics campus in Waller, TX, northwest of Houston.

Wise County Winsupply opens to serve plumbing customers in Texas.
Wise Country Winsupply has opened in Texas to provide wholesale plumbing contractors in Wise County and surrounding counties with an inventory of high quality plumbing products, supplies and services.

EcoNet's IOT Wireless HVAC Vent Receives SmartThings Approval.
EcoNet Controls of Clearwater Florida, a manufacturer of Home Automation Devices, has received the "Works with SmartThings" stamp of approval for its EV100 series of Z-Wave HVAC vents.

CoilDesigner Software Can Now Simulate the Performance of MicroGroove Smaller-Diameter Copper Tubes, Says Copper Alliance and Optimized Thermal Systems.
The International Copper Association (ICA) and Optimized Thermal Systems, Inc. (OTS) today announced that newly developed MicroGrooveTM correlations will be implemented in CoilDesigner® software.

Help a Student Choose the Right Career Path...Hire an Intern.
College students often don't make firm career decisions until their third or fourth year of school. You can influence their choices by hiring them as interns during their early college years.

Goodman Establishes New Base in U.S. State of Texas.
Consolidates 4 U.S. factories, logistics, and marketing function. Aiming for medium- to long-term business expansion in the HVAC market of North America, Daikin Industries, Ltd. is establishing a new base in the suburbs of Houston through its subsidiary Goodman.
White-Rodgers Introduces New Direct Replacement Options.
Integrated Furnace Control Modules Available for Fall Service Calls. White-Rodgers, a business unit of Emerson (NYSE: EMR) and part of the Emerson Climate Technologies business segment, today introduced four new direct replacement controls for Carrier, Trane and York single-stage furnaces.

New Features Make Goodman's New Modulating Gas Furnace Even Easier To Sell and Install.  New heat exchanger design and 97% AFUE efficiency rating offer even better value. Goodman kicked off the fall heating season by introducing the new G_VM97 modulating gas furnace featuring improvements such as a newly designed tubular heat exchanger, reduced cabinet height, and a higher AFUE efficiency rating of up to 97%.

Nortek Acquires Residential HVAC Equipment Distribution Business
Nortek, Inc. , a global diversified company with leading brands and innovative air management and technology-driven products and solutions for residential and commercial applications, today announced that it has acquired the HVAC distribution business of privately owned Phoenix Wholesale, Inc.

Morrison acquires El Paso's Western Wholesale.  Morrison Supply Company LLC, a Fort Worth-based wholesale distributor of plumbing, HVAC, and builder products throughout the Southwest, has acquired the assets of El Paso-based, Western Wholesale Co. Inc.
Precision Air & Heating is Changing the Game with Its Unique Approach Towards Business.  Precision Air & Heating does things a little differently than other companies in that environmental consciousness and preservation efforts is a part of their mission when it comes to the work that they do.
Engenuity Systems donated personal time, hard work, and building automation products to a brand new Ronald McDonald House in Mesa AZ.
During the weekend of August 2st and August 16th employees from Engenuity Systems and Small Box Energy, their sister company, assisted in running the structured wiring throughout the walls and ceilings of this new home away from home.
Custom Air Products & Services, Inc. Grows by Leaps and Bounds.
Custom Air Products & Services, Inc. (CAPS), a leading commercial and industrial heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) company based in Houston, Texas (US) is proud to announce several new, young additions to its team over the course of the summer.

Dwyer Group scholarship encourages women to enter trades.  The Dwyer Group is looking for more local women to apply for a scholarship aimed at helping women pursue technical and trade careers.

NexRev Inc., the foremost manufacturer of performance-enhancing energy efficiency upgrades for standard HVAC equipment and open-based energy management systems (EMS), announced today the celebration of 20 years in business.

Eastern New Mexico University in Roswell, New Mexico Granted HVAC Excellence Accreditation.  The Eastern New Mexico University in Roswell, New Mexico has been granted accreditation of their HVACR program by HVAC Excellence.

EDGE Geo Supply has updated its 2014 training schedule.
Addison, TX – EDGE Geo continues support of the geo industry by adding nine courses to its spring 2014 training schedule.

HARDI Debuts First Focus Conference of the Year in Litchfield Park
March 9-11 marked the kickoff to HARDI’s 2014 Focus Conferences, starting with the Operations & Logistics Optimization Conference in Litchfield Park, Arizona.

HVAC Industry Professional Will Gather in San Antonio for NADCA’s 25th Annual Meeting.  The National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA), an association of HVAC industry professionals, including air systems cleaning specialists, mold remediators and HVAC inspectors, is gearing up for their 25th Annual Conference and Exposition, March 3-6 in San Antonio.

Custom Air Products & Services, Inc. Announces Completion of Facility Expansion.
Custom Air Products & Services, Inc. (CAPS), a leading commercial and industrial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) company, today announced completion of a facility expansion acquisition and renovation.

Find the Right Tape for Your Application at the New
Select and compare, filter by specification among new options in refreshed site. Shurtape Technologies, LLC,announces the launch of the new website, offering craftsmen – from contractors and HVAC technicians to painters and packaging professionals – an easy-to-navigate way to find the right tape for their demanding applications.

Direct Expansion Solutions Provides Customized Energy-Efficient HVAC Equipment to The American Institute of Architects San Antonio New Center for Architecture.
System Delivers Zoned Climate Control to Reduce Cooling Costs.

3M Rebrands Commercial HVAC Filter Products from Filtrete™ to 3M™.
3M Purification, long known for its expertise in filtration technologies, announces the rebranding of its commercial HVAC filter products. Previously sold under the Filtrete™ brand, the products will now instead carry the 3M™ brand.

New Tulsa Winair Serves Metro Area HVAC Contractors.
WinWholesale Inc. opened Tulsa Winair to provide heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment and supplies to contractors in a 50-mile radius of the Tulsa, Okla., metropolitan area.

Oversized or Undersized HVAC Equipment – Neither makes for a Comfortable Home.   Many contractors think a bigger system will reduce the number of complaints they get. Or the HVAC unit may be oversized because you have added insulation or double-pane windows and the contractor just replaces your old inefficient system with a new efficient system of the same size.

RectorSeal Debuts HVAC Industry's First Web-Based Condensate Pump Selection Tool for Ductless Mini-Split A/C.  FastFind Pump Selector navigates through all major ductless mini-split brands/models for the U.S. market; selects most ideal Aspen pump along with installation and wiring info.

HTS Texas San Antonio Receives the 2012 Daikin Pinnacle Award.
Annual Award Recognizes Top Performing Daikin distributors.

The San Antonio office of HTS Texas, one of the largest independent commercial HVAC manufacturers' representatives in North America, received the 2012 Pinnacle Award from Daikin, the number one commercial HVAC manufacturer in the world.

Carrier® Energy Demand System Provides Automated Energy Management.
Carrier has released its Energy Demand System, which creates a wireless network of automated demand-management and demand-response controllers that can be installed onto any packaged rooftop unit.

DuctSox's SimpleSox Fabric HVAC Duct Line Adds Porous Fabrics and Silver Color Options. SimpleSox is industry's first modular, field-adjustable, in-stock fabric ductwork system with fast, next-day shipping from DuctSox.

MSC Holdings, Inc. acquires Farnsworth Wholesale Company.
As one of the largest plumbing supply businesses in the Arizona market, Farnsworth Wholesale Company has five locations and focuses on the Plumbing, HVAC and Waterworks markets.

Snappy and USAIRE Provide One-Stop HVAC Solutions.
Snappy Air Distribution Products ("Snappy") (, today announced a major new alliance with USAIRE (, the residential air distribution products division of Metal Industries, Inc.

Smart HVAC Equipment Donation is a Gift that Keeps on Giving.
HTS Texas, the Texas partner of one of the largest independent commercial HVAC manufacturers' representatives in North America, recently donated $34,000 in high-performance Daikin Rebel HVAC equipment to QuestCare Clinic: a Watermark Community Church Partnership in Dallas.

TSI Launches HVAC & IAQ Training Center .TSI Incorporated, a manufacturer of precision measurement instruments, is pleased to introduce the HVAC & IAQ Training Center as part of TSI University. The Training Center is designed to provide easy-to-use educational tools to drive efficient HVAC and IAQ assessments.

Rose State College in Oklahoma City Offers Building Operator Certification.
Rose State College’s Environmental Training Center in Oklahoma City will offer the first Building Operator Certification (BOC) course in Oklahoma starting October 24.

Morrison Supply Acquires Norman Plumbing Supply.
Ft. Worth, Texas-based Morrison Supply recently announced the acquisition of Oklahoma City area-based Norman Plumbing Supply.

Criteria for Selecting Low-Temperature Valves are Outlined in New White Paper.
Selecting fluid automation devices for service in low ambient temperatures presents designers and specifiers with numerous difficult challenges, and cause serious operational and maintenance problems, and cost issues, all along the line.

Lifeworks to Reduce Energy Costs by 30 Percent with High-Efficiency HVAC Equipment Provided by Direct Expansion Solutions.
Direct Expansion Solutions (DXS), a North American HVAC manufacturers' representative that specializes in variable refrigerant flow (VRF) implementation and design, announced today that it provided LifeWorks with an energy-efficient HVAC system projected to help the non-profit organization cut HVAC energy costs by 30 percent.

ASHRAE Awards First Innovative Research Grants.
ASHRAE has awarded projects at Purdue University and Oklahoma State University with its newly created research grant, which provides funding for research having the potential to significantly advance the state-of-the-art in HVAC&R.

ESCO Hits a Monumental Milestone: Celebrating One Million Strong and Growing
Twenty (20) years ago, the ESCO Institute broadened its outreach by offering the EPA Section 608 certification program. Since that time it has grown into the industry's largest provider of the EPA Section 608 exam and the industry leader in certification with over one million strong and growing.

Texas Companies Embrace HVAC Cost Savings and Superior Customer Service Delivered by HTS Texas.  HTS Texas, one of the largest independent commercial HVAC manufacturers' representatives in North America, has experienced year-over-year revenue growth of 30 percent for the last five years, has hired more than 60 new employees in the last 12 months and expanded operations in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio locations to address market and customer needs across the state.

New VRF A/C Training Center Epitomizes HVAC/R Industry's Trend Toward Installation Aesthetics.  RectorSeal's new line of Engineered Products combined with Samsung's DVM Plus III Series makes distributor Quietside's VRF training center an installation demo showcase.

Introducing Electrical Theory and Application for HVACR.
ESCO Press is pleased to announce the release of Electrical Theory and Application for HVACR.

Custom Air Products & Services among Finalists for Safety Award.
Custom Air Products & Services (CAPS), a leading commercial and industrial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) company, today announced it has been named a finalist in the Houston Business Roundtable (HBR) Safety Excellence Award.

Lakeway Regional Medical Center Receives $165,000 Energy Rebate Due to Energy-Efficient HVAC Systems Provided by HTS Texas.
HTS Texas, the Texas partner of the largest independent commercial HVAC manufacturers' representatives in North America, announced today it supplied the 345,000 sq. ft. Lakeway Regional Medical Center with an energy-efficient central plant and dehumidification system that resulted in $165,000 of energy rebates for the facility.

Carrier Offers Energy Management Technology on WeatherseriesSM Rooftops.  Carrier and REGEN Energy Inc.™, developer of the patented wireless Swarm Energy Management™ electrical demand management and dynamic load control technology, have signed an agreement to provide a field-installed accessory to assist with energy management on Carrier’s commercial rooftop units.

HTS Texas Announces Expansion of its HVAC Equipment and Services Line in the Lone Star State Through New Agreements with Munters and Fulton.

ASHRAE, AHR Expo Return to Dallas, Texas for 2013 Winter Conference.
ATLANTA—Deep in the heart of Texas, where the stars at night are big and bright, ASHRAE is convening for its 2013 Winter Conference to corral energy use and blaze the way in high performing building design.

ACCA Fall Meetings Bring Contractors New Ideas, Fresh Approaches.
ACCA, the nation’s largest organization of indoor environment and energy services contracting businesses, presented two back-to-back contractor events in Austin earlier this month: the first Building Performance Forum and the 5th Annual Service Managers Forum.

HTS Texas Launches Online Commercial HVAC Parts Store.
Site offers customers access to extensive catalog of parts from leading industry manufacturers.

Lincoln College of Technology (Grand Prairie, TX) Granted HVAC Excellence Accreditation.  The Lincoln College of Technology in Grand Prairie, Texas has been granted accreditation of their Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR) program by HVAC Excellence.

EDGE Geo Supply adds Fantech, Trion and EMI lines.
EDGE Geo Supply is excited to announce the addition of the Fantech line, we will be stocking Fantech ERV's in our north Texas location.

ACCA Schedules Special Session to Help Contractors Learn from NBC Sting.
To help contractors learn more about what happened with the program and how they can use this as a learning tool, ACCA has scheduled a special lunch session, “Taking the “Sting” Out of the Media,” during the fifth annual Service Managers Forum.

ClimateMaster and LoopTech host first Annual GeoRanch.
ClimateMaster and LoopTech hosted over 200 attendees at their first annual GeoRanch in New Waverly, TX. LoopTech’s headquarters, the event location, proved to be an ideal place for this type of “in the field” training.

In Light of Industry Demand, Refrigeration School, Inc. Announces New HVAC 6 Month Training Program.  RSI is proud to announce a new Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating Technologies program. Students can complete the training program in as little as 6 months.

Board of Directors of Morrison Supply Company Elects Pool Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer Manuel J. Perez de la Mesa as Director.  The Board of Directors of Morrison Supply Company announced today that it has elected Manuel "Manny" J. Perez de la Mesa as a Director of the Company.

Jon Davis Companies Hosts Retail Ready Lunch & Learn.  Area HVAC professionals were invited to tour the facility and learn how the Retail Ready programs available here benefit them and bring more available talent to the industry which sorely needs it.

ACES A/C Supply, Inc. of Houston TX Receives 2011 Pinnacle Award.
American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning Honors Top Distributors at 2011 Pinnacle Award Celebration.

Luxaire extends sponsorship of Make-A-Wish into 2014
Three-year, $750,000 commitment helps grant wishes for seriously ill children

Over 500 Pack HVAC Excellence Educators Conference.  The train-the-trainer boot camp provided attendees nearly forty sessions and nearly 80 exhibits.


Centrotherm Eco Systems InnoFlue 
Now the 1st UL-1738 Listed Polymeric Vent System in North America

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Cambridgeport Names Mike Ensing for Southeast Territory Manager Position.
He will be working with clients in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Louisiana, Tennessee, and Texas.

HTS Texas and Gillette Cool Renaissance Plaza.
With Green, LEED-Qualifying HVAC Equipment.

The R.E. Michel Company Does It Again.
Customer Hunting Trip to Kruger Farms in Minnesota

United Refrigeration Celebrates Grand Opening in Beaumont Texas.
United Refrigeration Inc. celebrated the grand opening of their Beaumont store on September 27th and 28th.

Daikin AC 2011 Sales Meeting Reveals Aggressive Training, Sales Goals.
Tools to advance you and your contractors”, commercial and residential solutions, technical service and “Daikin University: developing Daikin Heroes”. A lively, informal poolside reception and buffet dinner rounded out Thursday’s agenda. 

LA-CO Announces Winners for 2011 iPad Giveaway.
LA-CO Industries, Inc., a leader in specialty plumbing and HVAC chemicals for more than 75 years, recently awarded prizes to loyal distributors and plumbing contractors who use LA-CO products in their businesses.

University of Texas Arlington Secures Stimulus Funding to Replace Chillers. 
Two YORK chillers are projected to provide annual energy savings of $200,000

Emerson Climate Technologies Awards Annual Thomas E. Bettcher Community Service Award.   Employee Award Honors Community Service Legacy of Former CE

Uponor Launches New Webinar Series for Industry Professionals
Six online training programs feature information from radiant applications to controls to even sustainable building resources. 

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Lennox Open House in San Antonio Features Commercial Products.  Lennox Commercial is now offering same-day emergency replacement equipment including Landmark® rooftop units up to 20 tons, and both large and small TClass ™ commercial split systems.

Luxaire Sponsors Second Annual Ronnie Gaspard Memorial Clay Shoot.  Event raises $31,000 for Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Texas Gulf Coast & Louisiana.

ARS/Rescue Rooter Employs Propane Autogas Vans in Houston.  Embraces environmental stewardship with propane autogas fleet vehicles in Houston and Los Angeles.

Aeroseal Company Signs Up Record Number of HVAC Pros.  A record number of HVAC and duct cleaning professionals have signed up to become official Aeroseal service providers.

Quietside Hosts Grand Reopening in Carlisle PA.  This day was the formal opening of the first addition to the Carlisle property, adding another 25,000 sq. ft. to the building.

United Refrigeration Opens New Store in Beaumont TX.  United Refrigeration recently opened a new branch in Beaumont Texas. Craig Rockefeller is the Branch Manager for this store, which is located at 1420 Gulf Street.

John Galyen Named President of Danfoss North America.  Organizational change puts strategic focus on growth in North America.

Service Nation Alliance Holds Int'l Leadership Workshop.  Members of Service Nation Alliance, a new contractor alliance brought to you by the same people who brought you Service Roundtable.

Laredo Community College Granted Accreditation  Laredo Community College wanted to validate that they were preparing their students for the ever changing challenges in HVACR industry.

EDGE Geo adds Slim Jim & Geo Lake Plate Heat Exchangers.  EDGE Geo LLC adds the Slim Jim & Geo Lake Plate heat exchanger product line to its range of geothermal heat pumps, geothermal system accessories, and solar products. 

CityVoice: Genuine People - Genuine Results  CityVoice is a Search Engine Marketing Company, and they help customers find success with search marketing. 

Airtec Products Hands Out Three “Top Gun - 2010” Manufacturer’s Rep. Awards.  
Airtec Products Corp., Fall River, Mass., a manufacturer and importer of HVAC/R products, presented its “Top Gun--2010” awards to three manufacturer’s representatives.

New Engineered Plastic Cooling Tower Helps Keep Tenants Fresh In Broiling LA Heat Wave.  Naturally, the fierce heat combined with high humidity would be a considerable challenge to maintaining the air conditioning in buildings of all types, but particularly in office buildings, where tenants can be particularly sensitive to uncomfortable temperatures. 

RSES Announces New Board of Directors RSES welcomes its 2010- 2011 Board of Directors, including its Executive Committee and Regional Directors.

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Baker Distributing wins Emerson Peak Performance Award. At this conference, wholesalers are given a wealth of market and industry information, are introduced to new products.

United Refrigeration Hosts Texas Contractors Trade Show. Vendors were present with exhibits of over 50 manufacturers of HVAC products on display.

HARDI Welcomes New Director of Marketing. Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) is pleased to announce the addition of Susan Little to the HARDI staff as the association’s Director of Marketing.

Webstone Hires Two Regional Sales Managers. Some of Webstone’s trademarked and patented items include; The Isolator®, Isolator EXP™, Pro-Connect™ and Pro-Pal® Step Saving Valves.

McQuay International Expands Distribution of its HVAC Systems with HTS in Texas. McQuay HVAC Systems Available Through HTS in Houston, Beaumont, Austin, San Antonio, Dallas and Fort Worth.

HVAC Excellence Announces 2011 National HVACR Educators and Trainers Conference Details.  This annual train-the-trainer boot camp consist of concurrent high impact sessions covering: new and changing technologies, changes in federal legislation, energy efficiency, best practices, training techniques that work, green and sustainable technologies, industry exhibits, and round table sessions.

Lennox Helps Houston College Train HVAC Students. The college’s HVAC department has grown 600 percent in 36 months, thanks in part to its ability to help nearly all graduates find jobs in the HVAC industry.

Turbotec Announces Addition of Leadership and Core Staff. The ability to strengthen our organization in Hickory is essential to our plan of building a world class company that can meet the continuously increasing demand for high performance heat exchangers.

Johnson Controls Employees Hold Silent Auction to Benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation. A wish will come true for another Oklahoma child, thanks to the generosity of employees at the Johnson Controls' Unitary Products manufacturing facility in Norman, Okla.

HTS Texas Helps Military Keep Their Cool  Base officials earlier this year tapped HTS Texas to outfit the 200,000-square-foot, LEEDSilver- certified military facility with more efficient HVAC equipment.

Star AC Supply Hosts Dallas Grand Opening.  Over twenty manufacturers and several dozen guests took time from the always-busy beginning of summer to celebrate with the Star AC Supply team.

Tyler TX Rose City Chapter of the RSES Starts Up. A group of local HVAC/R professionals has organized and started a chapter of the Refrigeration Servicing Engineers Society.

City of Marshall TX Invests in Energy Saving Initiative for City Buildings.  The city of Marshall is implementing more than $1 million in facility enhancement designed to improve operations, comfort and efficiency at eight city buildings.

WaterFurnace Helps Jeff Gordon Go Green.  Four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon makes every effort to conserve energy and practice environmental responsibility.

Robroy Industries Conduit Division Appoints Stephanie Sipes As Executive Assistant.  Robroy Industries, Conduit Division announces that Stephanie Sipes has been appointed as Executive Assistant.


Solar Supply & Luxaire Host Make-A-Wish Event Hunter Fournier Gets His Wish Solar Supply and Luxaire teamed up to support the Make-A-Wish Foundation taking Hunter Fournier and his mom, Sarah to see a professional baseball game.

Intellitec College Granted Accreditation. HVAC Excellence proudly announces that Intellitec College in Colorado Springs, Colorado has been granted accreditation of its’ Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR) program.

The Dwyer Group Announces Commitment To Ronald McDonald House Charities Across Five Franchise Brands. Five franchise service brands with The Dwyer Group have joined together to support the Ronald Mc- Donald House Charities with a national commitment of $125,000.

Artisan Group Inducts TwoNew Board Members Artisan Group has inducted two new members onto its board of directors: Mitch Hires, president, Construction Resources in Atlanta, and Gus Blume, president, Blume’s Solid Surface Products in Pittsburgh.

Trane Recognizes ‘Best of the Best’ by Honoring Outstanding 2009 Distributors. Annual Celebration Honors Top Performers from the United States and Canada The Pacesetter Award was presented at Trane’s annual awards event to eight of its leading channel partners who have exceeded expectations.

Fans Ventilate Crawl Spaces Reducing Structural Decay, Mold and Odors. As spring approaches, air within crawl spaces below homes and porches naturally becomes warmer and saturated with ground moisture.

AHR Expo in Orlando a Big Success.  Over 44,000 professional made the 2010 AHR Expo in Orlando the number one HVACR industry event of the year.

Brian Youngblood and James Blackford Certified Master HVACR Educators.  HVAC Excellence is proud to announce that the title of Certified Master HVACR instructor has been conferred upon Brian Youngblood and James Blackford of the Atlantic Vocational Center in Coconut Creek Florida.

Rotobrush Names Lennox Veteran New CEO. Rotobrush® International LLC, a leader in indoor air quality and energy efficiency solutions, announces Lane Jeffryes, a fifteen-year Lennox veteran, as its new CEO and President.

M&M Welcomes Larry Cook as Vice President of Commercial Business Development.  M&M Manufacturing Company, a premier Manufacturer of rectangular, spiral, and round duct pipe and fittings for commercial and residential applications, is pleased to announce the hiring of Larry Cook as Vice President of Commercial Business Development.

DuctSox Names MJ Air Products 2009 Manufacturer Representative of the Year.  DuctSox., a leading manufacturer of fabric duct air dispersion products, named MJ Air Products Inc., Dallas, Texas, as DuctSox Manufacturers Representative of the Year.

Greater Waco Chapter Holds Annual Golf Tournament.  Chapter President Bill Curry, along with the other Chapter Officers agreed that the tournament was even more successful than last year’s tournament.

United Refrigeration Waco Branch Holds Counter Event.  Vendors included Texas Reps, Inc., AO Smith, Emerson Climate Technologies, Fluke, and M & M Manufacturing.

HVAC Insider News Celebrates 40th Anniversary.  Jerry Lawson Publisher of HVAC Insider News addressed industry leaders, showing off the first edition printed in December of 1969.

Carrier Welcomes Advent Air Conditioning Inc., the Newest Addition to the Carrier Team.  This new partnership allows the residents in the Dallas Metroplex to receive top-quality Carrier products from the reliable, NATE Certified technicians at Advent Air Conditioning.

City of Abilene TX Launches Second Energy Conservation Project.  The city of Abilene, Texas, is implementing a second series of energy efficiency upgrades to city buildings. 

TSTC Hosts Career Fair in Waco.  Recruiters from across Texas came to congratulate graduates and show what their company has to offer. Bradley H Bullock of Data Services Company opened the event with a short speech.

2009 President’s Award Winners Named from Carrier.  Carrier South Central would like to congratulate the 2009 President’s Award winners in Texas for their overall quality, leadership and excellence in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) industry.

Solar Supply Names Todd Kuhn Branch Mgr. for Sherman TX.   Todd Kuhn has been appointed to the position of Branch Manager for Solar Supply’s Sherman, Texas location. Todd has been with Solar Supply for a little over three years.

Rob Felton Elected President of M&M. The Board of Directors of M&M Manufacturing Company elects Rob Felton, COO to President & COO of M&M. The promotion was made effective July 8th, 2009, during the annual board meeting held at Possum Kingdom Lake.

Bryant South Central Hosts Dealers at Texas Motor Speedway.  Bryant South Central hosted more than thirty dealers at the Indy Car Series race, Bombardier Learjet 550k, at Texas Motor Speedway on June 6, 2009. Bryant’s partnership with the Indy Racing League provided the perfect opportunity  for this customer appreciation event. 
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