Rinnai Manufactures First North American Unit, Enters into Training Partnership

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Tankless water heater manufacturer Rinnai America Corp. manufactured its first unit in the United States, just eight months after it announced plans to start manufacturing domestically. The first unit was a Rinnai HE+ Series, RL model, noncondensing, Wi-Fi-compatible tankless water heater. It will be commemorated in the lobby of the Rinnai America Mfg. facility in Griffin,… read more

LG Air Conditioning Technologies Partners with Local VRF Lab

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LG Electronics, together with Tarrant County College, announced the grand opening of the first Variable Refrigerant Technology (VRF) lab on the campus of Tarrant County College, located in the greater Ft. Worth, TX area. The LG-sponsored VRF lab – located in the Center of Excellence for Energy Technology– will serve as the key training facility… read more

Ingersoll Rand, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation to Establish Joint Venture

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Ingersoll-Rand plc and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation are pleased to announce they have entered into an agreement to establish a 50 percent-50 percent joint venture (JV) pending global antitrust review. The new joint venture will include marketing, sales and distribution of ductless and VRF heating and air conditioning systems through Ingersoll Rand’s Trane and American Standard commercial and residential channels,… read more

CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries, Inc. Joins Dinova Marketplace

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Dinova, Inc., the only innovative proprietary marketplace exclusively focused on connecting business diners to restaurants nationwide, announced that CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries, Inc. has joined its business dining marketplace. CraftWorks is the nation’s leading operator of brewery and craft beer-focused casual dining restaurants. Their brands include Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurants, Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery,… read more

Source Refrigeration & HVAC Opens New Technical Training Center

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Source Refrigeration & HVAC has announced the opening of its new 12,000-square-foot Technical Training Center located at the company’s headquarters in Anaheim, Calif. The new facility, which was relocated from Chino, Calif., will host training for more than 300 Source technicians annually as well as tailored programs for key customer groups. The training center includes… read more

Belzona’s Training and Distribution Center Opening Ceremony

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Belzona celebrated a 66th anniversary in the industry this year, and shows no signs of slowing down, with the grand opening of a brand-new Training and Distribution Center situated at their head office in Harrogate, England. The new £6 million facility will more than double Belzona’s current distribution area floor space, with 12 metres of usable… read more

Johnson Controls Acquires Triatek

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Johnson Controls announced it has acquired the assets of Triatek®, a manufacturer of innovative airflow solutions for critical environments across the globe. With the purchase of the Norcross, Georgia-based company’s portfolio, Johnson Controls is adding to its offering a range of HVAC airflow control systems that help healthcare and other critical research facilities reduce the spread… read more

AMCA International Revises ANSI/AMCA Standard 210

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The Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International  has announced the revision of ANSI/AMCA Standard 210, Laboratory Methods of Testing Fans for Certified Aerodynamic Performance. Standard 210 is co-published by ASHRAE as ASHRAE Standard 51, and is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). The new designation for 210 is ANSI/AMCA Standard 210-16/ASHRAE Standard… read more

AMCA Holds First Air System Engineering and Technology Conference-US

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Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International Inc. welcomed 90 consulting and application engineers, HVAC technicians, code officials, and product designers to San Antonio, Texas, March 6 and 7 for the inaugural Air System Engineering and Technology (ASET) Conference-US (ASET-US). Held at the Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk hotel, overlooking the historic Alamo mission, ASET-US… read more

Annual International Roundtable Event in New Orleans in April

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The Service Roundtable is hosting its annual International Roundtable event in New Orleans on April 4th-6th and is looking for talented and knowledgeable speakers to address small service businesses operating in the Electric, HVAC and Plumbing industries. This event is ideal for growth oriented companies interested in learning about the latest business techniques and facing… read more