PHILADELPHIA — LUX Products Corp. announced that Gary Hsieh has joined the company as director of product management. Hsieh comes to LUX with deep expertise in home automation and his own philosophy on the Internet of Things (IoT). He will lead the company’s product management and new product development departments.
BALTIMORE — According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor, 50 percent of today’s contractors will retire over the next 10 years. At the same time, HVACR systems are becoming more sophisticated, and regulations and standards are dictating rapid change in technology, including the IoT.
Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) released its monthly TRENDS report, showing average sales for HARDI distributor members increased by 4.3 percent in September 2015.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — HARDI recently held its Operations & Logistics Focus Conference in Baltimore, hosting more than 100 attendees seeking ways to advance their operations and six speakers providing insights into increasing their profitability, minimizing and mitigating risk, and discovering emerging trends in the industry.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) released its monthly TRENDS report, showing average sales for HARDI distributor members increased by 11.8 percent in August 2015.
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — LG Electronics USA has named industry veteran Kevin McNamara senior vice president, sales and operations, for LG’s U.S. Air Conditioning Systems business. In addition, Darren Gibula has been promoted to senior director of operations.
THREE RIVERS, Mich. — Armstrong International has entered into an agreement appointing the F.W. Webb Co. as its master supply distributor of Armstrong steam, condensate, hot water and heat transfer products for the Northeastern United States.
ST. LOUIS — Unico Inc., maker of high-velocity, small duct heating and air conditioning systems, is expanding its presence in Canada with the addition of HVAC distributor Mits Air conditioning Inc. The distributor is based in Mississauga, Ontario, serving customers throughout Canada and parts of North America.
HARDI has launched its newest initiative: the Proven Vendor Program. The program is designed to provide HARDI members with a peer-reviewed listing of HARDI Service Vendors that have established track records of good business with other HARDI members.