Johnson Controls celebrated the grand opening of its newest Source 1 HVAC Supply Center in Fort Smith, Arkansas, on April 11. Source 1 is the exclusive supplier of factory authorized service parts and residential accessories for all Johnson Controls Unitary Products residential and light commercial HVAC equipment. The company also offers a variety of universal HVAC parts, supplies and accessories from many manufacturers.
Grainger recently held its annual shareholder meeting in Lake Forest, Illinois. Grainger Chairman Jim Ryan presided over the meeting and Chief Executive Officer D.G. Macpherson provided an update on the state of the business and offered a recap of 2016 full-year and 2017 first-quarter performance.
MIAMI — Watsco Inc. has announced its board of directors has approved a 19 percent increase in its annual dividend to $5.00 per share on each outstanding share of its Common and Class B common stock. The increase will be reflected in the company’s next regular dividend payment beginning in July 2017.
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — LG Electronics USA Air Conditioning Technologies has extended its limited liability warranty program to 10 year parts and 10 year compressor warranty on qualified systems, including the company’s variable refrigerant flow (VRF) systems and residential/light commercial single and multi-zone split product lines.
Kansas City, Mo. – Moblico, a data-driven marketing company, has announced that the cfm Distributors, Inc. weekly text campaign has earned an AMBIT Award from the Kansas City Data Marketing Association (KCDMA). AMBITs are awarded to organizations that show excellence in creativity and results by driving return on investment for the organization.
SUWANEE, Ga. — Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Cooling & Heating Division a manufacturer, of Zoned Comfort Solutions™ and Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) cooling and heating systems, promoted Steve O’Brien to senior vice president of sales, marketing and supply chain management.
HOUSTON — Goodman Manufacturing will be the first heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) manufacturer to launch Emerson’s new Copeland Scroll™ two-stage compressor that’s designed to provide budget-minded homeowners high-energy efficiencies with enhanced indoor comfort at an affordable, mid-tier price, the companies have announced.
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — LG Electronics USA Air Conditioning Technologies has added two more industry veterans, further enhancing its commercial applied sales and customer experience organizations. These changes address the evolving needs of the U.S. market and support the growth of LG’s variable refrigerant flow (VRF) technology.
Summer is here for much of the country, and the northern reaches will be there soon. Our industry’s peak demand period brings a host of opportunities as well as challenges. How well we actively manage these often determines our performance in all of those Key Performance Indicators for the year. HARDI members are able to see how they are doing by routinely comparing their performance to the industry as a whole with HARDI’s Benchmarking Pillar.