Johnson Controls Acquires Norcross-based Triatek, Brings Critical Environment Solutions to Portfolio

Johnson Controls has acquired the assets of Triatek, a manufacturer of innovative airflow solutions for critical environments across the globe. With the purchase of the 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 of airborne contaminants and chemicals. “Environments where critical treatments or research are conducted, like healthcare facilities and laboratories, need to meet stringent air… Read More

Inside Notes: Be Prepared Like a Boy Scout!

Well, one thing is for sure: there are a lot of people in our country who are unstable and unhinged – just look at the news. History comes full circle when you don’t learn from your past mistakes as a society. Many will lie, cheat and steal to serve their own personal agendas. People can be evil and selfish. Many have been taught to take and not to give, thus a lack of respect in… Read More

Brad Gillman Named Daikin NA Single and Multi-Zone Systems Area Sales Manager for the South Division

Daikin North America (NA) has announced that Brad Gillman is now Area Sales Manager for Single and Multi-Zone Systems in the South Division. Brad comes to Daikin with 11 years of HVAC industry experience both in regional and national sales. Brad has worked with IAQ and Connected Home Products with Ultra-Aire and Emerson respectively. Brad Gillman “We are very excited to have Brad on the team,” stated James Turner, Manager ASM South. Read More

A Tale of Two Cities: Kennesaw, Ga. and Morton Grove, Ill.

By Danny Keating, Director of the Louisiana/Mississippi HVAC Insider My 19-year-old nephew recently announced to our family that he was going to join the Marine Corps. Since Spencer is currently working toward earning a degree in mathematics at Nicholls State University, this came as quite a shock. Not surprisingly, Spencer has a logical plan whereby he will go to boot camp at Parris Island this summer, go to his MOS (military occupational specialty) school in… Read More