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Koch Air Promotes Brian Redman to Vice President of Residential Sales

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Brian Redman to Vice President of Residential Sales. In this role, Redman will lead the residential sales force and marketing team across the Koch Air footprint in Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois and Missouri. Brian Redman Redman brings over 30 years of sales and management experience in the HVAC industry. During his 11 years with Koch Air, Redman has provided sales leadership and management in both the St. Louis… Read More

CoolSys Acquires Tech Mechanical

CoolSys™, a parent of market-leading refrigeration and HVAC services companies nationwide, has announced the acquisition of Tech Mechanical, a leading provider of commercial and industrial heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration services serving Southeast Michigan.  This acquisition will strengthen the CoolSys commercial division and expand its market presence into Michigan. Tech Mechanical is the first of two CoolSys acquisitions planned to close this week. Adam Coffey, president and CEO of CoolSys “We’re excited to welcome Tech Mechanical… Read More

Johnson Controls and Lincoln Tech Complete the Launch of 10 Vocational Classrooms through Workforce Development Partnership

This fall, Johnson Controls and Lincoln Tech unveiled four additional classrooms at Lincoln Tech’s campuses in Denver, CO; Marietta, GA; Union, NJ and Mahwah, NJ, providing students with even more opportunities for hands-on training and career paths. These four classrooms mark the completion of the 10 training spaces nationwide equipped with Johnson Controls technology. This equipment enables Lincoln Tech students to receive customized, hands-on training in HVAC, electrical, fire and security programs, setting them up… Read More

The Gustave A. Larson Company Ranks 54th Most Successful Private Company on Deloitte’s 2019 Wisconsin 75

For the 17th year, Deloitte is recognizing 75 of the largest and most successful private companies for the impact they make. The Gustave A. Larson Company announced that it has placed 54th on Deloitte’s 2019 Wisconsin 75™ list, an honor celebrating Wisconsin’s Private Sector. Scott Larson Larson’s President, Scott Larson, says “We’re proud to contribute to the growth of Wisconsin’s economy for the 17th year in a row, and honored to place on a list… Read More

The Inside Story

By Jerry M. Lawson, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief Our industry is constantly evolving. As a contractor, it is vital that you be aware of the various changes you will face in your day to day business. One of the best places to learn about what’s coming is the annual AHR Expo. All the big names, all the newcomers, will be shown and explained at the big show. This years Expo is expected to be the biggest in history. Read More

General Filters, Inc. Second Wind Air Purifier Acquisition

General Filters, Inc., acquired Second Wind Air Purifier, Inc. and Second Wind Air Purifier Ltd. (Collectively “Second Wind”; Princeton, ON and Buffalo, NY); manufacturers of Ultraviolet Light Air Purifiers throughout North America just one year ago. Second Wind™ Air Purifier Second Wind™ Air Purifier is a recognized leader in in the industry and market, manufacturing Ultraviolet air purification equipment for residential and commercial applications. Since its beginning in 1990, Second Wind™ Air Purifier has introduced… Read More