James Bowman, Industry Veteran, Joins NAVAC as Regional Sales Manager, HVAC Tools

James Bowman, a 20-year industry veteran, has joined NAVAC North America as Regional Sales Manager, HVAC Tools. Mr. Bowman will oversee the company’s central sales region, which includes the states of NM, TX, LA, MS, AR, OK, WV, OH, IN, MI, IL, WS, MN, ND, SD, NE, KS, MO, and IA. James Bowman A global manufacturer of industrial vacuum solutions and HVAC/R tools, NAVAC recently launched North American operations in New Jersey with the goal… Read More

Louisiana Senate Bill 482 Signed into Law

Butcher Distributors and Trane Dealers Take the Lead within the LHPA to Enact Positive Change Governor Edwards signed into law Senate Bill 482 allowing state-licensed air conditioning contractors to work on gas furnaces without having to obtain the state gas pipe fitters licensing. Chris McCaskill, Angela Meche, Fernie Soignier, Neil Riser, Governor Edwards, Rick Kincel, House Committee Chairman Carmouche, Steve Winters and Jude Benfatti Those contractors that have already obtained the gas Fitters license will… Read More

Ingersoll Rand and Mitsubishi Joint Venture Commences

Butcher Distributors, Inc. is happy to announce that the joint venture between Ingersoll Rand and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation is finalized and being rolled out to the field. Butcher Distributors’ President John Butcher The joint venture is a leading provider of ductless and VRF systems in the United States and select countries in Latin America. It brings together Ingersoll Rand’s leadership in heating and air conditioning and its extensive Trane residential and commercial distribution network with… Read More

A/C Supply Goes to Washington D. C.

A/C Supply took their American Standard dealers on a five-day incentive trip to Washington, D.C. in March, during the National Cherry Blossom Festival. The trip was from March 22-26th and included four nights’ accommodations at the historic Mayflower Hotel on Connecticut Avenue. From its commanding post on Connecticut Avenue, The Mayflower placed the dealers near the National Mall, Dupont Circle, Georgetown, Foggy Bottom neighborhoods, the Shaw, and the U Street Corridor with their many shops,… Read More