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Nu-Calgon Appoints DeWight Wallace as President

Nu-Calgon, the leader in specialty chemicals, announced the appointment of DeWight Wallace as President on July 1, 2018. Wallace will replace Robert Pierce, who is retiring after 15 successful years as President. DeWight Wallace Wallace is the current President of Johnstone Supply and has over 30 years of leadership experience and nearly a decade in the HVAC industry. As President, Wallace will lead Nu-Calgon’s operating business in the Americas (Canada, U.S. and Latin America) as… Read More

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

Emerson Survey: Regulations Bring Opportunities and Concerns to Contractors

A survey of HVAC contractors by Emerson (NYSE: EMR) shows that many are entering 2018 focused on growing their businesses as they navigate residential and commercial regulations. While 75 percent of residential contractors surveyed are aware of the DOE developed regional standard enforcement procedures involving contractors, only 14 percent understand the requirements associated with compliance and the risk of non-compliance. The Emerson survey found many contractors are also concerned about the additional work that enforcement… Read More

Nortek Air Solutions Recognized by ASHRAE for Research Contribution

Nortek Air Solutions (NAS), a leading manufacturer of innovative custom commercial HVAC systems, was recently recognized for its contribution to HVAC/R research by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers’ (ASHRAE) Research Promotion (RP) Campaign. Presented at ASHRAE’s recent President’s Luncheon in Chicago, NAS’s Buddy Doll, president; and Joe Naccarello, P.Eng., vice president–sales; accepted the recognition on behalf of NAS from 2016-2017 Past RP Chair Darcy Carbone for the firm’s 2017 Golden Circle… Read More