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Rheem® Acquires Friedrich Air Conditioning

Rheem has acquired Friedrich Air Conditioning from Monomoy Capital Partners, effective today. Friedrich is an industry leader in high-end air conditioning solutions and will be a standalone business unit within the Rheem Global Air business. “Growth by acquisition is part of our ongoing strategy,” said Chris Peel, President and CEO at Rheem. “The addition of Friedrich to the Rheem family of brands will complement our existing business lines, increase our commercial and residential air conditioning… Read More
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Edwards, a Carrier Brand, and Airthings Announce a Strategic Agreement to Make Air Quality Monitors an Essential Element of Commercial Buildings

Airthings, the global leader in indoor air quality solutions and energy-saving technology, announced today a strategic agreement with Edwards, a leader in fire detection and alarm solutions since 1872, and a part of Carrier Global Corporation, the leading global provider of healthy, safe, sustainable and intelligent building solutions. The agreement commercializes Airthings’ business solution through more than 500 Edwards channel partners in the fire and security segment. Extending the distribution of Airthings technology represents tremendous… Read More
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York County School of Technology Granted HVAC Excellence Accreditation

The HVACR Program at York County School of Technology in York, Pennsylvania has been granted accreditation by HVAC Excellence. Photographed left to right: Dr. David Thomas,Administrative Director, Dr. James Crisp, HVAC Excellence, William Dick, Instructor Assistant, Trevor Fronk, HVACR Instructor, Bruce Nelson, M.Ed., CMHE, HVAC Excellence The York County School of Technology is dedicated to providing high quality, dynamic academic and technical education for students. As part of this commitment to quality they voluntarily… Read More
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In Memoriam – William “Bill” Preston Smyth, July 29, 1933 – July 8, 2021

William “Bill” Preston Smyth William Preston Smyth, born on July 29, 1933 in Winchester, Kentucky passed away peacefully on July 8, 2021. Bill was predeceased by his parents, Arnold and Ethel Smyth and 3 sisters, Brenda Arnold, Rose Lee Anderson and Mary Ellen Enfield. Bill is survived by his wife, Tonita; children Tammy (Ralph Kaylor), Steven (Lisa) and Karen (Brett Lang); grandchildren Bryce Kaylor, Jensen and Preston Lang, Alyssa Hillman (Chris), and Krystin, Karly and… Read More
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Gil-Bar Expands Philadelphia Office and Continues Expansion Across East Coast

Gil-Bar Industries (“Gil-Bar”), a leading provider of heating, ventilation and air conditioning solutions and services in the U.S., announced its existing partnerships with ClimateMaster, ClimaCool, ClimateCraft, and the International Environmental Corporation (IEC) is now expanding to the Philadelphia office. Gil-Bar opened its doors with the IEC line, and has continued to represent them for over 30 years and is excited to expand its ever-growing relationship with Climate Control Group (CCG) to its Philadelphia territory. Joe… Read More
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Most People Worry About Indoor Air Quality Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

A survey ordered by Vaisala, a world-leading measurement technology company, shows that people would feel safer with more data on indoor air quality. The survey, which included over 4,000 respondents in the USA, France, Germany, and Finland, was conducted in the summer of 2021, studying people’s concerns regarding indoor air during the COVID-19 pandemic. More than one third of the respondents are concerned about the indoor air quality in their place of work, and more… Read More
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