Ingersoll Rand Acquires Agilis Energy LLC

Ingersoll-Rand plc (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, has acquired the technology assets and intellectual property of Raleigh, N.C.-based Agilis Energy, LLC, an energy data analytics company. Chief Executive Officer (CEO), co-founder and chief technology officer of Agilis Energy, Joseph (Joe) Hirl, joins Ingersoll Rand as the new vice president of energy services and controls for the company’s commercial heating, ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC) business in North America. Agilis Energy uses… Read More

HVAC Insider Names Kevin McNamara “Man of the Year”

Kevin McNamara richly deserves the honor of being Man of the Year for the HVAC Insider. His history, successes and goals have been focused on helping the HVAC contractors of America find new and better ways to service their customers with superior products. Jerry Lawson presents Kevin McNamara with HVAC Insider “Man of the Year” award. LG is a global leader in the industry and has introduced many innovative products and solutions to help contractors provide… Read More

ASHRAE Webcast: “Making Energy Efficiency a Reality” Registration Now Open for April 19 Broadcast

Registration for the free ASHRAE Webcast, “Making Energy Efficiency a Reality,” is now open at There is no fee for registration. However, registration is required to view the free webcast. The webcast will broadcast live on April 19, 2018, from 1-4 p.m. EDT, and is available to registrants on demand from April 20 – May 4, 2018. This webcast is offered by ASHRAE’s Chapter Technology Transfer Committee (CTTC). “The… Read More

AHRI Releases January 2018 U.S. Heating and Cooling Equipment Shipment Data

Residential Storage Water Heaters U.S. shipments of residential gas storage water heaters for January 2018 increased 7.7 percent to 387,945 units, up from 360,133 units shipped in January 2017. Residential electric storage water heater shipment saw a very slight decrease in January 2018 to 357,365 units, down from 357,394 units shipped in January 2017. Commercial Storage Water Heaters Commercial gas storage water heater shipments increased 12.5 percent in January 2018 to 7,685 units, up from… Read More