EXHIBITOR PRESS RELEASES

Exhibitors are invited to submit their 2019 AHR Expo releases by emailing Nicole Bush. We kindly ask that you limit your submission to three releases. If you have more than three releases for inclusion, please contact Nicole Bush at nbush@ahrexpo.com for assistance. For guidelines to develop and organize a release, view our AHR Expo Exhibitor Release Guide.

The Tower at PNC Plaza uses façade automation to improve building ventilation

NORTH WALES, PA — January 17, 2020 — While façade automation may still seem new to some building professionals in North America, there is no doubt that this technology is gaining more attention and has been well-received and adopted by ambitious building planners and owners who wish to use natural- or mixed mode ventilation as a sustainable ventilation alternative. LEED Platinum Certified, the Tower at PNC Plaza demonstrates how a building can achieve an optimal indoor climate, enhance employee productivity and lower energy consumption by using automated natural ventilation from WindowMaster Clearline Inc. . DOWNLOAD | IMAGE | IMAGE

New Natural Ventilation Solution set to change the HVAC Industry

NORTH WALES, PA — January 17, 2020 —  Several years of research and development have come to an end as WindowMaster has officially presented its latest innovation to the world. NV Embedded® is the next generation of natural ventilation solutions enabled by façade automation. It is specifically designed to make integration with BMS completely unproblematic as it can communicate via BACnet. While the company’s current natural ventilation solutions use KNX, NV Embedded® can be used without any specific bus communication and with different levels of BMS integration. Furthermore, the system benefits from an advanced cloud solution allowing building administrators to access real time- or historical building data independent of time and place. DOWNLOAD | IMAGE

New, sustainable ventilation alternatives arrive to AHR Expo

NORTH WALES, PA — January 17, 2020 —  This year at AHR Expo, attendees will have the opportunity to learn about new, sustainable ventilation alternatives that are gaining traction in North America. These ventilation strategies have been well-known in Europe for years, and regularly applied to public and private, non-residential buildings. Stalwart examples of green infrastructure, Germany, Denmark, and the UK, have been early and vigorous adopters. However, the strategies and associated hardware are quite new to North America. DOWNLOAD | IMAGE

Infinitum Electric Forever Changes the HVAC Motor Market with a Re-Invented 15HP Motor

AUSTIN, TEXAS — January 17, 2020 — Infinitum Electric, creator of the breakthrough printed circuit board motor (PCB), today announced the launch of its IEx Series motor, an IoT-enabled electric motor that’s a third of the size and weight of conventional motors while delivering class-leading efficiency and IoT capabilities. Infinitum has reached OEM sales agreements with Twin City Fans, Comefri and ACME Fan for the new IEx Series motor and the first shipment of motors is scheduled for June. The company’s first product is a 15-horsepower (HP) motor designed for the HVAC plenum fan market, with the 10HP and 5HP model being released by the end of 2020. Infinitum has also kickstarted research and development efforts in other market segments like oil and gas, aerospace and electric vehicles.  DOWNLOAD 

CAREL to spotlight on optimized performance in mission critical spaces.

MANHEIM, PA — January 17, 2020 — CAREL USA, Inc. will be showcasing the latest developments in energy and efficiency solutions for a wide range of HVAC/R applications during the AHR Expo in Orlando, Florida from February 3rd to February 5th, Booth 6861. DOWNLOAD 

Armstrong Names Todd Rief CEO

TORONTO — January 17, 2020 — S. A. Armstrong Limited has announced that Todd Rief has joined the organization as Chief Executive Officer. Rief has over 25 years of experience in both small and large organizations. In his most recent role, he worked with Honeywell International Inc., where he served as Chief Commercial Officer for the Homes and Buildings Technologies division. In 12 years with Honeywell, he served in a variety of positions including President and General Manager of the Environmental and Energy Solutions Group and President and General Manager of the Life Safety and Security group. DOWNLOAD | IMAGE

Willdan to demonstrate NEO® Real-time Energy Modeling Software at 2020 AHR Expo

MINNEAPOLIS, MN— January 17, 2020 — Willdan announced today it will provide demonstrations of the NEO Net Energy Optimizer® at the 2020 AHR Expo, being held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, February 3-5, 2020. NEO® is a licensed software platform that puts the power of energy modeling in an online, user-friendly interface for real-time analysis towards the design, construction, and maintenance of higher-performing buildings. DOWNLOAD | IMAGE

Innova will launch HPAC 2.0—its EnergyStar certified “Heat Pump AC – With No Outdoor Unit” in the US at the 2020 AHR Expo

STORO, ITALY — January 10, 2020 — Italy-based leader in specialized climate control systems, Innova will launch HPAC 2.0—its EnergyStar-certified “Heat Pump AC – With No Outdoor Unit” to the US market at the AHR Expo 2020. DOWNLOAD 

GLO Seal™ - The Perfect 2-in-1 Solution Premium Dye and Sealant for Leak Detection

WESTBURY, NY — January 10, 2020 — Spectronics Corporation announces the release of GLO Seal™ – a 2-in-1 solution of OEM-Grade fluorescent dye and powerful sealant. As the inventors of fluorescent leak detection, Spectroline® is evolving their product line by manufacturing the brightest, high-quality performance dyes available. By merging their premium dye with powerful AC&R system sealant, they are continuing their legacy of innovation. DOWNLOAD | IMAGE

PTI LAUNCHES INDUSTRY FIRST PIPE INSULATION THAT WITHSTANDS EXTREME TEMPERATURES, MOISTURE & SUNLIGHT

HICKORY, N.C. — January 2, 2020 — PTI, a division of HSM, has developed InnoShieldTM, a premium engineered foam pipe insulation with an innovative outer coating. The new product provides industry-leading performance in outdoor HVAC and plumbing applications that are prone to extreme temperatures, moisture and sunlight. The coating also provides maximum cut and tear resistance, making it less prone to damage during installation. DOWNLOAD | IMAGE

Armstrong To Showcase Award-Winning Pump Manager Solution at AHR Expo 2020

TORONTO — December 19, 2019 Armstrong Fluid Technology will showcase its innovative Pump Manager solution at AHR Expo 2020 in Orlando on February 3-5. Pump Manager has recently been honored with special recognition from three leading industry organizations. DOWNLOAD | IMAGE

Robertshaw® Exhibits and Launches New Partnerships and Products at AHR Expo

ITASCA, IL — December 19, 2019 — Robertshaw® joins more than 1,900 exhibitors at the International Air Conditioning, Heating, Refrigeration Exposition (AHR Expo) February 3 to February 5, 2020, in Orlando, Florida. Robertshaw will display some of its latest products in booth 1909, and host a training session, “Digital Controllers for Commercial Refrigeration,” on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, at 10:25 am, location Theater A – Room W230AB. DOWNLOAD 

Armstrong To Showcase An Enhanced Integrated Plant Control System (IPC 9521) At AHR Expo

TORONTO — November 21, 2019 Armstrong Fluid Technology will introduce the enhanced Design Envelope IPC 9521 Integrated Plant Control System at AHR Expo 2020 in Orlando on February 3-5 (booth #4161).  Featuring the new TowerMax option, the IPC 9521 significantly improves the operating efficiencies of plants using either identical or non-identical chillers. DOWNLOAD | IMAGE 

BIG ASS FANS CONTINUES INNOVATIVE INDUSTRY LEADERSHIP WITH POWERFOIL D

LEXINGTON, KY — December 18, 2019 — Big Ass Fans has unveiled Powerfoil D, the product of 10 years’ experience and purpose-built design. The exceptionally engineered Powerfoil D is the first and only direct-drive overhead fan designed for harsh industrial environments. Powerfoil D illustrates the company’s continued commitment to building premium-quality products specifically designed for customer spaces. DOWNLOAD | IMAGE | IMAGE

Mestek Machinery to participate in the AHR Expo February 3rd - 5th 2020 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA — December 17, 2019 — Mestek Machinery is an HVACR industry leader specializing in end-to-end productive, reliable, and innovative metal forming solutions for sheet metal ductwork and fittings. Mestek Machinery invites duct shops and fabricators to visit their floor display at booth 2501. Their team of experts represents deep and broad experience in all aspects of the HVACR industry. DOWNLOAD

Launch of next generation smart AC features for RACs by Cielo

REDMOND, WA — December 16, 2019 —Cielo WiGle Inc., the leading provider of smart controls for Residential Air Conditioners (RACs), announces exciting smart features in a major updated app release. The newly introduced features are geared towards energy savings and the convenience of the end users. DOWNLOAD

IN A BAD YEAR FOR STEEL, POLOPLAST PP-R PIPING COMES TO THE RESCUE

HOUSTON, TX — December 9, 2019 —After federal tariffs sent steel pipe costs skyrocketing across the United States in 2019, buyers are turning to new alternatives in a competitive marketplace. POLOPLAST America fills that demand with a premium, price-stable alternative that outperforms steel in a number of categories. DOWNLOAD

The World’s First Smart Coil to be Released at AHR Expo

KING OF PRUSSIA, PENN — November 20, 2019 — Cooney Technologies will unveil the Industry’s first Smart Coil at booth 1566 at the 2020 AHR Expo. The Cooney Smart Coil delivers unmatched freeze protection for fluid and steam coils while communicating directly with the BAS when exposed to a freeze event. DOWNLOAD