Emerson Climate Technologies’ Andre Patenaude to Present at HRAI 45th Annual Meeting and Conference in Vancouver

Emerson Climate Technologies’ Andre Patenaude to Present at HRAI 45th Annual Meeting and Conference in Vancouver

Will discuss "Enhanced Refrigeration Solutions" on Aug. 22

SIDNEY, OHIO, July 9, 2013 – Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc., a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), today announced Andre Patenaude, director of marketing, Canada, will speak at the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) 45th Annual Meeting and Conference held in Vancouver Aug. 21-24. Patenaude will present “Enhanced Refrigeration Solutions” from 1:15 - 2:30 p.m. PDT on August 22. Attendees will learn about the recent advances in refrigeration system components, the changing landscape in energy consumption and the coming generation of new refrigerants.

Emerson works closely with hundreds of manufacturers of commercial refrigeration and air conditioning equipment. Driven by energy regulations and North American guidelines, this equipment continually evolves to become more energy efficient and environmentally friendly. Within the commercial sector, foodservice has the highest energy use per square foot, due largely to the need for commercial refrigerators and freezers. All of this equipment – ice machines, refrigerators, walk-in coolers and rooftop air conditioners – benefits from recent compressor innovations, new refrigerants and improvements in system efficiency.

Patenaude leads Emerson’s Canadian market strategy, planning and implementation of programs for its refrigeration and air conditioning business. His focus is to research market dynamics, define opportunities, identify synergies and work with the sales business development teams to provide individual customer strategies. Patenaude is a Certified Mechanical Engineering Technologist and has worked for Emerson since 1984 in a variety of technical and marketing positions, allowing him to gain a deep understanding of customers’ needs.

About Emerson
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets around the world.  The company is comprised of five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions.  Sales in fiscal 2012 were $24.4 billion. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.

About Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc.
Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc., a company of the Emerson Climate Technologies business segment, is the world’s leading compressor manufacturer, offering more than 10,000 compressor models in a full range of technologies, including scroll, reciprocating and screw compressor designs. A pioneer in the HVACR industry, the company led the introduction of scroll technology to the marketplace. Today, more than 100 million Copeland Scroll™ compressors have been produced for residential and commercial air conditioning and commercial refrigeration systems around the world. Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc. is headquartered in Sidney, Ohio.

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Carl Alexoff