Awards sponsored by The Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News magazine
Sidney, Ohio, August 6, 2014 – Several business units within Emerson Climate Technologies, a business segment of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), were recognized for excellence in product design in the 11th annual Dealer Design Awards Program sponsored by The Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News magazine. An independent panel of contractors acted as judges in the contest that had 92 entries. Emerson Climate Technologies business units won awards in three categories:
- Gold – Emerson™ TXV Connect Kit in the Components & Accessories category
- Silver – Sensi™ Thermostat in the Residential Controls category
- Silver – Copeland Scroll Digital™ Retrofit Kit in the Commercial Controls category
News Publisher Mike Murphy stated, "These awards give us a unique opportunity to recognize the outstanding research and development efforts that go into many of the products serving the HVACR industry and the awards issue gives our readers an opportunity to read about innovative installation and service solutions."
The Gold award winner, the TXV Connect Kit is a new valve replacement kit designed to provide contractors with a quick and efficient way to service residential air conditioning and heat pump systems. The Emerson™ TXV Connect kit includes the company’s latest generation thermal expansion valves plus chatleff and aeroquip adapters.
“At Emerson Climate Technologies we are always looking for ways to make our customers’ lives easier and more efficient,” noted Ed Blittschau, Vice President Global Sales & Marketing, Flow Controls. “The TXV connect Kit is a great example of this because it allows busy contractors to service systems easily with everything they need in one easy-to use package”.
Emerson Climate Technologies also had two Silver award winners, the Sensi™ Thermostat and Copeland Scroll Digital™ Retrofit Kit. The Sensi™ Thermostat is Emerson Climate Technologies’ first universal Wi-Fi thermostat. The Sensi™ Thermostat and intuitive app give homeowners remote access from smart phones, tablets or PC’s. The Copeland Scroll Digital™ Retrofit Kit provides a complete and convenient solution for in-field compressor replacements. The kit includes all the components necessary to successfully retrofit an HVAC system in the field.
Winning entries in the Dealer Design Awards were featured in the July 21, 2014 issue of The ACHR News, which is distributed nationally to over 33,000 HVACR contractors, wholesalers, and other industry professionals.
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 2013 were $24.7 billion. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com
About Emerson Climate Technologies
Emerson Climate Technologies, a business segment of Emerson, is the world’s leading provider of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration solutions for residential, industrial and commercial applications. The group combines best-in-class technology with proven engineering, design, distribution, educational and monitoring services to provide customized, integrated climate-control solutions for customers worldwide. The innovative solutions of Emerson Climate Technologies, which include industry-leading brands such as Copeland Scroll™ and White-Rodgers™, improve human comfort, safeguard food and protect the environment. For more information, visit www.EmersonClimate.com