Emerson Climate Technologies Recognized by Ohio School Board Association for HVACR Program
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Emerson Climate Technologies Recognized by Ohio School Board Association for HVACR Program

“Cool School, Hot Career” Campaign Presented OSBA Honor Roll Award

ST. LOUIS, September 1, 2011 – Emerson Climate Technologies, a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), has been recognized by the Ohio School Board Association (OSBA) for its efforts to further Environmental Controls Technologies/Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR) education.  Emerson Climate Technologies was named to the OSBA Business Honor Roll for its contribution to Ohio education and exemplary service to the community.

“The people at Emerson Climate Technologies really helped us drive this program forward, and we’re extremely pleased with response we’ve received from students,” said Scott Nail, instructor at Upper Valley Career Center. “Since launching ‘Cool School, Hot Career,’ we’ve seen enrollment jump, and we now have a waiting list to get into the HVACR program.”

During the past two years, Emerson Climate Technologies has worked closely with Upper Valley Career Center (UVCC) on the “Cool School Hot Career” campaign. The campaign helped ignite interest in the Environmental Controls Technologies program, bringing new students into the unique discipline. To help spark interest with prospective students, Emerson helped UVCC recruit students by sending letters and attending open houses to encourage students to check out the program. The company also provided assistance with key marketing activities such as website design, social media execution and development of promotional collateral, like a video to promote HVAC at a local movie theatre.

Additionally, Emerson made a monetary donation to the program, supported an HVACR Advisory Council, and started an apprentice program. For more information about the Environmental Controls Technologies program at the Upper Valley Career Center, visit http://www.uppervalleyhvacr.com.

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 through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and tools and storage businesses. Sales in fiscal 2010 were $21 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. Emerson Climate Technologies’ innovative solutions, which include industry-leading brands such as Copeland Scroll and White-Rodgers, improve human comfort, safeguard food and protect the environment.

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