2014 Highlight Stories


Trane Expands Chiller Portfolio with Breakthrough Systems Designed for European Markets

Trane introduced five new chilled water systems with capacity ranges from 20kW to 14,000kW to meet the cooling, efficiency and acoustics needs of markets in Europe. These innovative systems are available with advanced controls and designed for optimal energy efficiency for part- and full-load performance, and in compliance with the most stringent local standards and performance ratings to meet ... »


Club Car Precedent Electronic Fuel Injection Engine Launch

Club Car unveiled its Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) engine for the Precedent at The Villages Golf Cars in Florida, the largest U.S. retail golf car dealership and a Club Car dealer. In developing the EFI engine, Club Car partnered with world-renowned automaker Subaru, a leader in building small engines with EFI. The EFI engines in Club Car vehicles feature more precise ignition timing, better fuel efficiency ... »


Thermo King Delivers Peace of Mind with CARB Compliant Precedent S-Series Models

Thermo King introduced its line of Precedent S-Series models, including the Precedent S-600 – the only unit in the industry compliant with California Air Resources Board (CARB) Ultra-Low-Emission Transport Refrigeration Unit In-Use Performance Standards. It also is the only greater-than-25 horsepower solution in the industry to meet Tier IV final emissions certification ... »


City Officials Attend Memphis Distribution Center Supplier Diversity Event

The Trane HVAC Parts & Supply distribution center (MDC) in Memphis, Tennessee, is enrolled in a payment-in-lieu-of taxes program with the city of Memphis. The plan results in a potential $2.8 million tax savings over eight years and is based on the percentage of its outlays for goods, services and construction to minority-, woman-, or locally-owned small businesses. Attended by 20 local suppliers ... »


Ingersoll Rand India Wins 2014 Dream Employer to Work For Award

Announced in Mumbai, India, the 2014 Dream Company to Work For award is part of the Global HR Excellence Awards organized by the World HRD Congress. Ingersoll Rand in India has retained the No. 1 ranking in India for two consecutive years within the manufacturing sector and moved up one spot to No. 3 across all industries ... »


Trane Debuts First Chiller to Receive Environmental Product Declaration at Greenbuilding Brasil International Conference

The new Trane EarthWise CenTraVac centrifugal chiller was the first commercial chiller to receive an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) from the Institute for Construction and Environment. A Third-party EPD program operator based in Germany, the Institute is committed to increasing sustainability in the construction sector ... »

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