• Belimo Energy Valve Wins the 2014 AHR Expo Innovation Award

    Belimo Energy Valve wins the 2014 AHR Expo Innovation Award in the category of Building
    Automation and will be honored at the ceremony on January 22 during the world’s largest HVACR exposition and conference in New York City. AHR Expo offers 3 full days of innovation, exploration and inspiration into the world of Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration.

    AHR Expo

    At the show, see the latest products and meet over 1900 exhibitors from manufacturers and supplies from over 30 countries, attend a wide variety of educational courses from ASHRAE and other companies. The AHR Expo offers you the opportunity to do business face-to-face and enables you to see product and how they work. The 2014 AHR Expo is co-sponsored by ASHRAE and AHRI. The Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) is an honorary sponsor.
    For more information visit the Show’s website at www.ahrexpo.com.

    The 2014 AHR Expo Innovation Awards encompassing a broad cross-section of the HVACR marketplace, the winning entries were selected in 10 categories and represent the most innovative new products among the thousands that will be displayed at the 2014 AHR Expo. A panel of judges made up of ASHRAE members evaluated the products submitted based on innovation, application, value to the user and market impact.
    The Innovation Awards are jointly sponsored by ASHRAE; the Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI); and the International Exposition Company (IEC), producers and organizers of the AHR Expo.

    The 2014 AHR Expo Innovation Award winners by category are:

    Building Automation
    Company: Belimo Aircontrols (USA), Inc.
    Product: Belimo BAS Data Logging Energy Valve

    Company: Emerson Climate Technologies
    Product: Next Generation Copeland Scroll Variable Speed compressor product line

    Green Building
    Company: Lafert North America
    Product: High Performance Metric Motors

    Company: WaterFurnace International, Inc.
    Product: 7 Series 700A11 Geothermal Heat Pump

    Indoor Air Quality
    Company: NEPTRONIC
    Product: SKD Direct Multi-Steam Injection Humidifier

    Company: Rheem Manufacturing Company
    Product: Rheem Prestige Series Hybrid Electric Heat Pump Water Heater

    Company: Danfoss
    Product: MADAP-KOOL System Manager AK-SM 800 Series

    Company: HVAC Solution, Inc.
    Product: Revit Connection 2.0 BIM Software Add-in

    Tools & Instruments
    Company: Imperial
    Product: Imperial iManifold

    Company: Big Ass Fans
    Product: Haiku Ceiling Fan
    One of these 10 category winners will also be selected as the overall winner of the

    The 2014 AHR Expo Product of the Year Award winners will receive a placards to display at their booth during the Show as well as etched crystal awards to be displayed at their companies’ headquarters.

    In addition, 37 other products were recognized with Honorable Mentions in these same 10 categories and will also be presented with placards to display in their booths.
    The Honorable Mentions winners by category are:

    Building Automation
    American Auto-Matrix
    AspectFT 2.0 Web-enabled BAS

    Distech Controls, Inc.
    ProgrammableVAV Controller (IRC)

    SenseAir North America
    tSense True Read CO2, RH and Temp Transmitter

    Tekmar Control Systems, A Watts Water Technologies Company
    Flexible, Multi-Stage Boiler Control 284

    Baltimore Aircoil Company
    New Series 3000 Cooling Tower

    Toshiba Carrier Heat Recovery Variable Refrigerant Flow System

    Lordo America
    QTUBE Flexible Composite A/C and Refrigeration Lines

    Green Building
    Advantix Systems
    DT-X Desiccant Dehumidification Technology

    Ebm-papst Inc.
    RadiPac Series - K3G630 Plug Fan

    Zehnder Rittling
    ZIP Radiant Heating Ceiling Panels

    Carrier Carrier
    Infinity 18VS Variable Speed Heat Pump

    LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc
    Art Cool Premier High Efficiency Duct Free Heat Pump

    Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating Solutions
    H2i R2-Series Variable Refrigerant Flow Heat Pump

    TruComfort Variable Speed Split System Heat Pump

    SlimFit Commercial High-Efficiency Condensing

    Belimo Aircontrols (USA), Inc.
    ZIP Air-Side Economizer

    Best Living Systems, LLC
    MCI (Multi-Cluster Ionization) for Air Filtration

    Plasma Air International
    Plasma Ion BAR Bipolar Air Purifier

    Ultravation, Inc.
    UVXact UV-C Intensity Monitor

    Caleffi Hydronic Solutions
    QuickSetter Balancing Valve

    Navien America
    NPE-180/210/2405 Condensing Gas Tankless Water Heater

    Watts Water Technologies, Inc.
    TRITON Radio Frequency Pipe Fusion System

    Baltimore Aircoil Company
    Trillium Series Adiabatic Condenser

    BITZER Kuhlmaschinenbau GmbH
    New Ecoline Varispeed Reciprocating Compressor

    Samsung Compressor Direct
    Ultra T-20 Rotary Compressor

    Parker Hannifin - Sporlan Division
    ZoomLine Refrigerant Line Assembly

    ComfortDRAW Design Tool for BAS

    Emerson Climate Technologies
    HVAC Check & Charge Mobile Application

    Maxwell Systems, Inc.
    ProContractorMX Mobile Connect Annotation Tool for iPad

    Tools & Instruments
    Fluke Corporation
    VT04 Visual IR Thermometer

    Goodway Technologies Corp.
    RAM-PRO-XL Tube Cleaner

    Compact Swage Tool

    Air Pear Destratification Fan

    VentZone Zoned IAQ with Heat Recovery Kit

    Building Performance Equipment, Inc.
    Energy Recovery Ventilator

    Modine Manufacturing Co.
    Airedale ClassMate Vertical DX & Heat Pump Vent. System

    Rosenberg USA, Inc.
    B-Wheel Backward Curved Fan Impeller

    As the largest and most comprehensive HVACR exposition in the world, the AHR Expo attracts tens of thousands of attendees from all facets of the industry, including contractors, engineers, dealers, distributors, wholesalers, OEMs, architects, builders, industrial plant operators, facility owners and managers, agents and reps.

    Since 1930, the AHR Expo has been the HVACR professional’s best resource for new products, new ideas and new services. This unique industry forum creates a dynamic marketing environment unequaled in size and scope by any other industry event.
    The AHR Expo is produced and managed by International Exposition Company, 15
    Franklin Street, Westport, CT 06880; telephone: 203-221-9232; fax: 203-221-9260; e-mail: info@ahrexpo.com; website: www.ahrexpo.com.

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