CARMEL, IN (INGERSOLL RAND NEWS SERVICE) -- American Standard® Heating & Air Conditioning was recognized for excellence in product design in the 7th annual Dealer Design Awards Program sponsored by The Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration (ACHR) NEWS magazine. The American Standard Heritage® 20 Communicating Heat Pump was the Bronze Award Winner in the HVAC High Efficiency Residential Equipment category.
An independent panel of 30 contractors acted as judges in the contest that had 114 entries from different industry brands. The ACHR NEWS is the leading trade magazine in the heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) industries.
NEWS Publisher John Conrad said, “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."
“It’s a great accomplishment for American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning to be an award winner in the highly sought-after High Efficiency Residential Equipment category,” said Joyce Warrington, Residential Solutions HVAC brand marketing director. “The Heritage 20 communicating heat pump is a top of the line performer with two-stage cooling, which helps homeowners save up to 60 percent on their heating and cooling costs.”
Winning entries in the Dealer Design Awards were featured in the July 12, 2010, issue of The ACHR NEWS, which is distributed in the United States to more than 33,000 HVACR contractors, wholesalers and other industry professionals.