2017 AHR Expo Schedules Innovation Awards Ceremony

As a highlight of the 2017 Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), to be held next Jan. 30 to Feb. 1 in Las Vegas, the 2017 AHR Expo Innovation Awards ceremony has been scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 31.

From 1:00 to 2:00 pm in Las Vegas Convention Center room N253 (on the second floor of the North Hall), the 2017 AHR Expo Innovation Awards will honor inventive products, systems and technologies showcased at this year’s show in the categories of: building automation; cooling; green building; heating; indoor air quality; plumbing; refrigeration; software; tools & instruments; and ventilation.

Additionally, one 2017 AHR Expo Product of the Year award winner, selected from among the 10 category winners, will be announced during the ceremony on Jan. 31.

All 2017 AHR Expo Innovation Award winners have been selected by a panel of third-party ASHRAE member judges who evaluated each entry based on innovative design, creativity, application, value and market impact.

“The innovative and creative product development demonstrated by this year’s award winners has served to confirm the HVACR industry’s ongoing forward thinking. It is exciting to see all the emerging technologies that are bringing about better solutions to the challenges we face,” says Clay Stevens, president of International Exposition Company.

“We congratulate those who have been recognized as 2017’s pioneers from across all areas of the industry, by proving there is always more to be achieved, and farther to be propelled, when it comes to HVACR innovation,” Stevens continues. “This is the spirit that makes each year’s competition fresh and exciting, and is what we are proud to see as a cornerstone of inspiration for the HVACR industry’s ongoing creativity and advancement.”

The complete list of 2017 AHR Expo Innovation Award winners:

  • Building Automation
    Company: Danfoss
    Innovation: Danfoss Enterprise Services
  • Cooling
    Company: Daikin Applied
    Innovation: Pathfinder Air-cooled Screw Chillers with Variable Volume Ratio (VVR) Technology
  • Green Building
    Company: Carrier
    Innovation: Dual Stage Relief Economizer (DSRE)
  • Heating
    Company: Noritz America
    Innovation: Noritz CB Combi Boiler
  • Indoor Air Quality
    Company: Nortec Humidity
    Innovation: Nortec GS Series – CS Model (Nortec GS CS) Humidifier
  • Plumbing
    Company: Taco Inc.
    Innovation: SmartPlug Smart Hot Water Recirculation Control
  • Refrigeration
    Company: Danfoss
    Innovation: Danfoss CTM (Electrical Controlled Transcritical Multi Ejector)
  • Software
    Company: Nidec Motor Corp.
    Innovation: Rescue Select Programming App
  • Tools & Instruments
    Company: PEXOLOGY Inc.
    Innovation: PEXGUN
  • Ventilation
    Company: Titus
    Innovation: Helios Digital Diffuser

Visit the website for more information on the 2017 AHR Expo.

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