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Danfoss wins AHR Expo Innovation Award

Nearly $11,000 entry fee presented to the Jacksonville Police Athletic League (JAXPAL) to help install a new HVAC control system.

| | Feb 15, 2010 | 10:35 am
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Nearly $11,000 entry fee presented to the Jacksonville Police Athletic League (JAXPAL) to help install a new HVAC control system.

Danfoss’ Performer VSD, a variable speed compressor for residential use, was selected as the AHR Expo Product of the Year Award. The award ceremony was held during the 62nd AHR Expo, that took place from January 25 to 27, at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida.

The Performer VSD was chosen from among the nine category-winners of the 2010 AHR Expo Innovation Awards – an industry-wide competition designed to promote and encourage product innovation. Danfoss won the award in the Green Building category, and then was selected from among the nine winners to earn the final award. Thirty-two products received honourable mentions.

“We are proud to receive this award because it is welcome proof of the continuing Danfoss commitment to energy efficiency achieved through engineering innovation,” said Stephen Gugliotta, Director of Sales for Danfoss Air Conditioning.

The 2010 AHR Expo Innovation Award entry fees totalling nearly $11,000, was presented to the Jacksonville Police Athletic League (JAXPAL) to help install a new HVAC control system.

Since 2004, more than $45,000 has been donated to vocational schools and humanitarian projects for communities in states where the show is held.

“The AHR Expo Innovation Awards programme provides a unique opportunity to honour companies for their commitment to innovation, while also providing funds to organisations dedicated to helping others,” said Clay Stevens, President of International Exposition Company (IEC), the organiser of the AHR Expo.

The Innovation Awards are jointly sponsored by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE); the Air- Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI); and IEC.


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