The most innovative product submissions from among the thousands on display at the AHR Expo have been selected as winners in eight specific categories: Building Automation, Cooling, Heating, IAQ, Refrigeration, Software, Tools, and Ventilation.
The 2005 winners are:
Company: Invisible Service Technicians, LLC
Product: IST Monitor
Company: Copeland Corporation / Emerson Climate Technologies
Product: Next Generation Copeland Scroll™
Company: Trs Systems, Inc.
Product: RC2100 Wireless Hydronic Controller
Company: Munters Corporation
Product: H2O LiquidAire
Company: Danfoss, Inc.
Product: ICV Control Valve
Company: Wrightsoft Corporation
Product: Right-Radiant Plus™
Company: Goodway Technologies Corp.
Product: CTV-1500 Cooling Tower Vacuum
Company: Hardcast, Carlisle Coatings & Waterproofing Inc.
Product: Flex-Grip 550
"We are very pleased with the wide range and high quality of product submissions we received for the third year of the award program," said Clay Stevens, president of International Exposition Company (IEC), producers and managers of the AHR Expo. "It is a pleasure to recognize and honor manufacturers that have excelled through exceptional creativity in turning technology into useful and efficient products."
Products submitted by the following companies received Honorable Mention:
Reliable Controls" Corporation
Trans-Coil Inc. (TCI)
H5 Active Line Conditioner
The Watt Stopper, Inc.
Bora A/C Inc.
12 PRA Portable Air Conditioner 11600 BTU
H21J Benchmark Reciprocating Compressor
AERCO International, Inc.
AERCO BMS (Boiler Management System)
Vertical Flooded Heat Exchanger
Rheem Manufacturing Co.
Super Quiet 80 Gas Furnace
StrionAir GC System
Sun Pure SP-200
1F95CA Thermostat w/Active Protection & Dehumidification
Henry Technologies, Inc.
Optronic MK II
Design Services Network
System Design Simulator
HVAC Solution Version 3.1
Enhanced 1010 E Thermal Energy Meter
Extech Instruments Corp.
1000A True RMS AC/DC Clamp+IR Thermo, Model EX
Fluke 87V DMM
Dais Analytic Corporation
The Dryer Box
TFS Fantom IQ
A panel of judges, made up of ASHRAE members selected for their exceptional knowledge of the industry and its products, reviewed and evaluated all submissions. Product entries were judged for innovation, application, value to user, and market impact. The winners will receive special placards to place in their booths as well as an etched crystal award to be displayed at their company headquarters.