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Carrier Product Named 'Best in Show' by BACnet at Conference
Carrier's iVU open control system was named "Best in Show" by BACnet International, during the Facilities Decisions Conference and Expo in Las Vegas. Carrier received the award as part of BACnet International’s "Leaders of the Pack" program. The program recognizes the achievements of individuals and companies that successfully use the BACnet protocol in building automation through interoperability testing, educational programs, and promotional activities.

Carrier received the "Best in Show" award for its participation in a LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold project for Crate & Barrel® and its "Streets of Southpoint" retail store in Durham, NC.

The HVAC system had to handle the extra heat load generated by the store’s track lighting, while providing precise humidity control to protect Crate & Barrel’s products, flooring, and furnishings.

Emerson Positions Retail Solutions Business to Focus on Food Retail Industry
Emerson Climate Technologies Retail Solutions has formed product and service focused teams around controls, remote facility management, and consulting and field services.

The company has promoted Alan Abramson to president, consulting and field services, Appal Chintapalli to vice president enterprise services, and Steve Santy to vice president/general manager, electronics. The appointments support the Emerson Climate Technologies Retail Solutions business’s customer-driven alignment around key segments of the global solution offering.

Increasing energy prices, stronger focus on sustainability, challenging economic conditions, and a heightened awareness of food quality are driving faster evolution of the food retail industry. The Emerson Climate Technologies Retail Solutions business is focusing the business around key elements of the integrated solutions that help customers address these business challenges.

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