MILWAUKEE (May 1, 2012) – The Luxaire® brand of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) equipment from Johnson Controls, is pleased to announce Refricenter, one of South Florida's leading stocking distributors of air conditioning, refrigeration and ventilation equipment, parts and supplies, has become the brand’s newest full-line distributor, effective immediately.
The addition of the Luxaire line of products allows Refricenter to once again sell light commercial equipment – up to 25 tons.
“Bringing the Luxaire line of products on board allows us to expand our product offering and sell commercial equipment,” said Pedro Bazo, vice president of sales at Refricenter. “We join our dealers in welcoming the opportunity to once again provide these additional products to their customers.”
Ronald Jensen, regional sales manager for Johnson Controls added, “Refricenter is well known in the South Florida HVAC market. We are glad we can partner with them to offer a full line of residential and commercial products, as well as effective dealer programs, to help them support their established dealer base.”
Steve Hoffins, senior brand manager, Unitary Products, Johnson Controls noted, “We are glad a company like Refricenter, which has been in the HVAC industry for over 40 years, has chosen to carry the Luxaire line of products. We look forward to working closely with them to support their contractors as well as new and existing customers.”
Founded in 1971, Refricenter serves all of South Florida with branches from West Palm Beach to South Miami-Dade County, offering HVAC contractors a full line of air conditioning, refrigeration and ventilation equipment, parts and supplies.
Luxaire® products from Johnson Controls include high-performance residential central air conditioners, heat pumps, furnaces and accessories and light-commercial, packaged heating and cooling systems marketed through a network of distributors and delivered to home- and building-owners through independent Luxaire heating and air conditioning dealers. For more information about Luxaire, visit www.joinluxaire.com.
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in over 150 countries. Our 162,000 employees create quality products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles; and interior systems for automobiles. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. Through our growth strategies and by increasing market share we are committed to delivering value to shareholders and making our customers successful. In 2011, Corporate Responsibility Magazine recognized Johnson Controls as the #1 company in its annual "100 Best Corporate Citizens" list. For additional information, please visit http://www.johnsoncontrols.com.
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Luxaire Brand Manager
Johnson Controls – Unitary Products
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Milwaukee, WI 53202