History of the HVAC Industry's Brands

Originally Posted By: ecrofutt
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Found this interesting page and wanted to share it with y’all

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Ever wonder who owns whom? Or what happened to your favorite brand of yesterday? Maybe this page will help. Additions and corrections welcome!

AAON: Evolved from John Zink/Sunbeam, makes packaged rooftop equipment.

ADDISON PRODUCTS: Now a division of Heat Controller.

AIRE-FLO:: Old Lennox tradename revived for use on economy line sold by Lennox dealers.

AIRQUEST: Name used by International Comfort Products.

AIRTEMP: Became a subsidiary of Fedders Corp. in 1976. See Fedders.

AMANA: Formerly a division of Raytheon, now part of Goodman Manufacturing.

AMERICAN FURNACE [AFCO]: In 1968 became part of the climate control division of the Singer Co. In 1970 became Singer American Furnace. See Singer.

AMERICAN-STANDARD: Became Tappan Air Conditioning division in 1972. American-Standard purchased the Trane Company in 1984. American-Standard name revived in 1988.

Erby Crofutt
B4U Close Home Inspections
Georgetown, Kentucky


Originally Posted By: jhugenroth
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Interesting list, Erby. Brings back childhood memories, since my father had a heating & A/C business till 1978. I worked for him when I was younger, so I know a lot of those names.

I noticed there was no mention of Airtemp being part of Chrysler Corp. before it sold.