Thu 29 Jul 2021

Hitachi Cooling & Heating Wins Dealer Design Award

Johnson Controls-Hitachi was recognized for excellence in product design in the 18th annual Dealer Design Awards Program sponsored by The Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration News magazine. An independent panel of contractors acted as judges in the contest that had 117 entries. The company’s Hitachi Cooling & Heating H-500 Mini-Split was the Gold Prize level winner in the HVAC Residential Equipment category. The ACHR News is the leading trade magazine in the heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration industries.


NEWS Publisher Mike Murphy stated, "These awards give us a unique opportunity to recognize the outstanding research and development efforts that go into many of the products serving the HVACR industry and the awards issue gives our readers an opportunity to read about innovative installation and service solutions."


“We continuously innovate to provide the most relevant products for dealers to sell and install in a residential application. It is an honor to be recognized for this prestigious award”, said Manuel de la Fuente, Vice President/General Manager, Johnson Control Hitachi North America.


Winning entries in the Dealer Design Awards were featured in the July 26, 2021, issue of The ACHR News, which is distributed nationally to over 27,000 HVACR contractors, wholesalers and distributors, and other industry professionals. For more information and further coverage, visit


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