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  • The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (HVAC&R) Industry Hails the Emerson Cup 2015 Winners for their Innovative & Energy-Efficient Projects & Products

    The annual award competition once again recognizes and celebrates exceptional design and innovation in the air conditioning and refrigeration segments.

    Ahmedabad, November 20, 2015: Emerson Climate Technologies a business segment of Emerson (EMR:NYSE) instituted The Emerson Cup, HVAC&R industry’s most sought after award that encourages and rewards exceptional talent. The annual design competition successfully launched from China in 2003, completes its 8th consecutive appearance in India this year. The gala award night saw outstanding design ideas being recognized and rewarded by HVAC&R industry stalwarts.

    The Emerson Cup 2015 introduced Product Innovation as a new category. This is in recognition of changing customer expectations and a strong need to provide impetus for the introduction of innovative products in the country.

    Addressing the audience, Mr. Sridar Narayanswami, vice president & managing director, Emerson Climate Technologies, said “The HVAC&R industry is a major player in the quest to make the green building movement successful. It presents exciting opportunities in energy efficiency and improvement of indoor air quality. This is where The Emerson Cup helps by becoming a catalyst in promoting new-age technologies and recognizing talent within the industry. We believe, The Emerson Cup provides a major fillip to the betterment of the HVAC&R industry by providing a platform for young designers. The grand success of The Emerson Cup is indeed a proud moment for all of us at Emerson Climate Technologies.”

    The Emerson Cup 2015 incorporates four Award categories –

    1. New Project - Metropolitan & Emerging Cities 2. Retrofit Project - Metropolitan & Emerging Cities 3. Cold Chain Project - Metropolitan & Emerging Cities 4. Product Innovation In Cold Chain & Air conditioning

    The New Project award category continued to witness the highest number of nominations. This year, the excellence award – Metropolitan Cities was conferred on STERLING INDIA, for the Spire Edge, Manesar project, while the Emerging Cities award was presented to RELIANCE INDUSTRIES LIMITED for their Reliance Data Center, Jamnagar project.

    There was enthusiasm for the Retrofit Project category award as well, with the excellence award jointly presented to GODREJ & BOYCE MFG. CO. LTD. for Up-Gradation of HVAC system at Godrej-MHE, Vikhroli and FOOTPRINTS E.A.R.T.H., Ahmedabad for their project at Evolutionary System Private Limited, Ahmedabad. The Retrofit Project-Emerging Cities category was won by VODAFONE SOUTH LIMITED for the project Vodafone Mobile Telephone Exchange, Hubli.

    In the Cold Chain – Metropolitan Cities category, HINDUSTAN UNILEVER LIMITED won the excellence award for their HeartICE, Mumbai project. While the Cold Chain – Emerging Cities category was won by MEGASTAR ENGINEERING for their project Refrigeration System at Real Dairy, Baramati.

    The category - Product Innovation introduced this year, received a thumping response from the industry, going by the number of entries it attracted. The Product Innovation - air conditioning category saw BLUE STAR LIMITED bagging the award for its Precision Packaged Chiller for MRI Scanner. Exercising their discretion, the Judges instituted a Jury’s Special Award under the Product Innovation - air conditioning category and presented it to PANASIA ENGINEERS PVT. LTD., Mumbai for their entry of An Innovative Triple Mode Cooler.

    The Product Innovation in cold chain category also saw a Jury’s Special Award being conferred to MILK-TECH ENGINEERS & ICRI–NDRI for their product Milk Cooling Module.

    The awards were selected by a distinguished panel of judges, comprising of a team of highly recognized and influential doyens in the field of energy efficiency, engineering, architecture, education and HVAC&R Design.

    The Emerson Cup is increasingly being recognized as an initiative that is setting benchmarks which help drive innovation in the industry. To know more about the awards and the entries, connect with us online at Facebook, Twitter, Slideshare and Youtube.

    About Emerson Climate Technologies
    Emerson Climate Technologies, a business segment of Emerson, is the world’s leading provider of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration solutions for residential, industrial and commercial applications. The group combines best-in-class technology with proven engineering, design, distribution, educational and monitoring services to provide customized, integrated climate-control solutions for customers worldwide. The innovative solutions of Emerson Climate Technologies, which include industry-leading brands such as Copeland Scroll™ and White-Rodgers™, improve human comfort, safeguard food and protect the environment. For more information, visit EmersonClimate.com

    About Emerson Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets around the world. The company is comprised of five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions. Sales in fiscal 2015 were $22.3 billion. For more information, visit Emerson.com