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Eaton appoints Havtech as primary Mid-Atlantic distributor of Eaton HVAC drives to help customers reach new levels of energy efficiency

Date:    November 1, 2018

PITTSBURGH, PA  Power management company Eaton announced today it has reached an agreement with Havtech to provide distribution for Eaton’s variable frequency drives (VFDs) designed for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) applications. Havtech is one of the Mid-Atlantic’s largest commercial HVAC equipment distributors. The collaboration will enable both Eaton and Havtech to better support its customers’ energy efficiency requirements through Eaton’s industry-leading VFD solutions.

“With a reputation as one of the most innovative HVAC equipment and building automation system providers serving both the commercial and industrial markets, Havtech is a natural fit for us,” said Rob Fenton, division sales manager at Eaton. “This partnership will provide the local technical support and inventory that our customers demand, helping to ensure they can complete their projects on time.”

“Our equipment, aftermarket and wholesale divisions are excited to partner with such a long-standing industry leader in the VFD market,” said Joe Roetering, president at Havtech. “Through a similar commitment to improving building comfort, efficiency and reduced cost of ownership for our customers, we believe Eaton complements the other equipment innovators and leaders we represent.”

Eaton offers several series of VFDs for HVAC applications, including the PowerXL line called the PowerXL DH1. This series is specifically designed to address the need to lower energy costs and maximize system uptime. The drives are engineered with Eaton’s patented Active Energy Control® which monitors the output requirements of the motor while reducing the input power requirements of the VFD. This feature can increase energy savings by up to 10 percent in fan and pump applications compared to standard VFDs, giving the customer even greater energy and ultimately cost savings above other VFDs in the market.

To learn more about Eaton’s VFD solutions for the HVAC market, visit Eaton.com/drives. To learn more about Havtech, visit Havtech.com.

Eaton’s electrical business is a global leader with expertise in power distribution and circuit protection; backup power protection; control and automation; lighting and security; structural solutions and wiring devices; solutions for harsh and hazardous environments; and engineering services. Eaton is positioned through its global solutions to answer today’s most critical electrical power management challenges. 

Eaton is a power management company with 2017 sales of $20.4 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 98,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.

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