Venstar expands Canadian distribution through Trane Canada Co. agreement
May 26, 2011 - Venstar, a thermostat and energy management systems supplier, has expanded its Canadian availability of its HVAC systems, including its thermostats and accessories, in an exclusive distribution agreement with Trane Canada Co.
By Alyssa Dalton
“We are pleased to announce an exclusive agreement with Trane Canada, which makes the Venstar commercial and residential HVAC solutions available throughout all the Canadian provinces,” said Steve Dushane, president and CEO of Venstar. “Together, Venstar and Trane deliver an unrivaled resource for commercial and residential HVAC control systems.”
“Venstar is well-known for its quality and reliable HVAC products, including leading thermostats and accessories, for both residential and commercial use. We are pleased to work with Venstar for exclusive distribution in Canada, and we look forward to a long and prosperous relationship,” added Sean Hughes, Parts leader for Trane Canada Co.
Among the Venstar thermostat products being distributed by Trane Canada are:
• ColorTouch Touchscreen Thermostat (residential): a multi-functional, programmable touch screen thermostat that has customizable backgrounds, including the users’ own photos, and more than a dozen preset themes, including holiday themes. It is compatible with “virtually every type” of heating and air conditioning system, and can be configured to display text in English, French or Spanish.
• ColorTouch Touchscreen Thermostat (commercial): a multi-functional touch screen thermostat designed for commercial installations. Users can display their business logos, advertisements or promotions on their thermostat screens as a slideshow screensaver or background wallpaper.
• Slimline Family of Thermostats, including: Slimline Platinum (model T2900), SchoolStat‚(model T2900SCH), ComfortCall, and EZStat.