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September 18, 2014

Haier is getting a little help from a friend to boost the energy efficiency of its refrigerators in China. The appliance manufacturer will be leveraging Honeywell's Solstice Liquid Blowing Agent for its low global warming potential of 1 -- 99.9% lower than the common blowing agent HFC-245fa.

July 10, 2014

A grant agreement between the U.S. Trade and Development Agency and Chinese company Midea will see Honeywell work to reduce the impact Midea's refrigerators and freezers have on the environment.

Honeywell will work with Midea, which manufactures appliances, to put its line of Solstice products into wider use. The main Solstice product that Midea will use is Honeywell's Liquid Blowing Agent, which expands insulation in appliances and has a lower global warming potential than more widely-used agents.

June 3, 2014

Apple planted its flag at the intersection of tech and home on Monday when it unveiled its plans to add home automation functions to its new operating system.

Taking the stage at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, the company announced that it would be adding remote security, lighting and other home automation controls to its latest iOS using its HomeKit software, according to multiple media reports.

May 13, 2014

Honeywell is shaking up the home appliance scene with its new Bluetooth Smart True HEPA Allergen Remover, what it claims is the first air purifier using Bluetooth technology that can track local pollen counts.

The purifier uses mobile app technology to track pollen lelvels and auto-adjust its cleaning levels according to the zip code. The resulting insight aims to help homeowners differentiate the causes of their air quality issues, which are often comprised of a mixture of indoor and outdoor contaminants.

January 23, 2014

Whirlpool Corporation has announced its plans to adopt Honeywell's Solstice Liquid Blowing Agent (LBA) in the manufacture of its U.S.-made refrigerators and freezers.

Citing energy efficiency and eco-friendliness, Whirlpool is harnessing the agent's 99.9% reduction in global warming potential compared to the most common foam blowing agent in the U.S. The implementation is expected to be equivalent of removing over 400,000 cars from the road.

December 3, 2013

Honeywell has unveiled its new Designer Series Cool Moisture Humidifier, which help alleviate dry indoor air conditions in a sleek, decor-friendly format.

The Designer Series runs for up to 48 hours at a time and shuts off automatically when it's empty, making it ideal for use in medium to large rooms.

Using ultrasonic technology, the humidifier creates a fine mist that can be reguated using various moisture controls.

It also features filter-free technology and a contemporary design that fits easily beneath a faucet for refilling.

October 15, 2013

Honeywell has announced that its full line of Wi-Fi thermostats will enable homeowners to connect with their utility and receive incentives for cutting down on electricity use. 

"The same technology people purchase today to lower their heating bills can pay extra dividends in the summer months," said Tony Uttley, general manager of Home Comfort and Energy Systems at Honeywell. "Honeywell can easily link homeowners to these additional savings."

September 19, 2013

Honeywell has released the Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat with Voice Control, an innovative thermostat that is voice-activated and cloud-connected.

Using advanced far-field voice technology that breaks through the ambient noise in the home, users can switch on the thermostat from across the room simply by saying "Hello, thermostat." Further action can be taken through commands, such as "make it four degrees warmer" or "make it much cooler."

September 12, 2013

Honeywell's Solstice Liquid Blowing Agent, developed by West Development Group, received a high hail-resistance rating from FM Global, a business insurer.

According to the company, the blowing agent may reduce insurance premiums for building owners. It met the qualifications of FM Approvals' hail resistance test, which reviews the roof covering's ability to resist cracking, puncturing or tearing in a hail storm, as well as wind-uplift, flammability, leaks, foot traffic and corrosion.

August 15, 2012

Whirlpool and Honeywell have announced that all Whirlpool U.S.-made refrigerators will begin incorporating Honeywell's Solstice Liquid Blowing Agent. This includes future product lineups from Whirlpool Brand, Maytag, Amana, Jenn-Air and KitchenAid brands.   

August 15, 2012

Whirlpool and Honeywell have announced that all Whirlpool U.S.-made refrigerators will begin incorporating Honeywell's Solstice Liquid Blowing Agent. This includes future product lineups from Whirlpool Brand, Maytag, Amana, Jenn-Air and KitchenAid brands.   

March 5, 2012

Paint manufacturer Valspar has announced that John Wardzel has joined the company as senior VP global operations, reporting to Steven Erdahl, executive VP. In this role, Wardzel will provide executive leadership of Valspar’s global operations and becomes an officer of the company.

October 10, 2010

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June 15, 2008

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April 17, 2008

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April 17, 2008

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