Johnson Controls introduces new Champion HVAC product line available exclusively through WinWholesale distributors & contractors

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Champion HVAC products designed to tackle toughest conditions with steadfast performance

MILWAUKEE – (June 17, 2015) – Johnson Controls introduces the new Champion brand of residential and light commercial heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) products, designed to deliver reliability, energy efficiency and comfort. Champion HVAC products are available exclusively from WinWholesale, Inc., a leading supplier of residential and commercial construction and industrial supplies and materials, with 570 wholesaling locations in 45 states in North America. 

Each Champion product is designed, engineered and assembled in North America, drawing upon more than 140 years of HVAC experience and Johnson Controls’ industry-leading HVAC manufacturing facilities, robust product development, and rigorous testing processes. The product line includes models in a variety of tonnages, fuel sources and configurations for the commercial and residential markets. The heating and cooling equipment is rated in accordance with AHRI Standard 210/240 and 340/360 at AHRI conditions. The product line also meets relevant ASHRAE 90.1, ENERGY STAR® and EPACT 2005 standards.

“Like a true champion, this new line of products is built to meet the challenge with steadfast performance,” said Bobby Leggett, distribution sales manager, national accounts at Johnson Controls. “Today’s launch reinforces our commitment to supply quality products and a strong after-sales support program to WinWholesale distributors and contractors.”

Johnson Controls was named WinWholesale’s 2014 HVAC Vendor of the Year. Eddie Gibbs, WinWholesale vice president of vendor relations agreed, adding, “The Champion brand builds on that relationship and gives our customers exclusive access to a one-of-a-kind line of quality products, along with Champion and Champion Elite programs that provide contractors with important sales, marketing and financing support.”

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About Champion

Champion® products from Johnson Controls include energy-efficient, residential central air conditioners, heat pumps, furnaces and accessories, and innovative light-commercial, packaged heating and cooling systems marketed through a national distribution network and delivered to home- and building-owners through qualified Champion heating and cooling contractors. For more information about Champion, visit or follow us on YouTube and @Champion_HVAC on Twitter.


About WinWholesale Inc.

WinWholesale Inc. ( is a leading supplier of residential and commercial construction and industrial supplies and materials headquartered in Dayton, Ohio. The privately-held company has more than 570 wholesaling locations in 45 states and offers entrepreneurs the unique opportunity to own part of the local business. Collectively, WinWholesale is known as “The Win Group of Companies” and includes Win-branded locations, Noland Company, Carr Supply, Security Plumbing & Heating Supply, and Wyatt Irrigation. In the group are companies conducting business-to-business wholesale distribution of supplies and materials in HVAC and refrigeration; plumbing and heating; hydronics; pipe, valves and fittings; electrical; fastening hardware; waterworks and utility; pumps; turf irrigation and landscape; and fire system fabrication. Follow WinWholesale on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.


About Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. Our 170,000 employees create quality products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles; and interior systems for automobiles. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. Through our growth strategies and by increasing market share we are committed to delivering value to shareholders and making our customers successful. In 2015, Corporate Responsibility Magazine recognized Johnson Controls as the #14 company in its annual “100 Best Corporate Citizens” list. For additional information, please visit or follow us @johnsoncontrols on Twitter.


Contact:           Sarah Zwicky

                        Manager, Global Public Relations

                        +1 414 524 6916


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