HVI Press Release

3317 E. Bell Rd., Suite 101122
Phoenix, AZ 85032 USA

October 1, 2013

Phone: (855) HVI-VENT (855.484.8368)
Fax: (480) 559-9722

Media Inquiries:
Kathie Perry
Gulfside Marketing

HVI Elects Officers and Directors

(Phoenix, Arizona) — The Home Ventilating Institute (HVI) announced the results of Officer and Director elections at the HVI Annual Meeting on September 10, 2013 in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. Don Stevens of Panasonic Eco Solutions North America in Newark, New Jersey was elected to serve a two-year term as Chairman of the Board. Russell Pope of S&P USA Ventilation Systems in Jacksonville, Florida was elected as Vice Chairman/Treasurer. Terry Siegel of Ventamatic Limited in Mineral Wells, Texas was elected as Secretary for a two-year term. John Fox of Air King Ventilation Products in West Chester, Pennsylvania now serves as Immediate Past Chairman.

Directors re-elected to one-year terms include Daniel Forest of Venmar Ventilation, Inc. in Drummondville, Quebec; Gary Craw of American Aldes Ventilation in Bradenton, Florida, and Jim Boldt of Broan-NuTone LLC in Hartford, Wisconsin. A new director elected to a one-year term is Andy Krug of Delta Products Corporation in St. Charles, Missouri.

Stevens noted there are several priorities on which the HVI Board of Directors will focus during his term as Chairman. "During the next two years, HVI will work to increase the recognition of the HVI label in codes and standards and the value of HVI product performance certification." Stevens continues, "The HVI Board of Directors will also work toward expanding our membership to include all manufacturers of residential ventilation and IAQ products."

The Home Ventilating Institute (HVI), founded in 1955, is a nonprofit association of the manufacturers of home ventilating products. Through its Certified Ratings Programs, HVI provides a voluntary means for residential ventilation manufacturers to report comparable and creditable product performance information based upon uniformly applied testing standards and procedures performed by independent laboratories. Certified performance ratings include airflow, sound and energy.

Today, HVI represents manufacturers from the United States, Canada, Asia and Europe, producing the majority of the residential ventilation products sold in North America. HVI certification is a prerequisite for obtaining the ENERGY STAR® rating for mechanical ventilation equipment. For more information, contact HVI at 3317 E. Bell Rd., Ste. 101122, Phoenix, AZ, USA 85032. Telephone: 855.HVI.VENT; fax: 480.559.9722. Visit the website at


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