NOvember ISC

  1. Davidson, N.C., Nov 01, 2018 - Ingersoll Rand's residential and supply business today announced a price increase from 5 to 8 percent on residential heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning (HVAC) products. The increase applies to Trane®, American Standard® and Ameristarequipment, and all parts and supply brands. The increase will be effective January 1, 2019, and is due to ongoing inflationary pressures.           We will have updated price pages to you in December. Preliminary review of the new pricing shows an approximate 4% increase on equipment, both Trane and Ameristar.  We will once again offer a "Beat the Price Increase" stocking order plan for Trane Furnaces.

  1. Distribute and review the Co-op Statement.  Do you have any claims to submit?  All claims must be submitted within 60 days of invoice. 
  2. The Trane Fall Consumer Promotion is wrapping up for standard (non-TCS) dealers.  How did the promotion go?
  3. The "15 for 15" Fall Parts & Supplies Promotion is underway!  Get your orders in by 11/30/18 to take advantage of this offer!
  4. We need to sell our existing Trane ductless inventory to make room for Mitsubishi/Trane ductless product!  We are having a blowout sale - receive a 10% discount on all Trane Ductless units currently in stock.   A list of current stock is included here
  1. Check out the October Trane Learning Resources newsletter.  The Variable Speed Technical Course has been updated. 

  1. Check out the changes taking place with the Trane Precedent RTU.  Review the product bulletin here. 
  2. The 80% S Series furnace is starting production soon.  We will start our phase-in/phase-out of the 80% line, phasing in the single-stage models as we run out of the associated legacy models.  We will be stocking the two-stage (S8X2)!  Complete details are on the product bulletin, including exciting new features and a new 26,000 input single-stage model!
  3. Update on our ductless stocking strategy: We received our first Mitsubishi order into stock. Price pages and literature/catalogs will be out shortly.  In the meantime, contact your TM if you need to price a job.  As we phase out Trane ductless with our blowout sale, we will phase in the Ameristar ductless line.  

  1. The Trane Fall Consumer Promotion runs until 12/15/18 for TCS Dealers.  Do you have any questions on the promotion?  
  2. Discuss Google Reviews.  Remember, Trane is using Google Reviews as the customer satisfaction rating for TCS Dealers.  How many Google Reviews do you have (need 20 between 9/30-10/1 to be invited back into TCS) and what is your star rating (need at least a 4 for TCS)? Go online and check number of reviews, and how recent they are.  
  3. Trane just published the Dealer Locator Guide.  Great information on how the locator works, how to update your dealer locator profile, Google reviews, co-branded dealer pages, leads and Dispatch, and reporting and support.  

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