KE2 Therm Solutions Wins ACHR News’ Dealer Design Award

August 14, 2023

KE2 Service Tool App takes gold in the Commercial Controls Category

Here at KE2Therm, we develop intelligent refrigeration control solutions and were recently acquired by Acuity brands under the Distech Controls portfolio. Since then we have won a Gold Award at the ACHR (Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration) News 2023 Dealer Design Awards for our impressive KE2 Service Tool App.

The prestigious ACHR News Dealer Design Awards celebrate excellence in HVACR product design and showcase innovative products that can be easily installed, maintained and serviced. Judged by a panel of independent HVACR contractors, our product triumphed in the Commercial Controls category with the KE2 Service Tool App taking home the top prize.

“We are honored to receive this award,” comments Patrick Holdmeyer, President at KE2 Therm. “The HVACR Dealer Design Awards are recognized as an important benchmark for excellence in the HVACR sector. At KE2 Therm we are committed to product innovation to help our customers save energy, preserve the environment, and improve profitability by delivering energy-saving electronic solutions. To take away a Gold Award is a significant achievement
for us, especially as it is judged by specialists within the industry.”

“Congratulations to the team at KE2 Therm on winning this award,” says Martin Villeneuve, President at Distech Controls. “It is a testament to the dedication and commitment KE2 Therm put into creating the KE2 Service Tool App. It is great to celebrate this achievement with the team and we are delighted that they are now part of the Distech Controls family.”

The KE2 Service Tool App turns a mobile phone into a KE2 Edge Manager, providing quick access to all KE2 Therm devices within a building and making servicing an easier task. Users can access controller web pages via a phone or tablet, even if they are not connected to the internet, view the dashboard of all controllers on a network in real-time, change setpoints, initiate defrost, and view historical graphs and data. Users can also backup and restore setpoints.

Learn more about our award winning app here.

About Distech Controls

Distech Controls connects people with intelligent building solutions through our forward-thinking technologies and services. It partners with customers to deliver innovative solutions that can provide better health, better spaces, and better efficiencies. Its passion for innovation, quality and sustainability guides its business, which serves multiple market segments through worldwide business divisions, service offices and a superior network of Authorized System

Integrators and Distributors. Distech Controls is a subsidiary of Acuity Brands, Inc. 

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Distech Controls is a brand of Distech Controls Inc. and all the other brands are the property of their respective owners. 

About KE2 Therm Solutions

KE2 Therm Solutions is a developer and manufacturer of intelligent refrigeration control solutions. Using proprietary advanced controls algorithms, software, and controls, the company’s technology is specified by a wide range of end users, consultants and major OEM manufacturers of evaporators, walk-in freezers and coolers for both new install and retrofit refrigeration applications.

Headquartered in Washington, Missouri, KE2 Therm Solutions seeks to increase system efficiency and decreasing operational and service costs. KE2 Therm Solutions is a brand within Distech Controls and part of the Acuity Brands Intelligent Spaces Group portfolio.

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About Acuity Brands

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) is a market-leading industrial technology company. We use technology to solve problems in spaces, light, and more things to come. Through our two business segments, Acuity Brands Lighting and Lighting Controls (“ABL”) and the Intelligent Spaces Group (“ISG”), we design, manufacture, and bring to market products and services that make a valuable difference in people’s lives.

We achieve growth through the development of innovative new products and services, including lighting, lighting controls, building management solutions, and location-aware applications. We achieve customer-focused efficiencies that allow us to increase market share and deliver superior returns. We look to aggressively deploy capital to grow the business and to enter attractive new verticals.

Acuity Brands, Inc. is based in Atlanta, Georgia, with operations across North America, Europe, and Asia. The Company is powered by more than 13,000 dedicated and talented associates.

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