Cleveland-based Direct Air Systems Inc. has been named an exclusive representative for ABB Commercial HVAC drive products throughout the Columbus, Ohio, market.

ABB products include AC and DC variable speed drives from fractional to 500 horsepower. HVAC single-motor drive applications include supply and return fans, exhaust fans, fume hoods, re-circulation pumps, condenser fans and more.

“We are pleased with the opportunity to devote our experiences supporting products and services to the promotion of a product line that is held in such high esteem by the HVAC industry,” said Steve Snyder, owner of Direct Air Systems. “We consider this a significant gesture and vote of confidence from such a great company as ABB.”

Supporting Direct Air Systems’ HVAC knowledge was a natural extension of the company’s success in serving commercial customers throughout the Cleveland market, noted Todd Wimmer, Eastern region sales manager for ABB.

“They know how to help building owners and managers put energy to use very efficiently and provide optimal temperature control to building users,” Wimmer said. “As energy availability comes under increasing pressure, this know-how is becoming a critical resource to commercial facilities and the constant budget pressures they operate under.”