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

“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 expertise was a natural extension of the company’s proven success in serving commercial customers throughout the Cleveland market, said 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,” he 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.”

Direct Air Systems stocks variable frequency drives at its office locations, and has a service department offering system start-up, troubleshooting and warranty repair assistance.