The Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Newshonored General Tools & Instruments with three awards. The awards were part of the publication’s 2012 Dealer Design Awards.

General’s Data Logging Hot Wire Anemometer/IR Thermometer received the Gold Award in the testing and monitoring products category. The company’s Energy Audit IR Thermometer/Scanner with Star Burst Laser Targeting and USB Humidity-Temperature Data Logger with LCD and IR Thermometer received Silver awards in the tools and indoor air quality categories, respectively.

“Our 90th year at General is proving to be one of our most successful ever in terms of industry and marketplace recognition for our product innovation,” said General’s vice president of strategic marketing, Peter Harper. “It’s always our goal to introduce new products that make the job easier for contractors, professionals and DIYers alike, so we’re extremely proud of winning three Dealer Design Awards since they signify we’re reaching that goal.” 

A panel of 29 contractors served as judges for the ninth annual awards competition.

“These awards give us a unique opportunity to recognize the outstanding research and development efforts that go into many of the products serving the HVACR industry, and the awards issue gives our readers an opportunity to read about innovative installation and service solutions,” said Mike Murphy, Newspublisher.

The Newsis owned by BNP Media, parent company of Snips.