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MEDIA RELEASE PR41021


Ingersoll Rand's Asia Pacific President Makes Business Case That Bottom Line Success

Can Be Achieved By Promoting Energy Efficiency


SINGAPORE, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --


    Rising energy costs and increased public awareness of going green and energy

efficiency means businesses are looking for ways to reduce energy consumption in

order to achieve costs savings.


    Presenting company leadership with a financially motivated business case to

promote energy efficiency is the ticket to explore new business solutions which can

offer operational improvements in both new and existing buildings, ultimately helping

companies significantly reduce their energy use and realize substantial cost savings.


    Francis Yuen, president - Asia Pacific, Ingersoll Rand Climate Solutions, will

give the CEO address and participate in a plenary session at HVAC Asia on Wednesday,

September 1, 2010.


    During his presentation, "Driving Energy Efficiency for Buildings - A CEO's

Approach to Growth," Yuen will share innovative and realistic methods for businesses

to reduce operating costs by creating high performance and energy efficient

buildings. His presentation includes:

    -- An overview of today's operating realities and energy environment

    -- The financial case for furthering HVAC energy efficiency and energy

       efficient buildings

    -- Industry leading energy efficient practices that businesses can adopt

    -- Business examples from companies that show businesses can reduce

       operating costs by creating high performing and energy efficient 

       buildings


    In addition, Yuen will participate in the plenary session entitled: "Efficient

Energy Management - Creating a Diverse, Holistic and Efficient Growth Platform."


    Details of his keynote presentation are:

    When: Wednesday, September 1 at 10:30 a.m. (The conference runs September

1-3)


    Details of Plenary Session

    When: Wednesday, September 1 at 5:00 p.m.


    Where: Marina Bay Sands, Singapore



    HVAC Asia 2010 aims to address the rapid industrial growth in South East Asia

which is fueling a strong and growing demand for sophisticated, cost-efficient and

environmentally-friendly systems. This two-day industry conference helps experts

share their knowledge on the latest cutting-edge technologies and systems while

providing real-life case studies which delegates can apply in their individual

companies and regions to stay ahead in the industry.


    About Francis Yuen

    Francis Yuen is the president of Asia Pacific in Ingersoll Rand Climate

Solutions. As a business leader, he is responsible for the operations and

profitability of Climate Solutions business in the Asia Pacific region under which

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Trane, Hussmann and Thermo King businesses are operated. Before the forming of

Climate Solutions, Yuen was the president of Trane Asia.


    Prior to Ingersoll Rand, from 2000 to 2003, Yuen was president of Honeywell

Aerospace Asia Pacific and Honeywell International based in Singapore. In this

capacity, he was instrumental in leading Honeywell's business initiatives in the

region and worked with the leaders of Honeywell's global strategic business units to

drive growth and expansion across the Asia Pacific region.


    Yuen holds a bachelor's degree (First-Class Honors) in business administration

from the University of Singapore, an MBA from the National University of Singapore

and completed an Advanced Management Program from the Wharton School at the

University of Pennsylvania, USA. He has won several awards including the Mobil Gold

Medal, SGV Gold Medal and International Chamber of Commerce Prize for academic

achievements in University and a Commendation Gold Medal for outstanding services in

the Air Force. He is also a recipient of the Magnolia Award (2008) for his

contributions to the development of Shanghai.


    About Ingersoll Rand

    Ingersoll Rand (NYSE: IR) is a world leader in creating and sustaining safe,

comfortable and efficient environments in commercial, residential and industrial

markets. Our people and our family of brands - including Club Car(R), Hussmann(R),

Ingersoll Rand(R), Schlage(R), Thermo King(R) and Trane(R) - work together to enhance

the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings, transport and protect food and

perishables, secure homes and commercial properties, and increase industrial

productivity and efficiency. We are a $13 billion global business committed to

sustainable business practices within our company and for our customers. For more

information, visit http://www.ingersollrand.com.



SOURCE  Ingersoll Rand


    CONTACT: Joan Schimml, +1-651-407-3897, joan.schimml@trane.com


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