Trane Collaborates on Preparing Tomorrow’s Workforce at 2016 NC3 Annual Leadership Summit

Trane Collaborates on Preparing Tomorrow’s Workforce
at 2016 NC3 Annual Leadership Summit

Kenosha, Wis., July 21, 2016 - Trane will collaborate with educational and industry leaders nationwide to plan future technical skills training for the workforce of tomorrow at the 2016 National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) 2016 NC3 Annual Leadership Summit, held July 25-26 at Gateway Technical College in Kenosha, Wisconsin. NC3 is a nonprofit organization which develops, implements and sustains industry-recognized certifications.

Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort solutions and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, has a long-standing relationship working with NC3 to help advance career technical education by providing industry insight and guidance on the curriculum used for NC3 energy and heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) certifications, both commercial and residential. The summit will gather educational leaders from community colleges nationwide as well as industry leaders from energy, manufacturing and transportation.

Ryan Geister, applied systems leader for Trane, will serve as the conference keynote speaker. In his presentation on Tuesday, July 26 at 6 p.m., “It’s Not Your Father’s HVAC,” Geister will talk about the critical role that career education plays in preparing students for the technology-driven HVAC solutions of today. He also will address the importance energy efficiency plays in environmental stewardship and the bottom line.

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About Ingersoll Rand and Trane
Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR) advances the quality of life by creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments. Our people and our family of brands — including Club Car ® , Ingersoll Rand®, Thermo King ® and Trane ® — work together to enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings; transport and protect food and perishables; and increase industrial productivity and efficiency. We are a $13 billion global business committed to a world of sustainable progress and enduring results. Trane solutions optimize indoor environments with a broad portfolio of energy efficient heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems, building and contracting services, parts support and advanced control. For more information, visit www.ingersollrand or www.trane.com .

Contact Information

Heidi McGuire

651-407-4000

heidi.mcguire@irco.com

Minda Kuckuck

515-978-3585

mindak@2rm.com