Trane® Earns Two 2019 BIG Awards for Business

Davidson, NC, Nov. 14, 2019 – The Business Intelligence Group has announced the winners of the 2019 BIG Awards for Business program, which includes two awards for Trane®, a leading global provider of indoor comfort solutions and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand. Trane was named Green Company of the Year, while Holly Paeper, Trane’s data center general manager and vice president of marketing, was named Enterprise Woman of the Year.

The BIG Awards for Business is the Business Intelligence Group's annual program created to reward companies, products and people that are leading their respective industries.

“Leadership, innovation and technology were all major themes shared by this year’s winners of the BIG Awards for Business,” said Maria Jimenez, chief nominations officer for Business Intelligence Group. “We are so proud to reward each of these people, products and organizations for setting such a positive example for the global business community.”

Trane’s energy efficient equipment and services provide maximum comfort and precision cooling with minimum possible energy consumption. The company is mitigating the risks of climate change through bold 2030 Sustainability Commitments, which include the Gigaton Challenge – designed to reduce customer carbon footprint from buildings, homes and transportation by one Gigaton CO2e, equivalent to the annual greenhouse gas emissions of Italy, France and the United Kingdom combined.

“Sustainability is at the heart of how we serve customers and operate our business, and it’s at the heart of our mission to reduce the energy intensity of the world,” said Donny Simmons, president, Trane Commercial HVAC North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa. “We are honored that the Business Intelligence Group has recognized our efforts and outstanding leaders such as Holly Paeper who bring our mission to life with positive results for our people, customers and planet.”

View the complete list of Business Intelligence Group 2019 BIG Award winners.

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About Business Intelligence Group

The Business Intelligence Group was founded with the mission of recognizing true talent and superior performance in the business world. Unlike other industry award programs, business executives—those with experience and knowledge—judge the programs. The organization’s proprietary and unique scoring system selectively measures performance across multiple business domains and then rewards those companies whose achievements stand above those of their peers.

About Trane

Trane is a brand of Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), which advances the quality of life by creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments. Trane solutions provide comfortable indoor environments through a broad portfolio of reliable, energy efficient heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems, parts and supply. For more information, visit