David Weekley Homes 2016 National Trading Partners Survey Recognizes Trane with “A,A” Award for Excellence

Award honors Trane for excellence in both quality and service

Davidson, N.C., Aug. 1, 2016 – David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held home builder, is honoring Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort systems and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, with its “A,A” Award for excellence in quality and service.

David Weekley Homes awards the coveted “A,A Partners of Choice” to its trading partners receiving the highest marks through participation in Weekley’s world-class supplier evaluation platform. This platform challenges David Weekley Homes and its suppliers to achieve excellence through a rigorous continuous improvement process, the heart of which is the “National Trading Partners Survey.”

“The David Weekley Homes difference extends beyond our company, and we challenge our entire Supply Chain to provide the highest levels of quality products and superior service,” said Bill Justus, vice president of Supply Chain Services for David Weekley Homes. “Trane continues to perform at exceptional levels as evidenced by the results of our Supplier Evaluation Platform that quantifies world-class excellence.”

“Trane is honored to be among the 6.5 percent of 200 suppliers doing business with David Weekley Homes who have received the highly sought after “A,A Partners of Choice” award for excellence and service,” said Mark Wagner, vice president of sales for Trane.  “We are especially pleased to be recognized because reliability is the foundation of both our product quality and customer service.”

The 2015 award marks the seventh time that the home builder has recognized Trane with the A,A award (2005-2008, 2011, 2012 and 2016). Trane received the single A award in service in 2013.Winners are selected based on quarterly ratings from David Weekley Homes employees at every level of the company. Trane received a score of 9.70 for quality and 9.67 for service.

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.com or www.trane.com.

About David Weekley Homes
David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held home builder, is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2016. Headquartered in Houston, the company operates in 24 cities and 13 states across the United States. David Weekley Homes was the first builder in the United States to be awarded the Triple Crown of American Home Building, an honor which includes “America’s Best Builder,” “National Housing Quality Award” and “National Builder of the Year.” David Weekley Homes has also appeared 10 times on FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” list. Since 1976, the company has closed more than 80,000 homes. For more information, visit www.davidweekleyhomes.com.