Geraud Darnis elected ARI chairman

Geraud Darnis, President of Carrier Corporation, was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI) during the Board meeting on November 14, 2004. He has served on ARI's Board of Directors and is a member of the Board of the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology Institute (ARTI). Other officers elected include Debbie Hawkins, President of Superior Coils, who was elected first Vice Chairman and David Pannier, President of Residential Systems for Trane, who will serve as immediate Past Chairman of ARI.