During AHR Expo 2017, editors from Contracting Business, CONTRACTOR and HPAC Engineering interviewed key players in a variety of HVACR industry product sectors.

Here, we offer our interview with Kirk Thorne, Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Daikin Applied.

Thorne shares much about what is happening at a busy Daikin Applied, including Internet of Things product development, improving Indoor Air Quality, the employment of lower GWP refrigerants, and improving Daikin Applied's outreach to contractors, in terns of training and new technologies, especially in view of the impending employee crunch.