WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 17, 2016) – Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Cooling & Heating Division (Mitsubishi Electric), in partnership with Hanley Wood, will be featured in the HIVE Innovation Lounge at the premiere HIVE 2016 conference in Los Angeles on September 28 and 29. Bringing together the brightest minds and talents to address the ever-challenging housing industry, HIVE 2016 will act as an incubator of forward-looking ideas, inspirations, and inventions that will change the future of the construction and design industries and enhance the way builders, architects, land developers, and place-makers think and work. It will also be an opportunity for attendees to connect and network with an exclusive lineup of the housing industry’s C-suite, thought-leaders, game-changers, and policy makers.
Over a two-day period, HIVE 2016 will present keynote addresses and educational content delivered by innovative thought leaders, including CTOs, CEOs, authors, economists, and educators. Content and discussions at this first-ever event will be driven by five transformative forces: Demographics, Finance, Design, Products, and Business Management. Attendees will include academics, architects, builders, community planners, dealers and distributors, developers, manufacturers, and policy makers, as well as leaders in technology, finance, and government affairs.
The HIVE Innovation Lounge will highlight the latest technologies and products from companies across the country such as Mitsubishi Electric. Attendees will be able to visit exhibits, collect information, and network with their peers through innovative technology. This technology allows attendees to collect data such as session materials and exhibitor information. It also provides a simple-to-use platform through which attendees can exchange contact information with their peers. With the touch of a badge or a “high-five” with one of their peers, attendees with be able to transfer information to their personal device. This information can then be downloaded and reviewed after the show.
“HIVE 2016 promises to offer the industry new ideas and new ways of thinking on how to build the next generation of homes,” said John McManus, Editorial Director-Residential Group of Hanley Wood. “This transformation can only occur through new technology, new products, and new materials that help builders, developers, and designers think outside the box about new ways to build. We are grateful to Mitsubishi Electric for their support.”
Mitsubishi Electric’s mission is to transform the HVAC industry with products, solutions and services that improve comfort and conserve energy. “HIVE 2016 provides a platform for discussion and collaboration with the brightest minds in the industry. We are thrilled to be a part of this conversation and share our expertise in personalized home comfort, as well as learn from others, in order to shape future technologies and develop best practices that dictate how we design, build and live,” said Mark Kuntz, senior vice president, product strategy and engineering, Mitsubishi Electric.
The conference takes place at the JW Marriott at L.A. LIVE, 900 W Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, on September 28 and 29, 2016. To register or for more information about the conference, including a full list of sponsors, please visit the website.
About Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Cooling & Heating Division
Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Cooling & Heating Division (Mitsubishi Electric) is headquartered in Suwanee, Georgia. Mitsubishi Electric is a leading marketer of Zoned Comfort Solutions™ and Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) air-conditioning and heating technology in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Bermuda. In 1982, Mitsubishi Electric introduced its state-of-the-art, ductless air conditioners and heat pumps in North America and later expanded its product line with VRF zoning heat pump systems using INVERTER technology to offer simultaneous cooling and heating capabilities. The division also offers compressors and a full line of air-conditioning accessories. Mitsubishi Electric products have won more than 58 innovation and excellence awards, including the 2015 Record Products Award from Architectural Record, a 2015 ACH&R News Dealer Design Award, a 2015 Product Innovation Award from Architectural Products, a 2016 Money-Saving Products Award from BUILDINGS and a 2015 AHR Expo Innovation Award from ASHRAE. More information is available at www.mehvac.com and at Mitsubishi Electric’s blog. Mitsubishi Electric is also on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and YouTube.
In addition to cooling and heating products, Mitsubishi Electric US group companies’ principal businesses include semiconductor devices, automotive electrical components, factory automation products and services, elevators and escalators, solar modules, electric utility products and large-scale video displays for stadiums and arenas. Mitsubishi Electric US group companies have roughly 50 locations throughout North America with approximately 4,000 employees.
About Hanley Wood
Hanley Wood is the premier company serving the information, media, and marketing needs of the residential, commercial design, and construction industry. Utilizing the largest analytics-and editorially-driven Construction Industry Database, the company provides business intelligence and data driven services. The company produces award-winning media, both digital and print, high –profile executive events, and strategic marketing solutions. To learn more, visit www.hanleywood.com.