John Ehlen and Randy Jeter are HPAC Engineering's new Central/West sales representatives.
Ehlen and Jeter represent HPAC Engineering and all of its supplements/special sections and online products: Boiler Systems Engineering, Networked Controls, Fire Protection Engineering, Techlit Selector, Info-dex, hpac.com, and the Fastrack and Engineering Green Buildings electronic newsletters.
Ehlen covers most of the western United States (Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming) and western Canada (Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan), which formerly were managed by Alan Ring.
Jeter covers California and Texas, which formerly were managed by Ring.
Ehlen has more than 30 years of experience in the HVACR industry, the last 10 coming with HPAC Engineering's parent company, Penton Media Inc. He is publisher of HVACR Distribution Business, the official magazine of Heating, Airconditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International, and senior manager of business development and regional sales for HPAC Engineering sister publication Contracting Business. Previously, he worked for Honeywell as product manager for thermostats, director of marketing for applied systems, national sales manager for residential and building control, vice president of sales for home and building control, and vice president of global and national accounts. Additionally, he was president and chief executive officer of Controls Group of North America, an organization of commercial and industrial wholesalers.
Jeter has 23 years of publishing experience, most of it coming with business-to-business trade publications. His background is in sales, business development, and management covering a wide variety of technology- and manufacturing-related markets. In addition to his responsibilities for HPAC Engineering, he is a senior regional manager for Contracting Business.