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The Master Group L.P. receives the WaterFurnace Distributor of the Year 2006 award for a second consecutive year

Boucherville, March 21, 2007 – The Master Group L.P. has been awarded for a second consecutive year the title of North American Distributor of the Year by the manufacturer WaterFurnace. The title was awarded to Master Group for having increased its purchases of residential geothermal equipment by 62% compared to 2005.


“Master is particularly proud of receiving this award because beyond financial results, it is a testimony to our efforts to promote environmentally-friendly products and to our desire to offer tomorrow’s technology to our clients,” points out Michel Ringuet, chief executive officer of the Master Group. “We are very concerned with environmental issues and are constantly on the lookout for products that meet the LEED building standards. High-efficiency ecological systems such as geothermics are an example of a truly ingenious technology.”


Geothermics is the most efficient heating and air conditioning mode in the world. It produces savings in heating costs of up to 60% because it utilizes the energy from the sun, which is stored in the earth, without combustion. WaterFurnace is recognized throughout the world as a pioneer and leader in the development and manufacturing of geothermal heating and air conditioning systems.

About the Master Group L.P.

The Master Group has lead the air conditioning, refrigeration and heating sectors for more than 55 years now and is the largest independent distributor in Eastern Canada. It employs some 375 dynamic and devoted individuals who serve the industry from over 14 branches and two distribution centres spanning from Eastern Ontario to the Maritimes.


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Source: Nathalie Lajoie
Director, Communications & Marketing