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Honeywell Genetron® Refrigerants Launches Ipad App For R-22 Retrofits

February 28, 2012

Honeywell Genetron® Refrigerants Launches Ipad App For R-22 Retrofits

Pressure-Temperature Chart App Also LaunchedMORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Feb 28, 2012 Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced the availability of two new mobile applications for HVAC contractors and refrigeration system engineers, designed to provide quick and accurate data for decision-making on the go. The new apps are downloadable to the iPad from iTunes. The iPhone version will be announced when available."Recent activity by the EPA to reduce manufacturers' allocations of R-22 has many customers looking for alternatives to retrofit their systems," said Ron Vogl, technical marketing manager, Honeywell Fluorine Products. "Our R-22 Retrofit comparison app lets them evaluate up to three refrigerants at a time, to help them make the right decision for their operation."Customers can conduct side-by-side comparisons on properties such as capacity, efficiency, and global warming potential (GWP). The built-in refrigerant calculator determines how much new refrigerant is needed to run the system, and the distributor locator helps users find a Honeywell Genetron wholesaler.HVAC mechanics and field technicians who have been carrying paper pressure-temperature (P/T) charts in their pockets will also appreciate the ability to scroll through a large, colorful display to select a refrigerant and get the data they need to perform the task. The touch screen allows them to quickly calculate the superheat and subcool average values needed in order to accurately set a control."Honeywell's innovation extends beyond our research labs to make customers' and contractors' jobs easier," Vogl continued. "The prevalence of smart phones and tablets in the HVAC industry prompted us to consider how we could translate some of our most popular job aids into time- and money-saving tools for our customers."Honeywell's Fluorine Products business is a leader in the manufacture and supply of zero ozone-depleting refrigerants used by top air-conditioning and refrigeration makers worldwide, and blowing agents for energy-efficient foam insulation, as well as hydrofluoric acid and precursors for nuclear fuel.Honeywell Specialty Materials is a global leader in providing customers with high-performance specialty materials, including fluorine products; specialty films and additives; advanced fibers and composites; intermediates; specialty chemicals; electronic materials and chemicals; and technologies and materials for petroleum refining.Honeywell International ( www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and specialty materials. Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell's shares are traded on the New York, London, and Chicago Stock Exchanges. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit www.honeywellnow.com.This release contains certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, that address activities, events or developments that we or our management intends, expects, projects, believes or anticipates will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements. Such statements are based upon certain assumptions and assessments made by our management in light of their experience and their perception of historical trends, current economic and industry conditions, expected future developments and other factors they believe to be appropriate. The forward-looking statements included in this release are also subject to a number of material risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to economic, competitive, governmental, and technological factors affecting our operations, markets, products, services and prices. Such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results, developments and business decisions may differ from those envisaged by such forward-looking statements.
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