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Participants
Zac Nagle Vice President, Investor Relations
David Regnery Chief Executive Officer
Mike Lamach Executive Chair
Chris Kuehn Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Julian Mitchell Barclays
Jeff Sprague Vertical Research
Josh Pokrzywinski Morgan Stanley
Nigel Coe Wolfe Research
Andrew Obin Bank of America
Andy Kaplowitz Citigroup
Steve Tusa JPMorgan
John Walsh Crédit Suisse
Joel Tiss BMO
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Operator

Good morning. Welcome to the Trane Technologies' Q2 2021 Earnings Conference Call. My name is Hilary, and I will be your operator for the call. The call will begin in a few moments with the speaker remarks and the Q&A session. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. there a remarks, session. speakers' the will question-and-answer be After [Operator you. Instructions] Thank over turn Nagle, now will to the Relations. I Investor call Zac of Vice President

Zac Nagle

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Chris Kuehn

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David Regnery

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David Regnery

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Operator

Barclays. Mitchell question comes the Thank from of Julian first you. Your [Operator line Instructions] with

Julian Mitchell

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Chris Kuehn

it's I'll and Julian, Chris. in. Dave start may then Hey jump

don't specifically we guide or revenue growth by segment. margins As to you know,

all decrementals anticipating it factoring earlier, really when Underlying you supply high we second organic the guide We chain teens into impacted teens are the of is that inflation, it's think around second FX why material leverage EMEA the really our half really see the impacting XX% of half chain about in all is we're being you second think our constraints, high inflation, second think in in X about similar year. cover the supply of M&A organic chain when in, factoring raw to happening material And and for which today. organic the previous concerns strong. all approximately points I by the Asia, Americas, What supply That, where businesses it's segments. around constraints half, half factor they're leverage, across When price, the leverage talked all are Dave price mid-teens the by the about and driving and we're leverage additional is versus of year. we plus those really, for across in regions. down

David Regnery

end, Trane Julian, is Technologies. the chain Dave. are constraints Yes, not globe. for really They're the as real. Yes, Chris the to unique question. we're said this this seeing across at Thanks Supply

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Julian Mitchell

context around some you leverage sort gave the both operating similar of having of and across And fourth third helpful them. quarters

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Chris Kuehn

Julian, of moving I at us point latter to XXXX. of think a call just parts the your lot for point there's there, end this

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Julian Mitchell

Great. Thank you.

Chris Kuehn

Julian. Thanks

Operator

question Research. Your comes line Jeff of next the from with Sprague Vertical

Jeff Sprague

Hey, everyone. morning thanks. Good

Just me. for two

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David Regnery

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and some of on So pipeline our we're can hopeful, we is execute M&A that. robust

Jeff Sprague

are you this. the general, of supply you as chain point currently follow-up, sure of if the demand, you're I'm other Okay. And of issues, I'm front few on it's a in the addressed playing where missed sorry so I see kind constraint, needing kind half? call, not in materializes of as the that capacity of end labor you? fully And back first just of in a out kind and at and But minutes how actually you do

David Regnery

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facing I But yes, industrials have supply chain. the we in think are some this. challenges the all

the that we quarter, ramp will see Our suppliers up. of it. challenge anticipate great team competitors our some the the is ramp They're doing our of But getting job same use third through in are it the of suppliers helping the way, managing lot able to continue. a up. in a this We little better fourth as quarter And a by key industry, supplier.

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Jeff Sprague

the for color. Thanks Great. Appreciate it.

David Regnery

Thanks.

Operator

line comes with question of Your next from Pokrzywinski the Josh Morgan Stanley.

David Regnery

How Josh. Hey, are you doing?

Chris Kuehn

Good morning.

Josh Pokrzywinski

thanks. Good,

I have just sell-in in I you there this sell-through, second et few follow-up to of numbers around inventory kind quarter ability of think and and like missed feel and or where Resi. minutes, how I of ended supply about chains moved then vis-à-vis deliver backlog you up half on say the supply channel, but the So kind first the Obviously, out chain you a or of could sort Jeff, cetera? independent the between one the different instances versus lot quarter. Yes, apologize, much in

David Regnery

give Sure. Residential color a I'll around total. in little you then more

First of in all, Bookings were we're the quarter in Year-to-date, over XX%. strong Residential. seeing very, demand our up very bookings up XX%. are

So Sell-through very was distributors the strong to independent up XXs, XX%. wholesaler close really, demand. high through in our really

second That's to levels. was the for news. high how their less. channel teens. It good mid- record quarter Revenue at the was that's in us serving they're So really in was to up the dealers. Sell-in

close was We're two about was revenue We backlog to now months. record And levels. levels. measure backlog talking typically record also backlog in weeks. So at in business this

the right make in seeing this this a of Everyone space. industry So that in odd and And numbers in in is it's now eye-popping long kind sold. very again, strong been I've you demand time. we're everything is industry time seeing an Residential.

more make, that to earlier. you're more outpaced supply as so I our strong going the mentioned the sell. is you Demand So, has it chain capabilities of the

I stronger quarter, we up we So, supply suppliers chain our of lot think helping continued a process challenges we're quarter. and in ramp the fourth third again, the in see the the see through

think in fourth the growth is what see start to Trane I than quarter that, will work will and our to third we be in Technologies to chain again, believe rates So, in the quarter, quarter. going not constraint And the supply fourth hopefully, this less through. incremental the we're unique

The extended see I times we production you resi you -- time continued and for add space, continuing other peak of for us typically and factories time. period that rates our about running at at in trough is we period an a peak point all of have peaks of peak the think times, we see And have would time. like

I would I that questions the share some have with disconnects deplete we've we would here would back probably gaining you're order there for themselves gained shipping last mention I in there's about -- is share. backlogs that ourselves future. share level, in when evening how But in a see the some over The residential see we short-term the share normal at and many get time, over out least thing share you and our tell to out residential, to six there years, business. I going other know -- in to

Josh Pokrzywinski

in benefit the solidly. one appreciate that. you're I of customers as carve impacted would factors seem the also that off seen energy or commercial side, maybe during pretty those being whole applied retrofit bounce We've they Got at And side, Americas, or different COVID. larger would new But guess strength a the on commercial That's like seeing side, have or the on lot construction of comprehensive. you the there's once. the other? then unitary it. obviously, back light been sort toward Cyclically, I most tilted how

David Regnery

in across look our every where don't growth all verticals. mean that in verticals I've Americas, a vertical play in the think I there's the time if I we commercial at and seen HVAC Yes. had you business

So, the since you which strength very ABI, good have Obviously, is thing. a a been widespread, on macro February. is which has strong level,

a used energy-efficient upgrading lot the broad to a education these tailwind. quality nice. of strength The back, be really at your it. of But lot is and So, for the product which seeing that's everywhere. your coming And A six right of greater are, of months we're funds strong innovations Office now, going more our in strength based. out. we're able It's infrastructure starting Look to is schools. see vertical strength opportunities. you're certain air is be really stimulus a the that indoor to part capture

Josh Pokrzywinski

Great color. Thanks guys.

David Regnery

Thanks. Okay.

Operator

Your line the Nigel with Research. Wolfe question comes of next Coe from

David Regnery

Hey Nigel.

Nigel Coe

Thanks for guys. good Hi, morning. the questions. Hi

Chris Kuehn

morning. Good

Nigel Coe

back Let me go to just to clear. residential, be

supply So, on competitors is Trane residential. constraints, this chain this isn't capacity

that? Just to the mentioned the you're you you you on And with curious, points help that, are pinch them supply suppliers measures where what to taking major with are cope chain? seeing

David Regnery

Yes.

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Nigel Coe

peers. the Okay. mainly or looking deals Is And amongst color. you put or software your pretty technology? it industrial barrier major And fit through Thanks. seen you've focused acquisitions, mildly are great That's hardware coming pricing, point? this some on pipeline, more is at on some the M&A more richly to of priced are then it you

David Regnery

make There is right the we've have some -- day, out and of that same the M&A are it there certainly some to Yes. in value channel sure to always buying seen we We're We've sake is our it. acquisitions, the not pipeline hurdles. of using of going So, model some robust going there. that for certainly in end very buy it our seen mean, technology our now. we're the okay? of clears I our that used, We're At acquisitions.

pipeline and robust. So stay is tuned our

Nigel Coe

Okay. Thanks Dave.

Operator

of of from with comes question Bank line Your next Andrew Obin America. the

Andrew Obin

morning. good Yes,

David Regnery

you? Good are Andrew morning. Hey how

Andrew Obin

you. I Thank am good.

of you If my background, type apologies. hear different

David Regnery

okay. That’s

our I think world. that getting all to we’re in COVID used

Andrew Obin

sounds about if sorry it and much just – could October months. to like seasonality, but are volume resi, lower Its it, hammer you think if just about we talk September

have assume So, could wasn't Yes. Regnery>: been given is Resi, it year-over-year you David the chain in backlog, if - up supply demand fair constraints? to it for that A

this is of I Residential couple right now our look very business. X weeks. Obviously, our usually think there's there. as Again, in a backlog at things we large X to

close months. we're to X Now

to the So of plant had constraint. portion that, even storm did we you roof went through back our that, would we that job during a Texas, backlog, and great you freak Tyler, a but normal our our a part Supply the season. small in where obviously, peak building a A the recovering chain there. burn recover Southeast collapse remember team did to you'll of I the tell hit of of February, get think rate. as back certainly in have is I also if partial from relatively and you building,

I a is was of think all, thing. good which nobody hurt, first

days. that was producing scheduled. going ramp-up though. up plant within running, product a X It ramp-up the as and And think is I is

disruption a producing second was record overcome. producing had And rate we're product, that now. We're or lot we it the quarter. -- in because the So, of obviously, at of a we've revenue month in said, than better managing seeing third of fourth quarter. the bit we line be really constraint a and the right and have now, supply to our through sight quarter to we're chain is That it

Chris Kuehn

a Dave, very what residential lockdowns. the half a second perspective strong I out would was performance, of XXXX, of add coming is from

saw think the to growth last in second of high I in teens we residential. year mid half

it comps industry, through customers. half chain into to but be to of and And will We're meeting are Dave's to the continuing that customers with QX and supply with matters the tough today, QX. that, point, we're way, do and we're to the either really do second working demand So XXXX. endemic expect we

Andrew Obin

maybe healthcare? particular institutional Thank just talk you. And key business, your you can for you. and on education about Thank verticals and just visibility applied

David Regnery

in in Yeah. healthcare, very and activity nice strong the certainly quarter us, strength and We're -- education both seeing second saw seeing we're for verticals there.

forward Our very remains robust. pipeline going

to we're Our orders that pipeline customers that closed is talking defined about. as aren't yet were

a have value of great verticals. both we in those So proposition

So we the future. -- strength into there see for

Andrew Obin

very I much. leave it at that. you Thank

David Regnery

Thanks.

Operator

line Your from comes with the next Kaplowitz Citigroup. question Andy of

Andy Kaplowitz

good guys. Hey, morning

David Regnery

morning. Good

Andy Kaplowitz

question if maybe ask I could So Andrew's a in different way.

demand for of IQ trending about toward high range end talked the X% your X% You've this year. to

at be talk that you X% your analyze your as to cycle, for education work? had verticals this several offices? a cycle customers, you of for point? Now said type remarks day the about customers such two you've and longevity the the seeing see in multiyear prepared to you could tailwind more could do time a do behavior that but you you years some this of are asking come the in know And I

David Regnery

this be closer a for Yeah. to X%. into X% as business do our the future. to we'll it see We tailwind X% year That said,

roadmaps with and the of day how happening. education vertical seeing that infrastructure to is funding as obviously, our in now some they could becoming are available, stimulus upgrade We two we customers, activity provided their

So that's good news.

back thing for seeing the a get lot to air about quality office. to other people seeing in demand are indoor The the we're audits is going of as is how they're space audits, the thinking office we're their employees

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well. see we that So coming as back

I The other quality would say indoor more system. an just is you, part it's tell more is getting Andy, air to difficult applied thing and is of versus what what

to the air better number, if be to being on maybe -- to indoor it's have So where that as it's you're in very you indoor sure getting I'm air not what similar quality controls It's our solutions systems. referring quality are like tell these to. applied controls, embedded the me

Andy Kaplowitz

then I ask refrigeration, gears ask And and transport you the longevity cycle. me But shift of Very a if about talk there's there. let the lot about to helpful. obviously,

double into given XXXX digits the quarter, going have You've capacity visibility given But orders constraints. constraints and in would say refrigeration what's in really grows now, And you have mentioned XXXX? you out out given slower you on transport the the there. there, the good backlog still

David Regnery

if in about all QX, we Yeah. bookings you I the back to intake at growth. wouldn't mean order I unbelievable concerned low be QX. go had

just customers full the So for placing really year. it's -- and orders

put are they And it Thermo about a So some reefer the constraints to a you're we're you manufacture, intake on if not volume don't order all. trailer concerned in said, King to not the okay? don't business that going our sell Obviously, That that XXXX. trailer we box at unit pushing have into see every seeing trailer OEMs, on. we

the If XXXX they they XX.X%. XX.X%, have is you it at they I'm look XX% have at market the Report, above XXXX, have if at XXXX, ACT at sorry, which least -- look in the what now you trailer Americas, at for

above XX% it's So XXXX.

robust. be to going it's So

at North been you mid-XX,XXX go the they're way, last the years, least now, out in the America which, really you to by range, forecasting in for if If XXXX. of where market, XXXX, is nine the XX has be to trailer industry exclude the

will we So see, XXXX certainly, a strong year. be

a call it's will for strong the think little year be but exact King our I there, early Thermo percentage it a to business.

Andy Kaplowitz

it. Appreciate

David Regnery

Thanks, Andy.

Operator

line comes of Tusa Your the with next from JPMorgan. Steve question

Steve Tusa

et the congrats cetera and Good morning et transition, best cetera, and luck. of on

what in of booked just the pricing the you initially mean, the planned about on talked Just then what impact I incremental year, talk had cost. total you so And price you are? about you what Can cost, numbers quarter? for the

Chris Kuehn

start or QX, direct positive second first as quarter. was quarter in cost inflation, the and we the Steve, QX. I'll the there. I'll we Chris. quarter, is in the Price we positive size saw in In did second in go. This times in QX positive, material roughly X were But

year. of starting the continues into really the and half second ramp So up, to was ramp it that to

the half the we second half it's where bit than inflation. million to half second the X second of of price the of we what cover the had offset to it's little a more of points $XXX million, now, year price $XXX in inflation, guide year. in $XXX guidance the million the added of That With in original about for

cover is inflation. I it's last a we us, inflation. material where the we've see size par in to terms XX this in So it do different won't exactly, ahead cycle of of What been record, pricing on certainly around or for but years

This quarters, positive I XXXX, about cost. think XXXX, QX, up to positive six catch quarters we're cycle, inflationary that five, many QX. we're price it last time, us on took

We year, talked million up expect the the with in of to flattish really just from to given trying is May. inflation. in we be when last increase keep half second an that $XXX That just

So it here. volatile still remains

So, hopefully, color. that bit additional a gives little you

David Regnery

need almost. to that system do to have jobs are in real we what really versus an job. not in Steve, I in time most had operating remember, in XXXX, able price we today, what we applied list we're The -- mean, place XXXX, for a applied hone And pricing there's

Steve Tusa

cost absolute what for is year? dollar the total headwind So

Chris Kuehn

describe I'd dollar cost actual an Yes. number. I don't think

volatile for year, to to could would be I be cost. little very It on think, it's call the favorable, full flattish a year. on depending things I where say, the fall But we price bit I expect out. think

XX% of half that some with XX% roughly locked with with a we've for copper, got commodity done a now perspective, recent aluminum. the step-up that That's year, space. locked in actually us from Second we've hedging

So exposure I of have half a second still year. the think for of bit commodities little the we on

to significant. hate it's So but seen, just try any we've to it the peg number, to given volatility one I

Steve Tusa

Equipment? Right. how did do a And light -- the then light commercial quarter? commercial, unitary in that just lastly, how did on

David Regnery

Yes.

order unitary business rate incoming up basis. on was an Our XX% over well

we're strong in So very unitary.

Steve Tusa

in Same revenues?

David Regnery

than little of -- a bit too, little actually, less pretty in a close that. -- revenue, back but bit revenue, bit No, a it's

Steve Tusa

color. for Thanks it. Appreciate Great. Okay.

David Regnery

Thanks, Steve.

Operator

next line with comes Your John the question Walsh Crédit Suisse. from of

John Walsh

morning, everyone. Hi. Good

David Regnery

Hi, John.

Chris Kuehn

How John? are you,

John Walsh

made would thinking Thank construction talk good. the customers but Good, I see broad-based projects there. Can are bit list. about standard I'm you perspective not if mean missed you. -- this just about if more they there's the I on love point -- delaying new your any are projects you talk a just this but your side, get to is little you inflation? a I could apologize earlier, I applied Hey, price as

David Regnery

incoming -- the rates, with order John. Yes. seeing We're very strong not obviously, we're demand,

what seeing job So to delays we're we being in seeing we ready equipment. there. is But sites receive not are are seeing delays

So in seen It to that. started we have pick up quarter. second the

several seen certainly is I very certainly we're on ready commercial industry site incoming in side, strong the to not going have delays. to be to customer skilled it, the on the is sites again ship labor. a a if receive not struggling job job getting not And the product causing side, think but some construction to we've outgoing seen our push space. Obviously, our which we out, is backlog

John Walsh

a just give what the market for I know I Europe, And on saw bit remarks, you Great. saw was you're wondering the heat could there that number XX%. And was you. us in I pump then just that we in then particular. Obviously, demand? don't prepared Commercial for fit you looking if around seeing what apologize I quarter. in in the more HVAC little I color did said your if orders but that in Europe Thank if just

David Regnery

a okay? close little on Revenue I XX%. up color Sure, mean, John. up Europe, XX%. Order rates to

systems, you We're our both really we've by demand and the for seeing And expand Commercial is heating. in strength for in seeing substantial been industrial we saw can industrial operating now innovation. high Commercial we Thermo business, our products work also flow as electrification space. cooling which so to our the able cooling really our of high variable of process the water maps HVAC if And XX%. HVAC and at up was it look it's our think I businesses, King business, led demand we're both

have And concerned you week to standpoint out were do I customers' -- were exceeded tell me emailed literally your mean they years So again, and a go was just told Advancer exceeding had to them I for product the said The me I efficiency customer that and that an innovation. expectations. our you said, read introduced it's it for the that the what business, in I a that about should ordering expectations product. some I and early talked ago, really And into in going ago want expectations. would Thermo have on. If King I Advancer order customer actually we X.X we're about to I from energy you I you I e-mail told is the led this you by wrong product Advancer units more.

really and so trailer what for I is happier just been accomplish. and So, in it's be be -- couldn't for space reefers step the they've couldn't -- a of that that to team, I'm we change happier function proud able the team in Advancer Europe,

in Europe us expect the success future. and it's So, story a great we for in continued

John Walsh

Great. questions. Thanks the for taking

David Regnery

Sure.

Operator

your from question with comes And the line next BMO. Tiss Joel of

Joel Tiss

How Hey is it going? guys.

David Regnery

Good. How are you Joel?

Chris Kuehn

Good Good. morning.

Joel Tiss

in there's on what's or a residential you down share? All push in right. cracking Just to I market still zero any Asia to start just wonder just And government you into the know if there to we color implications little going bit attractiveness a on about for is for there? little rethink of there? gaining don't could bit and if guys from I are

David Regnery

in great is which see that margin. XXX expansion, our of the We're rate basis another is think the our nice it's I business well. to Chris I points think I story. earlier. We growth. Asia about order talked to execute was Yes, low continues In margin quarter, think, continuing incoming had, teens,

it's at four significant our did we basis a in look the you points. over it you sales investment made XXX back from on two-year up we go stack, years when If if force,

in we're So, happening very now happy performance, our right what's with Asia.

the China, If your doing see is there government a really around as business. tailwind is we for our what question

they're think all portfolio the to environment, Again, market, in carbon of -- do July. built that's products they the launched about we have about in that what that. we're and think trade the I You doing decarbonizing

the with goals big targets. look to part going So, we out by XXXX, there -- government we're and play achieve again, those if be -- further a neutral their you helping in carbon have to

there. China replace to help to really the with a product and a mission of There's environment big a there's decarbonize we great portfolio built lot the specifically, to have world. whole but So,

Chris Kuehn

Dave, I'd add.

I margins really in balance revenue that equation to think the and that a growth looking both just team up the years over well. of struck really and last sides also great with continue has margin expansion, several the hold backlog at

from So, law margin it's think I the been on numbers, they but have a revenue quarter both growth discipline outstanding. the really and small really has of expansion perspective,

David Regnery

a point up closer brings order there. our our right direct explain Chris of Asia discipline force very becoming we story with side And in build-out design, we a we're good great Yes. The proposition, value the happy around basis of the sales it's as there. to the now. whole customer The results can get and

Joel Tiss

That’s great. Thank you very much.

David Regnery

you. Thank

Operator

I'll turn to Nagle now remarks. for the you. over call back Thank Zac closing

Zac Nagle

call. for everybody joining today's Thank you

As always, look at Be We any we'll be to soon have forward and all day. take great a seeing your questions. available time to you safe.

Operator

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