New York, NY-General Tools & Instruments is pleased to announce that its new Energy Audit IR Thermometer/Scanner with Star Burst Laser Targeting (IRTC50) is aBuilding Operating Management2012 Top Products Award winner.

 Building Operating Managementsurveyed its subscribers-largely professionals in building and facility management-asking them to select their top choices from more than 550 products that appeared in the magazine over the past year. The survey guided readers to use innovation and usefulness as the main criteria for their selections.

  “The Top Products Awards recognize the most popular manufacturers and suppliers of the year, as determined by building and facility executives who participated in a national survey,” said Greg Lynn ofBuilding Operating Management.“The winners are 100% reader-selected.”

  General’s Energy Audit IR Thermometer/Scanner with Star Burst Laser Targeting (IRTC50) and other award winners will be featured in the January issue ofBuilding Operating Management. General also received a plaque in recognition of the honor.

  “The IRTC50 was designed with features based on input from building and facility managers,” said General’s VP of Strategic Marketing Peter Harper. “It’s incredibly gratifying to have experts in this field recognize the product’s ingenuity and practicality.”