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HARDI Distributors Report 33.2% Percent Revenue Increase in March

Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) released its monthly TRENDS report ON April 30, 2021, showing the average sales performance by HARDI distributors was an increase of 33.2% percent during March 2021. The average annual sales growth for the 12 months through March 2021 is 8.7% percent. “The 33% growth for the month is a new record,” said HARDI Market Research & Benchmarking Analyst Brian Loftus. “The gain in March was helped by an… Read More

East Coast Metal Distributors Features Dewalt Tools as Vendor of the Month

East Coast Metal Distributors has a full line of Dewalt Tools for all your HVAC needs. East Coast Metal Distributors is proud to announce Dewalt Tools as their vender of the month for June 2021. Their partnership with Dewalt Tools enables East Coast Metal Distributors to bring exciting new deals to Georgia HVAC contractors all across the state. For June 2021, East Coast Metal Distributors is showcasing Dewalt’s great accessory line of HVAC tools for… Read More

How Contractors Can Stand Out While Buyers Evaluate Alternatives

By John Tyreman After homeowners search for solutions to fix their heating or cooling units, the next step is to evaluate their alternatives. John Tyreman A recent survey conducted by Silverback Strategies looked at how homeowners approach finding a contractor. The study reveals some key marketing actions service professionals should take. This article is the third of a five-part series exploring each phase of the modern customer journey for buyers of plumbing/HVAC… Read More

Oxbox Extends Compressor Warranty to 10 Years

Oxbox®, an affordable quality HVAC brand endorsed by Trane®, made the decision to extend its compressor warranty to a 10-year compressor warranty, up from the original seven years, starting in 2021. No registration required. Oxbox distributor partners had asked for this improvement so they could more effectively sell to contractors. And this year, Oxbox delivered. With its one-year replacement pledge, Oxbox continues to provide peace of mind. The business will offer a full unit replacement… Read More

Johnson Controls Brings Horizontal Scroll Compressors to North American Market Through Joint Venture Partnership

Partnership between Johnson Controls and Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning makes innovative Hitachi horizontal scroll compressors readily available to North American based refrigeration equipment manufacturers ZS and DS series horizontal scroll compressors save space, reduce energy costs, enhance sustainability, and minimize noise and vibration Hitachi horizontal scroll compressors are a perfect complement to Johnson Controls PENN® brand of commercial refrigeration controls and smart connected solutions Together they support Open Blue Healthy Buildings, a dynamic connected platform… Read More

Invertek Produces Its Two-Millionth Variable Frequency Drive

Variable frequency drives (VFD) innovator and manufacturer Invertek Drives has reached a significant milestone with the production of its two millionth drive. The one off ‘golden drive’ was produced at the company’s 5,500sq metre global assembly centre at Welshpool, Powys. The milestone comes after Invertek announced record sales during 2020 and the first quarter of 2021. It follows significant continued year-on-year growth since the company was established 23 years ago. The two millionth drive is… Read More