HARDI Distributors Report 19.4 Percent Revenue Increase in May

Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) released its monthly TRENDS report, showing average sales for HARDI distributor members increased by 19.4 percent in May 2017. The average annualized growth for the 12 months through April 2017 was 9.4 percent. “The good report reflects the healthy underlying market fundamentals,” said HARDI Market Research & Benchmarking Analyst Brian Loftus.  “The growth rate received an added boost from one extra billing day.  The estimated growth rate with… Read More

Russell Tavolacci Named SVP and COO of Samsung HVAC

Samsung sends a fond farewell to Sang W. Lee, former President and Chief Executive Officer of Samsung HVAC and promotes Russell Tavolacci to Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Sang W. Lee’s dedication over the years has ensured a smooth transition for all parties involved in Samsung’s acquisition of Quietside, LLC.   Russell Tavolacci, Samsung SVP and COO of HVAC Samsung has appointed Russell Tavolacci to assume the position of Senior… Read More

CE Recognized for Excellence for its Comprehensive and Customer-Focused Website

Carrier Enterprise (CE) has long been recognized as one of the HVAC/R industry’s leading product distributors combining cutting-edge technology, a robust product portfolio, and customer-focused service and product delivery.  Recently CE was honored by the technology industry for having the “Best B2B Customer Experience” by Magento, the worldwide leader and provider of the world’s fastest growing eCommerce platform.  CE received the award at the Magento Imagine 2017 Conference where over 2,500 eCommerce experts, agencies, and technology providers… Read More

IGSHPA Announces New Ground Source Heat Pump Training Classes

Accredited Installers Workshop May 3-5 Stillwater, OK Learning to install Ground-Source Heat Pump (GSHP) systems will keep you competitive in a market forced to deal with rising energy costs and resource depletion. Installer accreditation enables you to open new markets and offers customers a low-maintenance, economical, and environmentally friendly alternative for their space conditioning needs. With more than 30 years of experience teaching these workshops, accrediting thousands of installers, and developing the industry standards,… Read More