• Centratel Billboard 900x225
  • One Hour Heating mobile 300x300
  • Centratel Mobile 300x300

HARDI Distributes 2019 Awards for Advocacy, Benchmarking, and Talent Pillars

Left to right: Mike Bell, Jaylan Phillips, Talbot Gee, Lauren Roberts, and Jeff Mingledorff. Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) presented the 2019 awards to select members for its Advocacy, Benchmarking and Talent pillars. Recipients were chosen based on engagement with the HARDI organization in the respective areas and were presented the awards on stage during a general session at the 2019 HARDI Annual Conference: Pulse in New Orleans. The recipients were the following:… Read More

HARDI 2019 Annual Conference: Pulse Highlights

Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) wrapped up their Annual Conference in New Orleans on Tuesday, December 10th. The event welcomed a record breaking 510 wholesaler attendees from 178 member companies for a grand total of 1,689 attendees from 582 member companies present at the event, an increase from 2018’s Annual Conference. The booth program sold out with 248 vendors. Popular speakers included Vinh Giang, Keynote Speaker and Magician, who used magic to show… Read More

HARDI Distributors Report 11.9% Percent Revenue Growth in September

Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) released its monthly TRENDS report, showing the average sales performance by HARDI distributors was an increase of 11.9% percent during September 2019. The average annualized sales growth for the 12 months through September 2019 is 7.4 percent. “Sales growth for the month near 12% looks good when realize it is being compared against a strong prior year when temperatures across much of the country were above normal in… Read More

HARDI Hires Syretta Williams as New Manager of Training and HR Solutions, Promotes Nick Benton

Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) is pleased to announce the addition of Syretta Williams as the new Manager of Training and HR Solutions. Syretta Williams Williams comes from over 12 years of experience in analyzing, designing, developing, implementing and evaluating training programs and courses. Throughout her career she has facilitated one-on-one training, large classroom seminars, virtual and blended training, writing training manuals and guides, and providing quality assurance gap analysis. She has trained… Read More

HARDI Launches HARDI Hub, a Video Portal for Educational and Industry Content

Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) has launched HARDI Hub, a new interactive video portal for educational and HVACR industry content. HARDI Hub features eight channels that highlight themes individuals in the HVACR industry utilize for successful business operations. Each channel features educational videos that allow the viewer to learn something new or to get an update about something that affects their business. The videos on the portal fall into one of three categories,… Read More

HARDI Doubles Down on Market Intelligence Efforts with New Hire

Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) is pleased to announce the addition of Tim Fisher, Team Leader of Market Intelligence. Tim Fisher Before HARDI, Fisher served as the Director of Government & External Affairs for an Ohio-based association, the Council for Developmental Finance Agencies. He studied Economics as an Undergraduate, has an MA in Latin American Studies, and is currently pursuing his MBA at the Ohio State University.  Fisher is also advanced in the… Read More