HVAC Breaking News

Dec. 8, 2010: HARDI and TRC Promote Mercury Thermostat Collection

ARLINGTON, Va. - The Thermostat Recycling Corp. (TRC) and Heating, Airconditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) have reached an agreement to promote TRC’s national mercury thermostat collection program.

While HARDI has worked with TRC to grow the number of mercury thermostat recovery locations with its HVACR wholesale distributor members for years, this agreement formalizes the partnership and puts into place mechanisms for growing HARDI member participation even more. TRC will provide HARDI members regular mercury thermostat-related policy and regulatory updates as well as expanded collateral and marketing materials to help promote HARDI members’ commitment to responsible mercury management. HARDI has committed to getting every thermostat-selling distributor member into a mercury thermostat recovery program.

TRC is a program that allows HVAC contractors to properly dispose of waste mercury thermostats at no cost. TRC relies on HVAC wholesale distributors to act as the primary collection points for mercury thermostats taken out of service. Beyond a one-time participation fee of $25, there are no recurring costs for distributors to participate.

“TRC is thrilled to formalize its partnership with HARDI,” said Mark Tibbetts, TRC executive director. “The active support of HVACR wholesale distributors is critical to the success of TRC.”

Publication date: 12/06/2010

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

2014 World Energy Engineering Congress

Scenes from the 2014 World Energy Engineering Congress in Washington, D.C.

Podcasts

NEWSMakers: Howard Weiss
Howard Weiss, executive vice president, HVAC Excellence stopped by The NEWS’ booth at the AHR Expo to discuss HVAC Excellence’s upcoming conference, networking opportunities at large expo’s, and much more. Posted on Feb. 27.
More Podcasts

ACHRNEWS

NEWS 02-23-15 cover

2015 February 23

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

HVAC Trends

The NEWS regularly reports on HVAC industry trends in our weekly issues. What trends do you see?
View Results Poll Archive

HVACR INDUSTRY STORE

2015.jpg
2015 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research

 

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

DON'T MISS A THING

Magazine image
 
Register today for complete access to ACHRNews.com. Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con