Thermostat Recycling Corp. (TRC) announced that its sixth annual Big Man On Planet (BMOP) competition begins May 1, in partnership with Heating, Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI). BMOP will run through Oct. 31, and all HARDI wholesaler members are eligible to participate.
Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) relaunched its networking app as HARDI Hub. The new HARDI Hub app underwent a soft launch at HARDI’s Supply Chain Excellence Conference in Tempe, Arizona.
Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) released its monthly Trends report, showing average sales for HARDI distributor members increased by 12.2 percent in January 2017.
Formerly the vice president and general manager at Grace Construction Products, Golen made the transition from the construction products industry to refrigeration at Heatcraft in 2010. He drew upon similarities between the two industries, such as relatively seasonal product demand and utilization of distributors in sales to contractors, to quickly learn the ropes.
During the four-day event, HARDI announced the re-launch of one of its four strategic pillars, Education, which will serve as the new Talent pillar and provide a broader scope of services and resources to members as it relates to their employees and workforce development.
White House chief of staff, Reince Priebus, issued a memorandum declaring a government-wide freeze on new or pending regulations. The HVAC industry has generally reacted positively to this news, feeling that this freeze gives HVAC organizations more time to explain to the administration why these regulations should not be published.
Responsible for sales and customer service support
February 7, 2017
Hart & Cooley Inc., a business unit of Johnson Controls’ Building Technologies & Solutions, announced the appointment of Michael Braun as vice president — wholesale channel. In his new role, Braun is responsible for sales and customer service support for Hart & Cooley’s wholesale business.