What started out as a lack of space has turned into a pot of gold for one HVAC contractor. For Wesley Holm of Thompson Plumbing, Heating & Cooling of Cincinnati, the realization that his building was too small was the beginning of the end of keeping a large cache of parts and equipment in his physical inventory. And he couldn’t be happier.
Heating, Airconditioning and Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) announced North American HVACR average distributor sales for June 2011 were up 6.8 percent from the same month last year, nearly identical to May’s results.
Comfort Supply, a wholesale distributor of Ruud HVAC products, opened a fifth location in Knoxville. The 14,000-square-foot warehouse and showroom at 608 Business Park Lane opened for business in April. Comfort Supply has stores in Nashville, Murfreesboro, Cookeville, and Clarksville.
Venstar®, a thermostat and energy management systems supplier, expanded Canadian availability of its HVAC systems, including its thermostats and accessories, in an exclusive distribution agreement with Trane Canada Co.
Industrial Controls Distributors LLC released a new sourcebook for its customers in the Southeast region. The 1,200-page full-color catalog features over 100,000 control products in diverse areas such as industrial instrumentation, process controls, HVAC controls, and industrial valves.
Tecumseh Products Co. has established a broad network of Authorized Wholesale Distributors in Mexico as part of its renewed commitment to the country’s growing refrigeration and air conditioning market. A total of 11 geographically-dispersed distributors are now in place.