Winners in five divisions claimed their Knowledge@Noon awards during BlueVolt’s A-D North American Meetings. In the plumbing; pipes, valves, and fittings (PVF); and HVAC divisions, the winning distributor was Murray Supply.
Members of Heating, Airconditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) in Connecticut are stepping up efforts to collect mercury thermostats through a partnership with the Product Stewardship Institute. The goal is to collect more than 500 mercury thermostats in the Bridgeport area.
Dakota Supply Group partnered with Hallowell International and is now providing homeowners and businesses throughout the Dakotas, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and northwest Iowa access to the manufacturer’s Acadia: Combined Heating and Cooling System.
More than 250 customers attended the grand opening of Johnstone Supply’s Knoxville, Tenn., location. The 30,000-square-foot facility features a technician information center for contractors and stocks over 5,000 products.
Tencarva Machinery Co. has contracted with John Crane Inc. to add the territories of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia for representation of the John Crane lines of mechanical seals and support systems.
Dakota Supply Group (DSG) has expanded its product selection in the Twin Cities with the purchase of Shelter Supply, an HVAC distributor formerly located in Burnsville, Minn. Shelter Supply will become part of DSG’s Mechanical Group and will operate out of its St. Paul, Minn., location.
CertainTeed Corp. recently joined fellow Pennsylvania-based HVAC distributors Air Handling Services Inc. and Riley Sales Inc. to teach local vocational students about energy-efficient HVAC duct design. The course teaches students about duct design and fabrication that follows industry standards.