COLUMBUS, Ohio — Heating, Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) announced a partnership with LifeLock offering discounted identity theft protection to all HARDI members.

Through the partnership program, HARDI member companies can extend to their employees a minimum 15 percent discount off the standard cost via a payroll deduction.

“Many HARDI members have significant assets and credit lines that will benefit from this identity theft protection,” said Jessica McKinney, manager of Sales and Membership Engagement, HARDI, who arranged the partnership. “It’s a great addition to the many benefits and discounts available to our members.”

There are no fees or minimum requirements for any companies interested in offering this service to its employees, although larger companies with more than 500 participants would see further discounts.

LifeLock is one of the most recognizable names in identity theft protection, providing services to detect fraudulent actions for various credit and non-credit related services. 

HARDI members can contact Jessica McKinney ( to take advantage of this partnership.