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Our Mission

Making Wholesale Distributors the Channel of Choice for HVACR Manufacturers and Contractors

Our Mission

Making wholesale distributors the channel of choice for HVACR manufacturers and contractors.


  • Pivotal Technology Drives Success for HVAC DistributorsPivotal Technology Drives Success for HVAC Distributors
    How comprehensive ERP functionality empowers operational excellence amongst distributors in today’s competitive marketplace. As with most industries, the HVAC industry… Read more »
  • Member Spotlight: Ken PerottaMember Spotlight: Ken Perotta
    The HARDI member spotlight serves as a regular feature through which the association highlights stand out individuals in the HVACR… Read more »
  • The Inflation Story Is RealThe Inflation Story Is Real
    Since the pandemic’s onset, producer prices for HVAC and commercial refrigeration equipment have expanded 2 percent according to the Bureau… Read more »

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In our March Member Spotlight, we spoke with Ken Perotta, Director of Marketing Research for Crescent Parts & Equipment. We highlight Ken for celebrating his 40th anniversary with Crescent Parts! Learn about his career and industry advice here:

In our 2021 HVAC Outlook webinar with Stephen Tusa from @jpmorgan, you will learn how telework trends have affected residential system utilization, and how an unusual 2020 has impacted the industry. Submit a request to to register.

Upcoming Events

Webinar: JP Morgan HVACR Outlook

March 9, 2021 | 2:00 PM | To register, please submit a request to

Pricing Manager Certification Program

March 4 – April 22, 2021 | Register

Virtual Branch Manager Workshop

April 12-16, 2021 | 12:00 PM Daily | Register


May 25-26, 2021 | Canceled
Washington, D.C.


June 23-25, 2021 | RegisterBook a room
St. Louis, MO


July 18-20, 2021 | Register
Denver, CO

Inventory Manager Certification Program

September 14 – November 2, 2021 | Register

Branch Manager Workshop

Oct 5-6, 2021 | Columbus, OH | Register

Sales Manager Workshop

October 12-13, 2021 | Columbus, OH


December 4-7, 2021
JW Marriott Desert Springs, Palm Desert, CA

COVID-19 Resources

We’ve compiled many resources with up-to-date coverage on regulatory updates, market insights, employer resources, member insights, and other information that you can utilize to help support your organization through this unprecedented situation.