Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) presented both its Key Member and Pillar awards at the HARDI Annual Conference: NOVA 2017.
The Key Member awards were given to individuals who have shown standout engagement with HARDI and the association's initiatives over the past year.
Recipients of the award were: Scott Bell of Snappy, Adam Cornell of Daikin North America; Frank Leone of Leone-Green & Associates; Oscar Lopez of JB Industries; Jim Murphy of Team Air Distributing; Lance Rantala of Blue Hawk; Paul Rebelo of Universal Technology Corporation; and Frank Souders of Reacond Associates.
HARDI also distributed Pillar awards for exceptional involvement with Advocacy, Benchmarking and Talent initiatives through the association.
The Advocacy Pillar award recipients were Johnstone Supply Cincinnati, NIBCO Inc. and Airefco.
The Talent Pillar award was given to Refrigeration Supplies Distributor.
The Benchmarking Pillar award recipient was Don Stevens, Inc.
"2017 was the best year yet for HARDI in terms of members engaging with the association," said HARDI CEO Talbot Gee. "The fact that this was our highest attendance ever at a HARDI is also a testament that more of our members are seeing the real value in services their organization offers.