Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada

HRAI is a national association that represents more than 1,300 heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) manufacturers, wholesalers and contractors, and which provides Canadians with the tools and information necessary to ensure their total indoor environment comfort.

HRAI offers leadership and training programs for the advancement of its members’ business and technical excellence, promotes a code of ethics for consumer protection and safety, and provides consumers with useful information and a database of members in good standing to support an informed buying process. Through its membership requirements and consumer feedback processes, HRAI is committed to a safe, responsible and fair industry that is environmentally-responsible and sustainable.

News & Events

Rebooting the Format to the HRAI Annual Ontario Product Section Meeting

February 11, 2015

Mark the date: April 16, 2015
Find out more on the Annual Ontario Product Section Meeting microsite. You’ll find more info on what burning issues HRAI will be bringing to the table on April 16th, 2015.

SkillTech Academy Offers Customer Service Training for Call Handlers

January 29, 2015

Space is limited so register early for this fast paced one-day training session for Call Handlers on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 in Mississauga.  Presented by Brigham Dickinson, Power Selling Pros, this program introduces a proven call handling process along with techniques for promoting and selling service agreements on both inbound and outbound calls. [more]

HRAI Forwards Comments to Environment Canada on Notice of Intent to Regulate HFCs

January 28, 2015

On January 16, 2015, HRAI submitted comments to Environment Canada on behalf of HRAI and the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) in the US in response to Environment Canada’s Publication of the Notice of Intent to Regulate Hydrofluorocarbons released on December 5, 2014. [more]

Making Sense of Amendments to Ontario Energy Efficiency Regulation Published

January 12, 2015

An amendment to Ontario’s Energy Efficiency Regulation (O.Reg. 404/12) under the Green Energy Act, 2009 has been published on e-laws as O. Reg. 298/14. This amendment sets or enhances minimum efficiency standards for 22 products. [more

Educating the Supply Chain

HRAI, in collaboration with the Association Education Alliance (AEA) presents HRAI Wholesaler and Manufacturer members an opportunity to attend the University of Innovative Distribution, taking place March 8th to 11th, 2015 at the JW Marriott in Indianapolis, Indiana.

This 4 day program offers courses geared towards a variety of experience levels on topics such as:

  • Sales Performance & Development

  • Profit Planning

  • Marketing & Social Media

  • Improving Branch Management

If you register before January 15th, 2015 you are eligible for a discounted member rate of $995!! (That’s $1000 off the regular non-member rate of $1995).

For more information, click here to see the brochure.  To register, please visit www.univid.org, be sure to select HRAI as the Sponsoring Association.

HVACR & Mechanical Conference for Education Professionals - March 9 - 11, 2015

Registration is now open for the 2015 HVACR & Mechanical Conference for Education Professionals. The conference will be held March 9-11, 2015, at the Conference Center at the Maritime Institute in Linthicum Heights, Maryland (near the BWI airport in Baltimore). To view the agenda, see who should attend, and to register, visit www.CareersinHVACR.org.

New CO Alarm Response Policy for Ontario Residence in Enbridge Gas Distribution Area

November 5, 2014

HRAI was passed a notice from Enbridge indicating a change to CO alarm response policy that will align Enbridge with the industry-established best practices and will trigger the fastest response time possible. [more]

HRAI's 2014 Annual Report

September 3, 2014

Click here to view the annual report.