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

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 HRAI Insight Magazine available to Members. Contact us for your electronic copy today.

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.

HRAI 2014 Annual General Meeting Presentations

September 2014

Click here to view the presentations.

HRAI's 2013-2014 Accomplishments

June 12, 2014

Highlights of the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada’s recent accomplishments [more]