Founded in 1968, the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) is a non-profit national trade association of manufacturers, wholesalers and contractors in the Canadian heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) industries.
More than 1,300 member companies provide products and services for indoor environments and essential refrigeration processes. HRAI also has more than 200 associate members including utilities, municipalities, educational institutions, consultants, manufacturers’ representatives and related trade organizations.
HRAI advocates a safe, responsible and fair industry where indoor environment systems are designed, installed and serviced by qualified professionals in order ensure efficient and energy-conscious operation. The association’s activities are directly related to the needs and requests of its membership and include education and training programs, industry meetings, up-to-date industry information, technical support, government and industry advocacy, statistics and trends, and a bi-ennial national trade show.
HRAI will provide leadership for the HVACR industry with governments, the public and the energy sector through communications, education and advocacy in Canada and internationally.
- HVACR industry leadership
- Responsible environmental stewardship
- Concensus building through member involvement
- Focus on member and consumer needs
- Business practices that embody integrity and continuous improvement