Membership Advantages

Membership in The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) has its advantages – Members can benefit from the association’s purchasing power and save money by participating in group programs and services with the following partners:    


Group Insurance Programs: Insurance coverage is available for your employees at rates not usually available to smaller companies.  Employee Benefits including Health & Dental, Business, E&O and General Liability, Commercial Auto are just some of the types of coverage available to members.

Pivotal Payments

Merchant Card Services: Pivotal Payments offers a complete Merchant Services solution with preferential rates on VISA, MasterCard and Interac Services.  If you have not taken advantage of this program you could be overpaying on your card transaction costs.


Extended Service Agreements (ESA): HRAI's exclusive ESA program offered by AIG, allows HRAI members to lock-in their residential and commercial customers for up to 10 years by offering fully insured extended service agreements at an association price. ESAs are available on all makes and models of HVAC equipment and accessories and wrap around the manufacturers' warranty.




Fuel Discounts: Members have access to a fuel discount of 2.4 cents per litre with Petro-Canada, minimum purchase of 400 litres a month. Members also receive a 20% discount on car washes at Petro-Canada retail locations. This program includes flexible reporting options, PIN security , convenience and unbeatable service. Existing SuperPass CardHolders can link to this discount in one easy step!

NEBS Deluxe

Business Supplies: HRAI members receive a 10% discount on products ordered for the first time and 5% discount on previously ordered products.  NEBS offers significant savings on a variety of business and marketing products. 

NEBS Payweb

This innovative web-hosted payroll solution gives absolute confidence that your payroll is completed on time and on budget.  Call our payroll specialists or go to for a free demonstration.  Call HRAI to receive your “ID” number.


Business Software: CUC Software’s Contractor Essentials© system is specifically designed for HVAC contractors throughout the USA and Canada.  The software is a fully integrated business solution including functions for accounting, payroll, job costing, service dispatching, scheduling, inventory and equipment tracking, marketing, analysis and much more. The system also includes GPS integration and the all new EssentialsPro Mobile solution for Android and iOS that puts the power of this integrated back office solution in the hands of your field service technicians. HRAI members are eligible for a 10% discount on new system purchases and benefit from special networking and training opportunities.


On-Hold Marketing Inc.: Provides members with an on-hold system package that broadcasts a professionally recorded message to all callers placed on hold.  The message can include information about your products and services, provide your company history and impart to your callers how much you appreciate their business.  Setup is easy; all you need to do is plug the equipment into your phone system.  (Participants must have a “music on-hold jack” (the ability to play a radio) as part of their phone system).


Answer PlusA Call Centre providing a specialized team of customer service representatives dedicated to taking calls in the HVACR Industry.  With intensive training, these representatives provide clear, accurate, and detailed messages.  Calls are screened for urgency and emergencies are escalated to resolution.

uei financial

UEI Financial: Offers members a flexible and affordable consumer financing program.  Increase your average sale by up to $1,200 by participating today.  The benefits include:  on the spot credit approvals, higher approval rates, excellent interest rates starting at 9.9%, fast dealer payments, flexible terms, no upfront or hidden fees to your customers, access to exclusive programs offered during the year to HRAI members only.


Financial Benchmarking Program developed by Ron Coleman of Coleman Management Services Inc. is a set of 20 bulletins prepared in a comprehensive and detailed manual specifically designed for the hvacr contractor.  Grow your business and show profits by incorporating these modules into the management of your business operations. Contact us at 1-800-267-2231 ext. 254 for more information.


The HVACR Website. Members can take advantage of discounted rates for job postings on HRAI’s Career Connections which is a service specifically designed to help employers fill staffing needs.

HRAI SkillTech Academy

Training Courses and Products: HRAI education programs provide industry members with the technical competence required to design and install HVAC systems. These programs include training and certification courses (in-class and home study), computer software, as well as over 20 technical manuals.  HRAI members receive significant discounts on all courses and training materials.


Group Automobile and Home Insurance Courtesy of LMS Prolink: HRAI members now have exclusive access to preferred rates for their personal automobile and home insurance needs. The program is represented by LMS Prolink a Canadian owned and operated insurance and risk management broker with over 30 years of group insurance expertise. To learn more contact us at 1-800-663-6828 or visit our website at



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