Programs and Services


Training - Counter Certification

HRAI has teamed up with the Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) offering a Canadian versionof HARDI’s Counter Specialist Certification (CSC) training program. The CSC program is comprised of four levels of certification; Assistant, Associate, Senior and HRAI Certified.

Credit Managers Contact Directory

This is a voluntary program to provide credit managers of the HRAI Wholesalers Division member companies with resources that enable them to discuss credit and account issues with their contemporaries in the HVACR industry.

Compensation & Benefits Survey

The HRAI Wholesalers Division conducts a confidential survey with participating members to determine trends in compensation and benefits for the HVACR wholesaler sector.

University of Innovative Distribution

Through the Association Education Alliance (AEA), HRAI offers wholesalers the opportunity to attend the University of Innovative Distribution (UID) at a discounted rate. This 4 day program, geared towards all levels of experience, takes place each year and features innovative speakers on a variety of business related topics.

Member Discount Programs

HRAI in conjunction with the National Association for Wholesalers (NAW), is now offering member discounts on both UPS shipping and Hertz rental car services. Through the Member Benefits Program, UPS offers competitive rates on shipping, such as 30% off of domestic, North American and worldwide shipments and discounts off of additional services. 

Hertz’s Business program offers members a 10%-25% discount when renting their cars in North America.

Metropolitan Credit Adjusters is a Canadian debt recovery company, licensed and bonded in all provinces and territories. The company offers client assistance at each step of the receivable recovery process. HRAI has negotiated 5% off of their commercial rates for members.

CMPX Rebate Program

CMPX is Canada’s premier national trade show for the air conditioning, heating, hearth, piping, plumbing, and refrigeration and ventilation industries. This biennial show is owned by HRAI. It is held at the Metro
Toronto Convention Centre in March of each “even” year (i.e., 2016, 2018,etc.). The show attracts over 500 exhibitors and over 14,000 industry visitors. HRAI wholesaler members who exhibit in the CMPX show qualify for a rebate of 10% of their booth space costs.