North American Technician Excellence awarded Airefco/Hadco Supply the 2007 Top HARDI Testing Organization of the Year.

It also recognized Johnstone Supply of Denver as the 2007 Top HARDI Testing Location of the Year.

The awards were presented during the Heating, Airconditioning and Refrigeration Distributors International’s fall conference, Oct. 7-9 in Orlando, Fla.

Airefco/Hadco Supply, a wholesale distributor in Tualatin, Ore., with locations across Oregon and Washington, administered 431 NATE tests at various locations. This made the wholesaler NATE’s third overall-highest testing organization in 2007, which includes academic institutions and manufacturer-sponsored testing.

Johnstone Supply of Denver, a wholesale distributor based in Colorado, administered 158 NATE tests, placing it 11th overall on NATE’s 2007 Top 10 percent list of testing partners.

NATE says that HARDI has been a major supporter of its certification and HARDI distributors have played a significant role in the growth of NATE testing and certifications since its inception.