International Comfort Products named eight channel partners as Distributors of the Year for their performance in 2009.

“These distributors have built strong relationships through their customer-first approach and maintained excellent sales records at a time when many of their competitors are struggling,” said Charlie Piranian, ICP national sales manager. “Their dedication, effort and focus are evident in their impressive sales growth.”

The Distributor of the Year Award went to Arcoaire, Comfortmaker, Heil and Tempstar distributors.

Baldwin Winair of Baldwin, Ga., received the award as an Arcoaire distributor with a single location, while Harry Cooper Supply in Springfield, Mo., was honored as the Arcoaire distributor with multiple locations.

Allied Supply in Danville, Va., was named the Comfortmaker Distributor of the Year with a single location. Morrison Supply in Fort Worth, Texas, won the Comfortmaker award in the multiple-location category.

The Heil Distributor of the Year with a single location was Indio Heating & Cooling in Indio, Calif. The multi-location winner was Guarino Distributing Co. LLC in Harahan, La.

Danbury Winair in Brookfield, Conn., was named the Tempstar Distributor of the Year with a single location. The Tempstar Distributor of the Year with multiple locations was Ed’s Supply Inc. in Chattanooga, Tenn.