Carrier Corp. has been named a preferred “partner” by one of the nation’s biggest privately owned home construction companies.

Carrier was given the Partners of Choice Award from David Weekley Homes. The HVAC equipment company received an “A” service rating from the builder, one of only 24 companies to earn the award.

“Carrier is honored to have been selected as a Partner of Choice,” said David Meyers, Carrier vice president of sales and distribution for residential and light-commercial systems. “David Weekley Homes has long been a valuable partner and to earn this distinction validates Carrier as a world-class supplier and leader in the heating, ventilation and air-conditioning industry. We strive to provide our partners with first-class equipment and service and are proud of this honor.”

Bill Justus, David Weekley’s vice president of supply chain services, said the award demonstrates Carrier’s value and quality.

“Our goal is to help our partners improve and evolve; so for Carrier to earn its first Partners of Choice Award clearly speaks to the level of commitment they have to the quality of service and equipment that they supply,” Justus said.