First Supply recently announced Thom Hardy as its HVAC trainer and technical manager. In the role of HVAC trainer and technical Manager, Hardy will reportedly be responsible for managing the First Supply HVAC, hydronic and refrigeration training initiatives. Training classes will be hosted at the Ed Felten Training Center at First Supply – Madison, Wis., and will also be taken on the road to remote locations where we will be able to support a growing customer base throughout our footprint. Hardy will office out of the Madison branch office.

Hardy’s illustrious career brings over 30 years of experience in the HVAC industry, holding positions at the contractor, manufacturer and wholesale distributor levels. Most recently, he was the North American technical trainer for Allied Air Enterprises. He has reportedly been recognized as a top trainer in the industry, recently being named as one of North Americas Top 25 Most Influential HVAC Trainers by the ESCO Institute.

Seth DePuy, chief strategy officer, First Supply, said, “The HVAC channel is one in which First Supply is committed to continued growth. With the addition of Thom as the HVAC trainer and technical manager, we have no doubt that we will be a go-to resource for both our vendor and customer partners for years to come.” 

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