Heating, Airconditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) elected Frank Meier Jr. as its new president. HARDI is open to distributors ranging from independent single location wholesalers, or stocking plan and specification reps, to vertically integrated distributors. Meier said he expects HARDI to grow in numbers because of its focus on improving local distribution. He is president of Meier Supply Co. (Binghamton, N.Y.).