Mid-Way Supply, Inc., a leading distributor of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) products to dealers throughout Chicagoland, recently announced it has formed a partnership with Daikin Industries, Ltd., the world’s leading manufacturer of air conditioning products. Beginning in July, Mid-Way will be the sole distributor of Daikin mini- and multi-split air conditioning systems in Chicagoland, southern Wisconsin and northwest Indiana.
Ductless split-system air conditioners provide homeowners and multifamily-building owners with a multitude of benefits, as they are a flexible add-on air conditioning solution and easy to install. More importantly, these systems avoid the energy losses associated with the ductwork in central forced-air systems. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), such ductwork can account for more than a 30 percent loss of energy when cooling a space.
While split-systems are the air-conditioning method of choice overseas, the U.S. has been slow to adopt these systems. However, according to Dennis Wierzbicki, COO of Mid-Way Supply, Chicagoland in particular offers a great opportunity for split-system air conditioners. “The region’s plethora of multi-unit developments and older buildings in need of updated mechanical systems make this an ideal region for dealers to introduce these systems and grow their market share,” he says.
Daikin’s commitment to exceptional customer service and marketing support played a large role in Mid-Way’s decision to partner with the company.
“Mid-Way has built strong relationships with leading HVAC equipment and materials manufacturers so that we can ensure our customers have access to the highest-quality, comprehensive mix of products at fair prices,” says Wierzbicki. “Our partnership with Daikin continues this tradition, and we look forward to a long-term relationship.”
Intensive dealer training sessions on the Daikin split-system product line, proper application and installation will begin this July.
For more information, visit www.mid-waysupply.com.