Member Spotlight: Koch Air

BY Emily Frost
8/28/2020 - HVAC News

The HARDI member spotlight serves as a regular feature through which the association highlights stand out individuals in the HVACR industry and their companies. For our August Member Spotlight, our Content Manager, Emily Frost, spoke with Doug Howery, VP of Commercial Sales, and Rob Benefiel, Corporate Parts and Supplies Manager, from Koch Air. We highlight Doug and Rob for Koch Air's unique increase in marketing and focus for the Light Commercial Market.

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Doug Howery
VP of Commercial Sales
Koch Air

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Rob Benefiel
Corporate Parts and Supplies Manager
Koch Air

In this interview, Frost, Howery, and Benefiel discuss Koch Air’s strategy for increasing focus to light commercial, keeping IAQ products in stock, and what went through their heads once COVID hit. Check it out!


"At the beginning of the shut downs, I looked at last year's IAQ numbers and multiplied it by 4." - Rob Benefiel, Koch Air

Check out our previous Member Spotlight posts here!

To nominate a member for a future Member Spotlight, contact Emily Frost at

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Content Manager