About East Coast Metal Distributors

Welcome to East Coast Metal Distributors, where we not only distribute HVAC equipment, supplies, and parts, but also uphold a legacy of excellence that has been supporting the industry since 1954.

Our unwavering commitment to customer service and technical expertise has propelled us from a modest office in Durham, North Carolina, to a leading presence throughout the Southeast and Midwest. As a proud member of the Watsco family since 2004, we combine the personal touch of a family-run business with the resources of the largest HVAC distributor in the market.

Our Brands and Products

We understand the critical importance of quality HVAC products, which is why we proudly offer an extensive selection of top brands like Amana, Goodman, Daikin, GREE, VIVE™ Comfort thermostats and indoor air quality products, and TRADEPRO® parts and supplies. Each brand we carry reflects our dedication to delivering products that stand the test of time and efficiency.


Enduring American Innovation

A brand synonymous with the enduring American legacy of quality HVAC solutions. Proudly designed, engineered, and assembled in the U.S.A., Amana builds on a tradition of innovation and craftsmanship, ensuring each product is as reliable as it is efficient.


Trusted Comfort and Value

A testament to dedication in providing reliable and affordable indoor comfort through products designed, engineered, and assembled in the U.S.A. With a focus on quality and trust, Goodman has earned the respect of HVAC professionals nationwide, becoming a go-to brand for homeowners seeking performance that doesn't compromise on value.


Redefining Indoor Comfort

Embrace the Daikin difference and experience the fusion of Japanese innovation and comfort in every Daikin ductless system. Committed to excellence, Daikin provides technologically advanced, reliable, and energy-efficient indoor climate solutions, backed by outstanding warranties and the dedication of highly qualified professionals. With Daikin, enjoy the ultimate control over your indoor environment through cutting-edge heating, cooling, humidifying, and ventilating technologies.


Embrace the GREE Select Difference

Harness the power of innovation and eco-conscious engineering with GREE air conditioners. As the world's largest specialized air conditioner company, GREE offers cutting-edge, energy-efficient systems designed to deliver unmatched comfort. Partner with us and elevate your business as a GREE Select Dealer, where superior warranty protection, training, and support ensure your success and customer satisfaction.

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Elevate Your Brand with Personalized Climate Control

Cutting-edge thermostats and indoor air quality solutions meet customizable branding. With VIVE™, you can make every installation a testament to your business, featuring your full-color logo prominently on each device. Benefit from the free Private Label Program to enhance your professional image without the need for costly inventory. Plus, VIVE™ IAQ solutions address indoor air pollution at its source, ensuring a healthier environment. Trust VIVE™ to deliver smart, effective climate control while keeping your brand at the forefront


The Professional's Choice for HVAC Excellence

At East Coast Metal Distributors, we recognize the importance of precision, which is why we offer TRADEPRO's high-quality HVAC replacement parts and supplies that meet or exceed OEM standards. Designed for HVAC professionals who believe in doing the job right the first time, TRADEPRO products combine outstanding quality with exceptional value.

Customer-Focused Digital Solutions

In a digital era, convenience and speed are paramount. Our comprehensive digital suite, featuring an e-commerce platform, HVAC Pro+™ mobile app, OnCall Air proposal software, and more, equips you with the tools to stay ahead. These best-in-class solutions allow you to shop anytime, verify warranties, find AHRI matchups, access on-demand Wingman tech support, and much more. Our digital innovations are not just about keeping pace—they are about setting the pace in the HVAC industry.

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Empowering Contractors with Homeowner Financing

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Recognizing the financial hurdles of homeowners, we have partnered with GoodLeap, Optimus, and OnCall Air Finance+ to offer financing solutions. This empowers our contractors to provide their customers with flexible payment options, making vital HVAC services more accessible.

The East Coast Metal Distributors Difference:

Our People

What truly sets us apart is our people. Each team member embodies our ethos of professionalism, expertise, and a deep-seated commitment to customer satisfaction. From the design of our showrooms to the expertise shared in our PRO Training, we strive to create an environment that reflects the quality and service we stand for.

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A New Branch Showroom Experience

Introducing a fresh showroom design, led by our team to enhance the customer experience. Our people set us apart and make East Coast Metal Distributors the best in the industry. Our new showroom design reflects the pride we take in serving our customers. Watch our highlight video to get a glimpse of what’s to come in all our branches over the next few years.

Join Our Journey

As we celebrate over 70 years in the HVAC industry, we invite you to become a part of our story—one that is marked by growth, innovation, and a collective effort to deliver the best. Our history is not just about where we've been; it's a testament to where we're going, together with our valued partners and customers

Ready to Partner with Excellence?

Contact us today, or visit a branch near you to experience the East Coast Metal Distributors difference. Partner with us, and let's continue to shape the future of HVAC with solutions that are as reliable and trustworthy as our legacy.

East Coast Metal Distributors - Serving the HVAC Industry Since 1954.