White House chief of staff, Reince Priebus, issued a memorandum declaring a government-wide freeze on new or pending regulations. The HVAC industry has generally reacted positively to this news, feeling that this freeze gives HVAC organizations more time to explain to the administration why these regulations should not be published.
ACCA, the Indoor Environment & Energy Efficiency Association, applauds the introduction of bipartisan legislation that would permanently kill the onerous death tax. The Death Tax Repeal Act of 2017 was introduced this week by Sen. John Thune, South Dakota Republican, and by Reps. Kristi Noem, South Dakota Republican, and Sanford Bishop, Georgia Democrat.
Thirty-five students, including six veterans, received scholarships
January 23, 2017
The Clifford H. "Ted" Rees, Jr. Scholarship Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), and the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA), announced scholarship awards totaling $55,000 to 35 students, including six veterans, studying to become technicians in the HVACR and water heating industry.
Properly functioning duct system is critical to the comfort of homeowners
November 1, 2016
ACCA has launched its newest online certificate program, Qtech: Duct Diagnostics and Repair. Through Qtech, contractors can offer their employees on-demand training in quality HVACR installation, maintenance, home performance, and other areas.
The CCI is calculated based on a survey of the association’s contractor members, who are asked how positive they feel about new business prospects, existing business activity, and expected staffing decisions in the short-term future.
Focuses on knowledge needed to install and service the electrical components of HVAC systems
September 16, 2016
ACCA has launched its newest online certificate program, Qtech: Basic Electricity for the HVAC Contractor. Through Qtech, contractors can offer employees on-demand training in quality HVACR installation, maintenance, home performance, and other areas.
Program is broken into three parts for non-technical staff
August 19, 2016
ACCA has launched a new online training program, HVAC for Office & Sales Staff. The new program explains the basics of HVAC equipment, how important the HVAC contracting industry is, and how vital the role of each employee is in running a successful contracting company.