National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) chairman Grady Rosier and NAW president Dirk Van Dongen participated recently in the national economic forum held by President Bush at Baylor University in Waco, TX.
Excellence Alliance Inc. (EAI) recently acquired the National Telecom Alliance (NTA). According to EAI, National Telecom Alliance was the country’s first alliance of privately held telecommunications and electrical contractors.
For the national energy bill now in House-Senate conference, the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) reports that its proposed language calling for the Secretary of Energy to develop a consumer education program on the importance of regular HVAC system maintenance has been approved by the congressional conferees.
The St. Louis chapter of the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) recently contributed a $100,000 grant to The New Horizons Foundation — A Sheet Metal Industry Initiative.
The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) has expressed its support for an amendment introduced by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) to transfer authority over anticompetitive utility practices to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).