Articles by Barbara A. Checket-Hanks

Training for Quality Installations

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI)/Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) Quality Installation & Maintenance Standards are gaining increasing acceptance, being adopted across the United States. While ACCA and ANSI wrote the standards, companies like are providing training on how to apply them.
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Instructor of the Year: Larry Ball

We all know that the industry keeps talking about getting students interested in the industry at a younger age; Larry Ball, the HVAC instructor at Foothill High School, is doing it. By working in conjunction with the local college, he is able to not only bring students in younger, he is able to give them credits that apply at the College of Southern Nevada (CSN).
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2015 ACCA Conference

Images from the 2015 ACCA Conference in Grapevine, Texas. Posted on April 8, 2015.


NEWSMakers: Mark Crockett
Mark Crockett vice president, Crockett Facilities Services, explains the importance of technician training, the value of being a top minority-owned company in the U.S., current projects the company is managing, and much more. Posted on April 24.
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2015 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

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