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Aug. 22, 2014: TruTech Tools Announces Change in Ownership

Bill Spohn and Eric Preston Are the New Owners
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TruTech Tools Ltd., an online distributor of tools and test instruments for the HVAC and building performance markets, has announced a change in ownership. James C. and James L. Bergmann have stepped down and president and CEO, Bill Spohn, and vice president and sales manager, Eric Preston, are now the owners.


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July 24, 2014: Third Annual Building Performance Forum Open for Registration

Contractor-Focused Conference to Be Presented by ACCA, BPI, and ACHR News
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Registration is now open for the third annual Building Performance Forum, set for October 7-8, 2014, in Charlotte, North Carolina. The event will be presented by ACCA and the Building Performance Institute (BPI), in conjunction with media partner, the Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration News.


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July 2, 2014: New Siemens Software Platform Offers Comprehensive Energy Management

Cloud-Based Software Enables the User to Monitor and Analyze Total Building Performance
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The Siemens Building Technologies Division has launched Advantage Navigator, a software platform that the company said can track the long-term performance of a single facility or an entire portfolio of buildings.


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March 6, 2014: ACCA Introduces New Member Service Center

ACCA Members Will Now Have Access to an Extensive Video Library
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ACCA, an association of HVACR, hydronics, and building performance contractors, has announced the launch of a new Member Service Center at http://members.acca.org, which provides a collection of online training resources for contracting business owners and managers.


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Do You Need Competition?

By Kyle Gargaro
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Competitive quotes help validate your work.
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Which HVAC Segment Are You Passionate About?

By Kyle Gargaro
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There is a big upside to passion — it is contagious. How much better is a work environment where the leader truly believes in the product? 


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ACCA Examines Performance Contracting

Meetings Focus on Comprehensive Contracting Energy Solutions
By Kyle Gargaro
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Home- and building-performance contracting is gaining momentum, as illustrated by the recent ACCA Building Performance Forum sponsored by The NEWS. The second annual event saw a 19 percent increase in contractor attendance.


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Sept. 10, 2013: Big Data Seen Dominating Building Performance Market

New Entrants Are Emerging to Meet Growing Demand for Real-Time Monitoring
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With buildings under pressure to lower energy consumption, both to comply with legislation and to respond to market demand, the measurement and verification industry is rapidly moving toward real-time performance tracking, according to Lux Research. 


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ACCA Hosts Inaugural Building Performance Forum

By Herb Woerpel
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More than 150 HVACR professionals explored the topic of building performance, the transition to home performance contracting, and more at Air Conditioning Contractors of America’s (ACCA) inaugural Building Performance Forum, Oct. 9-10, in Austin, Texas.


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EVENTS

2014 Building Performance Forum

10/7/14
Charlotte, N.C.

HVAC is more than a box — it’s the central part of an overall building system that impacts daily life, health, productivity and comfort for all. HVAC contractors have the ability to take control of that system and improve lives in theircommunity; they just need the will to act on it.

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2014 Energy Efficiency Forum

Highlights from the 25th annual Energy Efficiency Forum in Washington, D.C.

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NEWSMakers: Jeremy Begley

Jeremy Begley, home-performance specialist and Web and social media manager with National Heating and Air Conditioning Co. in Cincinnati discusses how and why you should add home-performance philosophies to your contracting repertoire. Posted on Sept. 12.

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