ARLINGTON, Va. - The Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) has announced the finalists for its 2007 ACCA Awards for Excellence. The winners will be announced at ACCA's Annual Conference and Indoor Air Expo in Orlando, Fla., scheduled for March 6-8.

The finalists are:

ACCA Award for Excellence in Residential Contracting:Apollo Heating and Cooling, Cincinnati; Atlas Butler Heating and Cooling, Columbus, Ohio; Great Dane Heating and Air Conditioning, Clinton Township, Mich.; and Robert H. RANCK Inc., Lancaster, Pa.

ACCA Award for Excellence in Commercial Contracting:Deiter Bros., Bethlehem, Pa.; Hobaica Services, Phoenix; and TDIndustries, Dallas.

Jeff Forker Award for Excellence in Training:DiFilippo's Service Co., Paoli, Pa.; Energy Management Specialists, Cleveland; Halco Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning, Phelps, N.Y.; and Morris-Jenkins Co., Charlotte, N.C.

The 2007 ACCA Conference is expected to be the largest in the association's history. To register, go to or contact Vickie Ellis at 703-824-8856 or

Publication date:02/19/2007