Heating, Airconditioning, and Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI)addedSusan Littleas director of marketing.

Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA)namedKimberly Hurleyas director of conferences and training, and awarded Phil Forner, Allendale Heating Company Inc.(Allendale, Mich.) with the Distinguished Service Award.

• TheAir Movement and Control Association International Inc. (AMCA International)modified the Certified Product Search Directory to include PDF links to electronic print catalogs submitted by Certified Ratings Program (CRP)participants on the AMCA website (www.amca.org).

• TheAssociated Builders and Contractors (ABC)appointedMichael D. Bellamanpresident and CEO.

• TheContinental Automated Buildings Association (CABA)appointed several people to its board of directors:Satyen Mukherjee Ph.D., Royal Philips Electronics, to chairman;Jack Jachner, Ph.D., Alcatel-Lucent, andElizabeth Jacobs, Siemens Industry Inc.; andJames Gilmore, Bell Canada, as board directors.

HVAC Excellence(Mount Prospect, Ill.) granted five-year accreditation toGlobal Tech Training(Springfield, Ill.) andDelgado Community College(Metairie, La.).

• TheRefrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES)announced new literature in its NATE exam prep series: “Gas and Oil Heating,” and the first two parts of a four-part bulletin of the newest “Service Application Manual” chapter.

HVAC Excellence(Mount Prospect, Ill.) has conferred the title of Certified Master HVACR Educator onDavid Wyett, assistant professor of HVAC at theCollege of Southern Idaho(Twin Falls, Idaho).

ESCO Group(Mount Prospect, Ill.) addedRenee Tomlinsonas director of strategic partnerships.

Publication date:04/11/2011