ARLINGTON, Va. — The Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) has announced the formation of a state chapter in New Jersey. The group is led by president Joe Roberts of Joseph H. Roberts Inc. in Forked River.

“Contractors across the state finally have a voice in Trenton,” said Fred Hutchinson, CEO of Hutchinson Plumbing Heating Cooling in Cherry Hill and a director for ACCA NJ. “New Jersey contractors deserve to have the best, and ACCA brings that to them. We look forward to helping the HVACR industry in New Jersey in many ways, including legislative advocacy and new training opportunities.”

In addition to Roberts and Hutchinson, board members for the new organization are: Brian J. Bovio, Bovio Advanced Comfort & Energy Solutions, Sicklerville; Angela Hines, Rubino Service Co., Voorhees; David Indursky, Encon Mechanical, Ocean; Allen Hauber, Bob Mims Heating & Air Conditioning, Staten Island, N.Y.; Scott Nelson, Oceanside Service Inc., Allenhurst; Robert Ring, Meyer & Depew Co. Inc., Kenilworth; and Bob McAllister, McAllister, The Service Company, Somers Point.

With the addition of ACCA New Jersey, ACCA has 10 state chapters and 33 local chapters serving contractors nationwide.

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Publication date: 10/17/2011