HVAC Excellence (Washington) granted accreditation to Central New Mexico Community College’s (Albuquerque, N.M.) HVAC program.

• The Construction Labor Research Council (CLRC) reported wage and fringe settlements this year have resulted in an average first-year increase of 2.2 percent, up from 2 percent in 2012.

• The Construction Marketing Association (CMA) is seeking entries for its annual Construction Marketing Star and Construction Marketer of the Year awards with a deadline of Sept. 6.

Women in HVACR (Damascus, Md.) will hold its 10th annual conference Sept. 16-17 in Philadelphia.

Pearson Publishers (Atlanta) released the book “Electricity for HVACR,” written by Joe Moravek.

ASHRAE (Atlanta) extended the deadline for papers for the “Efficient, High Performance Buildings for Developing Economies” conference to Aug. 16.

• The Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) will host the Building Performance Forum on Oct. 1-2 in Austin, Texas.

• The National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA) will hold its fall technical conference Sept. 26-28 in Atlanta.

Publication date: 8/5/2013

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