• The Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES) (Des Plaines, IL) has announced the addition of J/B Industries Inc. to its Partners in Education® oem information campaign. The partnership provides RSES members with access to J/B Industries’ products and technical information.
  • The Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) (Arlington, VA) has announced the appointment of Hilary Powers Atkins as vice president of industry relations. She will assume her position on September 17.
  • The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) (Rosslyn, VA) has released the Application Guide for AC Adjustable Speed Drive Systems. The guide can be purchased by calling 800-854-7179 or by visiting www.global.ish.com (website).
  • The Plumbing and Mechanical Contrac-tors Association of Northern Illinois (PAMCANI) (Downers Grove, IL) has won the APEX 2001 Award of Excellence for Web and Internet site content. The Awards for Publications Excellence Competition (APEX) are sponsored annually by the editors of Writing That Works, a nationally circulated newsletter published by Communications Concepts, Inc.

  • Global Companies, LLC (Waltham, MA), has announced that its premium heating oil program, Heating Oil Plus, is now available through rack injection at Global’s Chelsea, MA, East Providence, RI, and New Haven, CT, terminals, as well as delivery to dealer sites to treat nonrack-lifted gallons.
  • Quality Service Contractors (QSC) (Falls Church, VA) will hold a meeting entitled “Harness the Power of QSC.” The meeting will take place Feb 21-23, 2002, in San Diego, CA. A number of presentations on customer service excellence will be given. QSC is an enhanced group of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors — National Association (PHCC). For more information, call 800-533-7694, or visit www.qsc-phcc.org (website).
  • The National Building Museum (Washing-ton, DC) will hold its Festival of the Building Arts on September 15. Master craftspeople will be on hand to demonstrate a number of hands-on activities including plumbing, welding, art glass design, blacksmithing, and much more. The festival is sponsored by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). For further information, go to www.agc.org (website).

    Publication date: 09/10/2001