SILVER SPRING, Md. - The Air Conditioning Contractors of America - National Capital Chapter (ACCA-NCC) is preparing for the first "Heat the Country" program on Oct. 23. Other ACCA chapters across the country will be participating in this program in their respective states. ACCA-NCC plans to service homes in the Northern Virginia area.

Under the program, ACCA members provide assistance for the elderly, disabled, and low-income homeowners. "Heat the Country" utilizes ACCA member volunteers to provide free heating service to repair or replace faulty furnaces.

Publication date: 10/18/2004