• Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors - National Association (PHCC) (Falls Church, Va.) is accepting applications for PHCC national awards that will be presented during the association's 122nd annual convention, Oct. 12-16 in Boston. Applications, eligibility information, and deadlines are available at 800-533-7694 or in the members only section of the PHCC Web site, www.phccweb.org.

  • The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) (Ottawa) appointed Richard LeBlanc to the CABA board of directors. LeBlanc is president of Siemens Building Technologies, HVAC Products Division (Buffalo Grove, Ill.).

  • The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) (Washington) has released its Project Delivery Systems for Construction textbook to help clarify construction project delivery. The book distinguishes management methods from delivery methods and discusses financing, operations, and maintenance. For more information, visit www.agc.org/bookstore.

  • The National Association of Energy Service Companies (NAESCO) (Washington) announced that Retro-Tech Systems Inc. (Phoenix) has been accredited as an energy efficiency contractor; Trane (Tyler, Texas) has been accredited as an energy service company; and Abacus Engineered Systems (Seattle) has been reaccredited as an energy service company.

  • The National Association of Oil Heating Service Managers (NAOHSM) (East Petersburg, Pa.) will sponsor seminars Oct. 6-7 in Baltimore, aimed at contracting company owners, managers, and technicians. Workshops will focus on technical and management topics. According to NAOHSM, all proceeds will go to the Oil Heat Cares program. For more information, call 888-552-0900 or visit www.naohsm.org.

    Publication date: 07/26/2004