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The ACCA HVAC Blog is focused on helping professional contractors run smarter, better businesses. Led by contractors themselves, who know firsthand the technology and cultural changes that are transforming old-school trades into a high-tech, dynamic, and driven industry. ACCA HVAC Blog is where forward-thinking contractors go for daily content to feed their passion for success.

ACCA Chair Martin Hoover Highlights the Value of ACCA with ACHR News

From mentorship to peer collaboration on business operations, ACCA’s new Board of Directors Chair Martin Hoover has experienced firsthand how […]

Elevating HVAC Maintenance with Systematic Checklists

As spring unfurls its verdant leaves and summer beckons with its promise of sun-drenched days, homeowners are gearing up for […]


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Department of Labor Set to Release Final Rule on Overtime Threshold for Salaried Employees

Any day now, the Department of Labor will release its final rule which will expand the overtime threshold for salaried employees. On April 10, the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs concluded its review of the DOL’s rule; the new rule is expected to be released soon now that it has completed OIRA review.

Ken Goodrich Shares the Value of ACCA

ACCA was proud to have Ken Goodrich as an ACCA 2024 keynote speaker this past March in Orlando, FL.   During […]


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Federated Insurance Hosts Risk Management Academy

As a benefit of ACCA’s partnership with Federated Insurance, ACCA members are invited to attend their upcoming Risk Management Academy for free! 

ACCA Fights and Wins at Code Hearings

ACCA was successful in getting nearly all of its code proposals approved during the first stage of the code development […]

Harnessing The Power of Data: How SMBs Can Thrive in the Digital Age

By analyzing data, businesses can glean valuable insights about existing and potential customers, allowing them to refine promotional targeting and personalize customer experiences. Read more from ACCA Corporate Partner ECI ThermoGrid here.

Apple Users Beware of MFA Bombing Scheme

If you’re an Apple user, there’s a new cyber threat making the rounds lately – MFA Bombing. Learn how to protect your devices here.

Federated Insurance® Launches Association Member Benefits Page

ACCA Corporate Partner Federated® has created an Association Member Benefits page on their website to provide a helpful overview of what they can offer to help maximize their partnership with us. Learn more here.

Free Webinar: PURON ADVANCE™️ A New Refrigerant for a Better Future

Puron Advance is Carrier’s new refrigerant that will replace Puron in all residential ducted and ductless and light commercial products. Register for this free webinar to learn more here.

West Virginia Treasurer and Congressional Candidate Riley Moore Joins ACCA for Special Town Hall

How are elected leaders and candidates working on sensible changes that foster growth in vocational work? That was the topic of a special virtual town hall event ACCA hosted for members with West Virginia Treasurer and Congressional Candidate Riley Moore on April 2. Read more about this here.

ACCA’s 2024 Residential Contractor of the Year: FLAME Heating, Cooling, Plumbing & Electrical

Congratulations to FLAME Heating, Cooling, Plumbing & Electrical for being named ACCA’s 2024 Residential Contractor of the Year! Read more here.

Leadership Lessons: Are You a Leader?

Can you learn leadership from a book? Yes. Does that make you a leader? No. The only way that you can be a leader is to lead. Read more here.


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OSHA Finalizes Walkaround Rule, Allowing Non-Employees on Workplace Inspections

On March 29, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued its final “Walkaround” Rule that will have major implications for workplace inspections and, potentially, labor relations in the industry. ACCA members can read more here.

Leading with Influence at ACCA 2024

ACCA 2024 opening keynote speaker Jake Havron kicked off the event with his dynamic session, “Leading with Influence,” sponsored by Rheem and Ruud. Read more here.


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The Three Reasons People Hate Me

Last month, we covered the expectations of a few different groups on the results that come from performing a Manual J® calculation. This topic garnered some great responses from members, and one of those comments sparked the idea behind this article. This month, we’ll address how homeowners perceive what we do and how we can move things in our favor. ACCA members can read more here.

Free Webinar: Attract and Convert: Tools and Tips to Differentiate from the Competition

Join Pearl Certification and ACCA for a webinar on marketing tools that help attract homeowners to your website, keep them there longer, and help them convert to customers more quickly.

Inspiring Inclusion in HVAC: Johnson Controls Celebrates Bold Female Leaders This International Women’s Day

The number of women in the workforce reached a record high in 2023. Yet, the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics reported that only 10% of mechanical engineers and only 2.3% of HVAC mechanics and installers are women. ACCA Corporate Partner Johnson Controls believes a diverse workforce that empowers women is crucial for continued growth.

Adrian Steel Unveils Revolutionary Truck Solutions at Work Truck Show

ACCA Corporate Partner Adrian Steel, a market leader in cargo management solutions for commercial vans, proudly introduced an innovative lineup of truck solutions at this year’s Work Truck Show. Learn more here.

ACCA Attends the HVAC Excellence National HVACR Education Conference

ACCA is proud to attend the HVAC Excellence National HVACR Education Conference in Las Vegas, NV, March 24-27, 2024. This event offers an exceptional opportunity for professionals and educators alike to remain updated on the latest industry advancements. Read more here.

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