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Welcome To The ACCA HVAC Blog!

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 Board of Directors Senior Vice Chair to Speak at ASHRAE Event

Stephen Pape, ACCA Board of Directors senior vice chair and Dean of Continuing Education at Hill College in Hillsboro, TX, […]

How Much Debt Is Too Much Debt?

There are few commercials on the radio that irritate me more than this one. “Don’t let your credit card company […]

EPA Lawsuit Update, Help Stop the Ban

The EPA is moving to ban disposable cylinders under the AIM Act. Late last year ACCA partnered with fellow HVACR industry associations Heating, Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) and Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association (PHCC) in filing a petition to overturn the EPA’s ban. That litigation is moving forward.

Prove It!

The Problem  Everyone wants a special deal. We want to know we’re getting a little bit (or a lot) more […]

ACCA Corporate Partner Midea Launches New Heat Pump System

ACCA Corporate Partner Midea has launched a new EVOX central inverter heat pump system. As one of the most compatible […]

ACCA Member Welcomes New President

ACCA member and the oldest HVAC and plumbing company in San Antonio, TX, Shafer Services Plus, welcomes a new president, […]

Workforce, Career and Technical Education on Top of Governors’ Minds

In a recent publication, the Education Commission of the States analyzed the “State of the State” addresses of 44 governors to find out what issues they care about the most. The group found that 34 governors highlighted workforce development and career and technical education (CTE) as top priorities.

May Tech Challenge — Question

A split air conditioner utilizing R-410A with a TXV feed device (and receiver) has a customer complaint of “warm, no […]

A2L Refrigerants for Residential HVAC Are Coming! Codes & Coffee to Feature Three Prominent OEMs

On Wednesday, May 11 at 12:00 pm EDT, ACCA Codes & Coffee welcomes three prominent OEMs, who will each provide an update […]

Give Me Static!

This introduction to static pressure discusses the basic elements of vital measurements and how they can be used. You can quickly identify HVACR equipment in new or like-new condition with airflow problems. This can save you a warranty call for a burned-out motor or maybe a callback for a poorly performing duct system (or incorrect fan speed setting).

ACCA Committees Met In-Person in St. Louis

After two years, ACCA’s committees met for in-person meetings at ACCA 2022 in St. Louis, MO. Being together in person […]

Practice What You Preach – HVAC Inspection & Maintenance

Being consistent in your brand builds trust and improves efficiency. Consistency is essential, especially when running your maintenance calls for your clients. It’s critical that you establish trust with clients, which can lead to better customer service, improved client relations, and less customer churn. This article discusses the importance of consistency when performing HVAC maintenance and some things you can do to build better consistency.

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