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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.

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NTSB Investigations Recommend Methane Detection Systems in Homes

As the result of investigations of two separate tragic explosions the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommends methane detection systems and reference standards be made part of future codes. Continue reading to learn more.

Is There a New Phishing Attack Through Word Documents?

From Amazon phishing scams to Google Docs phishing scams, it is starting to feel like the internet is a very […]

Staying Frosty with A2L Refrigerants

Article reposted with permission from RSES Journal. A brief discussion on this class of lower-GWP refrigerants emerging from the AC/R […]

Tech Challenge – July 2021

An installed split A/C system utilizing R-410A with a fixed orifice metering device has a customer complaint of “insufficient cooling.” The symptoms […]

R-32 Is the Easy Choice for Contractors

Here we are, on the cusp of yet another refrigerant transition. During the transition away from R-22, R-410A emerged as […]

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ACCA Pushes Congress for Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit Permanence and Expansion

This week, ACCA pressed leaders in Congress to support the expansion and permanence of the Section 25C residential energy efficiency tax credit. Continue reading to learn more.

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ACCA Meets with Congressman Greg Pence to Discuss Legislative Priorities

ACCA’s Government Relations Manager, Chris Czarnecki had the opportunity to sit down with Congressman Greg Pence (IN-6) and discuss ACCA’s legislative priorities. Continue reading to learn more.

ACCA Internships Prepare the Next Generation of Workers

Hello! My name is Wingel Caburian, and I have been a communications intern for the Air Conditioning Contractors of America […]

Don’t Forget Humidity Control

As we approach the mid-point of summer, it’s a perfect time to discuss comfort clichés. At Carrier, we’ve heard them all. […]

ACCA Launches Marketing Masters Awards Program

The Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) launched its newest awards program, ACCA’s Marketing Masters Awards, sponsored by RYNO Strategic Solutions. […]

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NEC GFCI UPDATE – NAHB Submits Amendment to Delay Effective Date to 2023

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has recently submitted a proposed amendment to the 2020 National Electrical Code (NEC) to delay the effective date for Section 210.8(F) until January 1, 2023, for all HVAC equipment. Continue reading to learn more.

Three Keys to Hiring and Attracting Talent

The HVAC industry has always faced challenges recruiting and retaining talented comfort advisors and technicians. The past year and a […]

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