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ACCA Attends the HVAC Excellence National HVACR Education Conference

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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. Representing ACCA at the event are Matt Akins (manager of HVACR technical education), Christine Gibson (vice president of education, product development, and digital strategy), Barton James (CEO and president), and Ed Janowiak (manager of HVACR design education). 

ACCA attends HVAC Excellence to network and interact with instructors from colleges, contractors, and training programs across the country. This event also allows ACCA’s trainers to share their knowledge, helping contractors make their jobs easier and more efficient. Two members of ACCA’s staff presented during the HVAC Excellence event, focusing on ACCA manuals, standards, and resources. 

ACCA’s Ed Janowiak, manager of HVACR design education, presented on Monday, March 25, at the conference. Janowiak’s topic was “How the ACCA Design Series is Applied Following Building Codes,” which highlighted the purpose of each ACCA manual and what is required in the code to be included for each standard.  

Janowiak also presented “Selection of Cold Climate Heat Pumps Following the Guidance of ACCA Manual S®” on Tuesday, March 26. This session focused on the right and the wrong way to select a heat pump in all climates.  

On Wednesday, March 27, ACCA’s Matt Akins, manager of HVACR technical education, presented “Teaching HVAC in the Digital Age: Maximizing Learning with Technology.” In Akins’s session, he highlighted how to minimize callbacks and liabilities while using software to drive revenue growth.  

Ongoing education and collaboration are crucial in the HVAC industry, keeping contractors up to date on new technologies, regulations, and more. ACCA is committed to staying informed and connected on the latest innovations and news, while keeping the voice of the contractor as a top priority.  


Alyx Simon

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