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The Ultimate Guide to HVAC Condensate

Unless you’re an experienced HVACR professional, most people don’t realize that air conditioning, refrigeration, and other HVACR equipment can produce […]

Get Ready for January and Regional Efficiency Standards!

Get Ready for January and Regional Efficiency Standards: ACCA’s Codes & Coffee on October 19 featured Alex Ayers of HARDI who provided valuable insights on the new AC and heat pump efficiency standards. Contractors need to get ready for January now, especially in the Southern regions of the U.S. 

The Inflation Reduction Act: What Does it Mean for Residential Contractors?

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is an all-encompassing climate, healthcare, and tax bill. The Act includes a variety of tax […]

Discover a Depth of Solutions with Resideo

Matt Robbins, vice president, global product management – integrated home & building solutions at Resideo shares insights into the company’s intuitive […]

ACCA President and CEO Joins Senior Vice Chair for Tour of Johnson Controls Facilities

ACCA’s President and CEO, Barton James, had the privilege of joining ACCA Senior Vice Chair and Associate Dean of the […]

The Solar Forum to Educate HVACR on Opportunities in Solar Energy

ACCA and Pearl Certification’s Solar Forum, taking place November 14-15 at the Crowne Plaza Phoenix Airport, is aimed at helping […]

Impending Electrification

It’s coming, and I will simply say we can do this. Electrification is not going to be easy though. I […]

Increase Revenue, Reduce Call Backs, and Reduce Liability with ACCA Training

HVACR contractors are always striving for three things: increased revenue, fewer call backs, and reduced liability. In order to achieve […]

Hey Ed, Can I Use Different Outdoor Design Conditions if I Live in a Heat Island?

In this edition of “Hey Ed”, Ed discusses if you can use different outdoor design conditions if you live in […]

Indoor Coil Pressure Drop – “Where’s the Heat?”

Last month, we discussed the pressure drop from a filter. This month, it’s all about the pressure drop from an indoor coil. We’ll discuss what it should and shouldn’t be, and most importantly, we’ll talk about going by the book instead of making things up.

Hey Ed, Why Do I Have to Use the Indoor Design Condition 75 Degrees Fahrenheit at 50% Relative Humidity for Summer Cooling?

In this edition of “Hey Ed”, Ed discusses why you have to use the indoor design condition 75 degrees fahrenheit […]

Ready to Prove It?

HVACR professionals know that installing equipment right is an investment that pays dividends, builds their brand, reduces callbacks and warranties, and boosts their bottom line. An ACCA Quality Installation certificate is an easy way to show customers that you are a true HVACR professional.

Hey Ed, What Is the Minimum Velocity in a Duct System?

A Quick Reference to Reversing Valve Troubleshooting

A heat pump functions as a typical air conditioning system in the cooling mode—absorbing heat from indoors and rejecting it outdoors. In heating mode, the coils reverse their functions. As electrification continues to gain traction (which means more heat pumps), revisiting reversing valve troubleshooting continues to gain importance.

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