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More States Act to Prevent HVAC Nuisance Trips in Response to GFCI Requirement in 2020 NEC – Will Yours?

Summary: ACCA and its members remain concerned about a new provision in the 2020 National Electrical Code (NEC) that requires GFCIs […]

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Bipolar Ionization – The Jury is Still Out

Recent research on the performance of bipolar ionization devices shows they have little or no impact. Continue reading to learn more.

Video Conferencing and Virtual Assistance in Field Service

It’s no secret that the ongoing pandemic has changed the way the world both lives and works. We’ve all been […]

Don’t Fake It: Why You Need Authentic Online Reviews Now More Than Ever

Online reviews play a pivotal role in your ability to acquire new customers. If you’re starting a new business or […]

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Rules of thumb, friend, or foe?

ACCA’s Manager of HVAC Design, Ed Janowiak, explains that if he’s going to use a rule of thumb, it has to be one that is based on math, not something that is made up or convenient. Continue reading to learn more.

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Electrical Safety and Business Opportunity

Exposure to a variety of environments and settings can drive up the safety risks for technicians, especially when working with electricity. To learn more about electrical safety, continue reading.

Sponsored Content: SmarTech App Awarded DDA Gold for Software

It has just been announced, the SmartTech App by SmartHVAC, LLC was awarded the top HVAC industry ACHR News Gold […]

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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 […]

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. […]

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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.

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