Women in HVAC - Women in HVACR exists to improve the lives of our members by providing professional avenues to connect with other women growing their careers in the HVACR industry. We empower women to succeed through networking opportunities, mentoring and education.
AABC Associated Air Balance Council (AABC) establishes industry standards for the field measurement and documentation of HVAC systems and provides education, technical training, and certification for its members.
ACCA- the American Air Conditioning Contractors of America is a non-profit association whose membership includes more than 60,000 professionals and 4,000 businesses in the indoor environment and energy services community. We work together to promote professional contracting, energy efficiency, and healthy, comfortable indoor environments
Georgia Chapter of ACCA - The Conditioned Air Association of Georgia (CAAG) is a state-wide, non profit trade association which represents heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration contractors (HVACR) who work on residential, commercial and industrial construction projects
AHRI The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) is the trade association representing manufacturers of HVACR and water heating equipment within the global industry. They provide certification programs and information on current standards.
AMCA International Air—the comfort, health, safety, and productivity of our indoor environments are dependent on the movement and control of it. No one understands the benefits and challenges of air better than Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International Inc. We are a not-for-profit association of manufacturers of fans, louvers, dampers, air curtains, airflow-measurement devices, ducts, acoustic attenuators, and other air-system components
ASHRAE- American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers - great resource to strategize your career: find student opportunities, certifications, certification training and a job board. ASHRAE's mission: To advance the arts and sciences of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigerating to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world.
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BTEC - The Biomass Thermal Energy Council (BTEC) advances the sustainable use of wood and agricultural biomass for clean, efficient heat and combined heat and power to meet America's energy needs and strengthen local economies.
GEO – Geothermal Exchange - The Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) is The Voice of the Geothermal Heat Pump Industry in the United States. As a non-profit trade association, we promote the manufacture, design and installation of GeoExchange® systems—the most energy efficient and environmentally friendly heating and cooling technology in the world.
HARDI- Heating, Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Distributors International is a not-for-profit international association serving wholesaler-distributors and their suppliers within the HVACR industry
IAQA- Indoor Air Quality Association provides education for the IAQ industry, translating science and standards into practice, properly informing consumers, and bringing critical feedback to industry leaders, so all parts of the industry will grow.
IHACI -- Institute of Heating and Air Conditioning Industries---The Institute of Heating and Air Conditioning Industries, Inc. is a nonprofit trade association of contractors, manufacturers, distributors, utilities, and related businesses actively engaged in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, and sheet metal industries.
IIAR - International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration is the world's leading advocate for the safe, reliable and efficient use of ammonia and other natural refrigerants and sets the standard for providing advocacy, education and the most up-to-date technical information to the ammonia and natural refrigeration community.
NADCA- National Air Duct Cleaners Association mission has expanded to include qualified companies engaged in the inspection, cleaning and restoration of HVAC systems. NADCA supports members' success with standards, education, certification, marketing and advocacy to promote ethics and the highest quality services.
NAFA - National Air Filtration Association a dynamic, non-profit trade association for air filter and component manufacturers, sales and services companies, and HVAC and indoor air quality professionals. The source for expertise, education & standards in air filtration.
NATE North American Technician Excellence Inc., is an independent, third-party non-profit certification body for HVACR technicians. NATE certification tests represent real working knowledge of HVACR systems and are designed to allow you to be certified in specific knowledge areas.
RETA The Refrigerating Engineers and Technicians Association is the most recognized organization in the country dedicated to the professional development of industrial refrigeration operators and technicians. Founded in 1910, RETA is a non-profit membership and certification organization currently based in Albany, OR
RSES Refrigeration Service Engineers Society provides opportunities for enhanced technical competence by offering comprehensive, cutting-edge education and certification to our members and the HVACR industry and to advance the professionalism and proficiency of our industry through alliances with other HVACR associations.
Georgia Chapters RSES
AC & Heating Connect - find a list of resources on government incentives, standards, weekly industry magazine and product information as well as other resoures.
Goodman Air Conditioning & Heating- this site provides useful information that you can share with a client to help them prepare to make a decision on a heating/cooling system.
HVAC certification practice tests - Free Online HVAC Certification Prep Site
HVAC classes- find the 10 most important HVAC organizations and associations at this site. In order to provide the best design, heating and cooling installation, and mechanical know-how, it is vital to connect with other professionals and be involved at the forefront of HVAC/R technology. These organizations are the most influential in the business today, providing independent contractors opportunities for certification, national recognition, and international collaboration.
HVAC Excellence - one of its main goals is to improve the technical competency of those working in the HVAC/R industry. The not-for-profit association provides specialty HVAC certifications to individuals who have completed formal HVAC/R training.
HVI- Home Ventilating Institute certifies a wide range of home ventilating products manufactured by companies located throughout the world which produce the vast majority of the residential ventilation products sold in North America.
mHelpDesk- top 7 HVAC resources every pro should know. "As an HVAC professional, it’s important to stay up to date on the latest trends and news in the HVAC industry. The following websites have been selected as the Top 7 HVAC Resources for HVAC pros today",
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