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Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA)
The Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping HVAC contractors to acquire, serve, and satisfy customers. Site includes a contractor locator, HVAC school listings, online member technical information, publications available to members, and consumer information on finding a contractor, choosing a system, and evaluating a system.
Alco Controls Div., Emerson Electric Co.
Alco Controls is a part of Emerson Flow Controls and is a manufacturer of controls for the refrigeration and air conditioning industry. Site includes an online catalog, purchasing information, and technical reviews of some products.
Alnor Instrument Company is a manufacturer of instruments such as the Velometer®, the Dewpointer®, and the CompuFlow® series, a series of microprocessor-based instruments to measure both airflow and temperature. Site includes guides for finding and for using the company’s instruments.
Boiler Manufacturers Association (ABMA)
The American Boiler Manufacturers Association (ABMA) is a national, nonprofit trade association of commercial, institutional, industrial and electricity-generating boiler system manufacturing companies, dedicated to the advancement and growth of the boiler and combustion equipment industry. Site includes a buyer’s guide, a library of news articles, listings of events of interest to the industry, and links to information on energy-saving programs.
Gas Association (AGA)
The American Gas Association (AGA) is an organization of energy companies that deliver natural gas throughout the U.S. Site includes information about natural gas, news of interest to the industry, and listings of consumer information such as buying natural gas appliances, commercial and industrial user information, and gas supply information.
National Standards Institute (ANSI)
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private, nonprofit organization
that coordinates national and international standards for U.S. companies. Site
includes reference libraries, standards information, accreditation services, news and publications, meetings and events, education
and training information, and a list of web links.
Petroleum Institute (API)
The American Petroleum Institute (API) represents all aspects of the U.S. petroleum and natural gas industry, including development of standards. Site includes information about oil and natural gas, standards, health and safety information, policy issues, industry statistics, training and certification, and an online catalog and order form.
Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) is a membership organization focused on advancing the arts and sciences of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration. Site includes online versions of the society's journals, news releases, and technical FAQs.
ASME is a nonprofit professional organization that conducts training conferences and professional development courses, sets industrial and manufacturing standards, and publishes books, training materials, etc. Site includes a list of publications, information on current codes and standards, and information on education and training.
of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM)
The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) is the industry organization that represents the manufacturers of home appliances. Site includes a consumer section with buying information, use-and-care help, and repair/service assistance; a resource section with information about the appliance industry and its products; and information on the Association’s organization, annual meeting, and other programs.
ASTM International is
a nonprofit organization that provides a global forum for the development and
publication of voluntary consensus standards for materials, products, systems,
and services. Site includes information on standards, a digital library of technical publications,
and information on training courses.
Bacharach, Inc. is
a manufacturer of equipment for the measurement and detection of gases and liquids.
The company's product line includes instruments that detect, measure, and record
combustion and environmental gases, temperature, relative humidity, air velocity,
and other air quality and safety parameters, as well as refrigerant recovery equipment
for residential, industrial, and automotive applications. Site includes product
information, training information, and links to agencies and organizations.
Banner Engineering is a manufacturer of photoelectric, measurement, and inspection
sensors. Banner also manufactures a wide range of safety-related products including
safety light screens, safety interlock switches, and e-stop and two-hand control
safety modules. Site includes application information, product information,
literature/resources, and software.
W. Beckett Corporation
Beckett is a manufacturer of commercial and residential oil burners. Site includes product information, a consumer page that includes energy statistics and tips for consumers, and a page for oil-heating professionals..
a manufacturer of central heating and cooling systems, room air conditioners,
air cleaners, boilers, humidifiers, thermostats, and heat pumps. Site includes
consumer information, product information, and a buyer's guide.
is a manufacturer of packaged high pressure and low pressure commercial and industrial
boilers and boiler room systems. Site includes listings of parts, accessories,
service, and training; product application and selection information; product
specifications; and a link to Boilerspec, an online tool for specifying
boilers and boiler room equipment.
Air and Gas Institute (CAGI)
The Compressed Air and Gas Institute (CAGI) represents manufacturers of compressed air system equipment, including air compressors, blowers, pneumatic tools, and air and gas drying and filtration equipment. Site includes a “toolbox” page of technical information including a glossary, formulas, and miscellaneous tools.
Technology Institute (CTI)
Technology Institute (CTI) advocates and promotes the use of environmentally responsible
Evaporative Heat Transfer Systems (EHTS). Site includes listings of testing
agencies, certification information, and downloadable
Corporation Div., Emerson Electric Co.
Copeland Corporation is a manufacturer of compressors, condensing units, and electronics for commercial refrigeration and residential and commercial air conditioning applications. Site includes residential and commercial product information, training information, and listings of manuals in printed and videotape format.
The Crane Valve Group of Crane Co. makes valves of many types. Site includes listings of products, services, literature, and sales contacts and a link to “Ask The Expert,” which lists common questions with answers and also allows writing a question to Crane’s product managers.
Crosby Div., Tyco Flow Controls of Tyco International
Crosby makes safety relief valves, pressure valves, and other steam system products. Site includes new product information and downloadable brochures, engineering documents, maintenance literature, and installation, operation, and safety instructions.
Dresser Instruments is a of manufacturer of pressure gauges, thermometers, pressure and temperature switches, calibration equipment, recorders, and other instruments. Site includes product and buying information and a searchable user guide with downloadable files.
DuctSox is a manufacturer of fabric duct and air dispersion systems for distributing
and disbursing air in open ceiling architecture. Site includes a photo gallery,
industry information, case studies, an installation estimator, a product list, and a technical center.
Dunham-Bush is a manufacturer of heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration equipment. Site
includes product listings and links to trade associations and affiliated companies.
DuPont is a science-based company creating sustainable solutions through the use of chemicals, materials, and energy. Its products are used in agriculture, nutrition, health care, apparel, safety and security, construction, electronics, and transportation. Site includes listings of products and services, listings of links to product web sites, and a page for locating material safety data sheets (MSDS).
Dwyer is a maker of controls and instrumentation for HVAC and other industries. Site product information, FAQs, a catalog, service manuals, products documents, application guides, and literature.
Cutler-Hammer Div., Eaton
Cutler-Hammer is a brand of electrical distribution and control products that meet all global standards including UL, ANSI, IEC, and CSA. Site includes product listings, literature, sustainable electric solutions, a list of consumer and business partners, and news and events.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is a governmental agency that protects human health and safeguards the natural environment. Site includes educational resources, legal and regulatory information, and news related to environmental protection.
Appliance Manufacturers Association (GAMA)
The Gas Appliance Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has merged with ARI to form AHRI. GAMA is a national trade association whose members manufacture appliances, components, and related products for space heating, water heating, and commercial food service, as well as certain oil-fired and electrical appliances. Site includes listings of publications and seminars, consumer information, and links to government and industry organizations.
College in Connecticut offers courses in a variety of technical disciplines including
mechanical engineering and electrical apprenticeship. Site includes course
descriptions, an academic calendar, and information on special programs.
General Air Products is a manufacturer of compressors, compressor stations, compressor accessories, and fire sprinkler products. Site includes product information and brochures, FAQs, and a distributor locator.
Greenheck is a manufacturer of ventilation equipment including fans and ventilators, centrifugal and vane axial units, makeup air units, energy recovery ventilators, dampers, louvers and kitchen ventilation systems. Site includes listings of products and parts, product application information, and CAD drawings of company products.
Honeywell makes, among other products, refrigerants and control technologies for buildings, homes, and industry. The Genetron® division makes refrigerants for new systems and as retrofits for existing systems. Site includes product training, material safety data sheets (MSDS), and links to refrigerant information.
HSS — The Office of Health, Safety and Security
The U.S. Department of Energy — Office of Health, Safety and Security provides the latest
environment, safety, and health news. Site includes information services,
membership information, and information on environmental, safety, and health conferences
HVAC Excellence, a nonprofit organization, was established to improve the workforce of the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration industry through quality education. Site includes information on certification and accreditation, a listing of publications, and job postings.
Electrical Contractors (IEC)
The Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) is a trade association dedicated to fostering the interests of its members and independent electrical contractors. Site includes consumer news, industry and membership information, legislation news, an events calendar, and information on apprenticeship and training programs.
of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is a leading
authority in technical areas ranging from computer engineering, biomedical technology,
and telecommunications to electric power and consumer electronics.
Site includes publications, standards, and membership information.
International Society of Automation (ISA)
The International Society of Automation (ISA) is a global, nonprofit organization that helps members and other professionals solve difficult technical problems and enhance their leadership and personal career capabilities by developing standards, certifying industry professionals, providing education and training, publishing books and technical articles, and hosting conferences and exhibitions. Site includes information on membership, standards, certification, education and training, as well as a pressroom and a jobs page.
Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition
The International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition is a marketplace and showcase for new HVACR equipment, products, components, systems and services. Site includes expo schedules and links to news about the expo.
Association of Plumbing & Mechanical Officials (IAPMO)
The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) helps protect the public’s health and safety by working in concert with government and industry to implement comprehensive plumbing and mechanical systems around the world. Site includes information on recent news within the industry, code development, career services, publications, and a list of related industry links.
Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) is an electrical union that represents the rights of workers in all areas of the electrical industry. Site includes education information, news, and membership information.
Code Council (ICC)
The International Code Counsel (ICC) is a nonprofit organization working to develop a single set of comprehensive and coordinated national model construction codes. The ICC was formed by a merger of Building Officials and Code Administrators International (BOCA), International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO), and Southern Building Code Congress International (SBCCI). Site includes certification and training information, news, a job board, codes and standards information, and links to subsidiaries.
Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE)Jackson
The International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) is a trade union that primarily represents operating engineers and stationary engineers. The IUOE also represents nurses and other health industry workers as well as public employees engaged in a wide variety of occupations. Site includes training information, a link to the union’s online magazine, and links to legal, government, industry, and labor web sites.
Jackson Systems designs and manufactures commercial thermostats, relays, and zone control products. Products include the Comfort System™, a forced-air zone control system, and Temp-Stat™ temporary construction thermostats. Site includes information about the company’s products including technical information, printable brochures, and FAQs.
Johnson Controls provides business services in automotive experience, power solutions, and building efficiency. Site includes product information, a career center, a locator, and media.
KMC Controls manufactures damper actuators, pneumatic-electric switches and logic relays for HVAC applications, and variable air volume (VAV) controllers and actuators. Site includes product overviews, technical downloads, information on classes and training, and news and events.
The Lau Industries is a manufacturer of air-moving components and fan systems for the residential and commercial HVAC markets. Site includes product information, online product catalogs, and online software for choosing a suitable product.
LEESON Electric Corporation is a manufacturer of electric motors. LEESON motors range from sub-fractional frame sizes to hundreds of horsepower. Site includes product information, purchasing information, a literature section with technical and operation manuals, and service and support links.
Lenox produces band saw blades, sawing fluids, hand tools, and power tool accessories. Site offers information on the company's products, a link for requesting product information, and a link to an online magazine, Sawing Solutions.
McDonnell & Miller
McDonnell & Miller is a manufacturer of boiler contolrs, liquide level controls, and flow switches for steam and hot water boilers.
Site includes product information, literature, and steam system component information.
McQuay International engineers and manufactures commercial, industrial, and institutional HVAC equipment. Site includes product information, design tools, case studies, training links, and sales and service links.
MTE Corporation designs and manufactures power quality electromagnetic products. Site includes product information, application notes, technical articles, resources, and news and events.
Electrical Contractors Association (NECA)
The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) is an organization dedicated
to enhancing the electrical contracting industry through innovative research,
labor relations, and work force recruiting and training. Site includes publications, safety information, and codes and standards.
Electrical Manufacturers Association®(NEMA®)
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association® (NEMA®) is an electrical standards
organization that strives to promote and establish the latest standards for the
electrical industry. Site includes a list of member products, policy issues, and standards information.
Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) publishes the NFPA 70E®: Electrical Safety in the Workplace®. NFPA 70E covers all electrical safety issues, such as general work practices for maintenance and installations, plus special safety concerns for specific equipment requirements. Site includes a catalog, codes and standards, news and publications, training information, safety tips, and research links.
Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), a department of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is the federal agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related illness and injury. Site includes safety and health information, hazard and exposure information, training information, directory of publications and products, and conference and events listings.
Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (NJATC)
Safety Council (NSC)
The National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (NJATC) works to develop and standardize training for the electrical construction industry. Electrical workers receive training through the National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (NJATC) of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). Site includes information on apprenticeship, journeyman, instructor, and contractor training.
The National Safety Council (NSC) is dedicated
to preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the roads through research and education. Site includes an online library, a
training calendar, and Internet-based training programs.
Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a government agency
that provides and enforces safety guidelines to protect workers from injury.
Site includes laws and regulations, cooperative programs, safety and health
topics, and statistics and data.
OMRON has business segments in industrial automation, electronic components, automotive electronic components, social systems, and healthcare. Site includes product information, press releases, technical support, training, and a document library.
is a diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems.
Their climate control products include dryers, accumulators and receivers, pressure
regulators, and shut-off and check valves. Site includes online product catalogs,
listings of video and other training materials, and a link to product certification
Contractors Association (PHCC)
The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association (PHCC) is a trade organization for the construction industry that provides educational programs and forums for networking. Site includes industry news, a product catalog, information on apprenticeships, a link to the National Plumbing Code, and news on political and legislative events.
Ranco Div., Invensys Controls
Ranco offers general use and custom-designed microprocessor-based controllers for a variety of HVACR applications and is a supplier of reversing valve technology for heat pumps. Site includes product application information and technical support information.
Rheem Manufacturing Company
Rheem Manufacturing Company manufactures residential air conditioners, heat pumps, gas furnaces, air handlers, and commercial HVAC products. Site includes a glossary, descriptions of both residential and commercial products, a FAQ page for consumers, and news items.
HVAC&R products. Site includes
a product catalog, buying information, and a listing of links.
Reliance Electric Div., Baldor Electric Company
Spirax Sarco Limited
Reliance Electric is a manufacturer of electric motors and variable frequency drives. Site includes product information, industry information, news and events, technical documents, and motor connection diagrams.
Spirax-Sarco is a manufacturer of steam traps, flowmeters, controls and regulators, and boiler controls and systems. Site includes product literature, steam tables, a technical library, CAD resource center, and international contacts.
Metal and Air Conditioning Contractor's National Association (SMACNA)
The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association (SMACNA) is an international association of union contractors whose members specialize in the sheet metal and air conditioning industries. Site includes legislative affairs listings, news articles including convention news and other events, technical services, a publications store, and links to the association’s distance learning program.
Building Code Congress International, Inc. (SBCCI)
Building Officials and Code Administrators International (BOCA), the International
Conference of Building Officials (ICBO), and the Southern Building Code Congress International
(SBCCI) have merged to form the International Code Council (ICC).
Boiler Works, Inc.
Superior Boiler Works is a manufacturer of scotch marine firetube boilers for process steam, hot water, and waste heat recovery. Site includes boiler specifications and technical data, training seminars, a product showcase, and an informational video.
Super Radiator Coils engineers and manufactures replacement and custom-finned tube heat exchanger coils. Site includes information on technical principles and other technical information, product information, information on certification, application information, specification sheets, and FAQs.
AEMC Instruments produces various types of electrical test and measurement
equipment. Site includes employment opportunities, related links, a products listing, technical information, and a listing of authorized
Trane® provides indoor comfort systems and comprehensive facility solutions for residential, commercial, and industrial building needs. Site includes product selection information, a link to standards and codes, energy ratings, a "bookstore" that includes manuals and textbooks, information on training courses, case studies, contacts, and press releases.
H.O. Trerice, Co.
Trerice makes steam, boiler, and HVAC temperature and pressure instrumentation
and controls. Site includes product information, downloadable literature,
and technical specifications.
Turbotec manufactures heat exchangers and flexible connectors for HVAC, refrigeration, and other industries. Site includes product information, contact information, investor relations information, industry solutions, and FAQs.
Laboratories Inc. (UL)
Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) is a product safety and certification organization.
Site includes a directory of UL-certified products, standards information, and product safety information.
United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting
Industry of the United States and Canada (UA)
The United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe
Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada (UA) is a multicraft union whose
members are engaged in the fabrication, installation, and servicing of piping
systems. Site includes information on training, safety, and health;
links to news items; and union links.
Veris Industries is a manufacturer of humidity, current, air quality, temperature, pressure, power, and data acquisition sensors. Site includes product information, reference materials, and technical support links.
Div., Emerson Electric Co.
White-Rodgers makes temperature regulation and gas flow/ignition controls for the HVAC and appliance industries. Site includes downloadable product catalogs, product information and specifications, technical help, a link to a quality guide, and links to contractors and wholesalers.
The Xylem Corporation includes brands like Bell & Gossett® and McDonnell-Miller®. They manufacture things such as pumps for HVAC systems, heat transfer equipment, low water cutoffs, and liquid level controls for boiler systems. Site includes a product catalog, a literature index, CAD drawings, news releases, selection software, technical articles, a dictionary of technical terms, training listings, and a page for requesting a quote.
YORK Div., Johnson Controls, Inc.
YORK is a manufacturer of residential, commercial, and industrial HVACR equipment. Site includes technical information, operating manuals, and safety bulletins.
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