National

Air Conditioning Contractors of America: ACCA 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.

North American Technician Excellence: North American Technician Excellence (NATE,) headquartered in Arlington, VA, was founded in 1997 and is the nation’s largest non-profit certification organization for heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration technicians. NATE is the only technician certification organization governed, owned, operated, developed and supported by the HVACR industry.

Bureau of Labor Statistics: Occupational Outlook Handbook: Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers—often called heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) technicians—work on heating, ventilation, cooling, and refrigeration systems that control the temperature and air quality in buildings.

Better Business Bureau: For more than 100 years, Better Business Bureau has been helping people find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. In 2016, people turned to BBB more than 167 million times for BBB Business Profiles on more than 5.2 million businesses and Charity Reports on 11,000 charities, all available for free at bbb.org. The Council of Better Business Bureaus is the umbrella organization for the local, independent BBBs in the United States, Canada and Mexico, as well as home to its national and international programs on dispute resolution, advertising review, and industry self-regulation.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Our mission is to protect human health and the environment.

North Carolina

North Carolina State Board of Refrigeration Examiners: Here you can search our Register of Licensed Refrigeration Contractors. You can search by Keyword, License Number, Last Name, Company Name, or City.

North Carolina State Board of Examiners of Plumbing, Heating and Fire Sprinkler Contractors: Board Purpose 1) To protect the public health, safety and welfare by prescribing the standard of competence, experience and efficiency of applicants for license by examination 2) To enforce the statutory requirement of General Statutes 87, Article 2 and Board Rules set forth in 21 NCAC 50 3) To hold open hearings for the benefit of licensee and the general public.

North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State: Promoting Economic Development

South Carolina

South Carolina Contractor’s Licensing Board: The Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (LLR) mission is to promote the health, safety and economic well-being of the public through regulation, licensing, enforcement, training and education.

South Carolina Secretary of State: Each division of the Secretary of State’s Office provides diverse services and information to the citizens of South Carolina. This Website is designed to serve as your one-stop site for accessing general information as well as providing information specifically related to each division. I invite you to take advantage of this convenient resource.

Georgia

Georgia Board of Conditioned Air Contractors: The Board protects the public against faulty construction installations through the licensing of contractors. The Board establishes and administers standards for the licensing of the contractors in the above professions. These standards maintain the qualifications for entry into the professions, including experience, examination, and training, and the qualifications for continued practice, including work standards and education. Each division evaluates applicants for licensure, conducts examinations, issues and renews licenses, evaluates the practice of licensees, takes disciplinary action against licensees, and enforces the requirements for licensure.

Georgia Secretary of State: The Secretary of State is responsible for the administration of secure, accessible, and fair elections; registration of corporations; regulation of charities and securities; and oversight of professional license holders.

HVAC-R Forums

HVAC-Talk: Welcome to HVAC-Talk.com, a non-DIY site and the ultimate Source for HVAC Information & Knowledge Sharing for the industry professional! Here you can join over 150,000 HVAC Professionals & enthusiasts from around the world discussing all things related to HVAC/R. You are currently viewing as a NON-REGISTERED guest which gives you limited access to view discussions

HVAC Site: HVACSite.com is designed to be a pros only community serving professional construction and remodeling contractors. Anyone who works as a professional contractor is welcome to join the site and participate in our forums. In addition to professional contractors we also allow Manufacturers, Vendors, and Service Providers who work with contractors or in the construction industry on a full time basis to join the site and join in the conversation. We do however require that they follow our Advertising Rules when doing so and failure to do so will mean that your account may be banned from the site.

Contractor Forums

Contractor Talk: ContractorTalk.com is designed to be a pros only community serving professional construction and remodeling contractors. Anyone who works as a professional contractor is welcome to join the site and participate in our forums. In addition to professional contractors we also allow Manufacturers, Vendors, and Service Providers who work with contractors or in the construction industry on a full time basis to join the site and join in the conversation.