ACCA Honors Past Chairman Bob Keingstein

ACCA regrets to inform the HVAC community of the passing of ACCA Past Chairman, Bob Keingstein, president of BOSS Facility Services, Inc. in Hauppauge, NY. He passed away on June 20, 2020, after battling lung cancer.  Keingstein was a strong supporter of ACCA and its programs. He served on ACCA’s Board...
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Compressor Motor Check-Out

Compressor Motor Check-Out

Unidentified compressor terminals    Once in a while you will come across a compressor whose terminal markings are not clear or missing altogether.  To identify the Common, Start, and Run terminals, the only tool you’ll need is an ohmmeter.  Use a good, dedicated ohmmeter.  Do not attempt this with the...
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Indoor Environmentalists

Indoor Environmentalists

Author’s Note: This article was drafted on 17 July 2020.    September and October are prime months to perform maintenance agreements in preparation for the coming winter months.  This year, due to the unprecedented COVID 19 pandemic, peculiar circumstances support a unique opportunity to recommend HVAC ...
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Being Proactive

Being Proactive

Nothing could have prepared me for this year’s business challenges. Most of my revenue is earned by conducting educational seminars.  The COVID19 eruption resulted in seminar cancellations and I thought this was the end of my consultancy.   I was wrong. How? Keep reading.  Supply and demand is contingen...
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