Barton James, ACCA interim president and CEO, released the following statement applauding passage of the First Step Act, bipartisan criminal justice reform legislation that passed the Senate and House this week. “Reforming America’s criminal justice system is a critical step in addressing the skil...Read more
At ACCA 2019 we’ve assembled a learning event for contractors that are serious about their businesses and focused on growth. This spring we’re in San Antonio, where ACCA Annual Meeting and Expo unfolds March 4-6. With over 30 hours of learning sessions you’re going to have to make some tough choices on...Read more
Are HVAC Design, Air Flow Analysis, Duct Modification, and Commissioning Part of Your Home Performance Process?
As home performance practitioners we can affect the house. We touch every part of the thermal enclosure and can verify that the thermal features of the home are installed in a manner that will allow them to operate at their rated efficiencies. We even use the blower door to verify building tightness. A...Read more
The leading causes for moisture/mold problems in buildings are related to envelope problems (i.e., leaks through roofs, walls, foundations, windows, and doors), minor and catastrophic piping failures (plumbing and appliance leaks), sewer backups, and floods. Sound maintenance and due diligence are requi...Read more