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Panel Addresses the Supply Chain at SWACCA Meeting

A panel of speakers representing manufacturing, distribution and contractors discussed the current supply chain issues facing the industry at the South West (Florida) Air Conditioning Contractors Association (SWACCA) meeting held June 8, 2021 at the Embassy Suites in Estero, FL. The panel: Dave Johnson of B&I Contractors, Zac Myers of Daikin and Dennis Nelson of Baker Distributing Contractors have been faced with equipment and supplies shortages, price increases and unpredictable delivery schedules for months with… Read More

MACCA Holds Unlicensed Contractors Meeting with Manatee & Sarasota County Sheriffs

The Manasota Air Conditioning Contractors Association (MACCA) held a panel discussion with Manatee County Sheriff Rick Wells and Sarasota County Sheriff Kurt Hoffman focusing on Unlicensed Contractors on June 3, 2021. Sarasota County Sheriff Kurt Hoffman, Manatee County Sheriff Rick Wells and Sarasota County Law Enforcement Division Commander Major Brian Woodring Both County Sheriffs suggest the best way to curb the issue of Unlicensed Contractors within our community and businesses is to stay up to… Read More

Rob Mayhew Named 2020 PBACCA SEER Award Recipient

Rob Mayhew, HVAC Sales Consultant for Tropic Supply, was named the 2020 Palm Beach Air Conditioning Contractors Association (PBACCA) Member of the Year and presented with his SEER Award during the High-E-Fishin-Sea-XXIX tournament on June 12, 2021. 2020 PBACCA Member of the Year Rob Mayhew with PBACCA President Jim Pickard PBACCA President Jim Pickard made the announcement, stating “We normally present this award during our installation banquet in January but due to the pandemic it… Read More

Trane Hosts Virtual Dealer Celebration Recognizing Top 2020 Performers

Trane recognized their 2020 top performing dealers for the North and South Florida markets during a virtual Dealer Celebration awards ceremony held in March. The Zoom Meeting was sponsored by HVAC sales software and data management developer Pricebook Digital and hosted by No Pressure Selling. S FL: Veteran AC – SOAR and Top 10 Awards recipient. Veteran AC Owner and President Kevin Henault with Trane Account Manager Dustin Fusillo The meeting began with the dealers… Read More

RACCA Apprenticeship Program Recognizes 2021 Journeyman and Refrigeration Class Graduates

The Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Contractors Association, Tampa Bay (RACCA) Apprenticeship Program recognized the 2021 Journeyman graduates during a limited-attendance gathering at the Pinellas Technical College Clearwater campus on May 19, 2021. Completers of the fifth-year commercial refrigeration class, apprentices of the year and those with perfect attendance were also recognized. Twenty-four Journeymen graduated from the 4-year Heating and Air Conditioning Installer/Servicer program and there were eight completers of the 5-year Refrigeration Mechanic program this… Read More

Gemaire Celebrates Panama City Sales Center Relocation Grand Opening

Gemaire was joined by over 75 contractors in a relocation Grand Opening celebration of their Panama City Sales Center on June 10, 2021. Located at 3825 West Highway 390, Suite A, Panama City, FL 32405, the store occupies 15,000 square feet of space, is convenient for the market area’s contractors, has ample parking and three docks for efficient loading of equipment. Panama City Sales Center Manager Tony John presents the Rheem-sponsored Honda Ruckus to Grand… Read More
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