Associations, Events

NADCA to Host 34th Annual Meeting and Exposition in New Orleans

January 30, 2023

The National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA) — also known as the HVAC Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Association — today announces that its 34th Annual Meeting & Exposition will take place March 27-29, 2023 at the Hilton Riverside in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The industry’s largest annual event will bring together a diverse group of professionals involved in the inspection, cleaning, and restoration of HVAC systems. With industry-specific certifications, educational sessions, and networking, the Annual Meeting is perfect for air systems cleaning specialists, mold remediators, HVAC inspectors, or anyone interested in the comprehensive field of HVAC system cleaning. Attendees will gain insights into emerging technologies, the latest trends, proven ways to build and grow duct cleaning businesses, and best practices based on current literature and evidence-based standards.

“This year’s program continues our focus on training and education, with outstanding content for technicians and business owners,” said Jodi Araujo, CEM, NADCA’s Chief Executive Officer. “It’s important that HVAC professionals continue to learn and network with industry peers and learn best practices from industry experts. Attendees from both established air duct cleaning businesses and new companies entering the industry will have access to incredible educational sessions. No one offers better professional development and networking opportunities than NADCA.”

Educational session topics include:

  • Healthy Buildings and Healthy People: The Importance of Indoor Air Quality
  • How to Grow Residential HVAC Cleaning Businesse
  • Improving Work Quality and Production Efficiency
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Using CVI certifications to Generate More Business
  • Understanding Static Pressure
  • Employee Hiring and Retention

 “Attending the NADCA Annual Meeting and Exposition is one of the most convenient ways for technicians to earn Air Systems Cleaning Specialist (ASCS) or Certified Ventilation Inspector (CVI) certifications,” Araujo continued. “We offer the certification training courses and the opportunity to sit for the certification exams during the event. Plus, several of our educational sessions are eligible for continuing education credits necessary for certification renewal.”

Technicians seeking the Air Systems Cleaning Specialist (ASCS) or Certified Ventilation Inspector (CVI) certification will have the opportunity to participate in the pre-conference training courses on Monday, March 27, with exams for both certifications offered on Tuesday, March 28.

The conference will also feature educational sessions that provide attendees with the opportunity to gain continuing education credits (CECs) necessary for certification renewals.

In addition, the event will feature the always-popular exhibit hall, providing attendees with an up-close-and-personal view of new and innovative technology, equipment, and services available for the HVAC cleaning industry.

NADCA’s 2023 Annual Meeting and Exposition is scheduled for March 27-29. To register or learn more about the event, including a detailed program agenda, visit


The HVAC Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Association was formed in 1989 as a non-profit association of companies engaged in the cleaning of HVAC systems. NADCA’s mission is to represent qualified companies engaged in the inspection, cleaning and restoration of HVAC systems, promote source removal as the only acceptable method of cleaning, establish industry standards for the association, and assist NADCA members in providing high quality service to their customers. With more than 1,400 members, NADCA is made up of a diverse group of HVAC industry professionals, including air systems cleaning specialists, mold remediators, and HVAC inspectors. To learn more about NADCA, visit