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MACCA Recognizes 2020 and 2021 Apprenticeship Program Graduates

The Manasota Air Conditioning Contractors Association (MACCA) recognized their 2020 and 2021 Apprenticeship Program graduates at a banquet held at the Holiday Inn Sarasota Airport on July 15, 2021. The 2020 graduation ceremony was cancelled due to the COVID pandemic, and those graduates were invited to attend this year’s event. Over 50 employers, sponsors, family and friends attended the celebration in support of the graduates. Dawn Zimmerman of Filters Done Right, Torrey Toler of Tropic… 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

MACCA and SWACCA Host 9th Annual Sporting Clay Challenge

Each year in February, The Manasota Air Conditioning Contractors Association (MACCA) challenges the South West Florida Air Conditioning Contractors Association (SWACCA) Chapter to a good ole shooting competition! The shootout took place on February 13, 2021. SWACCA took home the trophy! Team members Ty Copeland, Michael Porter and Tim Dupre Now in its ninth year, it is one of our largest fundraisers and is held at the Sarasota Gun Club in Nokomis, FL. This is… Read More

MACCA and Trane Supply Host Manual J, S and D Training

The Manasota Air Conditioning Contractors Association (MACCA) and Trane Supply hosted a two-day Manual J, S and D training on January 20 and 21, 2021 at the Sarasota Trane Supply facility. Bob Volin of Air Design Concepts Inc. conducting the Manual J, S and D workshop. Presented by Bob Volin of Air Design Concepts, Inc., the training was perfect for HVAC contractors, designers, estimators, operation managers and anyone interested in the load calculation process. The… Read More

Charlie Day Retires from Position as MACCA Apprenticeship Program Coordinator

Manasota Air Conditioning Contractors Association (MACCA) Apprenticeship Program Coordinator Charlie Day has retired from his post after 13 years of teaching in the program and 5 years of being program coordinator. Charlie Day Charlie was born and raised in Sarasota, FL and began studying HVAC/R when in high school. In his junior and senior years he attended half days at the Sarasota County Technical School’s two-year Air Conditioning and Appliance Program. “My father was in… Read More

MACCA Hosts Sporting Clay Fun Shoot

The Manasota Air Conditioning Contractors Association (MACCA) hosted a Sporting Clay Fun Shoot at the Sarasota Gun Club in Nokomis, FL on November 21, 2020. 60 shooters formed 15 teams in the friendly competition. Top Adult Shooter Jim McKenny. Team Wick (Mike Wick, Jahna Allen, Jim McKenny, Russ Kelly) took Top Team honors, Nicholas Goodarzi was the Top Youth Shooter and Jim McKenny was the Top Adult Shooter. Raffle winners and their prizes were Nick… Read More