The workforce of the future will be better informed than any other. The key to keeping your employees informed is knowing where to turn to when you need help. This resource guide provides academic institutions and industry sources that should be a starting point in keeping abreast of developments in our industry.

ASSOCIATION RESOURCES

Air Conditioning Contractors of America
2800 Shirlington Rd., Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22206
Phone: 703/575-4477
www.acca.org

Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI)
2111 Wilson Blvd., Suite 500
Arlington, VA 22201
Phone: 703/524-8800
Fax: 703/528-3816
E-mail: ahri@ahrinet.org
www.ahrinet.org

ASHRAE
1791 Tullie Circle, N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30329
Toll-free for Customer Service:
800/527-4723 (U.S. and Canada only)
Phone: 404/636-8400
Fax: 404/321-5478
www.ashrae.org

American Supply Association
222 Merchandise Mart, Suite 1400
Chicago, IL 60654
Phone: 312/464-0090
Fax: 312/464-0091
E-mail: info@asa.net
www.asa.net

Heating, Airconditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI)
3455 Mill Run Drive, Suite 820
Columbus, OH 43026
Phone: 614/345-4328
Fax: 614/345-9161
Email: HARDImail@hardinet.org
www.hardinet.org

The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI)
2800 Skymark Ave., Bldg. 1, Suite 201
Mississauga, Ontario L4W 5A6
Phone: 905/602-4700
Toll-free: 800/267-2231
Fax: 905/602-1197
E-mail: hraimail@hrai.ca
www.hrai.ca

International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigeration Exposition
15 Franklin St.
Westport, CT 06880
Phone: 203/221-9232
Fax: 203/221-9260
www.ahrexpo.com

Mechanical Contractors Association of America
1385 Piccard Dr.
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 301/869-5800
Fax: 301/990-9690
www.mcaa.org

National Association of Manufacturers
1331 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20004-1790
Phone: 202/637-3000
Fax: 202/637-3182
E-mail: manufacturing@nam.org
www.nam.org

National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors
1325 G St., NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202/872-0885
Fax: 202/785-0586
E-mail: naw@naw.org
www.naw.org

North American Technician Excellence
2111 Wilson Blvd., Suite 510
Arlington, VA 22201
Phone: 703/276-7247
Toll-free: 877/420-NATE
Fax: 703/527-2316
www.natex.org

Radiant Panel Association
P.O. Box 2519
Liverpool, NY 13089
Phone: 800/660-7187 or 970/613-0100
Fax: 970/613-0098
www.radiantpanelassociation.org

Refrigerating Engineers & Technicians Association
P.O. Box 1819
Salinas, CA 93902
Phone: 831/455-8783
Fax: 831/455-7856
E-mail: info@reta.com
www.reta.com

Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association
4201 Lafayette Center Dr.
Chantilly, VA 20151-1219
Phone: 703/803-2980
Fax: 703/803-3732
E-mail: info@smacna.org
www.smacna.org

Warehousing Education and Research Council
1100 Jorie Blvd., Suite 170
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Phone: 630/990-0001
Fax: 630/990-0256
E-mail: wercoffice@werc.org
www.werc.org

Women in HVACR
P.O. Box 2206
Orland Park, IL 60462
Phone: 708/417-5946
Fax: 484/377-1750
E-mail: administrator@womeninhvacr.org
www.womeninhvacr.org

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

Alfred State College
10 Upper College Dr.
Alfred, NY 14802
800/4-ALFRED
www.alfredstate.edu

  • Air Conditioning and Heating Technology (AOS)

Columbus State Community College
550 E. Spring St.
Columbus, OH 43216
614/287-5353
800/621-6407
www.cscc.edu

  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Technology

Dunwoody College of Technology
818 Dunwoody Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55403
612/374-5800
www.dunwoody.edu

  • Heating and Cooling Systems

  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems Servicing

  • Heating/Air Conditioning Systems Design

Ferris State University
College of Engineering Technology
1009 Campus Dr.
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2280
231/591-2890
www.ferris.edu

  • HVACR Engineering Technology (BS)

  • HVACR Technology (AAS)

Gateway Community College
108 N. 40th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85034
602/286-8000
www.gatewaycc.edu

  • HVAC Refrigeration Technology

  • HVACR Apprenticeship

Linn State Technical College
One Technology Dr.
Linn, MO 65051
www.linnstate.edu

  • Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning Technology

Massasoit Community College
One Massasoit Blvd.
Brockton, MA 02302
900 Randolph St.
Canton, MA 02021-1372
508/588-9100
www.massasoit.mass.edu

  • Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning Technology: Certificate and Associates Degree

Milwaukee Area Technical College
700 W. State St.
Milwaukee, WI 53233
414/297-MATC
http://matc.edu

  • Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Technical Diploma

Northern Michigan University
1401 Presque Isle Ave.
Marquette, MI 49855
800/682-9797
www.nmu.edu

  • HVACR Certificate and Minor

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
2740 W. Mason St.
P.O. Box 19042
Green Bay, WI 54307-9042
920/498-5400
www.nwtc.edu

  • HVACR Technology: Associates Degree

Red Rock Community College
HVACR (A.A.S.) and Certificates
13300 W. Sixth Ave.
Lakewood, CO 80228
303/914-6010; 303/914-6600
Contact: John Breece
john.breece@rrcc.edu
303/914-6367

Southeast Community College
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology (A.A.S)
Contact: Glenn Pasho
Milford Campus
402/761-8261
gpasho@southeast.edu

University of Northwestern Ohio
1441 N. Cable Rd.
Lima, OH 45805
419/998-3120
www.unoh.edu
HVACR Technology

Upper Valley JVS
William Tegeler
tegelerb@uvjvs.org
937/778-8419

  • HVACR

Vatterott Educational Centers Inc.
5025 E. Royalton Rd.
Broadview Heights, OH 44147
440/526-1660
www.vatterott-college.edu

  • Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic

Wicomico Applied Tech Center/Parkside High School
1015 Beaglin Park Dr.
Salisbury, MD 21804
410/546-3155
www.intercom.net


Katrina Grant is an intern with HVACR Distribution Business magazine.