Newsletter |  January 2017

Ward Woodruff, President, Hurley and David, presents
 Katarina Bernash with $1,000 scholarship check.

ACA/NE Awards First Scholarship

At the December 6th Annual Meeting, the first ACA/NE scholarship was awarded to Katarina Bernash, who currently works for Hurley & David, an HVAC company located in Springfield, Massachusetts.  

Katarina will attend Western New England University and plans to work in the accounting department at Hurley & David upon graduation.

The ACA/NE scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to students who have decided to pursue an educational path and career in the HVAC industry. 

The scholarship may be used at any accredited university, college, technical, or post- secondary vocational school. 

ACA/NE scholarships are offered each year in the amount of $1,000.  Funds are raised at the ACA/NE Golf Tournament, networking dinner meetings, as well as other fund-raising activities.

Click here  to download the ACA/NE Scholarship  Application.

HVAC Technical and Management Conference

February 28, 2017

 Sheraton Tara Hotel | Framingham, MA | 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

The conference will feature two tracks -- one specifically designed for HVAC owners and managers and the other for HVAC technicians.  This conference will include workshops for technicians, office and sales staff, owners and operators, and the chance for vendors to promote their products and services and network with industry leaders.  

The technicians training sessions will include:
  • Ventilation
  • AC Check Refresher Training
  • Mini Split Heat Pump Quality Installations
The management sessions will include:
  • Storytelling in Business: How to Motivate, Inform & Inspire
  • Training To Turbocharge Your Technicians
  • Self Generating Leads for HVAC Sales People
Contractor Fees:

First attendee = $100 per person
Additional attendees  = $75 per person

Non Members:
Per Person = $200

Lunch is included.

Click here to download the contractor invitation and registration form.

Click here for the contractor online registration form.

Sponsorship and Tabletop Exhibitor Fees: 

The $400 sponsorship fee includes the six-foot draped tabletop, sponsor sign, plus breakfast and lunch for two people.  In addition, sponsor attendees can attend any of the technical or management sessions.

Additional sponsor attendees can register for $75 per person.

Click here to download the vendor/exhibitor invitation and registration form.

Click here for the vendor/exhibitor online registration form.

Current Sponsors | Technical and Management Conference
(Limit of 12)

Attention  ACA/NE Members

I f you have not yet done so, start taking  advantage  
of your Service Roundtable benefits.

ACA/NE members now receive  FREE Associate Membership with Service Roundtable. 
Your free Associate Membership with Service Roundtable includes:

Cash rebates from over 100 participating companies in the Roundtable Rewards buying group.

If you need to confirm that your company's membership is current, 
please e-mail  Mike Gillis.

For more information about Service Roundtable benefits, 
please e-mail

Dale Carnegie Offers Discount for ACA/NE Members

ACA/NE members can take advantage of a $100 discount on Dale Carnegie.  When enrolling use " ACANE100 " as the discount code.

Discount is available or the following programs:
Core Programs
Two-Day Seminars
The following are links to three articles provided by  Federated Insurance intended for member education.

Risk Management Corner
Key Risk Indicators - Are Yours Leading or Lagging? 
Data is everywhere. There aren't too many day-to-day experiences any more that aren't somehow linked to data. With the  explosion of available data, and the inherent responsibility of using it wisely, how can businesses be sure.   Read More

HR Question of the Month
Employee Suspensions - When and How? 
When and how can suspensions can be used? What, if any, ramifications come with them?   Read Answer

It's Your Life
Family Succession Planning
Parents want to see their children and grandchildren succeed. But, if the parents die, will that goal be met? Family succession planning using trusts can effectively help the next generation succeed by properly protecting their assets. Read More


 New Members

ABCO Refrigeration Supply
10 First Ave.
Somerville, MA 02143
Phone: (617) 592-7039
Peter Donati, Regional Vice President

Daikin North America LLC
150 Presidential Way
Woburn, MA 01801
Phone: (603) 892-5480
Steve Smith, Sales Engineer

April 26, 2017

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Career Fair and Trade Show

Best Western Royal 
Plaza Hotel
Marlboro, MA

Contact ACA/NE

11 Robert Toner Blvd., # 234
North Attleboro, MA 02763
Phone: 508-839-3407 | Fax: 508-232-6005

Cathy Flaherty        Laura Preston        Mike Gillis