Online Companion: Residential Construction Academy: HVAC

Bulletin Board/Information Resources

Information and Standards Organization

  • Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute
    The national trade association representing manufacturers of more than 90 percent of North American produced central air-conditioning and commercial refrigeration equipment. ARI's national headquarters is located in Arlington, Virginia, at the Ballston Metro Stop, just minutes from downtown Washington, DC.
  • Air Diffusion Council
    Flexible Duct Performance and Installation Standard
  • Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre
    Provide a high quality international technical and information forum covering the areas of ventilation and air infiltration in the built environment with respect to efficient energy use, good indoor air quality and thermal comfort.
  • Air Movement and Control Association International, Inc.
    The Air Movement and Control Association International, Inc. is a not-for-profit international association of the world's manufacturers of related air system equipment - primarily, but not limited to: fans, louvers, dampers, air curtains, airflow measurement stations, acoustic attenuators, and other air system components for the industrial, commercial and residential markets. 
  • American Backflow Prevention Association
    an organization whose members have a common interest in protecting drinking water from contamination through cross-connections.
  • American Boiler Manufacturers Association
    The American Boiler Manufacturers Association (ABMA) is the national, nonprofit trade association of manufacturers of commercial/institutional, industrial and power-generating boilers, related fuel burning equipment and environmental systems, users of boiler and boiler-related equipment, and companies which provide products and services to the combustion equipment industry.
  • American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers
    An international membership organization founded to advance the arts and sciences of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration and ...
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
    Lists technical publications, standards and codes available for sale; includes journal tables of contents and abstracts. ASME library contains database of document downloads.
  • American Society of Plumbing Engineers
    Publication catalog lists technical publications, research reports and convention proceedings available for sale.
  • Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada
    Represents Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR) manufacturers, wholesalers and contractors who provide the Canadian public with products and services for indoor comfort and essential refrigeration processes.
  • Mobile Air Conditioning Worldwide
    The leading non-profit trade association for the mobile air conditioning, heating and engine cooling system segment of the automotive aftermarket.

Information Resource


  • Armstrong Air Conditioning, Inc.
    Armstrong Air Conditioning, Inc. offers its customers an unparalleled array of residential gas, oil and electric furnaces; split system cooling units; heat pumps and package units.
  • Bell & Gossett
    Pumps, Heat Transfer, Valves and Packaged Systems
  • Bryant
    Supplier of heating, ventilating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC&R) equipment in the United States
  • Carrier
    Carrier is the world leader in air conditioners, furnaces, HVAC and central air conditioning products, providing air conditioning, heating and refrigeration ...
  • Dupont
  • Friedrich
    Leading Manufacturer of Air-Conditioning equipment for residential, commercial and industrial
  • Honeywell
    HVACR Controls
  • Lennox
    Supplier of heating, ventilating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC&R) equipment in the United States
  • Taco, Inc.
    Manufacturer of HVAC Hydronic Components and Information
  • Toshiba Air Conditioning
    The Toshiba Air Conditioning product range encompasses Split and Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) Systems.
  • Trane
    Trane provides indoor comfort systems and comprehensive facility solutions for residential, commercial and industrial building needs.
  • York
    Supplier of heating, ventilating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC&R) equipment in the United States

Unit Manufacturer

  • Trane
    Refrigerant Safety