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Industry Association Links
- AHR Expo
The AHR Expo is designed for professionals who work with HVACR-related products and services. Attendees include OEMs, Engineering & Design/Build Firms, Contracting Firms, Distributors and Rep Firms, as well as Public Utilities, Commercial, Industrial and Institutional Facility Operators, Educators and the Press. They come to the Show each year to source the latest products, learn about new technologies and develop mutually beneficial business relationships.
- American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is a global society advancing human well-being through sustainable technology for the built environment. The Society and its members focus on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, refrigeration and sustainability within the industry. Through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education, ASHRAE shapes tomorrow’s built environment today. ASHRAE was formed as the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers by the merger in 1959 of American Society of Heating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHAE) founded in 1894 and The American Society of Refrigerating Engineers (ASRE) founded in 1904.
In 2012, as part of a rebranding, ASHRAE began doing business as “ASHRAE” vs. using its full legal name of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers. Use of ASHRAE reflects the Society’s worldwide membership and that services will continue evolving globally.
- Ammonia Refrigeration Foundation (ARF)
Founded in 2006, by the membership of the International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR), the Foundation is a 501 c (3) education and research foundation celebrating 10 years of support to the natural refrigeration industry.
The Foundation continues to expand research for the safe, reliable and efficient use of ammonia and other natural refrigerants.
The Foundation is a 501 c (3) non-profit, education, research and training association dedicated to the natural refrigeration industry. Founded in 2006 by the membership of the International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR), it's partnerships and alliances have grown to include GCCA, RETA, ASHRAE, schools and trade associations.
- Ammonia Safety & Training Institute (ASTI)
Established in 1987, the Ammonia Safety & Training Institute (ASTI) is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to making ammonia (NH3) the safest managed hazardous material in the world. Bringing together leaders from industry and public safety organizations with hundreds of years of combined experience, ASTI provides safety management support through effective use of Prevention, Mitigation, Preparedness, Response and Recovery (PMPRR) training. All courses meet OSHA standards.
Interactive workshops bringing together decision makers from industry and government to change the future of natural refrigerants.
- Food Northwest
rganized in 1914 as a canners association, Food Northwest supports the needs of the Pacific Northwest food processing industry in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington in a variety of food processing & packaging segments: fruits, vegetables, seafood, dairy, bakeries, specialty foods, juices, and more. Food Northwest’s membership base includes national companies with operations or headquarters in the Pacific Northwest, regional companies, and locally run family businesses. Food Northwest is one of the nation’s largest food processing trade associations, with current membership of more than 150 processor companies and over 350 supplier members. Food Northwest's office is located close to Portland International Airport, offering convenience for our members attending Association meetings. The office sits at a mid-point for the State capitals of Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.
- Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA)
GCCA, launched in 2007, serves as the focused voice of the cold chain industry. GCCA is a platform for communication, networking and education for each link of the cold chain. Their mission is to Grow the industry and lead the cold chain.
- International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR)
IIAR is the world's leading advocate for the safe, reliable and efficient use of ammonia and other natural refrigerants. IIAR members share their collective knowledge and experience to produce consensus documents that address various aspects of the natural and industrial refrigeration industry. IIAR has broad industry representation including manufacturers, design engineers, contractors, end users, academics, scientists, and trainers. IIAR sets the standard for providing advocacy, education and the most up-to-date technical information to the ammonia and natural refrigeration community. We help professionals develop their skills and further their careers by promoting the common interests of our growing membership.
- National Insulation Association (NIA)
The National Insulation Association® (NIA) is a not-for-profit trade association representing merit (open shop) and union contractors, distributors, laminators, fabricators, and manufacturers that provide thermal insulation, insulation accessories, and components to the commercial, mechanical, and industrial markets throughout the nation. Since 1953, the northern Virginia–based association has been the voice of the insulation industry and is dedicated to keeping the commercial and industrial insulation industry up-to-date on the latest industry trends and technologies.
- National Meat Industry Training Advisory Council (MINTRAC)
MINTRAC is internationally recognised for its expertise in developing training and professional development solutions to Australian meat industry business development requirements. MINTRAC is an independent national company at the forefront of innovation in skills and training, with strong links to Industry and Registered Training Organisations. Managed by a meat industry Board of Directors, the organisation has well-established industry relationships and is valued by the industry for its expertise in education and training.
Since its establishment in 1992, MINTRAC has sought to provide highly valued products and services to the Australian Meat Industry in the areas of education and training. MINTRAC prides itself on being innovative and adaptable, anticipating and responding to emerging industry needs and global challenges.
- North American Sustainable Refrigeration Council (NASRC)
The North American Sustainable Refrigeration Council is an action-oriented nonprofit that wants to see natural refrigerants succeed, and we are focusing first on the grocery sector.
To meet that objective, we have identified specific challenges (with a focus on the retail food sector) and have mapped out a plan to tackle them. Our progress groups - open to all NASRC members - are putting those plans into action.
- Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA)
The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) is an alliance of more than 140 Northwest utilities and energy efficiency organizations working on behalf of more than 13 million energy consumers.
- Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES)
Since 1933, Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES) has been a leader in training and education for professional HVACR technicians and contractors.
Though the scope and range of the industry has grown exponentially since then, RSES has remained dedicated to delivering technical information to HVACR professionals under a single vision and mission:
To be the definitive industry leader in all segments of the HVACR industry by providing superior educational training.
To provide opportunities for enhanced technical competence by offering comprehensive, cutting-edge education and certification to our members and the HVACR industry. To advance the professionalism and proficiency of our industry through alliances with other HVACR associations.
RSES, a 501(c)(6) membership organization with members in chapters in the U.S. and Canada, with additional technicians routinely using its training material in 50 countries across six continents.
- California CUPA Forum
The CUPA Forum is a statewide association of CUPAs and Participating Agenicies that implement the Unified Program.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
United States Environmental Protection Agency
- EPA Emergency Management
United States Environmental Protection Agency - Emergency Management
- EPA Regional Offices
United States Environmental Protection Agency - Regional Offices
Occupational Safety & Health Administration
- OSHA Health Plans
Directory of States with Approved Occupational Safety and Health Plans