Among the new initiatives for the RHC is the formation of peer groups specifically for hydronic and radiant contractors, and development of a series of online training modules.
ACCA Radiant & Hydronics Council will begin accepting new contractor members
online at ACCA’s website shortly after the Thanksgiving holiday, reported the
council’s Advisory Committee, which met Nov. 9 to lay out a strategic plan for
the group’s launch. Other membership categories, such as manufacturers and
suppliers, will be announced soon.
the new initiatives for the RHC is the formation of MIX Groups specifically for
hydronics and radiant contractors. MIX Groups are one of ACCA’s most popular
programs - small groups of noncompeting contractors who provide in-depth peer
review and guidance on business operations.
committee also determined that there is a need in the contractor marketplace
for advanced training in hydronics topics, and began the move to develop a
series of online training modules focused on a wide variety of topics.
a lot of ‘basics’ training already out there, including some already available
from ACCA and other associations,” saidDan Foley,
committee chair. “But we contractors need more advanced training, more
professional development related to new and innovative technologies. The RHC
will focus on raising the bar in the hydronics field, and that means helping
contractors understand and use new hydronics technologies - with training built
and delivered from a contractor’s perspective.”
online training modules will allow contractors to enroll their employees in
specialized training and track their progress. The first will be available in
Membership in the RHC
costs contractors $95 annually (in addition to ACCA membership dues). For additional
information, contactKimya Bailey Cajchunatkimya.firstname.lastname@example.org 703/824-8845.