ACCA Announces 2015 Safety Excellence Award Winners

June 24, 2015

ACCA, the Indoor Environment & Energy Efficiency Association, has announced the winners of the 2015 Safety Excellence Award, along with recognition of all the finalists. Sponsored by Federated Insurance, the Award is the HVACR industry’s most prestigious honor for contractors who are dedicated to safe workplaces.

ACCA teamed up with Federated Insurance in this effort to help HVACR contractors demonstrate their commitment to safety in the workplace. Federated Insurance is a proven leader in providing businesses with risk management tools and resources. The Award recognizes the ACCA contractor members with the best safety record and program for 2014.

ACCA’s 2015 Safety Excellence Award recipients, by category, are:

10 or Fewer Employees: Monadnock Cooling Systems, Inc., New Ipswich, NH
11 – 49 Employees: Encon Mechanical Corporation, Ocean, NJ
50 or More Employees: Del-Air Mechanical Contractors, Inc., Knoxville, TN

ACCA congratulates all the finalists whose strong records made this a competitive contest:

Bay Area Air Conditioning, Crystal River, FL
CHC Mechanical Contractors, Cookeville, TN
We Care Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning, Murrieta, CA
Clark, Inc., Paradise, PA
New Balance A/C, Houston, TX

“The companies that applied for the 2015 Safety Excellence Award all had strong safety records, and it was difficult to choose just one winner in each category,” said Paul T. Stalknecht, ACCA president & CEO. “We congratulate our three winners; Monadnock Cooling Systems, Inc., Encon Mechanical Corporation, and Del-Air Mechanical Contractors, Inc., for their dedication and on-going commitment to providing a safe working environment for their employees and customers. We also commend all the companies who applied.”

Federated Insurance is a proven leader in providing ACCA members with customized, industry-specific insurance products and risk management tools and resources. Nate Oland, Special Projects Manager-Marketing at Federated Insurance, stated, “Federated congratulates all of the 2015 Safety Excellence Award winners. Recognizing ACCA’s members’ commitment to workplace safety through continuous improvement of their risk management culture is one of the highest honors we have as partners with ACCA.”

ACCA’s Safety Excellence Award reinforces an employer’s commitment to employees and the local community, and serves as a strong recruitment tool for potential employees.

Through the association’s partnership with Federated, ACCA members can learn more about managing risks, reducing losses, and protecting business investments.


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ACCA is a non-profit association serving more than 60,000 professionals and 4,000 businesses in the indoor environment and energy services community. Our member firms are the nation's most professional contracting businesses, serving residential and commercial customers in every state. With roots stretching back a century, ACCA was incorporated in its present form nearly 50 years ago. Today, ACCA sets the standards for quality comfort systems, provides leading-edge education for contractors and their employees, and fights for the interests of professional contractors throughout the nation. Learn more about ACCA here.