ACCA Welcomes Honeywell Refrigerants as Corporate Partner

November 8, 2018

The Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) announces that global refrigerant manufacturer, Honeywell Refrigerants, joined ACCA’s Corporate Partner program.

ACCA's corporate membership program enables HVACR industry suppliers and manufacturers to demonstrate extraordinary commitment to ACCA members through year-round support of the association's activities. The corporate membership program provides financial and programming resources to ACCA, enabling the association to expand advocacy and business development activities for contractors throughout the year.

“ACCA welcomes Honeywell’s commitment to the contracting industry by supporting ACCA’s Corporate Partner program,” said Barton James, ACCA interim president and CEO. “ACCA’s mission is to provide technical training and business resources that support contractor excellence. Through a strong partnership with ACCA, manufacturers and suppliers contribute efforts that make contractors better. ACCA is excited that Honeywell is committed to these programs.”

Honeywell’s Refrigerants business is a recognized leading innovator in the development of fluorocarbons for use as refrigerants that meet or exceed regulatory requirements. For decades, Honeywell has invented, manufactured, and sold refrigerants under the Genetron® (HFC) and Solstice® (HFO) brand names that demonstrate superior performance, are cost-effective to implement, safe to use, and better for the environment.

“Honeywell Refrigerants is excited to join ACCA and we value having a direct connection to the nation’s best contractors,” said Christopher LaPietra, vice president and general manager of Honeywell Refrigerants. “We are committed to working with the contracting industry to ensure that contractors are prepared for upcoming refrigerant changes as well as other issues. Our partnership is important and we’re committed to working closely and understanding how we can contribute.”

For more information, please contact ACCA’s Director of Industry and External Relations, Todd Washam, at or 703-824-8864.


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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.