MSI Mechanical Named ACCA's 2016 Commercial Contractor of the Year

February 24, 2016

ACCA, the Indoor Environment & Energy Efficiency Association, has named MSI Mechanical in Salem, New Hampshire, its 2016 Commercial Contractor of the Year.

"This year we had more innovative commercial contractors apply for this award than ever before in the past," said Paul T. Stalknecht, ACCA president and CEO. "Our judges always have an extremely tough decision to make when they pick the recipient. This year's winner, MSI Mechanical, illustrates the characteristics that all of the best commercial contractors in the country have in common."

MSI Mechanical will be presented the Commercial Contractor of the Year award on March 12 at the morning MainStage of ACCA 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

MSI Mechanical's dedication to recruiting and growing a new generation of quality employees through a co-op program with local high schools made them a stand out to the judges. With the demand for qualified employees throughout the country, this unique program, which the company developed over a decade ago, serves as a great example for other contractors to grow the workforce.

"On behalf of the entire MSI Mechanical team and especially to my father along with my wife and family, it is with great honor I accept this prestigious award from ACCA," said Brian Hooper, Vice President of Operations at MSI. "Not one single person has made this company what it is today - but it is a joint effort of dedicated and hardworking individuals. Together our TEAM strives to be the best that we can be. It is especially rewarding to be recognized for our efforts by our industry peers."

MSI Mechanical. is only one of the thousands of top contracting companies that will be attending ACCA 2016, March 10 - 13, 2016 at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. Learn more and register online at or call 703-575-4477.


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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.