Professional Affiliations

leedlogo1LEED, or Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, is transforming the way we think about how our buildings and communities are designed, constructed, maintained and operated across the globe. Comprehensive and flexible, LEED is a green building tool that addresses the entire building lifecycle recognizing best-in-class building strategies.


 ASPMA is an organization that promotes proper management practices related to school operations, maintenance and construction. It is tailored to address issues that face superintendents, facility managers, maintenance personnel, custodial supervisors and industry representatives.

association_of_energy_engineersThe Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) is your source for information and networking in the dynamic fields of energy engineering, energy management, renewable & alternative energy, power generation, energy services, sustainability, and all related areas. As a growing professional association, AEE’s overall strength is augmented by its strong membership base of over 16,000 professionals in 89 countries and its widely recognized energy certification programs. Its network of 82 local chapters located throughout the U.S. and abroad meet regularly to discuss issues of regional importance. We invite you to join AEE today.


PrintASHRAE, founded in 1894, is a building technology society with more than 54,000 members worldwide. 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.


american_society_for_healthcare_engineeringWith more than 11,000 members, ASHE is the largest association devoted to optimizing the health care physical environment. As a trusted industry resource, ASHE is committed to our members, the facilities they build and maintain, and the patients they serve.




ACCAACCA is a non-profit association serving more than 60,000 professionals and 4,000 businesses in the indoor environment and energy services community, working together to promote professional contracting, energy efficiency, and healthy, comfortable indoor environments. Our roots stretch back to the early part of the 20th century, and the organization was incorporated in its present form over 40 years ago.


SubAlaSubcontractors Association of Alabama, (SubAla) previously Alabama Roofing Sheet Metal Heating and Air Conditioning Contractors Association (ARSM-HACCA), was formed at a state-wide convention in 1955. The object, purpose and scope of SubAla is The advancement of contractors engaged in the artisan trades, including, but not limited to, sheet metal, heating, ventilating and air conditioning, and roofing industries, and their suppliers and manufacturers, through securing the cooperation of the various persons and firms engaged in such businesses, and collecting, correlating and disseminating all information of value to them through the medium of the Association.


alabama-alarm-associationThe Alabama Alarm Association, Inc. is a trade association for the security and life safety industry. Our members include Burglar Alarm, Fire Alarm, CCTV, Access Control and Monitoring companies that are doing business in the State of Alabama. The Association represents the interests of our members and provides them with valuable communication needed to maintain and grow their businesses. We provide the initial education needed for individual to achieve their requirements for state licensing as well as the much needed continuing education.


ESAEstablished in 1948, the Electronic Security Association (ESA), a non-profit 501(c) 6 trade association, has evolved into the largest professional trade association in the United States with the purpose of representing, promoting and enhancing the growth and professional development of the electronic life safety, security, and integrated systems industry. In cooperation with a federation of state associations, ESA provides government advocacy and delivers timely information, professional development tools, products and services that members use to grow and prosper their businesses.


aaicu-logoAAICU was first founded in 1956 to benefit both students and member institutions through various fundraising activities. Its sister organization, The Council for Advancement of Private Colleges in Alabama (CAPCA) was established in 1969 to work public policy issues on behalf of independent colleges in the state. The purpose of the Alabama Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (AAICU) is to promote and protect the interests of independent higher education in Alabama and oversee scholarship fundraising efforts for students attending each of its fourteen member schools.


acca-stateThe purpose of the Association is to promote development and advancement of postsecondary education throughout the Alabama Community College System




NewHeader06_02_11The purpose of this chapter is to certify qualified
contractors on a state-wide basis in order to protect the public by identifying those contractors who have the knowledge and ability to install or service and repair heating and air conditioning systems.