Association/Organizational Links

Associated Builders & Contractors/Southeast Pennsylvania Chapter (ABC) - A construction trade association representing general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and associates.

Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) - A trade association of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration contractors.

American Institute of Architects (AIA) Philadelphia - The AIA chapter representing architects and related professionals within four southeastern Pennsylvania counties, including Philadelphia, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery Counties.

Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI) - A national trade association representing manufacturers of U.S. produced central air-conditioning and commercial refrigeration equipment.

American Lighting Association (ALA) - A trade association uniting lighting manufacturers, showrooms/distributors, manufacturer representatives, component manufacturers, and industry related companies dedicated to providing the public with quality residential lighting.

American National Standards Institute (ANSI) - A nonprofit membership organization promoting and facilitating voluntary consensus standards and conformity assessment.

Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Wholesalers International (ARWI) - A trade association that serves as an information conduit and as an educational provider, conducting meetings and publishing educational materials that member firms can use to train their personnel.

American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) - A society organized to advance the arts and sciences of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration for the public's benefit through research, standards writing, continuing education, and publications.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) - A nonprofit educational and technical organization serving a worldwide membership of 125,000.

Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) - A membership organization offering a variety of information resource tools on technical seminars, conferences, journals, networking tradeshows, job listings, and certification programs as it relates to the entire energy industry.

BICSI - A not-for-profit telecommunications association.

Building Owners and Managers Association International (BOMA) - An organization providing a network forum for building owners and managers to discuss mutual problems, exchange ideas, and share experience and knowledge.

Building Owners and Managers Association Philadelphia (BOMA) - An organization providing a network forum for building owners and managers to discuss mutual problems, exchange ideas, and share experience and knowledge in the Philadelphia area.

Edison Electric Institute (EEI) - An association of U.S. shareholder-owned electric companies, international affiliates, and industry associates worldwide.

Electrical Equipment Representatives Association (EERA) - A trade association dedicated to advancing the quality and increasing the effectiveness of manufacturers' representatives in the electrical equipment industry.

Energy Star - A partnership between the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, product manufacturers, local utilities, and retailers to promote efficient products by educating consumers about the unique benefits of energy efficient products.

Engineers' Club of Philadelphia - An association dedicated to the professional improvement of engineers.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - A U.S. agency developed to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment - air, water, and land - upon which life depends.

Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) - A not-for-profit organization devoted to electrical safety education and awareness by promoting electrical safety in the home, school, and workplace through education.

The IEA Heat Pump Centre (HPC) - The International Energy Agency's information center for heat pumping technologies, applications and markets.

Home Builder's Association (HBA) of Bucks/Montgomery Counties - A non-profit trade organization representing companies in the home building industry, dedicated to educating the public and our members on housing related topics.

Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA) - An organization formed to advance knowledge and to disseminate information for the improvement of the lighted environment to the benefit of society.

Illuminating Engineering Society of North America Philadelphia Section - A not-for-profit technical society. Its purpose is to advance lighting knowledge and disseminate information for the improvement of the lighted environment to the benefit of society.

International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI) - A not-for-profit educational organization cooperating to form uniform standards in the electrical industry.

International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) - An association serving professional lighting designers and communicating the benefits of designed lighting.

International Code Council (ICC) - A non-profit organization dedicated to developing a single set of comprehensive and coordinated national model construction codes. The founders of the ICC are Building Officials and Code Administrators International, Inc. (BOCA), International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO), and Southern Building Code Congress International, Inc. (SBCCI).

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) - A non-governmental organization promoting the development of standardization and related activities in the world with a view to facilitating the international exchange of goods and services.

Independent Electrical Contractors, Inc. (IEC) - An association providing contractors with resources for success through education, training, and guidance.

Independent Electrical Contractors Association of Philadelphia and Vicinity (IECA) - An association providing Philadelphia area contractors with resources for success through education, training, and guidance.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) - An institute devoted to advancing global prosperity by promoting the engineering process of creating, developing, integrating, sharing, and applying knowledge about electrical and information technologies and sciences for the benefit of humanity and the profession.

International League of Electrical Associations (ILEA) - An international organization of professional electric association managers that promotes, advances, and unifies the electrical industry by strengthening its representative organizations.

Lighting Research Center (LRC) - An objective source of manufacturer-specific performance information on efficient lighting products.

National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) - An association that serves as a source for electrical distributors to gain business opportunities, education, industry knowledge, and information.

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) - A federation of state and local builder associations dedicated to enhancing the climate for housing and the building industry, and to promote policies that will keep decent and affordable housing a national priority.

International Association of Lighting Management Companies (NALMCO) - An organization of lighting management and related companies who are committed to promoting professional lighting management techniques and results.

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) - An industrial trade association designed to enhance the competitiveness of manufacturers and increase awareness about the importance of manufacturing to America 's economic strength.

The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) - A trade association that represents the wholesale distribution industry. NAW is active in government relations and political action, research and education, and group purchasing. In addition to NAW, the association operates the Wholesaler-Distributor Political Action Committee, the Distribution Research & Education Foundation, and the NAW Service Corporation.

National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) - An organization dedicated to enhancing the industry through continuing education, labor relations, current information, and promotional activities.

NECA Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter - Philadelphia-area chapter of an organization dedicated to enhancing the industry through continuing education, labor relations, current information, and promotional activities.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - An association that develops standards for the electrical manufacturing industry.

International Electrical Testing Association (NETA) - An organization promoting the independent electrical testing industry by establishing standards and specifications, and by training and certifying testing technicians.

National Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association (NEMRA) - An industry association promoting the use of independent manufacturers representatives as the most effective way to go to market.

National Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association (NEMRA) Delaware Valley Chapter - The Delaware Valley's industry association promoting the use of independent manufacturers representatives as the most effective way to go to market.

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) - An organization serving as a worldwide resource for the development and dissemination of knowledge about fire and life safety.

National Institute for Certification in Engineering (NICET) - An institute providing nationally-applicable voluntary certification programs covering several broad engineering technology fields and a number of specialized sub-fields.

National Lighting Bureau (NLB) - A nonprofit organization educating lighting decision-makers about the bottom-line benefits they can derive for industrial, commercial, retail, or institutional organizations by specifying High-Benefit Lighting.

Northamerican Heating, Refrigeration & Airconditioning Wholesalers Association (NHRAW) - A not-for-profit trade organization dedicated to advancing the science of wholesale distribution in the HVACR industry.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) - A U.S. government organization dedicated to saving lives, preventing injuries and protecting the health of America's workers.

Pennsylvania Housing Research Center (PHRC) - The housing industry organization in Pennsylvania that carries out applied research and delivers education, training and technology transfer.

Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling Contractors (PHCC) - Dedicated to the promotion, advancement, education, and training of the industry, for the protection of our environment and the health, safety, and comfort of society.

The Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES) - Conducts educational meetings, seminars, workshops, technical qualification and examination programs, training courses, and produces many publications in the areas of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Heating, Controls, and Electricity.

Sheet Metal & Air-Conditioning Contractors of America (SMACNA) - An international trade association dedicated to providing products, services, and representation to enhance members' businesses, markets, and profitability.

The Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association (STAFDA) - An international trade association composed of distributors and manufacturers, and rep agents of light construction, industrial and related products.

Telecommunications Industry Organization (TIA) - An association of providers of communications and information technology products and services facilitating the convergence of new communications networks.

Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) - An independent, not-for-profit product safety testing and certification organization.