Industry Links

Behler-Young is a leader in the HVAC/R industry. We are connected to many organizations that offer great resources to contractors. It is important that we communicate trends and changes that affect our customers. Whether it's government regulations, economy, industry innovations or educational techniques, B-Y wants to be in the forefront of educating contractors for the purpose of improving business practices. We want to be able to offer the latest in technological breakthroughs for improving consumer comfort and indoor air quality. B-Y is in the know and we want you to be to. Click on any one of these websites to connect to the resources and opportunities that can impact your business.

ACCA is a group of over 4,000 air conditioning contractors who work together to improve our industry, promote good practices, and keep homes and buildings safe, clean and comfortable.

MIACCA offers continuing technical and management training. ACCA members also receive Group Insurance, Vehicle Leasing, Free Legal Advice, Continued Education, Legislative Alerts and access to Lobbying & Political Action Committee.

ACHR News Directory - Online resource and guide for HVAC

ACHR The NEWS Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration News is the weekly newsmagazine of the HVACR contractor covering residential and commercial contracting.

ASHRAE founded in 1894, is an international organization of 50,000 persons. ASHRAE fulfills its mission of advancing heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education.

ASHRAEwiki.org Common definitions for terms found in ASHRAE standards and other publications can now be found at a new website from the Society. The free ASHRAEwiki is located at ashraewiki.org and contains over 6,000 terms related to buildings with a particular focus on mechanical, envelope, electrical, lighting, load calculations, design, water design/conservation and energy use and measurement metrics.

BSES - Building Science Energy Services - Building Science Energy Services (BSES) provides services to State agencies implementing Home Performance with Energy Star Programs, Implementation Contractors, Utilities, Contractors and Homeowners to improve the nation’s energy efficiency and energy consumption programs.

Contracting Business Contracting Business is the leading business-to-business magazine for commercial, residential, and industrial contractors in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration industries.

Energy Star Tax Credits - This is a great resource for tax credit information.

USGBC - This is a good resource for “green” building and LEED certification. www.hardinet.org- Organization dedicated to advancing the science of wholesale distribution in HVACR

HVAC/R Business Download Center - Download free articles on how to better run an HVAC business including advice on sales, marketing, financial, pricing, legal, and staffing subjects.

Hudson Ink - Ideas on marketing specifically for the HVAC contractor my.dteenergy.com/home/savings/index.html-Detroit Energy’s information site.

HVAC Partners - Bryant’s single source directory for commercial, residential, marketing, literature, parts service, training and warranty topics. (this site is password protected)

HVAC/R Business - Website focused on providing editorial from the most successful and highly respected contracting authorities, on how to create a winning contracting company.

Natex - Leading non-profit certification program for technicians in HVAC

Training Mag - Ideas on training and marketing management. It is a great place for benchmarking.

HARDI - Hardi Heating, Airconditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) is a trade organization dedicated to advancing the science of wholesale distribution in the HVACR industry.

HVAC Channel - Ruth King teaches on line classes that help dealers be more profitable using HVAC Channel. She has worked with contractors, wholesalers, and manufacturers in the plumbing, heating and air conditioning industry since 1987.

Michigan SAVES - This is a program available for contractors performing energy audits and/or installing energy efficiency to be able to offer financing to homeowners.

Totaline Beyond Repair E-Newsletter - A great resource with news, tips and information to help grow and improve your business.