Guardians of the Industry

Since 1949 we have been your partner in the HVAC industry. With our roots in the past and our eyes on the future, we stand ready to provide the education and benefits you need to grow and maintain your successful business.

What is RACCA?

The Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Contractors Association Inc., founded in 1949, serves the entire Tampa Bay Area. Contractors, as well as other firms, with a direct interest in the air conditioning industry benefit by joining the Association. RACCA is an affiliated chapter of the state organization, Florida Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Contractors Association (FRACCA).

RACCA takes an aggressive role in promoting industry standards and professionalism. RACCA provides Continuing Education (CEU) courses for contractors and Apprenticeship Programs for HVAC/R Technicians.

Click here to find out why your firm should join!

Sporting Clays Tournament


Join us for the 2023 Sporting Clays Tournament

Friday, March 31, 2023

Tampa Bay Sporting Clays
10514 Ehren Cutoff
Land O' Lakes, FL 34639

Register as an individual or a team
Multiple sponsorship opportunities available

Click the link below to register!

We invite you to RACCA’s Cars and Coffee


The second Saturday of the month January, February, March & April 2023 from 7:00 til 9:00 in the Morning.
Bring your Classic, Exotic, Hot Rod, Motor Cycle, Muscle Car, Sports Car or Truck.


It’s a Nice way to spend a Saturday Morning Cruise in and Cruise out.

This is a Free Event. There will be a 50/50 Raffle with the Winning Ticket being drawn at 8:30.

Coffee & Donuts will be provided.
Note: The restrooms will be available.

Trane Supply will be hosting the first four events at:

4720 East Adamo Drive Tampa, FL 33605 

Apprenticeship Program Introduction & Tool Night at Pinellas Technical College - Clearwater Campus

RACCA is excited to offer you a peek behind the curtains of RACCA's Apprenticeship Program. Keane Bismarck will be your guide taking you through all four years (five years for Refrigeration) of the Apprenticeship Program. Keane will show you where the students hone their skills to be the next generation of Tampa Bay HVAC/R Experts. What goes hand in hand with the Apprenticeship Program are Tools. RACCA has invited some of the Premier HVAC/R Tool Vendors in so you can see what is New and ask questions on the Tools you maybe thinking of buying.

Click the link below to RSVP.

Lunch and Learn – Evaluating Performance & Quality in your Workforce


Tired of the generic ” one size fits all ” approach to evaluating people? Don’t feel comfortable critiquing an employee’s performance? Concerned that your current system isn’t working or you have no system at all? Participants will learn how easy it is to customize a system that is comfortable for both the employee and the evaluator.

Location: Trane Supply
4720 East Adamo Drive Tampa, Fl. 33605
Date: Thursday, May 11th 2023
Time: 11:30 AM-1:00PM (Lunch is included)

Click the link below to register.

Education and Certifications

Educational programs designed to inform member contractors on the latest issues and regulatory changes effecting their business.Training & Certifications for workers including technician, EPA & NATE certifications and apprenticeship.

Access to Leading Business Experts

RACCA has a large array of Associate member firms to support the Contractor’s Business. They include top-notch suppliers & distributors of HVAC parts and equipment, insurers, attorneys and business management professionals.

Networking and Support Thru Contractor Members

Working together with our fellow members we learn from each other. This strengthens each of us, as well as the local industry. It serves to present a positive professional image to the public.

Benefits of RACCA Membership

  • Educational Seminars & Programs
  • Apprenticeship Program
  • Directories
  • On-line Services
  • Regulatory Representation
  • Industry “Public Relations”
  • Informative Meetings
  • Consumer Referrals
  • Annual Banquet & Awards
  • Annual Trade Show
  • Annual Golf Tournament
  • Annual Sporting Clays Tournament
  • Service Roundtable
  • State Association Membership Included (FRACCA)

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Member Comments

“I graduated from the Apprenticeship program in 1999. My education has helped me enjoy a successful career in the HVACR trade. I am now a 3rd year instructor helping prepare our next generation of skilled workers.”


Instructor RACCA Apprenticeship

“I have always counted on RACCA’s Members & Association to be the leaders of our industry. The vast knowledge that they are willing to share has always been key for members to rely on.”


Trane Supply

“A great resource and organization dedicated to HVAC contractors and the needs of the industry. If you’re an HVAC contractor contact them and see for yourself!”


Prime Air Conditioning & Refrigeration

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