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!

Cars & Coffee

Join us for Cars & Coffee on the second Saturday of the month during February, March, and April!

Bring your Classic, Exotic, Hot Rod, Motor Cycle, Muscle Car, Sport Car or Truck. It’s a Nice way to spend a Saturday Morning (cruise in and cruise out).

Location: Trane Supply
4720 East Adamo Drive Tampa, Fl. 33605
Date: February 10, 2024, March 9, 2024, and April 13, 2024
Time: 8 AM-10 AM

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Sporting Clays Tournament

 

RACCA's Annual Sporting Clays Tournament of 2024 was a great success and a wonderful opportunity to connect with other industry leaders, enjoy breakfast and lunch, and win awards and raffles!

Location: Tampa Bay Sporting Clays
10514 Ehren Cutoff
Land O’ Lakes, FL 34639
Date: Saturday, March 30th 2024
Time: 8:00 AM-1:00PM (Breakfast and lunch is included)

Be sure to watch for more events and to join us at any of our exciting upcoming tournaments.

Lunch and Learn – Introduction to Air Conditioning

 

A Non-Technical Seminar Designed Exclusively for Support Personnel Employed by HVACR Contractors & Supply Houses.

Location: Trane Supply
4720 East Adamo Drive, Tampa, FL 33605
Date: Thursday, April 11th 2024
Time: 11:30 AM-1:00PM (Lunch is included)

Click the link below to register.

Executive Lunch and Learn – Screening, Hiring & Retaining Employees  & Triple Protection Plan

 

Federated Insurance will go over Screening, Hiring & Retaining Employees & Triple Protection Plan.

Location: Trane Supply
4720 East Adamo Drive, Tampa, FL 33605
Date: Thursday, April 16th 2024
Time: 11:30 AM-1:00PM (Lunch is included)

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Lunch and Learn – Introduction to Surge & Over/Under Voltage

 

Does your Sales Department, Estimators & Service Techs Understand Surge & Over/Under Protection & their Applications? As an Owner; do you have your staff recommending Surge Protection & Over/Under Protection on every job they go on. Lightning season is coming!

Location: Victor Distributing Company
11125 49th St N, Clearwater, FL 33762
Date: Thursday, April 18th 2024
Time: 11:30 AM-1:00PM (Lunch is included)

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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.”

JASON SAYLOR

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.”

PAULA DeSANTIS-TARRIS

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!”

JC JANNARONE

Prime Air Conditioning & Refrigeration

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