Charles McCrudden is Vice President/Government Relations for the Air Conditioning Contractors of America, www.acca.org. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org."
The Jan. 25, 2013, decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in the Noel Canning v. National Labor Relations Board case sent shockwaves through Washington, …
Published: 03.01.13 By Charlie McCrudden
Assuming things stay as they are now, it’s important to understand how the health care reform law will affect contractors over the next few years.
Published: 07.01.12 By Charlie McCrudden
When you take a 50,000-foot view, you realize all levels of the HVACR industry are facing more scrutiny from the federal government than ever before.
Published: 04.01.12 By Charlie McCrudden
Our industry has been anxiously awaiting the release of a new federal government rule that sets the minimum AFUE, SEER, and HSPF values for residential HVAC appliances. That wait ended …
Published: 07.01.11 By Charlie McCrudden
We are seeing a big change on Capitol Hill from the 112th Congress. The new landscape assures gridlock, which changes the dynamic and the agenda. There is a method to …
Published: 04.01.11 By Charlie McCrudden
Two key issues to the HVACR industry are teed up for action by the new Congress and the new Presidential administration in 2009.
Published: 09.01.08 By Charlie McCrudden