Association of Air Conditioning Professionals

A request to cancel a registration and/or request a refund must be made in writing to Info@AACPnet.org. An administrative fee may apply for a cancellation received within one week of the event. We regret that a refund will not be issued to an individual who does not attend the event.

Event registration implies consent that any pictures or video taken during the event can be used for event coverage and promotional purposes. AACP is able to use your likeness without remuneration.

Upcoming events

    • Friday, January 01, 2021
    • (EST)
    • Saturday, January 01, 2022
    • (EST)
    • Virtual
    Register


    Promote your brand with a corporate listing on our website or by purchasing an advertisement in our bi-monthly e-Newsletter, The Compressor.

    Stay in the forefront of your competitors with a corporate listing on our web site, with a reach over 120 visitors each month.


    There are many ways to get your brand in front of our 600 members and promote your organization to our 1,400 contacts.

    Website

    You can purchase real estate on our website for 6 months or 1 year, that includes your logo linked back to your website and a brief company description. On the AACP Homepage, there will be a link to our specific Partners web page.


    Newsletters

    There are options to advertise in our bi-monthly newsletter, sent out to our entire database, that reaches contractors across the DMV area. We have 3 different size options available (horizontal, vertical, & square).

    If you would prefer to promote your business with a short article, you can submit a sponsored article. This allows for you to introduce or further explain a product or your services to our members. Along with this sponsored article, you can include a small graphic that can be hyperlinked to your preferred website.


    Email

    Craft your own email, specifically with AACP members in mind, to send out to the 1,400 contacts in our database. The email will come from AACP with a disclaimer that this is a paid promotional email. It can include special offers for our members, active links to your website, and graphics created by your organization. If you are interested in multiple email blasts, please contact info@aacpnet.org.


    Please note - Pricing with M designation is for members-only. If you are interested in membership with AACP, please contact us via email at info@aacpnet.org or phone at 410-527-0780.

    • Tuesday, June 22, 2021
    • 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM (EDT)
    • Zoom Meeting
    Register

    Join senior legal expert Frank Kollman, JD, & get answers to your most pressing questions!


    Can I share a technician's vaccination status with our customers or other employees?
    This can be looked at multiple ways…

    Who can and cannot talk about what they earn?
    You might think you know the answer!

    Social Media: Can you access your employee’s accounts?
    What if you or other employees don’t like what they see?

    How long is long enough for "lunch"?
    Ask Frank to find out!

    Log in for this dynamic discussion with the chance to ask questions of Frank & talk with your contracting peers as legal issues continue to evolve throughout the year that impact your business.


    Speaker


    Frank Kollman, JD, is the Founder of Kollman & Saucier, P.A., the Towson, MD law firm that he began in 1988.



    Price

    AACP Members --  free

    Non-Members -- $35

    Sponsorship

    Contact us at 410-527-0780 or by email at info@aacpnet.org for sponsorship opportunities!

    • Monday, August 23, 2021
    • 6:00 PM (EDT)
    • Online
    Register


    2021-2022 Academic Year Registration

    The HVAC industry offers you an occupation which offers a competitive income and the ability to master a skill in which you can take pride. With skilled workers in great demand, the HVAC Industry offers you a career with year-round work and the opportunity for promotion.

    Our four-year virtual apprenticeship program was developed after carefully assessing the needs of the HVAC industry. Upon successful completion of this program, each apprentice will receive:

    • A career path
    • Pride in themselves
    • The opportunity to receive a Maryland Journeyperson's License without having to sit for the exam

    Click here to learn more about:

     

    QUALIFICATIONS TO BECOME AN APPRENTICE

    These are the minimum qualifications for an apprentice.

    1. Be at least Sixteen [16] years of age. The applicant will provide proof of age.
    2. Completed at least the Ninth [9th] Grade of education. The applicant will provide a copy of a diploma or transcript of last grade completed.
    3. Provide a copy of a valid state-issued driver’s license.
    4. Be physically fit to perform the work of the occupation.  A physical examination and/or a doctor’s certificate which states the applicant has the physical ability to perform the work, may be required.
    5. Have adequate means of transportation to his/her employer and/or job site.
    6. Provide occupation-related tools as required by the employer and be of legal age to handle the tools.
    7. Provide a copy of military service discharge papers [or Form DD214], if a veteran.


    REQUIREMENTS FOR THE APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

    The basic requirements to be in the apprenticeship program are:

    1. An individual can be unemployed to participate in the First Year, only.
    2. An individual must be employed by an AACP Member Company for each of the Second, Third and Fourth Year. See our Directory for AACP member companies.
    3. The term of apprenticeship for the occupation shall be Eight Thousand [8,000] Hours plus a minimum of Five Hundred Seventy-Six [576] hours of related instruction over four [4] years.

    4. Maintain a state-issued Apprentice License during the program.


    SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE PROGRAM

    To successfully complete the apprenticeship program, the following must be in order:

    In order to be eligible to be awarded a Certificate of Completion of Apprenticeship, an apprentice must successfully complete both the required related instruction and on-the-job training while in the employ of and under the supervision of a registered apprenticeship program Sponsor. The apprentice can then apply for their Journeyperson's license without sitting for the exam.

    LOCATION

    Classes for the Apprenticeship Program will be held fully virtual. The apprentice will use an online learning platform, as well as video calls to participate in virtual classes and classwork.

    If and as needed the apprentice will attend on-site instruction.

    REGISTRATION PROCESS FOR FIRST TIME APPLICANT

    Click the link to register. All registration and online profile information should match the applying apprentice.

    **If you work with a member company of AACP, you will need to be added into the membership in order to pay the member price. The company bundle administrator or a member of the AACP team will need to do this for you. Please call us at 410-527-0780 or email info@aacpnet.org to reach an AACP team member.

    Once completed registration, you will receive an email with AACP login credentials, as well as a registration confirmation.

    Please note all first-year apprentices will need to upload the following upon registering:

    1. State-issued driver's license.
    2. High school diploma, GED Certificate or official transcript of the last grade completed [9th Grade or above].
    3. Military Discharge papers, if previously served in the United States military.
    4. State-issued Apprentice License.

    First Time Applicants: Click Here to Register

    REGISTRATION PROCESS FOR A RETURNING APPRENTICE

    Click the link to register and use the apprentices AACP profile email to proceed. All registration information should match the applying apprentice.

    Once completed registration, you will receive a registration confirmation.

    To log into your online profile, use your email address as the username. If you forgot your password, click on Forgot Password and the system will assign and send you a temporary one. Once you receive the temporary password, log into your profile and update your password.

    Returning Apprentices: Click Here to Register

    TUITION

    Tuition includes academic coursework, textbooks, a computer and required online program software:

    • First-Time Applicant Tuition with Member Company - $1,800
    • First-Time Applicant Tuition with NonMember Company - $2,800
    • Returning Applicant Tuition - $1,700

    Each tuition amount for first-time applicants and returning apprentices includes a $100 non-refundable administrative fee.

    A Second, Third and Fourth Year apprentice must be employed with an AACP Member Company.

    PAYMENT INFORMATION

    Unless other arrangements are approved in advance and in writing, tuition must be paid in full on or before June 28, 2021.

    The Association of Air Conditioning Professionals, AACP, assumes no liability whatsoever with respect to any financial arrangement between the Apprentice and the Employer.

    There is no refund of any tuition for an apprentice who leaves their employer and is unemployed, or who leaves the program. AACP will deactivate all program software on the laptop.

    • Monday, August 23, 2021
    • 6:00 PM (EDT)
    • Online
    Register


    Available ONLY to apprentices who need to re-take a class!

    Registered Second, Third and Fourth Year apprentices have the opportunity to re-take a class to complete all classroom related instruction.

    Registration closes on June 25, 2021.

    Registration can be completed online or contact the AACP Team at Info@AAPCnet.org or call 410.527.0780.


    • Friday, September 10, 2021
    • 8:00 AM (EDT)
    • Raspberry Falls Golf Club, 41601 Raspberry Drive, Leesburg VA 20176
    Register


    Sponsor AACP's Annual Golf Tournament!


    A great "out of the office" opportunity for you to showcase your company to AACP & HVAC industry professionalsfrom all over the Maryland, D.C. and Virginia area!


    Join us for the annual AACP golf tournament where we anticipate approximately
    90 golfers who will be on the course all day. Take the time to engage and network with HVAC professionals.
    Include swag in our goody bags and join us for breakfast and lunch.


    Sponsors


    Sponsorship Options


    401 - Hole Sponsor

    Includes company signage at the spot of the hole. Limited two hole sponsorships per company. 18 hole sponsorships available!
    Fee: $300

    403 - Breakfast Sponsor (1 available)

    Includes: signage at the breakfast table, company logo in promotional emails, and a social media shout-out.
    Fee: $500


    402 - Beverage Cart [SOLD OUT]

    Includes: signage on the beverage cart, complimentary registration for 4 golfers, company logo in promotional emails, and a social media shout-out.
    Fee: $1,500


    404 - Lunch Sponsor [SOLD OUT]

    Includes: signage at the lunch table, complimentary registration for 4 golfers, company logo in promotional emails, and a social media shout-out.

    Fee: $1500


    Register to be a Golfer



    Sponsorship registration is available until September 1, 2021. Swag must be shipped to AACP by September 6, 2021.


    If you have any questions, please reach out to us at info@aacpnet.org or 410-527-0780.

    • Friday, September 10, 2021
    • 8:00 AM (EDT)
    • Raspberry Falls Golf & Hunt Club - 41601 Raspberry Dr, Leesburg, VA 20176
    Register


    Join HVAC Industry leaders for an exceptional round of golf at the spectacular Raspberry Falls golf course in Leesburg, Virginia.
     
    Choose your foursome or let AACP pick for you - the format is Captain's Choice! Your ticket price includes the opportunity to golf a full 18 - hole course, enjoy delicious complimentary food and beverages, as well as the chance to win some great prizes!

    General Information

    • Registration and breakfast will open at 8:00 AM
    • Shotgun is at 9:00 AM
    • Awards from the day will be given during lunch along with raffle prizes

    About the Venue

    With vistas of the Catoctin Mountains in the background, you will feel as if you've traveled across the Atlantic to play golf in the British Isles.

    You will find one of the biggest tests of your golfing skills on this course will be conquering the deep Scottish-style stacked pot bunkers. These bunkers have their own names, including “Lee’s Bunker” and “Grant’s Tomb” on No. 11 and “Satan’s Foxhole” on No. 14.

    Rules and Regulations

    • Raspberry Falls is a non-metal spike facility. The fee for a spike change is $12.00.
    • Dress Code:
      • Men - Slacks or shorts, shirts with sleeve and color.
      • Women - Dress, skirt, slacks, or shorts with blouse or appropriate shirt.
      • Cut-offs or blue jeans are not permitted.

    Sponsorship






    Register to sponsor the Annual AACP Golf Tournament here!


    • Thursday, September 16, 2021
    • 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM (EDT)
    • Zoom Meeting
    Register


    Join senior legal expert Frank Kollman, JD, to hear the latest legal updates affecting you and your business.


    Have time to ask questions with our speaker and talk with your contracting peers to discuss policies and procedures as they continue to change throughout the year in your company business.


    Speaker


    Frank Kollman, JD, is the Founder of Kollman & Saucier, P.A., the Towson, MD law firm that he began in 1988.




    Price

    AACP Members --  free

    Non-Members -- $35


    Sponsorship

    Contact us at 410-527-0780 or by email at info@aacpnet.org for sponsorship opportunities!


    • Thursday, November 18, 2021
    • 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM (EST)
    • Zoom Meeting
    Register

    Join senior legal expert Frank Kollman, JD, to hear the latest legal updates affecting you and your business.


    Have time to ask questions with our speaker and talk with your contracting peers to discuss policies and procedures as they continue to change throughout the year in your company business.


    Speaker


    Frank Kollman, JD, is the Founder of Kollman & Saucier, P.A., the Towson, MD law firm that he began in 1988.




    Price

    AACP Members --  free

    Non-Members -- $35


    Sponsorship

    Contact us at 410-527-0780 or by email at info@aacpnet.org for sponsorship opportunities!


Past events

Thursday, March 25, 2021 Quarterly Legal Update: HR & Employment Law
Thursday, January 28, 2021 Leadership Seminar: Featuring Mary Kelly
Tuesday, January 05, 2021 COVID-19 Updates for January 2021
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 AACP Apprenticeship Program Standards Presentation
Monday, September 21, 2020 2020-2021 Apprenticeship Repeat Classes
Monday, September 21, 2020 2020-2021 Apprenticeship Program Registration
Friday, September 11, 2020 AACP Annual Golf Tournament
Friday, September 11, 2020 Golf Tournament Sponsorship
Thursday, September 10, 2020 FIRST YEAR Apprentice Orientation 2020
Thursday, September 10, 2020 2nd, 3rd, & 4th YEAR Apprentice Orientation 2020
Thursday, September 10, 2020 INSTRUCTOR Orientation 2020
Tuesday, June 02, 2020 Contractor 2 Contractor Forums
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 PIVOT: Leading During Change, Challenge, and Crisis
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 Managing the Workplace During COVID-19: What You Need to Know

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