Welcome to the HVACR Association of Louisiana
The HVACR Association of Louisiana is a statewide consortium of HVACR contractors and organizations that work within the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Industry, formerly known as the Louisiana Heat Pump Association, and founded in 1987. On March 6, 2020, our membership voted to change the name of our organization in order to become a more inclusive organization and establish a larger footprint in the HVACR industry. We have nine regions across the state and are mandated by a Code of Ethics that govern our association, and requires that all members adhere to the highest quality of work and best practices in the HVACR industry.
History of the HVACR Association of Louisiana
The HVACR Association of Louisiana, formerly known as the Louisiana Heat Pump Association, was created in 1987; at that time, the utility companies were the driving force behind the organization and brought major funding to the table. Since that time, the association has become a ‘contractor-driven’ organization that is funded by membership dues paid by contractor members, manufacturer and supplier companies, individuals and organizations that serve the HVACR industry. Over the past decade, association members have desired to change the 'heat pump' language and requirements to 'HVACR'. Therefore, at the March, 2020, annual membership meeting, the organization voted to officially change it's name to the Louisiana HVACR Association of Louisiana.
OUR CODE OF ETHICS
I will have the integrity to say no to a job when it will do an injustice to the customer, my profession or me.
I will prepare a heat loss and heat gain calculation in accordance with accepted industry methods and abide by applicable codes when installing a new or add-on system.
I will discuss with the customer the characteristics of an HVACR system before completing a sale.
I will install or modify all air distribution systems according to recommended industry standards.
I will install and check the operation of all equipment according to the manufacturer’s recommendations.
I am committed to taking advantage of new service techniques and changes made available by manufacturers or by the HVACR of Louisiana.
I will acquaint the customer with the system operation, owner maintenance procedures and steps that should be taken before calling for service.
I will promptly arrange to provide service by a qualified technician upon receipt of a customer’s request.
News & Events
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Due to Covid-19, we decided to not hold a 2021 or 2022 State Conference; below are some highlights from our
2020 State Conference
2019 State President, Cisco Gonzales passes the gavel to 2020 State President, Charles Weckesser
2020 State/Chapter Officers Sworn in by Phil Granier, Keynote Speaker Commissioner Jim Donelon,
Training Speakers: Catherine Baras, Michael Wich, Joey O'Connor
Spouse's Day Out at Nottaway Plantation (organized by Rhonda DeFelice Mouton
Ferguson Enterprises: Ben Reed, Cody Hebert; A/C Supply: Mark Huerta; Acme/Kaiser: Clayton Lloyd;
Carrier: Mike Judge, Brandon Dunnington, Tim Welborn; Butcher Distributors: Donald Dawson, Tammy Briscoe
Lennox: Dave Presley; Johnstone: Brian Doyle, Adam Kampen, Brian Smith; Training the Trainer: Phil Granier;
ECOER: Adrian Gunder; The Social Media Lady: Terra Leigh Bogard
Golf: Duane Simpson & Charles Weckesser, Golf players waiting to tee it up;
Contractors Roundtable Discussion; Brandon Hunt & Wade Smith enjoy the reception
Good Time For All
Contractor's Roundtable, Steve & Debbie Winters win the grand prize 55" TV donated by Johnstone
Glenn Esteve & Kenny Sumera take a break,
Music by The Strays, Members enjoy dancing, Zach & Rhonda Mouton, Barry & Carol Duplechin
Enjoying fellowship is a key component of the conference
Danny Funk, Clayton Lloyd & Peyton Rice, Michael Simmons, Alana & Brody Laborde, Phil Granier