ACCA Announces 45-day Review of Quality Maintenance Standard

The Air Conditioning Contractors of America Educational Institute Standards Task Team announces the First Public Review of BSR/ACCA 4 QM – 201x (Maintenance of Residential HVAC Systems). The 45-day public review period began June 15 and closes on July 30.

ACCA’s Quality Maintenance Standard provides minimum requirements for the maintenance inspections performed by HVAC contractors for heating and air-conditioning equipment in residential buildings.

The standard includes checklist tasks for inspecting, testing and measuring electrical, controls, mechanical, venting, air distribution and piping systems of residential HVAC systems. The checklists also provide recommended corrective actions which the HVAC contractor shall present to the homeowner to remedy identified faults like cleaning, adjusting and/or replacing equipment and components on a periodic basis.

A copy of the proposed Standard can be downloaded for free from Comments on this public review must be submitted by 5 p.m. EDT on July 30 using the ACCA Public Response Form (available from

For more info, contact Todd Washam, ACCA’s director of industry and external relations, by email at or phone at 703-824-8864.