FAQs – Contractors & Associates

How much does it cost to become a member per year?

Contractors- 1 – 9 Employees Total $575 10+ Employees Total $650 (State and Greater Houston Membership, Does Not include National)

Associate Dues $600.00 with a one-time application fee of $100

How Much Do Listings Cost?

All listings are free to TACCA-GH Members in good standing.

How Long Does a listing run?

Each listing runs for the length of your membership.

What does TACCA-GH do for the independent local contractor?

The mission of the Texas Air Conditioning Contractors Association- Greater Houston, is to assist its members in managing their companies more efficiently, therefore becoming more profitable, together with increasing their exposure and credibility within the community.

Do you have to be licensed to be a member?

Yes you must hold a valid TDLR license. Your license validity will be checked before membership is granted.

What will I get out of my membership?

  • There are many benefits of TACCA-GH membership, including an exclusive self employed workers compensation program at averages 10-20% off premiums, plus the potential for cash dividends (taking advantage of this benefit can pay for your dues). You may contact First Cardinal of Texas for a free quote at 1-877-839-2667
  • Free Texas state-approved continuing education course for every license holder in your company.
  • Access to local experts and the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations for your technical and code questions.
  • Professional lobbyists in Texas and Washington representing issues that affect the HVAC/R industry.
  • Local Chapters provide monthly meetings with informative presentations that benefit both the Contractor and Supplier.
  • Relevant technical training and educational classes.
  • Monthly newsletters and email communications filled with industry information and updates.
  • National, state, and local websites with the best in HVAC/R information and resources, technical tips and management tools.
  • Reduced rates on materials, conferences and training
  • Annual contractor membership directory including local and statewide changes.

What other benefits will I receive from Texas Air Conditioning Contractors Association- Greater Houston- local and State?

Cutting Edge Information

  • Weekly Insider newsletter
  • Quarterly Contractor Excellence magazine
  • Industry-leading website
  • Industry-recognized training
  • Benchmarking surveys
  • Answers to your questions on technical, business and marketing topics – from leading experts!

Networking Opportunities

  • Local and State Trade Shows
  • Mixers
  • Events
  • Chapter meetings

Consumer Assistance

  • Contractor Locator – matching you with customers!
  • ComforTools™ customizable brochures
  • Financing
  • Preventative Maintenance Brochures
  • Tips for Homeowners and Building Operators

Grass Roots Representation

  • TACCA-GH works to reduce or eliminate government intrusion into contracting businesses with aggressive local and state lobbying.
  • We represent contractors before the manufacturers, building better relationships and solving real problems for our members

Technical Expertise

  • The industry’s technical standards
  • Answers to technical questions
  • Quality Contractor/Quality Installation specifications
  • Standards and code development
  • Technical Bulletins and Alerts

Business Services

  • Fleet services from Enterprise
  • Business management training
  • Answers to your general legal questions