It’s Renewal Time! Here's Why NADCA Membership is a Smart Choice
If you’re receiving the monthly Air Conveyance newsletter, there’s a pretty good chance you’re already a NADCA member, or at least well on your way to becoming one. It’s been a strange year, to say the least, and renewal time might have crept up on you! That’s right. It’s time to renew your NADCA membership. Dues are payable annually, with the June 30 deadline quickly approaching!
Why join and/or renew? It’s a powerful thing to be part of an association. Associations are created to establish strength and unity in working toward common goals in virtually every profession. Your company’s membership in NADCA supports the initiatives needed to collectively grow and advance the air duct cleaning industry, and ultimately drive more business to you, our NADCA member. Membership has incredible return on investment, and provides so many tools for growing your business.
If you’re already a member, hopefully you’re taking advantage of all of the benefits of NADCA membership. If you’re thinking of joining, read on — the benefits of membership are practically endless!
Each year, thousands of consumers visit the NADCA’s Find a Professional Directory, generating business for our members through website referrals. NADCA member listings not only include a company profile and contact information for your business, but also the details on certified personnel and how long your business has been a member. Referrals are perhaps the most powerful tool our members can take advantage of.
Increased Market Demand for Your Services
NADCA membership dues support a full-time, dedicated marketing manager who promotes the importance of NADCA membership and certifications in commercial project bid specifications. Nearly 17,000 specifiers, engineers, and architects have the NADCA General Specification, and are aware of the importance of specifying NADCA membership and certification in bid specifications. This means more business for NADCA members.
NADCA membership provides significant discounts on training and certification exams including the Air Systems Cleaning Specialist (ASCS) Certification and the Certified Ventilation Inspector (CVI) Certification. ASCS certification enhances one’s professional development, and is recognized world-wide for knowledge and skills related to HVAC system hygiene; while CVI certification is an advanced certification developed to recognize industry professionals who are highly skilled in HVAC system inspection.
Industry-Leading Training and Education
Developing your company's personnel is one of the best investments you can make. NADCA members receive significant discounts on all levels of NADCA training and education, helping you and your technicians provide quality service in accordance with NADCA standards. NADCA offers all sorts of training, both in-person and online. For instance, NADCA offers in-person training related to both industry and business topics at our Annual Meeting and Fall Technical Conference; and our convenient online training and webinars allow our members and technicians to train in the comfort of their own home or office. NADCA’s Fall Technical Conference provides a unique, hands-on learning experience for both entry-level and advanced technicians, while our online-based Ventilation Maintenance Technician (VMT) training program is geared toward new technicians, and provides education on the most important aspects of HVAC system cleaning. NADCA on-demand webinars and online training help you conveniently and affordably access practical information, from blueprint reading and estimating; to cleaning internally lined ductwork, restoring coils, and home/building performance contracting.
Complimentary Training on Demand
In 2019, NADCA introduced Seminars on Demand, a 24/7 online training portal where members can stream over 100 world-class motivational business speakers from any device. Featuring some of the greatest speakers in the world, the collection of seminars covers topics such as sales training, leadership, communication, time management, presentation skills, goal setting, and much more. Members simply log in to the Members Only section of the NADCA website to take advantage of this benefit!
Using the NADCA Brand to Set Yourself Ahead of Your Competition
NADCA membership shows commitment to quality and sets your company apart from your competitors. Your membership dues support NADCA’s investment and commitment to promoting the importance of hiring a NADCA member company in both the commercial and residential marketplace — giving you a competitive advantage and ultimately increasing your bottom line.
Educating Consumers via Targeted Marketing
We’re all too familiar with air duct cleaning scams and “blow-and-go” companies that tarnish our industry’s reputation. NADCA’s ongoing Breathing Clean marketing and social media campaign is designed to educate consumers on the importance of hiring a NADCA member, and how to see the signs of a scammer. Your NADCA membership supports this landmark consumer education campaign, and also gives you member-only access to Breathing Clean marketing collateral, PSAs, videos, social media graphics, infographics, and marketing tips to use while promoting your company.
Fighting Fraud in our Industry
NADCA aggressively pursues trademark infringement and false claims of membership and certification to protect members’ investment. To date, 93% of all reported infringement cases have been successfully closed. Your membership dues support these efforts.
Affinity Program Discounts and Other Member Benefits
NADCA membership entitles you to several affinity program discounts and other member benefits including:
- Discounted rates on equipment rental through Sunbelt Rentals
- 30-40% savings on computer equipment through Dell
- Credit card processing with Service First
- Savings on gases, welding equipment, safety products, and more through Airgas
- Mobile apps
- Free subscriptions to DucTales Magazine and Air Conveyance e-Newsletter
- Free marketing resources and use of NADCA logo
- Member mentor program
Networking and Insights from Industry Peers
NADCA members have direct access to unique networking opportunities, including registration discounts for NADCA meetings. If you’ve never attended a NADCA event, you’re missing out on one of the best opportunities to gain valuable insights, tips, and ideas from fellow members that are guaranteed to help you grow your business.
Opportunity to Shape and Lead the Industry
Volunteer opportunities to serve on NADCA committees and task forces allow you to help develop strategic programs and initiatives and participate in decision making that impacts our association, its members, and the industry. These opportunities are also an important stepping stone toward board leadership. The NADCA Board of Directors is elected by NADCA members, and they ensure that the strategic vision and direction of the association is in the best interest of our members.
So many benefits come with NADCA membership — from education and training, to referrals, marketing and public relations support. Whether joining for the first time, or renewing your membership, NADCA membership is guaranteed to help grow your business.
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Learn more about all the benefits of NADCA membership at https://nadca.com/nadca-membership/benefits-nadca-membership.