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Keeping up with the HVAC industry

On September 6, 2021, Posted by , In SARACCA News Blog, With No Comments

The South African Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Contractors Association (SARACCA) is an association of HVAC contractors who have individually and jointly agreed to a set of governing standards whilst operating in free competition against each other. SARACCA’s main objective is to create a prolific industry, this includes providing its members…

Can poor pricing practice put your company at risk?

On August 20, 2021, Posted by , In SARACCA News Blog, With No Comments

The concept of competitive pricing has evolved considerably over the years. As more players enter the market, businesses are subjected to cost and time pressures to ensure competitiveness. The risk now lies in becoming too competitive in your pricing practice, ending on projects that offer little return and often lead…

Contractual Issues for Contractors

On August 6, 2021, Posted by , In SARACCA News Blog, With No Comments

The building industry is one of the largest contributors to the HVAC industry, many contractors, small and big, acquire a lot of new work from this industry. However, an increasing number of HVAC contractors experience a common difficulty when entering a construction tender usually with a JBCC Nominated or Selected…

Why a Price War in Our Industry will Hurt the Customer

On July 14, 2021, Posted by , In SARACCA News Blog, With No Comments

Established in 1961 SARACCA has seen steady growth in membership to become one of the most prolific Association within the Heating Ventilation Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC+R) industry. Global warming has made temperature control a central part of our daily lives and with the increased demand in HVAC+R, a large portion…

HVAC+R sector under COVID-19

On July 5, 2021, Posted by , In SARACCA News Blog, With No Comments

The HVAC+R  sector, although under the construction industry, in essence, is deemed an essential service. However, certain criteria are needed to be followed to operate under different lockdown levels.  “HVAC+R companies registered as SARACCA members can contact the association directly, for further information on criteria adjustments and compliance guidelines.” –…

Why you should be part of going live with the electronic CoC

On June 9, 2021, Posted by , In SARACCA News Blog, With No Comments

SAQCC Gas recently launched their CoC application on 1 March 2021. The revolutionary app has joined many in the digitization of administration to streamline processes and is available to all practitioners through the Google Play App Store. The  South African Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Contractors Association (SARACCA) is featured on…

Casey Study –Airentronic Maintenance

On May 27, 2021, Posted by , In SARACCA News Blog, With No Comments

Project Manager of Airetronic Maintenance and Sales (Pty) Ltd Tony Moodley discusses the process as a subcontractor in multiple turnkey projects building hospitals during the Covid-19 pandemic. Airetronic served as part of teams hand-picked to build and equip hospitals during the first wave of the national lockdown in South Africa….

Examining the current state of the BOQ

On March 30, 2021, Posted by , In SARACCA News Blog, With No Comments

HVAC contracting, the BOQ, and the Association of South African Quantity Surveyors’ standard system of measurement for building work. The purpose of a Bill of Quantities (BOQ) is to set out the work to be done, or initially tendered on as indicated on the drawings and as contained in the…

Should I Get Air Conditioning at Home?

On March 24, 2021, Posted by , In SARACCA News Blog, With No Comments

You may invest in the best home or residential property, but fail when it comes to equipping your property with the right facilities. An air conditioner (AC or air con) is one of the best facilities that you can install on your property. If you don’t own an air-con or…

Future Technology Will Focus on Sustainability, Automation, and Data

On March 15, 2021, Posted by , In SARACCA News Blog, With No Comments

Since the first electric furnace was developed in 1861, HVAC technology has forever transformed the way we live. No longer are we huddled next to the fire to keep warm in winter or sleeping outside in the hot summer months. The first century or so in HVAC technology was dominated…

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