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No Payment guarantee: Is it worth the risk?

On February 22, 2019, 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 business from this industry. However, an increasing number of HVAC contractors report a similar difficulty when entering into a contract with builders. According to the JBCC Nominated/ Selected…

Beware of COC Fraud!

On January 25, 2019, Posted by , In SARACCA News Blog, With No Comments

As an electrician is required to be certified to carry out an electrical Installation on a property, so does a  Refrigeration Gas Practitioner. When having an air conditioning and/or refrigeration  system installed, you are required by law to only contract a registered Refrigeration Gas Practitioner. These are trained and skilled…

Should you be a SARACCA member?

On November 22, 2018, Posted by , In SARACCA News Blog, With No Comments

The South African Qualification and Certification Committee for Gas (SAQCC Gas) is mandated by the Department of Labour to ensure that all gas practitioners are registered under the Pressure Equipment Regulations (PER). These legally binding regulations require anyone handling and working with gas to be an Authorised Person. The South…

Keeping up with the HVAC industry

On November 15, 2018, 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…

DEA & SARACCA driving Practitioner Registrations

On November 8, 2018, Posted by , In SARACCA News Blog, With No Comments

The Department of Environmental Affairs in collaboration with SAQCC Gas will host a series of national road shows in June, August and October. The two main objectives behind these roadshows are; to highlight the need for gas practitioners to be registered with SAQCC Gas and to inform the industry of…

Are you sure you are Insured?

On October 22, 2018, Posted by , In SARACCA News Blog, With No Comments

Property insurance has become tradition in South Africa, a vast majority of South African citizens discern some tranquillity from the thought of being covered should anything happen to their property or assets. Customary property installations such as Air Conditioning and Refrigeration units are seldom considered when insuring property. However, years…

Water Heating Pumps

On October 22, 2018, Posted by , In SARACCA News Blog, With No Comments

Heat pumps are a great energy saving, cost effective, water heating method that is becoming increasingly popular in South Africa. Water heating in a domestic setting accounts for a large portion of electricity usage. With escalating costs of power, a more energy efficient source has become vital. How a heat…

Tips on recovering payment

On October 8, 2018, Posted by , In SARACCA News Blog, With No Comments

Accurate invoicing Ensuring that your client receives an accurate invoice with all the necessary information reflected is important. It is also important that you are able to determine the billing nature of a job so that the invoice that is raised is precise. Such accuracy will cut the time spent…

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning – Steps to Registration

On October 8, 2018, Posted by , In SARACCA News Blog, With No Comments

The South African Qualification and Certification Committee for Gas (SAQCC Gas) is mandated by the Department of Labour to ensure all gas practitioners are trained, certified and registered under the Pressure Equipment Regulations (PER). These legally binding regulations require anyone handling and working with gas to be an Authorised Person….