NEWS & HIGHLIGHTS

The Importance of Construction Permits: Ensuring Safety and Compliance

By Stefan Colvey, Sales Manager | Chain Accounts Construction permits serve a vital purpose in the construction industry. They are official documents that grant legal permission to carry out construction, retrofitting, or repair projects. ACCO’s team of HVAC and plumbing professionals can help guide you through the process of obtaining the necessary permits for your Read more →

Navigating the Upcoming Refrigerant Phase-Out: A Guide for Success

By Rob Baker, Regional Service Superintendent | Northern CA & NV In 2020, the American Innovation and Manufacturing (AIM) Act was passed by Congress to reduce the production and consumption of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) by 85% by 2036. HFCs are potent greenhouse gasses with high global warming potential (GWP). As part of this phase-out R-410A, a Read more →

ACCO Names Bradley Graham as Chief Financial Officer

PASADENA, Calif., July 28, 2023 – ACCO Engineered Systems is pleased to welcome Bradley G. Graham as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Graham joins ACCO with an impressive wealth of experience as a financial executive with over 25 years of experience in public accounting, finance and operations management with both startups and global, multi-billion-dollar organizations. He Read more →

ACCO Engineered Systems Announces Acquisition in Las Vegas

PASADENA, Calif., July 25, 2023 – This week, ACCO completed the acquisition of Quality Controls Systems’ Las Vegas HVAC service and building automation controls business. This strategic move instantly adds highly trained signatory HVAC technicians to ACCO’s local team and a book of business that features maintenance contracts with some of the largest commercial real Read more →

ACCO Engineered Systems Announces Acquisition of PLS Companies

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 12, 2023 – Earlier today, ACCO Engineered Systems, Inc. completed the acquisition of Pipe Line Specialties, Inc. doing business as PLS Mechanical, PLS Electrical and PLS Services. The PLS Companies are a top 10 Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing contractor serving Colorado. PLS will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of ACCO and PLS customers will Read more →

ACCO Hosts Annual Service Awards Watch Ceremonies to Honor Employees for Years of Service

PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 3, 2022 – ACCO recognized 119 employees in two Regional Service Awards Watch Ceremonies held recently in Oakland and Pasadena, California respectively for years of service to the company. The company recognized 73 employees on Tuesday, August at Scott’s Seafood Grill & Bar in Oakland and 46 employees on Thursday, September 1, Read more →

Four ACCO Projects Win DBIA’s Project/Team Awards

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 24, 2022 –ACCO Engineered Systems is proud to announce that the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) recently awarded several ACCO projects at the 2022 National Design-Build Project/Team Awards.   Federal/State/County/Municipal Project: County of San Diego Youth Transition Campus (YTC), Phase 1 Owner: County of San Diego, Department of General Services General Contractor: Balfour Read more →

ACCO Ranked 3rd Largest Mechanical Firm by ENR

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 20, 2022 – ACCO Engineered Systems has been ranked on Engineering News-Record’s 2022 Top 600 Contractors in the United States. #3 – Mechanical Firm #18 – Overall Specialty Contractor   We would not be able to achieve these milestones without our incredible team, partners and customers.   View the full article below: Read more →

ACCO on Four of ENR’s 2022 “Best Projects” Team

  PASADENA, Calif., Sept. 7, 2022 – Engineering News-Record (ENR-CA) California recently announced the 2022 Regional Best Projects winners. ACCO was a member of the project teams for four of the winning projects.   The four projects and their categories follow below:   Best Higher Education/Research (North): The WELL Expansion and Renovation Owner: California State Read more →

ACCO’s Service Interns Final Challenge of the Summer

PASADENA, Calif., August 23, 2022 – ACCO’s Facility Service Group interns concluded the summer program with a challenge – act as individual mechanical contractors and compete in a mock-bid process from estimation to presentation of their proposals in front of a panel of “customers”. The results were impressive, the interns did an exceptional job and Read more →