The Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI) is the national trade association representing manufacturers of U.S.-produced air-conditioning equipment.
American Society of Professional Estimators
ASPE. The American Society of Professional Estimators serves construction estimators by providing education, fellowship, and opportunity for professional development.
American Subcontractors Association, Inc.
Comprehensive site of non-profit trade association focuses on advocacy, leadership, networking and education for construction subcontractors and suppliers. Site also features links to state and local ASA chapters.
Architectural Woodwork Institute
Web site of the Architectural Woodwork Institute provides technical, career training and membership information related to the custom millwork and casework industry. Resources include downloadable standards documents and announcements of networking opport
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)
National trade association representing merit shop contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers and related firms in the United States. Chapter locator, history, leadership, community service initiatives, and contractor search directory are showcased.
Home to trade associations in the construction industry covering fire protection, thermal insulation, concrete repair, resin flooring, industrial rope access, sprayed concrete and underpinning.
Building Contractors Association of New Jersey (BCANJ)
General building contractor and construction management organization for the state and the recognized building chapter in New Jersey for the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). Government affairs, education, safety and resources.
Central Florida Builders' Exchange (CFBE)
An association comprised of architects, engineers, general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers. Resources, services, seminars, bid calendar, and members' only area are featured.
Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA)
Support and networking for construction financial professionals within the United States. Chapter listings, publications, mailing lists, newsletters, education and training resources, and conferences are featured.
Construction Industry Institute
A consortium of leading owners and contractors who have joined together to find better ways of planning and executing capital construction programs.
Contract Services Association of America (CSA)
Representing cutting-edge companies, large and small, who provide services to Federal and State governments. Provides training, education and certification programs, and membership to Linkage, a quarterly magazine.
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
An international organization focused on the planning, design, construction and operation of tall buildings. Membership information, publications, conferences, leadership, and news are featured.
European federation which unites national associations and companies involved in concrete repair, flooring, sprayed concrete and the protection and repair of structures.
Engineering Contractors Association
Trade organization for all facets of the construction industry. Provides safety training, updates, member benefits, fundraisers, scholarships, and DOT Drug Program.
Hispanic Contractors of Colorado (HCC)
A non-profit association committed to creating a positive environment for Hispanic construction firms via education programs and liaisons with majority construction companies as well as governmental agencies.
Institute for Research in Construction - IRC
Works to improve the safety, durability and comfort of Canadian workplaces, homes and public infrastructure while helping builders become more competitive. Includes fact sheets, publications, and events.
Institute of Plumbing (IoP), The
United Kingdom organisation that offers a country-wide list, by postcode, of professional plumbers who are members. Details of IoP activities, including involvement with legislation, government, lifetime learning (CPD) and other industry bodies.
Institute of Plumbing South Africa (IOPSA)
Seeks to achieve better communication and understanding in the plumbing industry by providing a sector forum. Training services, member benefits, news and resources are provided.
Insulation Contractors Association of America
Trade association site includes the Contractor Locator, a database of residential and commercial thermal insulation contractors, searchable by ZIP code. Consumer information and trade show announcements are featured.
Master Pools Guild
Site of international association of pool builders features membership information, member locator, and a step-by-step description and photos of a pool under construction.
Mechanical Power Transmission Association
Information, publications, and links to more than a dozen U.S. manufacturers of sprockets, pulleys, and sheaves used in the transmisson components of the material handling industry.
Metal Building Manufacturers Association
Promotes the design and construction of metal building and metal roofing systems in the low-rise, non-residential building and roofing marketplace. Contains affiliations, FAQs, committees, and industry trends.
NFRC. National Federation of Roofing Contractors
UK. Trade organization for UK roofing contractors, dedicated to training and education, technical consulting, business services and market promotion. Company and searchable product directories. Links to related sites.
National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)
Trade association that helps promote the policies that make housing a national priority within the United States. Offers resources, publications, news, events and research to the housing industry and the general public.
National Fire Sprinkler Association
The Northern Illinois Chapter of the National Fire Sprinkler Association is dedicated to educating and informing the Chicago area public of the vital role sprinkler systems play in fire protection.
National Spa & Pool Institute
Provides education, networking, recognition, membership advocacy and professional practices to promote innovative ideas toward the future direction and growth of the profession.
National Spa & Pool Institute (NSPI): Region I
Northeast Spa & Pool Association provides support and networking for trade professionals in Connecticut, New Jersey, Eastern New York, and Eastern Pennsylvania. An events calendar, news, resources and contacts are provided.
National Terrazzo & Mosaic Association (NTMA)
Includes links to members and affiliated organizations. Publications that articulate standards for terrazzo floor and wall systems can be downloaded, and pictures of terrazzo work can be viewed.
National Wood Flooring Association
Nonprofit trade association represents manufacturers, distributors, retailers and installers of wood floors. Site describes benefits of wood floors and maintenance recommendations. Photo gallery and searchable database of members are provided.
New Horizons Foundation
A sheet metal industry initiative, in partnership with the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association (SMACNA) to encourage career participation, develop relationships with educational institutions, and improve public perception of
Member-owned association that is an affiliation of independent electrical, heating, cooling and plumbing service contractors within Canada and the United States. Job seekers area, organizational background and services are featured. Formerly, Contractors
Northwest Indiana Business Roundtable (NWIBRT)
An independent non-profit council of local firms committed to the improvement of construction and maintenance projects in Northwest Indiana. Includes an events calendar, member benefits, goals, safety and business resources.
Pool and Hot Tub Council of Canada
An association of builders, retailers, manufacturers, and service companies. Includes history, institute staff and board members, consumer information about pools and hot tubs, and membership directory.
Professional Turf Maintenance
Golf Course Maintenance from course care to the administrative division, total golf course management.
Tallahassee Builders Association (TBA)
Represents the building industry and related fields in Tallahassee-Leon County, Wakulla County, Gadsen County and Jefferson County, Florida. Events calendar, member directory, parade of homes, and contact details are showcased.
The Builders Exchange of Central Ohio
A commercial construction trade association representing architects, engineers, general contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, and manufacturers. Providing education and resources to improve the construction industry.
The Institution of Civil Engineers
UK-based international organisation with 80, 000 members ranging from professional civil engineers to students, a fifth of whom live outside the UK in some 140 countries.
Timber Frame Business Council
Customer-oriented building guide and gallery of timber frame homes are highlights of this Web site for timber frame, log home and post and beam builders, home designers, architects, tool suppliers and manufacturers of structural insulated panels (SIPs).
United States Contractors Association
Site describes national association that provides insurance products through independent agents, and other services, to its trade contractor membership.
World Plumbing Council
The mission of the World Plumbing Council is to unite the world plumbing industry to safeguard and protect the environment and the health of nations, for the benefit of all.