Commercial HVAC Industry Affiliations
Thornton Service continually works to understand our customers' needs, stay educated and up to date on on the newest technology, and incorporate industry best practices in all service offerings. Active participation in these industry organizations allows us to maintain the highest level of services for our clients.
ENERGY STAR® - ENERGY STAR® is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices.
U.S. Green Building Council® (USGBC®) - The U.S. Green Building Council is a 501(c)(3) non-profit community of leaders working to make green buildings available to everyone within a generation.
International Facility Management Association - IFMA® is the world's largest and most widely recognized international association for professional facility managers, supporting more than 19,500 members in 60 countries. Formed in 1980, IFMA certifies facility managers, conducts research, and provides educational programs, recognized facility management degree and certificate programs.
Building Owners and Managers (BOMA®) - BOMA International is a primary source of information on office building development, leasing, building operating costs, energy consumption patterns, local and national building codes, legislation, occupancy statistics and technological developments.
The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®) celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2008. For more than seven decades, IREM has been the source for education, resources, information and membership for real estate management professionals.
The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE® ) is a nonprofit professional society of 9,500 members in 73 countries. The mission of AEE is "to promote the scientific and educational interests of those engaged in the energy industry and to foster action for Sustainable Development."
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) -The EPA was established to consolidate a variety of federal research, monitoring, standard-setting and enforcement activities to ensure environmental protection. EPA's mission is to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment-air, water, and land-upon which life depends.
The Department of Energy (DOE) - The Department of Energy's (DOE) overarching mission is to advance the national, economic, and energy security of the United States; to promote scientific and technological innovation in support of that mission.
The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE®) advances technology to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world. Membership is open to any person associated with the field.
Air Conditioning Contractors of America® (ACCA® ) is a group of over 4,000 air conditioning contractors who work together to improve our industry, promote good practices, and keep buildings safe, clean and comfortable.