Welcome to The ESCO Group

The ESCO Group serves the HVACR Industry and Skilled Trades through: ESCO Institute, HVAC Excellence, Green Mechanical Council, ESCO Press International, AC&R Safety Coalition, Carbon Monoxide Safety Association, and ESCO Document Registry.

We provide: Programmatic Accreditation, Educator Credentialing, Student Outcome Assessments, Stackable and Portable Credentials (Industry and Government Certifications), Curriculum, Standard Development, Publishing Services, Data Registry Services, Custom Software Development, and Professional Development through our National HVACR Educators and Trainers Conference. Additionally, ESCO Institute is the largest provider of the EPA Section 608 Certification.

To learn more, visit our about us page.


Join Us in Orlando, FL, March 25-27 for the
National HVACR Educators and Trainers Conference!

2017 National HVACR Educators and Trainers Conference

The conference offers over sixty sessions covering: emerging technologies, regulatory updates, green technologies, program recruitment, educational delivery systems, work ethics programs, customer relations skills, and code changes.

This year’s keynote will be delivered by the EPA, to address the revisions to the Section 608 regulations and certification exam.

Visit the conference page for further details.


Progressive Levels of Certification

Progressive Levels of Certification

Throughout each stage of a person’s HVACR career; students, technicians, instructors, and individuals take various certifications to validate their knowledge. What makes us unique is that we offer certifications at all levels and stages in the careers of those in the HVACR industry.

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Events Calendar

Event Date Location
Accreditation On-Site Visit - Southern Crescent Technical College February 7, 2017 Thomaston Campus
Accreditation On-Site Visit - Southern Crescent Technical College February 8, 2017 Griffin Campus
Accreditation On-Site Visit - Tennessee College of Applied Technology February 14, 2017 Crump, TN
Accreditation On-Site Visit - Tennessee College of Applied Technology February 21, 2017 Newbern, TN
Accreditation On-Site Visit - Tennessee College of Applied Technology February 22, 2017 Covington, TN
Accreditation On-Site Visit - Palm Beach State College February 28, 2017 Lake Worth, FL
Accreditation On-Site Visit - Kaskaskia College March 14, 2017 Centralia, IL
Council of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Educators Meeting March 26, 2017 Orlando, FL
National HVACR Educators and Trainers Conference March 27-29, 2017 Orlando, FL
Daikin VRV Train the Trainer March 30, 2017 Orlando, FL