The Unified Group of hvac contractors is holding a recruitment meeting March 2 in Las Vegas. It will also hold a financial forum June 7-9 in Chicago and a technician boot camp in September, exact date and location to be determined. A service manager's forum will be held November 7-10 in Phoenix, along with the group's annual meeting.

The group currently has 30 members representing more than $350 million in annual revenue. The mission of the group is to provide shared training opportunities, negotiate purchasing arrangements as a group, pursue national and regional business opportunities, and provide forums for information exchange and sharing of best practices. For more information call 888-714-5990.