HRAI Affiliate RACCA BC Institutes new Interim Leadership Team.

The Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Contractors Association of British Columbia (RACCA-BC), an affiliated association of HRAI, met in Coquitlam on January 31, 2024.  Items discussed included: an update from the HRAI BC Regional Council, flammable refrigerants, the upcoming BC Heat Pump Symposium, the upcoming BC Legislative Day, the RMC levy increase and the financial status of the association.   

Additionally, a significant portion of the meeting agenda was dedicated to the formation of an interim leadership team to reboot local meetings and instill value for the RACCA-BC members.   

The following interim leadership team was formed: 

Interim Chair: Alex Hamilton, Hamilton Industries Ltd. (Burnaby) 

Interim Vice Chair: Blair Masztalar, Fraser Valley Refrigeration (Aldergrove) 

Interim Treasurer: Erwan Michel, Custom Air Conditioning Ltd. (Port Coquitlam) 

Interim Director at Large: Ron Mostat, Enviro-Tech Mechanical Services Ltd. (Burnaby) 

Past Chair: Robert Flipse (Retired) 

Past board members, Peter Chountalos and Alan Turner, while retired, have graciously made themselves available to assist the interim leadership team.  HRAI Canada looks for to working with RACCA BC to reinvigorate the association. 

For more information, please contact Scott Papp, Key Account Manager, HRAI at or (905) 602-4700 ext. 233. 


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