MICHAEL S. KELLY: President Associated Air Balance Council (AABC)

Michael S. Kelly is the President of the Associated Air Balance Council (AABC). Washington, D.C., October 23, 2020) — The Associated Air Balance Council (AABC) installed new Officers and Directors for 2020-2022 during its 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting, which coincided with 55th anniversary of the organization’s founding as the original association dedicated to testing, adjusting and balancing.

As the complexity of HVAC systems began to increase in the 1960s, a small group of engineers founded the Associated Air Balance Council (AABC) as a non-profit association in 1965. Early on, they recognized the need for independence and stringent membership requirements to ensure objectivity, integrity, and technical expertise, and they made these the guiding principles of the association. AABC also developed the first comprehensive industry standards for test and balance.

 “I’m proud to represent AABC, an association with a long and distinguished history in the HVAC industry,” said newly elected president Mike Kelly, of American Testing Inc. in Baltimore, MD. “AABC has put many exciting new programs in place over the past few years under the leadership of BJ Link, and I look forward to building on that work and continuing to ensure AABC’s place as the premiere association of certified test and balance professionals.” (A complete listing of the Board of Directors is provided below.)

AABC establishes industry standards for Total System Balance of building environments, and is the only association that exclusively certifies independent agencies. Members receive certification, technical training, continuing education, marketing, business resources, professional networking, and industry advocacy.