Memberships & Partnerships

HRAI is the leading HVAC contractor association in Canada with over 1300 members across Canada. CUC is an Associate Partner and the only business software endorsed by HRAI for over a decade. CUC offers member discounts, training and other member advantages.





The Ontario Geothermal Association(OGA) is a not-for-profit organization representing geothermal energy system designers, drillers, installers, equipment manufacturers and distributor to advance Ontario’s geothermal heating and cooling industry. CUC is a partner with OGA and offers membership discounts and advantages.

Other Relationships:

Residential Heating Ventilation Contractors Association (RHVCA)

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Contractors Association, British Columbia (RACC-BC)


ACCA serves more than 4000 businesses in the HVAC industry and states that its mission is “To lead professional indoor environmental and Energy Professionals to business success.” CUC is proud to join industry leaders from across the country through ACCA membership.




Montana High Tech Alliance is a community of 200+ high tech and manufacturing firms located in the state of Montana. The alliance serves to promote high tech education, industry and jobs within the state.


The ClimateCare cooperative is made up of independently owned HVAC contractors. These contractors hold one another to the highest of standards while providing mentoring and leadership opportunities. CUC has partnered with ClimateCare as an exclusive software provider and offers discounts, training and other member advantages.


NCI Preferred Partner

The National Comfort Institute (NCI), is the nation’s premier Performance-Based training, certification, and membership organization, focused on helping heating, air conditioning, plumbing, and electrical contractors to grow their businesses and become more profitable. To date, the organization has trained and certified more than 20,000 industry professionals in a variety of disciplines including system diagnostics and design, indoor air quality, air balancing, carbon monoxide analysis and combustion efficiency. To learn more, please visit the NCI website at




Forms & Documents

  • National Document Solutions LLC. – CUC and National Document Solutions have teamed up to provide forms, checks and preprinted documents that are guaranteed to work with the routines in our Contractor Essentials software. National Document Solutions offers CUC customers monthly specials and discounts.


  • NexTraq – CUC and NexTraq have teamed up to offer an integrated dispatching and GPS tracking system. Click here for more information or call Heidi with CUC at 800-272-9908, or Mike Wilson with NexTraq at 800-358-6178. Learn more about NexTraq and CUC
  • ExakTime – CUC has developed an interface between ExakTime and Contractor Essentials to import time logged on jobs through their job clock system into CUC’s payroll system.
  • – With the addition of a caller ID box from, Contractor Essentials can automatically bring up a customer on the Incoming Service Calls screen by cross-referencing the phone number from the incoming call with the customer phone number in CUC.

Flat Rate Interfaces

Contractor Essentials offers flat rate pricing interfaces with the following companies.

Hardware – Bar Code Readers & Ruggedized Tablets

Janam, Intermec, Motorola and Motion all offer Windows Mobile based bar code readers that can help users manage inventory transactions by scanning and uploading data for inventory counts, receiving on POs, posting to jobs and transferring inventory from location to location. There are many Windows Mobile devices on the market, this is simply a list of some that our customers have had experience with. We do not necessarily endorse any of these readers over another device.

The links on this page are provided as a convenience and do not indicate an endorsement of the information or services on the linked sites.