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RSES Members Earn CM/CMS Status

May 5, 2008
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DES PLAINES, Ill. - The Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES) announced the names of United States and Canadian members who were awarded RSES Certificate Member (CM) and Certificate Member Specialist (CMS) status in March 2008.

In order to become a CM, a RSES member must first pass a rigorous examination that tests the knowledge required to install and service refrigeration and air conditioning equipment. According to RSES, CM-level members are recognized industry-wide as having achieved a superior level of HVACR knowledge. The RSES CM exam is based on both theory and practical applications.

The following RSES members were awarded CM status: Larry Underhill, Calgary Chapter, Calgary, Alberta; H. Jay Bryngelson, Austin Chapter, Austin, Texas; Cameron Taylor, Cowtown Chapter, Fort Worth, Texas; and Terry Taylor, Cowtown Chapter, Fort Worth, Texas.

CMS status is earned by passing one or more of the eight specialist examinations available. Specialist exam categories include: commercial refrigeration, commercial air conditioning, heating, controls, domestic service, HVACR electrical, heat pumps, and dynamic compression.

The following RSES members were awarded CMS status: Craig Drabenstadt, Central Pennsylvania Chapter, Harrisburg, Pa., heat pumps; Richard Dorssom, Pony Express Chapter, St. Joseph, Mo., HVACR electrical; Frank Ihrer, Greater Kansas City Chapter, Kansas City, Mo., HVACR electrical; Rolf Blom, Twin Cities Chapter, Minneapolis, domestic service; and Nicholas Cress, Twin Cities Chapter, Minneapolis, domestic service.

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Publication date: 05/05/2008

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