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Refrigeration Service Engineers Society: Heating Training Guides

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Three heating training guides, written by James Ries and Richard Bruno and illustrated by James Ries, detail important heating components. The books guide the reader through procedures, using intuitive illustrations and easy-to-understand language.


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Dec. 2, 2011: ABC and USA Cares Team to Train Veterans for Construction Careers

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Michael J. Uremovich of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) and Bill Nelson, executive director of USA Cares, joined First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, along with thousands of military families and supporters, to promote training and jobs for U.S. veterans at the Ford 400 NASCAR race.


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Not Just About Heating in U.P.

By Mike Murphy
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In a somewhat slightly obscure location along the shores of Little Bay De Noc, in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (U.P.), this town of approximately 12,000 hardy people like their hockey. According to Charlie Elliott, these people who call themselves Yoopers, also like air conditioning and heating too.


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Training Track: Nov. 21, 2011

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Cooling Load Estimation presented by Trane.


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ESCO Group: Training Catalog

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The 2012 HVACR Educator’s Catalog contains the most popular programs from ESCO Institute and HVAC Excellence. The programs are designed to simplify the task of training for educators, wholesalers, Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) instructors, utilities, and other trainers.


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2011 Best Instructor Winner: Instructor Mentors Students, Bridges Gap With Employers

By Kimberly Schwartz
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For 2011, the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) and The NEWS are honoring Scott Naill as the HVACR Best Instructor. He has been teaching for 17 years at the Upper Valley Career Center, and his commitment to go the extra mile for his students and his program set him apart from the crowd.


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Forum Gives Contractors Pitching Practice

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Baseball, home runs, and winning games were the general theme of The Unified Group’s Sales Forum. You could extend the metaphor and call the forum a training camp, where attendees were able to work in small, noncompeting groups with experienced coaches.


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2011 Best Instructor Runner-Up: Instructor is a Great Fit With Students

By Kimberly Schwartz
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According to former student Joe Bates, “Mr. [Boyd] King lives and breathes HVACR. He really knows how to connect with students, and he will do anything he can to help a student.” And that helps to explain why The NEWS is honoring King as runner-up in the 2011 Best Instructor Contest.


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2011 Best Instructor Third Place: Instructor Continues to Build Program, Develop Employees

By Kimberly Schwartz
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While it’s true that Tom Kalber officially retired from Sacramento City College (SCC) this past May, he’s the kind of instructor who can’t just walk away. After teaching full time for 32 years, he has now transitioned to a role as an adjunct professor, and he continues to aid the students in his program.


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Nov. 11, 2011: MCAA/MSCA Revise Model NFPA 70E Electrical Safety Program

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The Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) and its Mechanical Service Contractors of America (MSCA) subsidiary have released a revised version of their Model NFPA 70E Electrical Safety Program for Service.


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