Let’s face it — the HVACR industry simply isn’t portrayed as the vital and necessary component of modern living it should be. It’s not portrayed as being sexy or fun, but the truth is the HVACR industry truly is vital to our way of life.
Facility includes configurable classrooms, demonstration labs, and working mechanical rooms
May 4, 2016
Watts Water Technologies Inc. has announced the grand opening of the Watts Works Learning Center, a state-of-the-art facility where customers, distributors, sales representatives, and others can obtain hands-on experience with the company’s plumbing, HVAC, and water quality products and technologies.
Facility will initially accommodate approximately 30 participants
May 4, 2016
Encompass Supply Chain Solutions Inc. announced it has begun renovations to its 150,000-square-foot headquarters in Georgia to build a state-of-the-art training facility to assist major HVAC and appliance manufacturers in providing comprehensive training to field service technicians.
We’ve all seen it before: We send one of our employees to an offsite training event and they return all fired up with new ideas. The first week performance is up. Then, a few weeks pass and the excitement begins to fade. Old habits begin snuffing out the newly learned behaviors.
Features classes on Hydronics 101, a circulator course, gas control troubleshooting, and more
April 7, 2016
Weil-McLain®, a leading designer and manufacturer of hydronic comfort heating systems for residential, commercial, and institutional buildings, has launched its 2016 School of Better Heating training program.
A common complaint throughout the HVACR industry is that when new technicians enter the industry, they don’t have the skills and knowledge that employers expect. One area where this is evident is in the field of compressor service.
Expo will have over 200 exhibits and 5,000 attendees are expected to be on hand
February 29, 2016
ABCO HVACR Supply + Solutions announced that its ABCO Expo 2016 will be held March 9, 2016, from 12:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Terrace on the Park in Flushing, New York. In addition to HVAC and refrigeration professionals, the show is also open to developers, builders, and students.
One of the things I often hear from managers as they grow their departments is that they don’t have time to do ride-alongs as frequently as needed. An excellent solution exists: Hire a dedicated person to perform ride-alongs and training for your technicians.