Let’s be honest, white males make up a pretty good chunk of this industry. The problem is white males only make up about 31 percent of the U.S. population. This industry needs to have an outreach beyond these demographics if it hopes to flourish in the future.
South Carolina Air Distributors and Armstrong Air recently hosted the first-ever South Carolina All-Women’s Factory Tour and Luncheon. The event, which was held at the Allied Air Enterprises plant in Orangeburg, drew 100 women who work within the offices of contractors across the state.
EPA nominates new administrator; DOE nominates new secretary of energy; Henry Heier receives award from Texas Combined Heat and Power Initiative; EEB Hub welcomes three to advisory board; HVAC Excellence grants accreditation to Jefferson College HVAC program; Women in HVACR to host Mid-Atlantic regional meeting in April; OESP announces that Ray Wohlfarth will speak at its annual convention; ACCA) to host Building Performance Forum and Service Managers Forum in October; RESNET elects 2013 officers.
RSES announced that Ruth Ann Davis, incoming president of Women in HVACR and vice president of Williams Comfort Products, will be the keynote speaker at the 2012 RSES Annual Conference and HVACR Technology Expo.