Some programs are not teaching students what they need to be adequately prepared for the industry. At the same time, many programs are not getting the support they need to educate and train prospective technicians.
In the last few years, Ferris State University has had a lot to boast about. Not only is it one of the only schools in the U.S. to offer a bachelor’s degree in HVACR engineering technology, it also offers the degree online.
What is it that covers troubleshooting and basic operation of three-phase compressors for light and heavy applications, and includes a hands-on teardown to help students cement their "detective" skills? The answer is COSS (Compressor Operation and Service Seminar).
The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) will hold an open public session at its 2003 Winter Meeting titled "Environmental Security: An Added Value in Engineering Services."
The board of directors for the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Contractors of Canada (HRAC) has announced that HRAC-National will again coordinate the Heating System Technician Competition at the Ontario Technological Skills Competition.