Brown replaces decades-old training methodologies with modernized learning techniques
January 19, 2017
Currently, HVAC service technicians are educated and trained via in-person, instructional classrooms and work labs. Brown has invested significant resources in replicating the Chris Walters educational process for online delivery. A video production team has been working with Walters for the past four months, creating a variety of HVAC eLearning products including a full HVAC technician course that includes the simulation of the hands on experience of the lab and physical school itself.
Securing a top 5 spot for at least 12 consecutive years
January 18, 2017
The Hill Group, a SMACNA Greater Chicago contractor, was recently named a 2016 Midwest Top 50 Specialty Contractor by the Engineering News Record (ENR) magazine’s Midwest edition. The firm claimed the No. 4 ranking this year, securing a top 5 spot for at least 12 consecutive years.
Refrigeration contractors, technicians, installers among key targets
January 17, 2017
Danfoss has launched a mobile training unit equipped with carbon dioxide (CO₂) solutions and interactive learning modules to help boost CO₂ refrigeration system competency among system builders, refrigeration contractors, service technicians, installers, and technical departments of food retailers.
On Jan. 6, the HVACR Industry Alliance sent a letter to Vice President-Elect, Mike Pence, outlining the industry's priorities and offering support to the incoming Trump administration in accomplishing the goals in the letter.
Scholarships for students pursuing careers as HVAC specialists
January 13, 2017
The program, Generation Next, will help raise money from companies and trade associations serving the home construction and renovation industry to support scholarships for students pursuing careers as HVAC specialists and plumbers, carpenters, electricians, roofers, and masons.
Meier Supply Company is a wholesale distributor of HVACR products
January 10, 2017
Meier Supply Company President, Frank Meier, recently accepted two top awards from Emerson Climate Technologies. Alan Byers, regional sales manager, presented the Peak Performance and Signature awards at the corporate offices in Conklin, New York.
Mistubishi Electric donates products to Henley Homes Inc.
January 9, 2017
Mitsubishi Electric was honored to send its first product donation to Georgetown, Texas, in 2014, where Henley Homes Inc. in Liberty Hill, Texas, built a house for U.S. Marine Staff Sergeant Ray Coffey and his family.
The new rule has no justification or benefits, according to Brady
January 9, 2017
Ed Brady, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder and developer from Bloomington, Illinois, issued a statement on the legal challenge filed by NAHB and several other industry groups against the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Department of Labor.