In 2008, the state of Iowa passed statewide legislation requiring all HVAC technicians to be licensed. It’s a measure other states have taken, as well, with each state having unique criteria to determine the steps necessary to acquire such a license.
Technical program will also focus on water-energy nexus, energy efficiency and IAQ in industrial spaces, and more
November 17, 2016
In light of recent action to amend the Montreal Protocol to phase down the production and consumption of HFCs globally, industry experts will share guidance on how to incorporate low-global warming potential (GWP) refrigerants at the ASHRAE 2017 Winter Conference.
Construction industry is currently generating a number of jobs in Central Florida
November 9, 2016
Florida Technical College (FTC) Kissimmee Campus officially opened its new Construction Trade and Technology Education Center. The facilities are a modern training ground for a number of construction disciplines, including HVAC, electrical, and welding.
This course explains the benefits of combining modern air-to-water heat pumps with state-of-the-art hydronic delivery systems that provide space heating, cooling, and domestic water heating in both residential and commercial applications.
Properly functioning duct system is critical to the comfort of homeowners
November 1, 2016
ACCA has launched its newest online certificate program, Qtech: Duct Diagnostics and Repair. Through Qtech, contractors can offer their employees on-demand training in quality HVACR installation, maintenance, home performance, and other areas.
Company provides training for numerous trades including HVAC, electrical, energy auditing
October 25, 2016
Interplay Learning, a training technology company, has announced a $1 million investment in the business. The growth capital will enable Interplay to accelerate its move into delivering 3D simulation-based and virtual reality training for middle-skills and professional trades.
The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors — National Association (PHCC) Educational Foundation has announced the winners of its 2016 scholarships. Twenty-two students were awarded a total of $38,500 in scholarships.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2017-18 scholarships
October 14, 2016
ASHRAE announced it is awarding 33 students with $164,000 worth of scholarship funds for the 2016-17 school year. Over the course of 28 years ASHRAE said it has awarded more than $1.78 million to over 360 deserving undergraduate students.
Many HVAC business owners and managers who have had to break employees of bad habits can attest that while there is no exact scientific method for modifying employee behavior, there are a few common methods industry professionals swear by.