‘Hot Under the Blue Collar’ highlights the opportunities that a career in the trades can offer
April 15, 2016
One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning®, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing®, and Mister Sparky®, part of the Direct Energy® family of home service franchise brands, have launched a new webisode series to highlight the rewards, benefits, and opportunities that a career in the skilled trades can offer.
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.
For apprentices and college students pursuing study directly related to the plumbing-heating-cooling industry
April 4, 2016
Applications are being accepted for scholarships awarded through the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) Educational Foundation Scholarship Program. In 2016, up to 39 scholarships totaling $85,000 are available.
The combined events drew more than 1,500 people from all over the country and featured 35 workshops in seven different tracks, including leadership, commercial contracting, residential contracting, business operations, radiant and hydronics, quality assurance, and building performance, which were assembled by some of the nation’s most successful contracting professionals.
$16,000 available for students pursuing careers in HVACR service
April 4, 2016
Hussmann Corp. has established a $16,000 scholarship fund at Emily Griffith Technical College in Denver. The Hussmann Scholarship will be awarded to students at Emily Griffith who intend to pursue a career in the HVACR service field. Scholarship funds may be used by students to pay for tuition, books, or tools.
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.
Bro Krungglai, a master technician with Eco-Green Air Inc. in Raleigh, North Carolina, is known for his exceptional technical and troubleshooting abilities as well as his strong work ethic and compassion for others.
Company donates Bryant multi-head ductless split unit to the Midwest Technical Institute
March 21, 2016
The Indiana Bryant dealer’s equipment donation will ensure the next generation of heating and cooling technicians are familiar with the latest energy-efficient technology. Bryant is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp.
This intensive, in-depth, three-day program will show attendees how to adopt proper techniques and practices for the real-world environment with completely updated material and more emphasis on the latest technology.