The backdrop for the contests was the 52nd SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference, where more than 15,000 people, including students, teachers, and business partners participated in the weeklong event.
High-performance-building-related credentials from certifying bodies like ASHRAE, the Building Performance Institute Inc. (BPI), the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the International Code Council (ICC), and many others can help mechanical contractors show they have expertise and experience in certain areas.
84 attendees passed sheet metal industry-related certification exams
July 18, 2016
ICB/TABB is a function of the National Energy Management Institute Committee (NEMIC) — a not-for-profit organization jointly funded by the SMACNA and SMART, the International Association of Sheet Metal Air, Rail and Transportation Workers.
Each date offered three keynote presentations and supporting breakout sessions that focused on specific sales, leadership, and operational topics related to running a successful home improvement business and overcoming common challenges that contractors currently face in today’s marketplace.
And, when it’s time to hit the books, HVAC distributors can be a great resource, as many offer specific product training from their vendors as well as general HVAC skills, troubleshooting, and even some business management courses for their contractor dealers.
Once largely dismissed by the education community, there is no doubt that online learning is becoming more mainstream across the U.S. To meet the growing demand for online training, many organizations have been expanding their online training libraries.