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.
Technicians can earn up to two hours of NATE credit
October 6, 2016
E Instruments, a leading manufacturer of HVAC combustion analyzers, IAQ monitors, gas leak detectors, and other products, announced that it is now offering North American Technician Excellence (NATE)-certified training courses for combustion analyzers.
New center will provide technical expertise in developing home appliance products in U.S. market
October 3, 2016
The brand-new 30,000-square-foot building will incorporate state-of-the-art lab facilities, testing equipment, and engineering areas as well as office space for more than 60 people. Midea America’s sales and marketing offices will remain headquartered in New Jersey.
After nearly 40 years in the HVAC industry, including three decades spent teaching, Cleveland native Gary Ranallo joked that he’s only just getting started. But Ranallo, who was selected as The NEWS’ 2016 Best Instructor winner, nearly missed his calling.
Jeff Adams, The NEWS’ 2016 Best Trainer winner and vice president of field services for Logan A/C & Heat Services in Dayton, Ohio, helped start the company's trianing program, which has grown so much that the company recently acquired a separate space to be devoted solely to technician training.
With more than 100 years of HVACR industry experience among them, the six instructors at Hennepin Technical College in Minneapolis proudly run one of the top HVACR programs in the country. Standing out among these industry veterans is Rhonda Wiggins, The NEWS’ 2016 Best Instructor runner-up.