Whatever their reasons may be for seeking out certification, NATE offers a bevy of programs and aims to help technicians across the country constantly improve themselves while also providing value to other segments of the industry.
Certificate program to help meet the need for HVAC technicians
September 7, 2016
Centura College’s Richmond campus has announced a new Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Certificate program. Through this training, students will work hands-on with air conditioning and heating systems, residential and commercial refrigeration, heat pumps, hydronics, and more.
Foundation has awarded approximately $500,000 to 355 outstanding students since 1998
September 2, 2016
Carrier distributors nationwide have identified the recipients of their annual college scholarship, and awarded grants this year totaling nearly $40,000. Each year, the Carrier & Bryant Distributors’ Education Foundation awards 25 scholarships to outstanding students who are the children of Carrier and Bryant dealers.
Geothermal manufacturers, distributors, and organizations like the International Ground Source Heat Pump Association (IGSHPA) have stepped up their training efforts to ensure HVACR contractors are installing and servicing geothermal equipment to the highest standard.
A new credential — the Energy Management Professional (EMP) certification from Energy Management Association (EMA) — is training individuals to balance the goals of energy conservation and building performance, which, according to Andrew Heitman of Building Energy Sciences LLC, Pensacola, Florida, keeps customers happy.
Program is broken into three parts for non-technical staff
August 19, 2016
ACCA has launched a new online training program, HVAC for Office & Sales Staff. The new program explains the basics of HVAC equipment, how important the HVAC contracting industry is, and how vital the role of each employee is in running a successful contracting company.
Provides real-time access to essential parts and supplies and training tools
August 16, 2016
Lennox Industries has announced the launch of LennoxPROs.com, to help HVAC industry professionals drive sales, access product information, troubleshoot systems remotely, and train at anytime, anywhere, on any device.
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.