Certificates provide pathway to professional development and certification
February 8, 2016
As with the NATE certification exams, these two new certificate exams were developed by the NATE technical committee, comprised of experts from various industry sectors, including manufacturing, distribution, education and training, and contractors.
ACCA members came from around the country to learn office operational management strategies. The event, which was presented by ACCA and The NEWS, was immediately preceded by the Service Managers Forum, capping off a four-day gathering of ACCA managers across multiple disciplines.
Demonstrates how to join aluminum to copper using company’s soft solder kit
January 29, 2016
Uniweld’s UNI-4300 Soft Solder Kit is designed to simplify the process of joining dissimilar metals, enabling HVAC technicians to join them with low heat, minimizing the possibility of melting the base metal. The company’s UNI-4300 instructional video demonstrates one of the methods used to join aluminum tube to a copper tube.
Teams needed to meet requirements to build an eight-story, multi-use building in San Jose, California
January 27, 2016
The Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) has announced the 2015-2016 Student Chapter Competition final four student chapter teams, who will deliver oral presentations of their competition proposals at MCAA 2016.
Courses provide skills to reduce energy costs and improve safety and efficiency
January 26, 2016
Spirax Sarco has released its 2016 schedule of training center courses covering all aspects of steam energy. The curriculum’s objective is to provide comprehensive knowledge and understanding as the keys to energy conservation and resource utilization.
More than 50 free sessions will be offered averaging 1-2 hours long
January 25, 2016
More than 50 free sessions will be offered, covering topics ranging from how to commission an economizer to cyber security measures for intelligent buildings to the latest advancements in China’s IAQ market. Attendees may participate in all AHR Expo-sponsored sessions, ASHRAE’s Design Build Track, and sessions hosted by endorsing associations and industry groups at no additional cost.
Kory Johnson has excelled in keeping USU’s critical heating and cooling systems in peak operating condition since he was hired seven years ago. He is known for his technical abilities, willingness to help others, and strong work ethic.
Record attendance at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, & Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) in Bonita Springs, Florida, may have been helped by the warm weather destination, but was perhaps due more to the growth in membership and the proliferation of legislative activity that concerns members.
The regional training conference expands with the addition of Las Vegas event
January 21, 2016
The BIM Workshops, a regional technology training conference for building information modeling (BIM) technology training, has announced its 2016 lineup of locations and dates. Hosted by U.S. CAD, the organization said it is expanding its multi-city footprint to include Las Vegas.
Training provides guidance on how to minimize hazards while making electrical measurements
January 21, 2016
Fluke Corp. is offering a free new online course: Fluke Electrical Measurement Safety. It features guidance reflecting the latest information on how to minimize potential hazards when performing electrical measurements. The course is intended to aid anyone who works with electricity, including HVAC technicians.