Training & Education

Runner-Up Hopes to Change Students’ Lives

Patrick O’Neill is Teacher, Mentor, and Role Model to His Students
November 25, 2013

Patrick O’Neill’s tireless devotion to his students’ well-being, his passion for teaching, and his commitment is what makes him The NEWS’ 2013 Best Instructor contest runner-up.

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Trainer Runner-Up Works to Expand Learning Center

Hillphoenix Trainer Rusty Walker Hopes to Recruit, Train More Young Techs
November 25, 2013

Rusty Walker’s dedication to training, his experience in the field, and his commitment to the future generation of HVACR technicians earned him runner-up honors in The NEWS’ 2013 Best Trainer contest.

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Ask The Experts: Nov. 25, 2013

November 25, 2013

I’m having a hard time convincing my customer service representatives (CSRs) that they need to practice as a group. What can I do to help?

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Nov. 22, 2013: Emerson Introduces Online HVACR Training Portal

Technicians Can Access the Full Offering of Emerson Distance Learning Courses
November 22, 2013
A new online HVACR training portal has been introduced by Emerson Climate Technologies Inc. that enables air conditioning and refrigeration technicians to get training on the newest HVACR technologies, earn credits toward professional accreditation, and more.

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Philadelphia Ready to Ring in Greenbuild 2013

USGBC to Roll Out LEED v4 at Popular Event
November 18, 2013

Thirty-thousand people from 90 countries are expected to attend this year’s Greenbuild, which will consist of “three days of extensive educational programming, workshops, a vast exhibition floor, and ample networking events.”

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Electro Static Technology Inc.: Shaft Grounding Ring Repair Handbook

November 18, 2013

A 36-page, color handbook — the AEGIS® Shaft Grounding Ring Motor Repair Handbook — describes best practices for protecting motor bearings from electrical damage. 

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Developing Programs to Improve Supply Chain

HARDI Details Top Efforts to Measure Distribution Functions
November 18, 2013

Each program address a specific sector of HVAC distribution in an attempt to define challenges, discover solutions to these challenges, and explore practical applications of the solutions in order to improve distribution business performance. 

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The Best of Extra Edition: Nov. 18, 2013

November 18, 2013

At, The NEWS’ Extra Edition page is home to hundreds of online-exclusive service and maintenance, technical, and business-management articles. Here are some of the best.

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NEWS Hosts Danfoss Webinar on Electronic Expansion Valves

Free Webinar Will Take Place on Nov. 21
November 11, 2013

The webinar will help field-service technicians gain a better understanding of the function and operation of, as well as key troubleshooting strategies for, stepper motor and pulse-width-modulating electronic expansion valves.

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HVAC Training Track: Nov. 11, 2013

November 11, 2013

The one-day program focuses on the opportunities for maximizing energy efficiency and occupant comfort when installing equipment, and was developed for technicians, salespersons, and system designers.

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