While online training may have initially been scoffed at by seasoned technicians, it’s now becoming a quality complement to community colleges, tech schools, and apprenticeship programs. And, as more and more options present themselves, HVACRedu.net remains a reputable place for contractors to turn for online education.
Danfoss makes 83 visits to schools across the U.S. throughout the year
December 14, 2015
At the beginning of the year, AHRI chairman Ed Purvis established his 2015 Chairman’s Challenge, calling for AHRI member companies to visit schools with HVACR programs to promote careers in the industry and the Rees Scholarship Program, which provides financial assistance to qualified HVACR students.
This year the association will be awarding a minimum of three $5,000 awards
December 9, 2015
The National Association of Oil & Energy Service Professionals (OESP) is accepting applications for its Dave Nelsen Scholarship Program. Each applicant is required to write a 500-word essay about themselves. Deadline for receipt of the 2016 application and essay is March 24, 2016.
Webinar on selling high efficiency systems scheduled for Dec. 10
December 9, 2015
Emerson Climate Technologies Inc. has announced the new webinar, “Selling High Efficiency Systems: New Customer Insights You Need To Know,” scheduled for Dec. 10, 2015 at 2 p.m. EST. Emerson experts will discuss the top five features homeowners want in their HVAC systems, which were recently uncovered by new research.
To be held at Somerville, Massachusetts, distribution center
December 8, 2015
ABCO HVACR Supply + Solution’s ABCO University is hosting its ninth annual Vocational Field Day on Dec. 10, 2015 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at its Somerville, Massachusetts, office and distribution center. All Somerville and greater Boston area high school students, guidance counselors, and teachers are invited to attend.
The projects will be shared at the 2016 ASHRAE Winter Conference
December 7, 2015
The 2015 Design Competition focused on a three-story classroom and office building in Doha, Qatar, while its Applied Engineering Challenge asked students to design a collapsible, portable, conditioned shelter for treatment of heat-illness victims.
Individuals, organizations recognized for promoting education of HVACR professionals
December 7, 2015
RSES awarded individuals and organizations for their outstanding achievements in, and contributions toward, the education of HVACR professionals, Oct. 2, during the 78th RSES Annual Conference in Rosemont, Illinois.
Thirty-nine teams representing 10 countries entered the events
December 2, 2015
Heat was the focus of two ASHRAE student competitions. The 2015 Design Competition focused on a three-story classroom and office building in Doha, Qatar, while for the Applied Engineering Challenge, students were required to design a collapsible portable conditioned shelter for treatment of heat illness victims.
Company is recognized for outreach to HVACR technical schools
November 30, 2015
Danfoss has been recognized by the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) for making the most visits to technical schools across the country during 2015. Throughout the year, Danfoss made 83 visits to schools across the United States — more than any other AHRI member company.
ASHRAE Learning Institute is offering professional development seminars and short courses
November 24, 2015
Guidance on how to reduce the risk of Legionnaires’ disease via a recently published ASHRAE standard will be shared in a new course at the 2016 ASHRAE Winter Conference. The course is one of 20 being presented at the conference and the 2016 AHR Expo.