North American Technician Excellence (NATE) is hoping the development of two new exams — a job-readiness certificate exam and certification-level exam for less experienced technicians — will provide a pathway into the industry or to a professional-level certification for new or less-experienced technicians.
This year’s project involves construction of an eight-story, multi-use apartment building
December 29, 2015
The Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) announced that its 2015-2016 Student Chapter Competition, an annual challenge of future industry professionals’ skills and knowledge about mechanical systems and the business of contracting, drew 26 submissions.
HVAC contractors, especially those in the residential installation and service market, really have to pay special attention to how their technicians interact with customers. One bad experience could terminate a potential long-term customer-contractor relationship.
Online course focuses on dealing with the threat of fire at work
December 23, 2015
UL Workplace Health & Safety has released a complimentary training course on extinguishing fires in the workplace. Part of its online eLearning library, the course provides instructions for addressing a fire in a nonresidential setting.
Many manufacturers have developed their own programs in order to train and educate contractors and technicians on their products. And, within those programs, many manufacturers place a high priority on safety education.