As contractors and leaders in our communities, we have important roles to fill. That’s because we can help to provide sustainable futures for the youth in our communities as well as our neighbors, children, and grandchildren.
North American Technician Excellence (NATE) is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a #CelebrateWithNATE campaign. An ever-increasing number of industry professionals recognize the value of NATE certification and today, nearly 34,000 technicians throughout North America hold at least one active NATE certification.
In a past survey, the Association for Talent Development revealed a whopping 87 percent of managers become such without prior management training and education. This sets them up for seagull management — they fly in, crap on people, and fly back out.
Government administration introduces additional programs to help keep workplaces safe
January 23, 2017
Safety and health programs encourage finding and fixing workplace hazards before they cause injuries, illnesses, and deaths. Implementing these programs also helps reduce the financial difficulties these events can cause for workers, their families, and employers.
Refrigeration contractors, technicians, installers among key targets
January 17, 2017
Danfoss has launched a mobile training unit equipped with carbon dioxide (CO₂) solutions and interactive learning modules to help boost CO₂ refrigeration system competency among system builders, refrigeration contractors, service technicians, installers, and technical departments of food retailers.
"ASHRAE-Classified Refrigerants to Meet Society’s Changing Needs” takes place Jan. 29
January 16, 2017
More than 160 refrigerants are maintained under ASHRAE’s refrigerant classification standard, and that list continues to grow as the industry’s need for new refrigerants increases. A review of the new classes of lower global-warming potential (GWP) refrigerants within the context of legacy refrigerants and the forces that drive the development of new refrigerants is the focus of a new educational course from ASHRAE Learning Institute.
This webinar will discuss quick, easy, effective ways to begin improving your current HVAC training program, as well as how to implement training that instantly improves customer service across your organization.