The Service Applications Manual (SAM) of the RSES has been one of the venerable documents of the HVACR industry. It consisted of two large loose-leaf binders in which were inserted printed training materials prepared by RSES in conjunction with industry experts.
Completion of Specified RSES Training Courses Will Earn Credit Toward a Bachelor of Science Degree
November 21, 2013
RSES has entered into an articulation agreement with Pennsylvania State University affiliate, Pennsylvania College of Technology, in Williamsport, Pa., which provides college credit for students who have completed RSES training courses.
HVACR Companies Can Bring Training to Their Location
June 24, 2013
RSES’ new certified trainer program, first announced in late 2012 during the RSES Conference and HVACR Technology Expo at Isle of Palms, S.C., is “off and running,” according to a statement from the trade association.
HC refrigerants have an A3 safety rating, meaning there are flammability issues. Even so, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officially gave Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) approval to R-290 (propane), R-600a (isobutene), and R-441A (a blend marketed by ComStar International as HCR 188c).
It is great to enter the industry as a refrigeration service technician (or any HVACR tech for that matter) with a good amount of education attained through high school, community college, vocational school, or even a four-year program. But is that enough?