First-ever specialized course is for light rail system that operates in 100-degree heat
July 5, 2017
The Refrigeration School, Inc. (RSI), Phoenix, Arizona, has announced a first of its kind partnership with Valley Metro Rail. The partnership provides specialized HVACR training for Valley Metro maintenance technicians to continue their career and technical development. Valley Metro Rail serves an average of 50,000 riders a day and operates along 26 miles in Phoenix, Tempe, and Mesa.
Lochinvar has introduced a new online training resource at LochinvarU.com. The company said the new online portal is an extension of Lochinvar University, an education program that offers on-site instruction at the training facility located at the company’s headquarters in Lebanon, Tenn.
The 2013 Educators & Trainers Spring catalog contains information on industry certifications, training manuals, and training packages that will simplify the task of educating and training HVACR and energy-efficiency/building-performance students and service personnel.
Over the last decade, the landscape of HVAC motors has changed exponentially. In many cases, ECM motors are leaving technicians scrambling for help. When problems arise, many HVACR professionals are turning to one man for help: Chris Mohalley, recipient of The NEWS’ inaugural Best Trainer award.
A number of the industry’s certification and accrediting organizations are busy crafting training programs that will define the industry’s next generation. Many are quick to acknowledge that technology is, and will continue to be, the leading factor guiding present and future development.