The skills gap is just one topic frequently discussed within the HVAC industry, and reasonable discussion and a healthy dialogue between contractors can only benefit everyone moving forward. Your means of contributing may differ from the guy across the street, and that is perfectly fine.
By expanding its offerings and locations, administrators at Blackhawk Technical College are hoping to increase the number of qualified technicians, as well. In August 2014, the college moved its two-year HVAC program, as well as other manufacturing programs, into a new 105,000-square-foot facility, which is situated away from the school’s central campus.
Sam Houston State University (SHSU) has received a $25 million pledge from Pennsylvania-based Therm-Omega-Tech Inc. to support the university’s engineering technology components within the current industrial technology program and to establish a new engineering technology program.
Associates at Brady, a company that provides HVAC systems and building solutions for commercial and industrial facilities across North Carolina, have established a memorial scholarship fund at Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC) in Jamestown, N.C., to honor Theodore (Ted) J. Woodard.