Teaching the next generation of HVAC technicians is an ever-evolving task. New products with advanced features are constantly released, classroom instruction methods are developed, student behavior changes, and no two students learn at the same pace. However difficult the task may seem, HVAC Excellence is poised to lead the charge via its 2017 National HVAC Educators and Trainers Conference.
Service managers are some of the busiest people that I encounter as I visit companies, and sometimes, despite their best intentions, all the time and effort they put in every week doesn’t translate to the results they’re looking for. Does that sound familiar to you? If so, let’s explore how this situation may have been created and what you can do to refocus your manager’s efforts.
On April 22, people all over the globe celebrated Earth Day. This holiday serves as a reminder to many that we all need to do our part to preserve the planet. While some plant trees, recycle, or clean parks, the HVACR industry touts the potency of geothermal heating and cooling.
BACnet Intl. recently developed The BACnet Institute, an online center for BACnet educational resources that provides an easy path to BACnet information and learning for everyone involved with BACnet systems as well as forums to share knowledge.
Each year, HVACR contractors large and small come together to share best practices and learn from industry experts during ACCA’s annual conference. However, this year, the event has been completely redesigned. This shiny new IE3 Show will take place March 20-22 at the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, Tennessee.
North American Technician Excellence (NATE) is trending in the industry right now, and it has been well before “trending” was even a thing. It serves as a sense of reliability to homeowners, a symbol of professionalism to employers, a mark of confidence to manufacturers, and a source of pride to technicians. So, no matter what your role in the industry is, there are countless reasons to #celebratewithNATE.
Learn about the latest issues affecting the industry
March 15, 2017
The National Air Filtration Association (NAFA) will hold its 2017 Technical Seminar April 4 – 6 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky. The Technical Seminar brings together more than 225 air filtration industry professionals to learn about the latest issues affecting the industry.
Personalized training programs for HVAC professionals
March 15, 2017
Weil-McLain®, a leading North American designer and manufacturer of hydronic comfort heating systems for residential, commercial, and institutional buildings, announced its 2017 School of Better Heating training program. The School of Better Heating is an annual series of comprehensive, personalized training seminars for plumbing and heating professionals.
Designed to benefit high school and technical school graduates
March 13, 2017
L.E.A.P. starts with Sinutrain, a PC-based, control-identical training system. This software turns any PC screen into an exact representation of the Sinumerik Operate graphical user interface. The numeric kernel (NC) that drives Sinutrain also powers the Sinumerik 828D and 840D sl controls. Comprehensive knowledge doesn’t require investing in a machine as all courses can be taught on a PC.
This is a three-day course designed to provide individuals with an in depth understanding of the design, balancing, commissioning, operation and maintenance of HVAC systems in a regulated environment. Read More