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Sept. 16, 2014: Fiberglass Duct Board Training Introduced to HVAC Students at Fortis Institute

NAIMA Expands Fiberglass Duct Training
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The North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA) has partnered with the HVACR department of Fortis Institute in Palm Springs, Florida, to provide comprehensive, hands-on training in the fabrication and installation of fiberglass duct board systems.


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Aeroseal LLC Acquires Comfort Institute

Company to Build Centralized Training Center in Ohio
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Comfort Institute will continue to provide the services it currently offers while adding additional services, all as a wholly owned business unit of Aeroseal.


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Training Track: Sept. 15, 2014

Supermarket System Training
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The class will focus on product operation and application, servicing systems, tear-down analysis, refrigerant retrofits and rebuilding valves, interactive troubleshooting examples, CO2 applications, and an overview of components. 


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UA Apprentices Meet and Compete

Nearly 2,000 Instructors, Apprentices Gather for Annual Educational Event
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Top apprentices competed in a weeklong competition to earn the titles of best in HVACR, plumbing, sprinklerfitting, steamfitting, and welding.


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AHRI Hosts Lunch-and-Learn

Event Aims to Spread the Word about AHRI and Its Certification Programs
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On Aug. 12, Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) hosted its eighth Lunch-and-Learn event at Dewberry, an engineering and design firm headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia.


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Sept. 4, 2014: New Guide Aids in Employee Safety Compliance

Guide Helps in Getting Problem Workers to Comply
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TalentClick Workforce Solutions Inc. announced it has developed a new safety compliance guide — “Your Complete Guide to Getting Problem Workers to Comply” — that is available free online at www.talentclick.com/guide.


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Aug. 21, 2014: New Course on Demand Response Part of ASHRAE’s Fall Online Series

Peak Demand Management and Response Are Becoming More Important
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A new ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI) course, Building Demand Response and the Coming Smart Grid, addresses new technologies and design concepts to help lead the way to how buildings and their systems will interact with the coming smart grid. The course is part of the ALI fall online series.


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Training Track: Aug. 18, 2014

Accounting, Office Management & Quickbooks Training
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This new workshop combines two of Business Development Resources’ (BDR) most popular courses, Accounting and QuickBooks, into one three-day session.


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Aug. 15, 2014: UA, College Sign 15-Year Contract Extension for Instructor Training Program

Training Program Is Also Celebrating Its 25th Anniversary on WCC Campus
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The United Association of Plumbers, Pipefitters, Sprinkler Fitters, Welders and HVAC Technicians (UA) and Washtenaw Community College (WCC) announced the signing of a 15-year contract extension for UA’s Instructor Training Program (ITP) during a ceremony on the WCC campus.


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Aug. 13, 2014: MCAA Releases Electric Arc Welding Safety Video

Training Video Illustrates the Importance of Following Safe Work Practices
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The Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) has released “Avoid the Path: Electric Arc Welding Safety,” a new video that educates workers on safe work practices to help prevent electric shock, burns, eye injuries, respiratory and other health problems, and jobsite fires.


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