The Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES) has announced the names of members from Florida and Texas who recently were awarded RSES Certificate Member (CM) and Certificate Member Specialist (CMS) status.

In order to become a CM, a RSES member must first pass an examination that tests the knowledge required to install and service refrigeration and air conditioning equipment. According to RSES, CM-level members are recognized industry-wide as having achieved a superior level of HVACR knowledge. The CM exam is based heavily on theory and practical applications.

In September 2008, Ron Radosta of the Central Florida Chapter, Orlando, Fla., attained CM status.

To obtain CMS status, a RSES member must first pass the CM examination. CMS status is earned by passing one or more of the eight specialist examinations available. Specialist exam categories include: commercial refrigeration, commercial air conditioning, heating, controls, domestic service, HVACR electrical, heat pumps, and dynamic compression.

In September 2008, Andy Rhinefort of the Cowtown Chapter, Fort Worth, Texas, passed the CMS exam in Domestic Service.

Publication date:12/22/2008