NORMAN, Okla. - York Heating and Air Conditioning's Business Training University (BTU) announced its 2005 curriculum. This year's course offering includes 14 hands-on workshops that help address changes in the way HVAC dealers will do business as a result of the impending 13 SEER minimum standard.

The one- and two-day classes will be taught by nationally renowned instructors Gary Elekes, EPL Residential; Mark Matteson, Pinnacle Service Group; Dick Harshaw, Lodestar Consulting; and Ron Collier, Collier Consulting Group. Dealers can choose from a variety of classes offered under three topics: the fundamentals of operating for growth, managing growth, and human resources and organizational development.

"We're excited about the breadth of the classes and the unique structure of the curriculum we have created," said Jeff Revlett, York training manager of North America.

York's BTU training supports dealers and distributors with the services, materials, and training they need to remain independent and successful in the competitive HVAC industry, the manufacturer said. The curriculum teaches everyday business practices in workshop-style settings that help increase learning potential and support execution.

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Publication date: 04/25/2005