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Strong HVACR Sales Prospects for 2014

With 2013 wrapping up, year-end industry reports and next year projections are streaming in. According to recent surveys, 2014 is shaping up to be an excellent year for the HVACR industry. One ASHRAE/AHR Expo survey was sent to over 1,000 HVACR manufacturers around the world regarding how their business prospects stood for the coming year. […]

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Geothermal Heating for Residential Comfort Systems

Geothermal energy has been used throughout history to heat homes and carry out daily activities. In colder areas, ancient peoples used water from hot springs to bathe, cook, and clean. To this day, people still rely on hot springs for these purposes. However, in the late 1700s, people also began harnessing the earth’s natural steam […]

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Trends in the HVAC Industry

There are three major trends alive in the HVAC industry today: green initiatives, indoor air quality (IAQ), and emergency preparedness. Many technicians today striving toward HVAC certification will be involved with at least one of these areas within their training or later on in their HVAC careers. Green Initiatives A number of green initiatives are […]

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Slide Show: Benefits of Hands-on Training

The Refrigeration School places significant emphasis on hands-on learning in each of its programs. Hands-on training has many advantages over lecture-style coursework, including increased information retention, experience working with tools and materials, guidance from professionally-experienced instructors, improved engagement with the coursework, and development of critical thinking skills. On this slide show, learn more about how […]

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Top Fields for Industrial Electro-Mechanical Technicians

Individuals with an interest in mechanical and electrical systems or who have considered a mechanical or electrical career have several options for pursuing an education and training in a rewarding and challenging career field. One option is to pursue a career in an industrial field. Industrial electro-mechanical technicians play an important role in the technical […]

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MRW/RSI Scholarship Program

“We’re lending money we don’t have to kids who can’t pay it back, to educate them for jobs that no longer exist. We have become ‘profoundly disconnected’.” – Mike Rowe “Dirty Jobs” The mikeroweWORKS Foundation and The Refrigeration School (RSI) are pleased to announce the creation of the MRW/RSI Scholarship Program for high school seniors. […]

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The Refrigeration School Awarded 2014 Military Friendly Schools Designation

Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named The Refrigeration School to the coveted Military Friendly Schools® list. The 2014 Military Friendly Schools® list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service […]

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