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Indoor Air Quality 101: What Is an Air Scrubber?

Indoor air quality (IAQ) has long been an important HVAC maintenance consideration.1 And the pandemic has resulted in a greater focus on improving the quality of air people breath both in homes and in commercial buildings.2 One of the most effective ways to boost the IAQ of a building is to use an air cleaner, […]

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How Does Ultraviolet Irradiation Work in HVAC Systems?

Without necessary safety measures, HVAC systems can distribute airborne pathogens. Ultraviolet irradiation can be a method for limiting this potential while improving the quality of indoor air.1 Let’s take a closer look at how ultraviolet irradiation can work in an HVAC system, so HVAC technicians and those in vocational training can stay up to date […]

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How HVAC Is Playing a Pivotal Role in Reopening Retail Establishments

The retail space has been significantly altered due to the COVID-19 pandemic.1 Intermittent workplace shutdowns have made it difficult to operate, leaving many business owners scrambling to figure out how to balance a livelihood with the new reality.1 While hand washing, mask wearing and other critical preventative measures are still being advised in the fight […]

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Employer Connections – TSC Air

To give you an insight into the types of companies that recruit successful RSI graduates, we have created these Employer Connection interviews. We recently spoke with Matt Kaczmarek, one of three partners who own TSC Air, a family run HVAC business in Tempe, Arizona. Thanks for your time Matt; before we start, please tell us […]

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3 Blue-Collar Jobs to Consider in 2021

If you need a new career, 3 blue-collar occupations in particular may be worthwhile looking into: HVAC technician, electrician and welder. Check out what these 3 careers could hold in store for you in this article. What Are Blue-Collar Jobs? Blue-collar jobs are a type of employment that usually involves working with your hands and […]

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Could a Career in HVAC Offer a Path to the American Dream?

Running a successful business has long been considered the American Dream. And despite the odds stacked against many businesses right now, some are realizing their importance in the HVAC industry.1 Could a career in HVAC offer you the opportunity to run a successful business on your own? It’s possible. But first, you might want to […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Bryan Ellis

Bryan, 41, from Walnut Creek, CA, graduated from the nine-month Electro-Mechanical Technologies (EMT) program at RSI in March 2021. Thanks for your time Bryan; tell us about your career before coming to RSI? I previously worked in sales and education. I worked for Home Depot for many years selling to contractors and construction companies. After […]

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