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How to Prepare for a Job with an Industrial HVAC Company

HVAC professionals who have completed HVAC school may be curious about what it’s like to work with an industrial HVAC company. An industrial HVAC company typically services large production facilities, such as factories or warehouses. An HVAC technician who is employed in the industrial sector might travel to different work sites and be tasked with […]

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How to Combat Condensate Pump Slime in HVAC Systems

After you finish your HVAC classes and start working as an HVAC technician, you might encounter some gross things from time to time, such as condensate pump slime. Pump slime can clog an HVAC system and keep it from running properly—which is where you’ll come in to help your customers get it back to working […]

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Why Technical Skills Can Mean Job Security in a Pandemic for Some Workers

The novel coronavirus has brought widespread change to the way we live, work and socialize. In a global pandemic, some jobs have disappeared or changed, while some have been highlighted as “essential.”1 Three of these jobs—HVAC technician, welder and electrician—have shown how technical skills can mean job security in a pandemic. In other words, these […]

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HVAC Demand: 41% of America’s Schools Need New HVAC Systems

Did you know there are about 36,000 public K-12 schools across the country that need HVAC repairs or improvements?1 The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) estimates that around 41% of public school districts are due for HVAC updates or replacements.1 HVAC-related problems in schools, if left unaddressed, can lead to some serious issues:1 Poor […]

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