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Introduction to Energy Efficient HVAC: What HVAC Students Need to Know

A single household can spend over $2,200 annually for home energy bills and emit twice as much greenhouse gas as the average car. Almost half of these costs stem from keeping the home comfortable with heating and cooling.1 HVAC technicians can promote home energy efficiency by performing maintenance and recommending energy efficient HVAC systems to […]

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Could Digital HVAC Business Become the New Normal?

Technology has been shaping the HVAC industry and its customers’ lives for some time now: smart thermostats that learn the temperature preferences of homeowners and adjust to them automatically; ceiling fans that respond to voice command via Siri- or Alexa-enabled devices; and innovations in automation that allow for predictive diagnostics and system performance insights.1 Now […]

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The Role of HVAC in the Hospitality Industry

When you stay at a hotel, do you expect the indoor climate to be comfortable? If so, then you have the HVAC industry to thank. The heroes responsible for your comfortable stay are HVAC technicians.1 These techs work on different types of HVAC/R systems in the hospitality industry. If you’re wondering where you might be […]

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How to Become an Industrial HVAC Technician

As a recent graduate or prospective HVAC training program student, you might be wondering about which of the three main HVAC fields to go into: residential, commercial or industrial.1,2 It can be a good idea to investigate these three different tracks, talk to people about their experiences and ultimately understand the differences before deciding on […]

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7 Free Online Learning Resources for HVAC Students

During these days of social distancing, forming an in-person study group for your HVAC classes may be out of the question. The good news is, there are plenty of free learning resources to supplement your HVAC training, and many of them are just a mouse click away.1 Check out 7 below. 7 Places to Get […]

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Industry Outlook 2021: Green Building & Construction

HVAC plays a vital role in the green building and construction industry, and HVAC technicians can help a building become LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified.1 Green building is no new idea. However, the green building industry is changing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020, primarily in regard to LEED certification. […]

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4 Tips for HVAC Technicians for Safer Service Calls during COVID-19

About 30 million Americans are out of work because of the coronavirus.1 But not HVAC technicians. Many are still plying their trade because people need air conditioning and refrigeration to stay healthy and comfortable, especially in hot spots like Phoenix, Arizona.2,3 The work HVAC techs do is so critical to the operation of the country […]

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