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Faculty Appreciation Month – Meet Greg Virden

Greg, 67, from Chandler, Arizona, is an electrical instructor at The Refrigeration School. Greg joined RSI as an instructor about three months ago.   Thanks for your time, Greg; tell us about your career. How long have you been in the field?  I actually went to RSI and graduated from what today would be the Refrigeration […]

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Faculty Appreciation Month – Meet George Hunt

George, 37, originally from Detroit, Michigan, has lived in Arizona since he was 13. George is a welding instructor at The Refrigeration School. He runs the weekend Welding Specialist program, as well as teaching online welding theory classes during the week.  Thanks for your time, George; how long have you been at RSI? I actually […]

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Faculty Appreciation Month – Meet Don Charbonneau

Don, 55, from Southbridge, Massachusetts, is a solar instructor at The Refrigeration School. He currently teaches the Fundamentals of Solar class to students on the EA and EMT programs. Don is a retired Command Master Chief having served in the United States Navy for 34 years from October 1988 to November 2022. Thanks for your […]

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David Heiman Featured In House Beautiful Article

Learn how to clean your window AC unit like a pro! Our senior director of training, David Heiman, gives tips to follow in the article linked below. Read the full article Interested in becoming an HVAC expert yourself? Click here!

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Graduate Connections – Meet Mark Nelson

Mark, 55, from Michigan, graduated from RSI in February 1987. The program Mark completed 36 years ago would be similar to today’s Electro-Mechanical Technologies program at The Refrigeration School, Inc. Mark and his wife Crystal have been married for nearly 30 years. Thanks for your time, Mark; did you come to RSI out of high […]

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Faculty Connections – Meet Xavier tobin

Xavier, known as X, is a Phoenix native. A Solar Instructor at RSI, X currently teaches the night class. He is 36 years old and has been with RSI for about nine months. Thanks for your time, X. So, how long have you been in the field? I’ve been in the HVAC field for eight […]

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Graduates Connections – Meet Charles Tremaine

Charles, 34, from San Diego, California, completed the seven-month Welding Specialist program at RSI in March 2023 and just walked the stage for graduation in April. Thanks for your time, Charles; how was your graduation ceremony? It was a tremendous experience seeing everybody again after almost a month. You see all those faces that you’re […]

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