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Faculty Connections: Joe Sewell

Meet Joe Sewell Joe Sewell has been an instructor at The Refrigeration School for a little over a year. Originally from Phoenix, Joe is a father of two boys, an avid motorcycle rider, and he once told MC Hammer “U can’t touch this!”   How long have you worked in the HVAC field Joe? I […]

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Faculty Connections: Chris Watt

Meet Chris Watt Born in Florence, Kentucky, Chris Watt has been in the Valley of the Sun since 1980. With 25 years commercial experience in the HVAC field behind him, Chris has been an instructor at The Refrigeration School for almost two years. But he started teaching just weeks after he graduated RSI. Is RSI […]

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RSI 50th Anniversary

Starting in January 2015, The Refrigeration School, Inc. (RSI), located in Phoenix, Arizona, will celebrate its 50th year of training technicians for in-demand careers in heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R). As the largest HVAC/R school in the nation*, RSI has maintained its focus on providing high-quality, hands-on climate control and refrigeration technician training […]

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HVAC Industry & U.S. Government Collaborate To Reduce HFCs

Hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs for short, are refrigerants that are commonly used in refrigerators and HVACR units. While they were originally invented to replace chlorofluorocarbons, a harmful gas that was causing ozone layer depletion, HFCs are not environmentally friendly in nature, as they trap heat in the atmosphere and thus exacerbate global warming. Given these facts, […]

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