In your HVAC classes, you likely practice on the same equipment in the same lab setting every day, right? When you graduate from school, that could change. If you get a job as an HVAC technician in the residential sector, you could be paying service calls to people’s homes. This could have you working on […]Read More
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John, 53, is an instructor at The Refrigeration School. He teaches Phase 9 (Refrigeration Systems & Practices) of the Refrigeration Technologies program. Born in Victoria, Canada, and raised in Hawaii, John came to Arizona in 1992. He joined RSI six months ago with 33 years’ experience in the field. Thanks for your time, John. Tell us how you […]Read More
Comfort shouldn’t come at a steep cost to customers and the environment. Unfortunately, this was the case with the HVAC equipment of yore. Air conditioners and heaters would use massive amounts of electricity and release harmful refrigerants into the atmosphere. But that’s all changing now. Thanks to government programs like SNAP, customer demand and manufacturer […]Read More
Planning a career in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration field? Get ready to memorize words, acronyms and their meanings. A lot of them. HVAC training teaches all of the essential HVAC terminology, of course, but learning how to speak the language ahead of time will help you when terms like BTUH and SEER […]Read More
LEED-certified buildings are not just built with energy efficiency in terms of electricity and lighting; many different aspects of a building’s operation and maintenance are taken into consideration. In fact, HVAC plays a role in LEED construction: specifically, a building’s heating and cooling equipment is designed and installed to be as efficient as possible. In […]Read More