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HVACR Training Opportunity: Over 100 Sessions to Attend March 15 – 26, 2021

Contributed by ESCO Institute Director of Technical Education and Standards Eugene Silberstein, M.S., B.E.A.P., CMHE Having spent over forty years in the HVACR industry, as a technician, contractor, instructor, consultant and author, I had the opportunity to attend, and often present at, many national conferences. It was not, however, until my role transitioned from that of an attendee and presenter to that of an event organizer that I could fully comprehend and appreciate the true… Read More

Virtual EPA Classes and Testing Available

At Mingledorff’s, we know that HVAC technicians want to stay at the top of their game. This requires technicians to attend training events and service update seminars to maintain their HVAC confidence as well as their industry credentials. Due to the recent coronavirus outbreak, we’ve suspended all training events as we continue to practice social distancing for the safety of our customers and the public they serve. We quickly realized that this decision would leave… Read More

The ESCO Institute Announces New Refrigerant Training and Certification Program

The ESCO Institute is pleased to announce the release of the Low GWP Refrigerant Safety: Flammable and Mildly Flammable Refrigerants Training and Certification Program. As the HVACR industry continues to move forward and innovate, the refrigerants that were once so commonplace are now being phased down. Replacing them are more energy efficient and environmentally friendlier refrigerants, known as Low GWP refrigerants. Many of these new refrigerants are classified by ASHRAE as A2L, or slightly… Read More

Weil-McLain to Host Online Knowledge Builder Sessions for Residential, Commercial Contractors

Residential and commercial heating contractors can hone their boiler technology skills and training this spring by participating in Weil-McLain’s Knowledge Builder Sessions taking place twice a week in March, April and May. The weekly educational sessions, hosted by the technical training team from the leading North American designer and manufacturer of hydronic comfort heating systems, will cover high- efficiency residential boilers on Wednesdays starting March 3 and high-efficiency commercial boilers on Thursdays beginning March 4. Read More

MACCA and Trane Supply Host Manual J, S and D Training

The Manasota Air Conditioning Contractors Association (MACCA) and Trane Supply hosted a two-day Manual J, S and D training on January 20 and 21, 2021 at the Sarasota Trane Supply facility. Bob Volin of Air Design Concepts Inc. conducting the Manual J, S and D workshop. Presented by Bob Volin of Air Design Concepts, Inc., the training was perfect for HVAC contractors, designers, estimators, operation managers and anyone interested in the load calculation process. The… Read More

BDR Introduces In-depth Look at Updated 2021 Training Programs

Business Development Resources (BDR), the training authority for home services industry professionals, introduces a complimentary live online training for HVAC distributors in January. The free three-hour BDR 2.0 event, scheduled for Jan. 5, provides an overview of BDR’s updated classes and training programs for 2021 as well as a consumer financing training session. “BDR 2.0 is a chance to see the new look and feel of our classes,” said Candy Cunningham, distributor relationship specialist for… Read More