The National Training Center offers the full training experience with classroom sessions and live operating equipment with hands-on activities.
If you are interested in multi-day training, please register for each section you would like to attend. The Class Descriptions are shown at the bottom of each calendar. Links are provided for each section of training (click on the date) on the calendar for additional details and registration information.
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On January 31st, volunteers from CE South Texas spent the day working on a Habitat for Humanity project in the historical Settegast community in Houston. Settegast was first developed in 1892 by German immigrants William J and Julius J. Settegast, who had become interested in land speculation back in 1872.
For the sake of your customers’ health, hygiene, and the environment, HVAC equipment requires constant care. The more comprehensively you clean HVAC equipment, the easier it is to prevent the buildup of grease, particulates, and microorganisms, keeping the system in full working order. With the help of CE, your go-to HVAC supplies distributor, Nu-Calgon offers a variety of HVAC supplies online to clean and strengthen your customers’ HVAC system, providing you with: Read more
As an HVAC contractor, you rely on positive reviews to grow your business. So when a negative one arises (and eventually, one will), you need to act swiftly to ensure it does not wreak havoc on your company. Below we will outline the best course of action to take when you get a negative review online, such as on Google, Yelp, the BBB, or anywhere else. We will also show you how you can capitalize on the services we offer to HVAC contractors to help you avoid negative reviews in the first place. Read more
Although HVAC equipment issues are often blamed on faulty motors, the motor is often not the cause of the problem. As an HVAC parts distributor, CE has the experience and HVAC supplies online to restore comfort and efficiency to your customers’ homes. Read more
The mission behind the Carrier Cor is to be the most versatile, simple to operate, effective smart thermostat on the market. So when Apple announced its release of Apple HomeKit, Carrier got to work making sure their thermostat would interact with it flawlessly. With Apple and Carrier combined, homeowners can effortlessly manage their home’s climate like never before. Read more
When you are on a job site, time is of the essence. You don’t have time to head back to the office to find information for your customers. You need to give them the answers they are looking for immediately. With our HVAC mobile app—aptly named the HVAC Contractor Assist—you can. Built to make your life a whole lot easier, our HVAC app is sure to become your new favorite tool in your tool belt. Here is a look at the upgraded features and enhancements that we have integrated into our app for HVAC contractors. Read more
As a key player in the HVAC industry, it is no surprise to you that refrigerant recovery is an important part of your job. R22, the most common refrigerant used in stationary air conditioners, is damaging to the ozone, and if you don’t dispose of it correctly, you could face hefty fines. Here is a closer look at the reasons behind the strict laws regarding refrigerant recovery, as well as a rundown of how CE can help. Read more
When your customers are shopping for a contractor to install HVAC parts or equipment, they don’t want to take any chances. To help ensure you are their chosen HVAC contractor, make sure you meet these five requirements: Read more
Internet-connected HVAC thermostats are becoming a popular request, which means they are also becoming a common target for hackers. Luckily, the thermostat manufacturers understand this, and they continue to take safety measures to protect the personal information stored within these connected thermostats. As a contractor, it is your job and due diligence to install smart HVAC thermostats that make cybersecurity a priority. Here are the data safety measures to look for: Read more