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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As your reliable HVAC supplier, we are always on a mission to help make your job easier. As such, when we discovered Housecall Pro, we just had to pass it on. In short, Housecall Pro is a software that you can use on a smartphone, tablet, or desktop to manage your HVAC business. It puts everything you need right at your fingertips, including the ability to schedule service and install appointments, create HVAC system estimates, produce service and parts invoices, receive credit card payments, and so much more. Read more
Back in 2015, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced new compliance guidelines for all commercial rooftop HVAC systems, including air conditioners and heat pumps, for any low-rise building. This affects a vast span of structures, including retail stores, mid-level hospitals, educational facilities, and more. The DOE stated that the new requirements would go into effect on January 1, 2018, and in the blink of an eye, that time is here. Read more
In order to make sure your customer’s HVAC system is operating at maximum efficiency, an annual coil cleaning is a must. By keeping the coils clean, you can make sure your customer’s unit operates with maximum energy efficiency while maintaining air quality.
Equally important is which cleaners you use to complete the coil cleaning process. If you use an acid cleaner, it can destroy the evaporator and condenser coils while releasing harmful chemicals into the environment. But if you use the right cleaner, you can effectively clean the coils without any harm. Here is a look at four featured Nu-Calgon coil cleaning products we recommend: Read more
As your residential and commercial customers are preparing to turn on their air conditioners for the season, it is important to remind them of the role coil cleaning plays in air conditioner maintenance. While condenser and evaporator coils have different functions within the a/c unit, keeping them clean offers the same benefits. Read more
As an HVAC contractor, you have a lot on your plate. Not only do you have to tend to your current customers, you need to continue building your business, and give impeccable service every step of the way. While you love designing and installing HVAC systems, all of the paperwork, finances, and other administrative tasks that come along with it may be a business challenge. We feel you. That’s why we have partnered with a new software that was built specifically for HVAC contractors. Read more
Every type of HVAC equipment has its own efficiency rating system, and for boilers and furnaces, that system is called the annual fuel utilization efficiency, or the AFUE. The higher the AFUE rating, the more efficient the boiler or furnace is. Understanding these ratings is important so you can demonstrate to your customers the efficiency of their current furnace or boiler, and explain why an upgrade or replacement may provide long-term cost savings by increasing efficiency. Read more
When thinking about installing an HVAC system in a home, you probably think about applying a traditional, residential unitary system or a standard residential ductless system. Similarly, when you are considering the HVAC system on a large commercial project, you typically opt for a 3-phase VRF system or other traditional commercial HVAC products. Fortunately, there is a technology that bridges the too large for the residential ductless system and too small for a traditional VRF system situations—the Carrier/Bryant and Toshiba-Carrier Single-phase VRF heat pump systems. Carrier/Bryant and Toshiba-Carrier single-phase VRF systems can be perfectly sized for those “in-between” projects, where efficiency needs and design flexibility typically require more in-depth designing and planning. Read more
Yost & Campbell has been serving the Westchester County area of New York for over 75 years. In 1939, they began as a refrigerator repair business out of a garage. The business grew from there and now covers all aspects of heating, cooling, plumbing, and indoor air quality for homes and businesses throughout Westchester County, The Bronx, Queens, and Rockland. Read more
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.