A Day in the Life of a Solar Panel Installer

As the United States pushes for more energy efficiency and less dependence on “old” forms of energy, a new industry is beginning to boom around the installation and maintenance of solar panels. As this new industry continues to grow, there will be a need for properly trained and certified individuals to perform the work. If […]

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Infographic: So You Want to Be an HVAC Technician?

Many young men and women are drawn to HVAC for the chance to work with their hands as a career and immediately see the fruits of their labor. HVAC is an important field for developed areas, both suburbs and cities. It is also a key element in the green buildings movement, utilizing environmentally friendly energy […]

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Find Growth in an HVAC and Refrigeration Training Career

What is “HVAC Training”? HVAC, what’s that? You’ve almost certainly heard of the term before; but you’re still wondering what the acronym means. HVAC stands for Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning; three directly connected basic functions found in homes, offices, and other buildings.  The HVAC system is also known as climate control. This is because these […]

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Cleaning an HVAC System in the Wake of Hurricane Sandy

Cleaning up after a hurricane, flood or other high water event can be challenging. The cleaning methods necessary for a heating, ventilation and air conditioning, or HVAC system can require special knowledge not necessarily held by the homeowner. This is why the services of someone with HVAC training are so vital in an emergency clean-up […]

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Five Benefits of Online Vocational Programs

By taking part in online vocational programs, students are able to complete their studies at their own convenience, allowing them to balance their schedules to better accommodate vocational training. While there are many benefits to this format, we’ve listed the top five below. 24/7 Access Online vocational programs are designed around people who have children […]

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Skills Students Learn in an HVAC School

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) is such a widely used commodity that knowledgeable technicians are often in demand throughout the country. The HVAC industry is vast, containing an assortment of highly specialized areas. The training and education necessary for these positions, such as commercial heating and cooling installation, product design, system engineering, and controls […]

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How to Become a Solar Installation Technician

The use of solar technology is increasing in popularity as more and more people are using energy from the sun in an effort to become greener. Additionally, the government is backing the installation of solar products through subsidies and incentive programs. Due to the growing use of solar technology, the demand for solar installation technicians […]

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New Forms of Energy Harvesting

Emerging technology is making waves in the HVAC industry in the form of new developments within energy harvesting. Energy harvesting is essentially gathering energy from existing resources. Solar, wind, geo-thermal, and tidal power are all types of energy harvesting technology. Now, however, engineers have scaled down this science by developing a micro-electromechanical technology to harvest […]

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Training for a New Career after Military Service

As service members leave the military, finding a new career can be difficult. Skills they have learned in their training may not always translate easily into civilian life. Fortunately for former members of the military, many institutions have taken it upon themselves to provide educational programs and support services to allow these men and women […]

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Refrigeration School Inc Programs Now Include Photovoltaic Science

Refrigeration School, Inc is always working to update our coursework and make sure our graduates have the chance to graduate with an education that has them understanding recent industry developments. Because of this, RSI has added the fundamentals of solar theory and photovoltaic (PV) science to their courses. What is Photovoltaic Science? PV science is […]

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Starting the New Year off with HVAC Training

Start the New Year off with HVAC training at The Refrigeration School, Inc. and, in a short amount of time, you will be ready for a career as a HVAC technician. An education in HVAC will prepare you to work on heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems of homes, offices, industrial sites, and many more. […]

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Seasons Change but HVAC Technicians’ Work Stays Steady

Groundhog Day has come and gone, and according to Punxatawny Phil we can expect six more weeks of winter. This might elate some and depress others, but HVAC technicians take it all in stride. The reason is, no matter the season, HVAC technicians have important work to do. HVAC Technicians Keeping the Heat on in […]

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Electrical and Mechanical Maintenance Education Necessary for HVAC Training

Many adults are building a better future for themselves by enrolling in classes to raise their current skill and education level. When pursuing a degree or certification in the area of HVAC, a student must take courses in electrical and mechanical theory. These classes help students understand the inner workings of HVAC equipment. Mechanical and […]

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What Makes RSI Different?

At The Refrigeration School, Inc. in Phoenix, the primary objective of every employee and staff member is to provide students with the very best in technical education. As the prominent fields of Electro-Mechanical Technologies, Mechanical Maintenance Engineering and Solar Power Technology continue to grow, the demand for highly-educated, experienced and proficient technicians increases as well. […]

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Train for a Mechanical Career Post-Coast Guard

Anybody leaving a branch of the military faces potential challenges returning to civilian life. The most important of these is finding a civilian career path. Coast Guard veterans in the Phoenix area should consider training as an HVACR or mechanical maintenance technician at The Refrigeration School, Inc. We welcome veterans who have completed their commitment […]

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Becoming a Solar Panel Installer

Renewable energy is expected to be a major part of the future, so people looking for new careers may want to consider becoming solar panel installers, also known as solar photovoltaic installers. Before signing up for solar classes, it is important to understand what the job entails. What Solar Panel Installers Do Although the job […]

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Train for a New Career in Just Six Months

Are you looking for a career that will provide you with the opportunity to work with your hands and solve problems? If so, consider training through The Refrigeration School in Phoenix, Arizona. RSI provides training in Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC, also called HVAC/R) and can be completed in just six and a half […]

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Women: Consider a Career in Refrigeration and Heating

If you are a woman and you enjoy working with your hands, you may want to pursue a career in the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) industry. The Refrigeration School, Inc. in Phoenix offers a variety of courses for female students who enjoy learning how things work and who enjoy solving problems. What […]

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Job Profile: Solar (PV) Technician

In order to make systems green, many companies and some individuals are turning to solar power. Photovoltaic (PV) equipment, or solar paneling, is used together with HVAC/R systems to power, cool, and heat buildings, offices, and homes, making solar energy an increasingly important component of HVAC/R system installation. Both solar panel installation and integrating the […]

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HVAC Technician: Career Profile

HVAC technicians may have certain specializations for both discipline and area of mechanical expertise. Within HVAC, technicians will often focus on heating, ventilation, or air conditioning. They may also focus on installation rather than repair or diagnostics. After gaining some experience in the field, some HVAC technicians choose to move into sales and marketing while […]

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