Benefits of PV System Installation

The business of generating solar power is growing fast around the world for its renewability, low environmental impact, and cost effectiveness. The industry has been growing by leaps and bounds with the last few years showing annual growth rates over 100%! 2012 is expected to continue with this strong progress. As more people move to […]

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The Rise of Community-Owned Solar Gardens

A new way to combat the rising prices of energy consumption has emerged recently in Colorado, and it represents a great potential change for solar systems across the country. An array of 340 solar panels have been installed in the community of El Jebel. What makes this particular array so groundbreaking is that instead of […]

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Electro-mechanical Technician: Job Profile

Electro-mechanical Technician: Job Profile Electro-mechanical technicians combine their knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and even circuitry knowledge into a single profession. They often perform installation, maintenance, repair, and upgrading electronic equipment and computer-controlled mechanical systems. Although actual work for electro-mechanical jobs in Arizona may be relatively small, the varied training and skills of electro-mechanical technicians allows […]

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Five Reasons to Learn HVAC

The rise of education has led to a great advance in technology and quality of life in this country. It has also contributed to the decline of the popularity of careers with an emphasis on manual labor, such as HVAC, welding, pipefitting, etc. In today’s world, though, there is still a great need for people […]

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Solar System Training in Your Spare Time

Starting a vocational career in a new field can be a challenge, particularly if you are already on a working schedule. Fortunately, solar system training is offered online for those who may not be able to make it into a classroom. The format of this class allows individuals trying to move into the field a […]

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Studies in Mechanical Maintenance Engineering through Blended Learning

Maintenance Engineering is the practice and career of applying engineering concepts toward the improvement of equipment and procedures in order to enhance their maintainability, reliability, and availability. As systems and equipment have become more complex over the years, the requirements of processes and devices required to maintain them have also become more complex, leading to […]

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Financing Your HVACR or Electrical Education

Getting the education you need to start your career shouldn’t be pushed aside by tuition costs. That is why The Refrigeration School makes every effort to deliver financial aid awards to students in its programs for HVACR, Solar & Technology, Mechanical Maintenance Engineering, and Electro-Mechanical Technology. These scholarships, together with the availability of private and […]

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HVACR Maintenance After Flooding

Most of the time, HVAC systems should not require significant maintenance. However, in natural disasters such as Hurricane Sandy, HVAC systems will need careful maintenance to keep them sanitary and in good working order. When a system is flooded, dirt, debris, and harmful bacteria may settle into it. HVAC systems contaminated with flood water need […]

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Controlling Mold Growth in Homes & HVAC Systems

The effects of flooding can be far greater than they may appear at first. After the flood waters have receded, all of a household’s appliances and belongings may still be in place, but they are now contaminated with a silent toxin: mold. There are a number of health risks associated with exposure to mold, and […]

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Changes Coming to HVAC Efficiency Standards

An article in the New York Times covers some of the changes coming to the HVAC world. For years, there have been universal standards across for HVAC equipment in the United States. That could be changing in the near future. The Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) and energy efficiency advocacy groups have come up […]

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Mechanical Maintenance Programs in Arizona Help Keep HVAC Systems Running

Homeowners and business owners in Gilbert and Mesa should be aware of the importance of their HVAC equipment’s mechanical maintenance. A building’s HVAC system includes all equipment that provides the building’s heating, cooling and ventilation. Furnaces, air conditioners, humidifiers, duct-work, filters, thermostats and all related parts for these appliances require regular maintenance to keep them […]

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Heating’s Solution to Environmental Concerns – Biomass Furnaces

Biomass furnaces have been gaining in popularity among people looking for a green solution to their winter heating. In the early 1900s, over 90 percent of people used wood for their heating needs. By 1970, that number had dropped to 1 percent, with most people having turned to fossil fuels such as coal, oil, and […]

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AC & HVAC Programs are Great Choices for Anyone in Arizona or California Looking for Retraining.

In tough economic times, many people have turned to retraining. Retraining, also sometimes referred to as reeducation, is the  process of learning a new trade or field after working in an unrelated field  for a number of years. Because of the opportunities a career in Heating,  Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) provides, schools like the […]

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Learning Green Tech is Helpful to Anyone Starting a HVAC Career

Refrigeration School, Inc. is committed to providing the  HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning) training necessary to work in the  field today and in the future. Because of this commitment, RSI provides vocational training in a number of related green technologies and practices. This forward thinking helps graduates from RSI’s air conditioning programs work in the […]

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Air Conditioning Contractors and Repairmen Getting Ready for the Busy Season

Summer is approaching and soon it will be air conditioning season across the United States. Summer is the busy season for air conditioning contractors and repairmen in Gilbert, Arizona, Los Angeles, California, and other toasty locals across the United States. After all, no one wants to get caught without their air conditioning working properly when […]

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Solar Paneling and Education Gaining Popularity in Phoenix Arizona

Solar power has been a long-standing safe alternative for supplying energy that is capable of heating and cooling homes and building, small and large. Solar paneling has recently gained in popularity, especially during the past several years because of advances in technology and also because of people becoming increasingly concerned with their environmental impact. In […]

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Solar Panel Installation and More Taught in Phoenix HVAC/R Classes

Refrigeration School, Inc (RSI) takes pride in its training and the depth of education we provide. At RSI you don’t just learn one aspect of HVAC/R, you learn how to install and maintain HVAC/R equipment in a variety of settings. Additionally RSI is now teaching photovoltaic (PV) principles in their Phoenix, Arizona, school. Range of […]

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The Benefits of Attending RSI Instead of Other HVAC Schools

You have made the smart decision to get training for a career in HVAC technology. You know that this fast-growing field will offer you numerous job opportunities, and you know that this field can be very lucrative. Now that you have made the decision to study HVAC, the biggest question facing you is: where should […]

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Individual Solar Panels and Learning How to Install Them

If you’re interested in personal solar panels and learning how to install them as a career, you can look forward to working in a growing industry. Professional installers are becoming more necessary as more people are turning to solar power to supply their electrical power. Introduction to Solar Panels Solar panels can provide a renewable […]

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