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4 HVAC Training Student Apps to Help You Ace Refrigeration School

You may use mobile applications daily for everything from checking your email to updating your status on social media. But did you know you could use mobile apps to study for HVAC school? Several apps, in fact, are available for a little extra help with HVAC training.1 Check out 4 HVAC training student apps that […]

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HVAC Efficiency Innovations: 5 New Ways to Save on Home Heating and Cooling

Energy efficiency is often at the forefront of consumers’ minds. Whether they want to reduce their carbon footprint or to save money on their utility bills, the efficiency of their HVAC equipment is likely one of their top concerns. Once you’ve completed your HVAC training and are working in the field, staying up to date […]

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Find Success in HVAC School: 4 Tips for New Students

You did it! You enrolled in HVAC school. Unlike in high school, you’ll likely enjoy the freedom of adulthood while taking your HVAC classes, and greater freedom can mean more responsibilities.[1] Like working. And paying bills. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to set yourself up for success: Minimize distractions.2 Set goals and create […]

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Why Is Hands-On Training Important?

Hands-on training can be important for people who learn best by doing, rather than sitting in a classroom listening to lectures or reading books. It’s widely recognized that different learning styles exist, and some are more suited for certain individuals than others. Employing the right style for you may improve the quality and speed of […]

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How Long Is HVAC Training?

Students considering a career as an HVAC technician have a few different training options to consider: trade school, community college or an apprenticeship. The time frame for completing an HVAC training program can range from six months to five years, depending on which option you choose.1 Which training path is right for you? Continue reading […]

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3 HVAC Job Search Resources

Once you’ve completed an HVAC program at a trade school, it’s time to take what you have learned and start the journey toward finding a job in the field. Your new HVAC training credentials may impress potential employers, but you’ll need to get your resume in front of them first. That’s why having access to […]

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Why a Refrigeration Technician Is Considered an Essential Worker

Essential workers are workers in industries that are crucial for supporting public health and safety and community well-being during the COVID-19 crisis. They have a “special responsibility in these times to continue operations.”1 That’s why essential workers are still out working, instead of sheltering-in-place like much of the country.2 When you think about all the […]

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Why an HVAC Technician Is Considered an Essential Worker

Hot weather killed 172 people in Phoenix in 2017.1 A polar vortex claimed 21 lives in the Midwest in 2019.2 Indoor pollutants cause Americans to suffer headaches, irritated eyes and respiratory diseases every day.3 Such numbers underscore how essential heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment can be to public health, safety and comfort. Since […]

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Do You Need to Go to School for HVAC to Get a Job?

Due to mounting student debt, more and more young people are asking themselves if spending money on an education is actually worth it, especially when there are well-paying jobs that don’t require a degree.1, 2 Even in the skilled trades, though, there is one general truth: candidates who completed post-secondary training typically earn more and […]

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