RSI News

RSI Hosts Ceremonial Grand Opening of its Welding Specialist Program

As baby boomers retire, the demand for welders continues to grow. Within less than a decade, the American Welding Society forecasts a job deficit of 480,000 welders! To keep up with this growing demand, The Refrigeration School, Inc. (RSI) is proud to expand its program offering to include a Welding Specialist Program. Classes officially started […]

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THE REFRIGERATION SCHOOL, INC. EXPANDS OFFERING WITH WELDING SPECIALIST PROGRAM

PHOENIX, Sept. 18, 2017 –  The Refrigeration School, Inc. (RSI), the largest heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC/R) school in the country, announced it will launch a Welding Specialist Program in collaboration with Tulsa Welding School in the Phoenix market, with classes expected to start December 11, 2017. With capacity to accommodate 120 students, the […]

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RSI NAMES DAVID EAKER CAMPUS PRESIDENT

David Eaker, who previously served as regional director of admissions at Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center (TWSTC) in Houston and Tulsa Welding School (TWS) in Tulsa, Oklahoma, has been named campus president of The Refrigeration School, Inc. (RSI). As campus president, David will oversee many facets of RSI including operational effectiveness, academic quality and […]

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What is Career Services – Meet Jackie Brunet

Jackie Brunet has been the Director of Career Services at The Refrigerator School for about a month now.  Prior to that, she was the Assistant Director of Career Services for three and a half years. Jackie started in the Admissions department as an administrative assistant when she applied for an opening as a career services […]

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What is Student Services? Meet Tara Bourlotos

Some people wouldn’t necessarily equate Student Services with “problem solving,” but they aren’t Tara Bourlotos, Director of Student Services at RSI. In addition to being the department that works with students to ensure they complete their programs and graduate, Student Services helps with connecting students to needed resources like transportation and to inform students about […]

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History of RSI

Founded in 1965, the Refrigeration School, Inc. (RSI) has shifted from a small family business to a prominent HVAC and refrigeration school. Although it has expanded significantly from its beginnings as a family business, RSI has always focused on preparing students for work in the trades. Founding of RSI in the 1960s RSI was founded in 1965 by Ed Loney Sr., […]

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Resource Guide for Students of The Refrigeration School

The Refrigeration School (RSI) has been training students for careers in heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC/R) for fifty years. We help our students reach success both during and after training by offering assistance with finding funding for school, housing, and jobs, as well as special services for military personnel and veterans. In this […]

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HVAC and Healthy IAQ for Schools

Because school classrooms have such a high occupancy rate compared to other types of commercial and residential buildings, ventilation and indoor air quality (IAQ) become very serious considerations. Not only does IAQ become more difficult to manage from the high occupancy, but people are also more vulnerable to poor IAQ for being in such close […]

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