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Conference - Exhibitor Registration Is Open.
A recent energy study showed that 85% of replacement residential
air conditioning systems were improperly installed. It further
showed that 72% of the systems were over sized, 68% improperly
charged, 70% had improper air flow.
What we can as in industry do to better ensure technicians are
properly trained and this does not happen? We need to make
education at the center of our industry.
Never has this statement been more true than today. The United
States Bureau of Labor Statistics conducted a detailed analysis
of over 700 occupations and 300 industries. In this report they
show that by the year 2020 - 65.6% of the HVACR service
technicians will be people not in out industry today.
If the next generation of HVACR service technicians is properly
trained we can resolve many of our unwarranted warranty claims,
poor installation problems, etc. If they are not properly
trained, our problems can greatly multiply.
The role of training the next generation of HVACR service
technicians falls upon HVACR educators at community colleges,
apprenticeship programs, trade schools and high school HVACR
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Their success or
failure will directly impact the entire industry. A properly
trained workforce can reduce manufacturers warranty claims, can
reduce customers energy cost, and reduce callbacks.
To support the efforts of these instructors we need to make
certain that they have all of the continuing education they
HVAC Excellence host the National HVACR Educators and Trainers
Conference an annual train the trainer event. This conference
provides HVACR educators the training need on changing
technologies, sustainable technologies, best practices,
regulatory changes and much more.
The conference is an opportunity for HVACR manufacturers and
other industry leading groups to show their support of HVACR
education. This is done through train the trainer sessions,
exhibiting or sponsorship.
HVAC Excellence is pleased to announce that exhibitor
registration is now open for the 2013 HVACR Educators
Conference. In addition, a call for presenters has been sent out
to manufacturers and industry leaders.
Information on the 2013 HVAC Excellence National HVACR Educators
and Trainers Conference is available at
www.hvacexcellence.org or by calling 1-800-986-3726.