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Regional Director Declarations Due Jan. 15
Any eligible Member interested in running for the office of Regional Director the following geographical areas for two-year terms (2015-2017) has until Jan. 15 to declare his or her intentions.
AHRI Launches Certification Program, DOE Rejects Petition for Walk-ins
This October, AHRI announced a new certification program for DX-Dedicated Outdoor Air System Units that condition outdoor ventilation air independently from the building system, allowing for improved humidity levels and greater energy savings.
Refrigeration Industry Leaders Organize Global Food Cold Chain Council
This September, a coalition of major companies that comprise the supply chain necessary to move cold food products from field to market around the world came together to form the Global Food Cold Chain Council. The announcement was made by AHRI and other private-sector partners at the United Nations Secretary-General’s Climate Summit held in New York City.
U.S./India Announce Climate Change Cooperation
Last month, President Barack Obama met with Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi to discuss a number of strategic partnership agreements between the two countries that included the importance of energy access and climate change mitigation.
RSES Members Awarded CM/CMS Status
RSES is proud to announce the names of members who were awarded RSES Certificate Member and Certificate Member Specialist status July through September 2014.
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Beginning with basic theory and extending to complex troubleshooting, training courses covering refrigeration and air conditioning, heating, electricity, controls, heat pumps and safety may be conducted in a classroom environment or though self study. RSES publications may be purchased by schools, contractors, manufacturers or any other industry group wanting to conduct comprehensive training programs. Seminars covering air conditioning troubleshooting, electrical troubleshooting, compressor training, condenser training, refrigerant piping practices, DDC controls, and more are held in various cities across North America.
Select training programs offer Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and NATE Continuing Education Hours (CEHs).
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