Webinar - September 2013 - Air Flow Issues
Unmasking Commercial Building Energy Loss
The need to achieve high-performance buildings has
prompted design changes that incorporate efficient use of
energy and resources. One of these changes, the design,
installation and testing of the building air barrier, has driven
a dramatic increase in the demand for blower-door testing of
A/C and Refrigeration...Charge!
Understanding the principles of superheat/
subcooling before using a digital gauge
will help you reduce errors, increase speed
and provide better service to customers.
2013 RSES Journal Readers' Choice Awards
RSES Journal’s seventh annual Readers’ Choice Awards were presented during the AHR Expo in
New York, NY, Jan. 21–23, 2014. As in previous years, the 2013 Readers’ Choice Award winners were
chosen by RSES Journal’s readers in the form of inquiries sent via mail, email, fax and online to a thirdparty
reader-service management company. Using the reader service numbers assigned to the products
listed monthly—in the form of advertisements/advertiser perks, features, product write-ups and online
advertisements—the company provides a final tally for every product. Following are the top 25 products
that had the highest number of reader inquiries in 2013.
RSES eLearning Technical Difficulties Resolved
NOTICE: The technical difficulties with eLearning purchases some users may have experienced have been fixed. We apologize for any inconvenience.
RSES Announces Interim Executive Vice President
RSES has appointed Rich Hoke, CMS, to hold the title of interim RSES executive vice president until further notice. Hoke will work directly with RSES Headquarters staff as well as the board of directors to ensure all areas of the organization are upheld through the transition.
RSES is the leading education, training and certification preparation organization for HVACR professionals. RSES publishes various comprehensive industry training and reference materials in addition to delivering superior educational programs designed to benefit HVACR professionals at every stage of their careers through instructor-led training courses, online training for HVAC, educational seminars, interactive CD and DVD products, industry-related reference manuals, and helpful technical content through Service Application Manual chapters, the RSES Journal, the RSES Journal archives and feature articles, as well as web-exclusive features.
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).
In addition, RSES offers industry certification preparation materials for refrigerant handling (EPA Section 608), R-410A and North American Technician Excellence (NATE) examinations.
RSES’ monthly magazine, RSES Journal, serves HVAC contractors, service technicians, students, operations/maintenance managers, engineers and technicians who work in the residential, light commercial, commercial and institutional markets on air conditioning, warm-air heating, refrigeration, ventilation, electrical, ice machines, chillers, hydronic heating, piping, refrigeration control and energy management, building automation, indoor air quality and duct cleaning, and sheet metal fabrication equipment and/or systems.
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