are essentially 'local branches' of RSES, established and run by members located within similar geographic boundaries. Chapters are established to assist the Society in accomplishing its Mission and Objective, "... to further the education of its members in the operation, installation, maintenance, application, and servicing of all types of heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) equipment."
are groups of Chapters within similar geographic boundaries. Associations can be formed within a state, a sectional, or a regional area. Chapters within an Association's defined boundaries are encouraged to belong the the Association. Many Associations run, at the minimum, an annual educational meeting/event.
Below is the list of active RSES Chapters and Associations in your state. Click on the Chapter/Association name to view the Chapter's/Association's page.
You can click on the names listed in blue to send an e-mail.
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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