The HVACR Training Authority®


Southwestern Regional Association


Association Contact: Mr. Mark A Ferguson CM
Association Contact Phone: 817/475-5111
Chapters: Amarillo, Austin, Big Country, CLOSED Lake Charles, Clovis Roadrunner, Concho, Cowtown, Cross Timbers, Dallas, Duke City, Hill Country, Houston, Mardi Gras, Northeast Louisiana, Permian Basin, Refrigeration Association of San Antonio, Rose City, San Gabriel Chapter, Tri-County


Phone: 847-297-6464 or 800-297-5660
Fax: 847-297-5038


Chapter President - Mr. James A Bowman
President - Mr. Mark A Ferguson CM
Chapter Vice President - John Muntean
Vice President - Mr. Burt Wallace CMS
Secretary - Mr. Sara Ortiz
Secretary - Brian A Rabel
Treasurer - Mr. James A Bowman
Treasurer - Mr. James W Poole CM
Educational Chairman - Mr. Larry D Brewer CM
Education Chm - Mr. Cameron M Taylor CM
Chapter Sergeant at Arms - Michael T Heye Sr CM
Sgt At Arms - John Muntean
Web Officer - Mr. James A Bowman
Web Officer - Mr. Mark A Ferguson CM
Web Officer - Mr. Sara Ortiz


RSES: The HVAC/R Training Authority!

RSES is the premier provider of technical training, education and certification programs to the HVACR industry. Delivered the way you want it, when you want it:

  1. Self-paced study - CD-ROMs and DVDs
  2. Self-paced study - printed publications
  3. 1- and 2-day live instruction seminars
  4. Classroom-based chapter programs
  5. And much more!

Contact your chapter officer(s) listed on the left, or contact RSES Headquarters: Request a catalog to see all the latest RSES has to offer! Includes product descriptions, membership applications, chapter administration supplies, and more!


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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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