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Mar 2020
Heating Up: Fear of A2L, A3 refrigerants will hamstring U.S
The American HVACR industry is inextricably tied to the global HVACR industry and efforts to restrict the use of slightly flammable A2L and flammable A3 refrigerants may eventually harm U.S. industry. A2L and A3 refrigerants are being used all over the world. So far, no British service technician has blown himself up. With proper training (RSES can do this) no American service technician will either.
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Mar 2020
Leading Off: Be a Proactive Mentor
Mentor is a word we use a lot. If you look it up, it means to advise or train someone, especially a younger colleague. I think the mentoring process is an important part of life because it allows us to pass life’s lessons onto the younger generation.
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Feb 2020
Switch to EC Motors is On
The new U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) energy conservation standards for residential furnace fans will result in significant energy savings, among other benefits.
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Feb 2020
Taking a Look Under the Radiant Hood
How to calculate floor temperatures as well as tubing materials and spacing.
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Feb 2020
Troubleshooting Packaged Rooftop Equipment
The question often comes up concerning how to properly apply troubleshooting techniques and where a technician should start when faced with equipment that isn’t operating as expected.
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Feb 2020
Troubleshooting Walk-in Coolers & Freezers
For the commercial refrigeration service technician, the walk-in cooler or freezer is one of the more common pieces of equipment he deals with.
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Feb 2020
MSAC Hotline: Boiler Pressure
A few days ago I dumped my boiler and added new water. The pressure and temp obviously dropped to zero.
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Feb 2020
Last Word: The Slow Death of the Honest Technician Part 2
In the January issue I talked about how new service technicians become jaded. They realize that what the boss really wants is for them to make as much money as possible with as few customer complaints and callbacks.
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Feb 2020
Heating Up: Boosting the Image of HVACR
This month and last month Bryan Orr wrote in our Last Word column on page 38 about the Slow Death of the Honest Technician. A new technician gets his first job and he’s all charged up about the industry and being the best tech he could possibly be. That dream goes by the wayside when he realizes that all that the boss wants is maximum money. It’s disheartening but it’s also an old story.
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Feb 2020
Leading Off: Be good at all things, but the best at something
I encourage people to excel at all they do, then focus on one key area of their work, and strive to be the best in that specific discipline of their work. For us HVACR types it might be something like I’m going to work at being the best at: brazing techniques, electrical troubleshooting, refrigerant control devices, supermarket refrigeration, compressor failure analysis, refrigerant piping design…well, you get the idea.
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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.

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