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RSES Journal’s Editorial Staff works with longtime experts in RSES and the HVACR industry to produce comprehensive, authoritative technical articles covering the installation, servicing, maintenance and troubleshooting of HVACR equipment and components, as well as new technology. The Technical Review Committee—comprised of HVACR-industry experts whose experience represents several decades of knowledge—ensures the quality and accuracy of all technical content.

RSES Journal readers are engaged in the full range of HVACR work, including heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration; many are involved in more than one area, including: light commercial, residential and commercial/industrial. Nearly 40% of RSES Journal readers hold at least one or more type of HVACR industry certification—such as SM, CM, CMS, NATE, HVAC Excellence, etc.—demonstrating that readers are skilled in and knowledgeable about their trade.


In addition to a regular package of technical articles, RSES Journal offers an array of departments and special features including:

Leading Off

The RSES International President or RSES Executive Vice President Mark Lowry discusses Society and HVACR industry news.

Heating Up

Editor-in-Chief/Publisher John Iwanski serves up unique perspective on news and trends in the industry.

In the Field

Managing Editor Lori Kasallis compiles the latest important news and developments in the HVACR industry.

Calendar of Events

A comprehensive list of upcoming events in the industry as well as in RSES.


HVACR Expert Jim Johnson poses monthly technical problems for readers to answer, those who answer correctly are entered into a monthly and quarterly prize drawing.

MSAC Hotline

RSES' Manufacturers' Service Advisory Council—consisting of more than 30 long-time industry experts—answers technical questions submitted by readers via the MSAC Hotline Question Card.

Capitol Climate

HARDI Vice President Talbot Gee provides timely and informative coverage of the quick-changing legislative and regulatory issues occuring within the HVACR industry.

Quarterly Columns

These rotating quarterly colums—Internet Insight, Investment Insight and Money Matters—supply information and methodology for developing and managing successful HVACR businesses.


Brief descriptions of the latest HVACR products and services are presented to readers.


Keeps RSES Members informed about programs and news emanating from RSES Headquarters, Chapters and Regions.

Cooling Down

Offers a culmination of individual profiles—of either a Member, Director or Staff Member of RSES, or an industry professional—as well as technical and safety tips, and a brief synopsis of the next month's features.

A host of electronic offerings from RSES Journal also are available, including: Web Exclusives; Elements; Breaking News; and much more.

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