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HVAC INDUSTRY NEWS
Changing Technologies You Need To Know.

The HVACR industry is rapidly changing from the electro mechanical age into the digital age of sealed systems. Today's HVACR technicians must have a better understanding of codes, smart system technologies and how to perform a quality installation.

To keep current, HVACR Educators and Trainers attend the National HVACR Educators and Trainers Conference. This year's conference will include nearly 70 sessions including classes on Quality Installation Specifications, System Installation Codes, and Smart Systems Technologies.

HVACR equipment is only as good as the quality of the installation! To ensure a quality installation, ACCA developed the Quality Installation Specification (QI). It is essential that educators and trainers teach QI as part of their programs. Don Prather of ACCA will conduct a session at this year's conference that will provide a road map for properly teaching QI to your students and customers.

Teaching codes should be part of your training programs. Bob Guenther from the International Code Council will inform you what technicians need to know relative to residential system instillation codes. Emphasis will also be placed on how the mechanical codes relate to auditing and retrofitting an HVAC installation. Both the International mechanical codes and uniform codes will be addressed.

The industry is transitioning from legacy 24Vac control wiring to equipment with serial communications. Tim Burke of White-Rodgers (founding member of the Climate Talk Alliance) will explain what Smart HVAC Systems are, how they work, and how to prepare technicians to work on them in a very simple and straight forward manner. The session will provide installation instruction and tips for training troubleshooting Smart HVAC equipment.

Join us March 20-22, 2011 at the South Point Hotel in Las Vegas, NV for the National HVACR Educators and Trainers Conference. The conference registration fee of $199.00 includes: all of the sessions, industry exhibits, and kick-off event with open bar, breakfast and lunch included Monday and Tuesday.The hotel has arranged a limited number of rooms at $55.00 per night on a first come first serve basis, so book your room early.

For additional information or to register, call 1-800-394-5268 or visit http://www.hvacexcellence.org/nhetc/

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