HVAC Training: Norfolk, VA Offers You Educational Options

Anyone looking for a well-paying career that offers steady employment opportunities should consider the HVAC industry. Almost every household in the nation has some form of centralized heating and air conditioning system, which will eventually require maintenance, repair, or upgrading. In time, these systems become dated or wear out and so must be replaced every  [...]

Why is HVAC a Good Career Choice in Virginia?

If you’d really like to find a career that offers steady long-term prospects, consider studying to become an HVAC repair technician. This is especially true if you plan to live in Virginia. Efficient, strong air conditioning and heating are vital for comfort because summers in Virginia are extremely hot and humid, while winters are cold  [...]

Skilled Trade Jobs That are in Demand in Virginia for 2017

Why a Skills-Based Education Could Give You the Career You’re Looking For Why do most people go to college? Nine times out of ten, the answer is probably “to make more money.” Fair enough, but what kind of college? Does it have to involve ivy-covered buildings? What kind of degree? There are plenty of them  [...]

Hampton Roads’ Nexgen HVAC Services Hires ATI Graduates

For more than a decade, David Stockburger worked in and around the Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) industry. A born troubleshooter, working as a technician came naturally and he quickly excelled. Looking for his next challenge, David decided it was time to become his own boss and so he started his own company. In November  [...]

How Much Does an HVAC Refrigeration Mechanic Make in Virginia?

In 1771, John Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore, was appointed to be the Royal Governor of Virginia in Williamsburg. Already governor of New York, Lord Dunmore sent a grievance to the King of England, complaining about, among other things, Virginia’s summer heat. Although Lord Dunmore left power centuries ago, his observation on Virginia’s stifling temperatures  [...]

4 Ways Green Technologies are Changing HVAC Jobs

Today’s heating and air conditioning business climate is constantly evolving.  From changing building codes, stricter enforcement of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations, and updated equipment technologies, HVAC technicians and HVAC businesses must evolve along with a rippling business climate.  Of course, the movement toward green technologies and green energy is affecting contractors globally, and tighter EPA regulations on HVAC  [...]

Finding a Trade School for Veterans: 5 Questions to Ask

As a military veteran, you might be looking to use your GI Bill to get an education and create better career opportunities. If you’re eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill, you can get as much as full coverage of your tuition and fees, money for supplies and books, a monthly housing allowance, and more. The tough  [...]

6 Practical Pointers for New HVAC Service Technicians

Your first solo service call can seem a little daunting, but fear not.  You can comfortably enter into a service situation with the confidence of a seasoned professional, even just starting out.  Being polite, remembering your progressions as a technician, and making a confident diagnosis of an HVAC system are all necessary traits of a  [...]