The most prominent accrediting agencies for HVAC training programs is the National Center for Construction Education and Research, which is the Partnership for Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration, HVAC Excellence, North American Technician Excellence and Research, Environmental Protection Agency, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. You need to select that has a minimum of at least one accreditation.
Smaller class sizes are also important, because then you will receive personalized attention from the instructors. The best colleges teaching HVAC courses will also have an onsite science lab with professional-grade tools. Before enrolling make sure you visit and explore the campus and get a feel for the place, the classroom, the overall facilities offered and talk to the senior lecturers, if they are available. Also find out whether there is any flexibility in organizing classes for students with external jobs, and also how you could go about procuring financial aid, if you are eligible.
Arlington Among Group Recognized By State For Clean Energy Initiatives, Environmental Initiatives
Today, Massachusetts Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Rick Sullivan recognized state agencies, several municipalities including Arlington, public colleges and universities and two individuals for significantly reducing energy use and greenhouse gas emissions, increased recycling, the use of renewable energy and other clean energy and environmental quality initiatives.