The most prominent accrediting agencies for HVAC training programs is the NCCEA, 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 MUST select a college that has a minimum of at least one accreditation.
It is also important to try and find small class numbers, which means you will receive one on one help from the program teachers. The best colleges teaching HVAC courses will also have an on-campus science laboratory with professional-grade tools. Visit the campus and get a feel of the place, the classroom, the overall facilities offered and talk to the teachers, if possible. You should also find out whether there is any flexibility in time-managing classes for working students, and also how you could go about researching financial aid, if you are eligible.
Pennsylvania Awards 33 Incentive Grants For CNG Fuel Vehicles
SCRANTON, Pa., Nov. 7, 2013; The Corbett Administration today awarded more than $3 million in Alternative Fuel Incentive Grants (AFIG) to 33 companies, counties and organizations making the switch to compressed natural gas (CNG), liquefied natural gas (LNG), or propane for medium to light-weight fleet vehicles.