The most prominent accrediting agencies for HVAC training programs is the National Center for Construction Education and Research, 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. Select a college that has a minimum of at least one accreditation.
Smaller class sizes are also important, because then you will get one to one assistance 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 instruction rooms, the facilities available and talk to the faculty, if they are available. You should also find out if they provide any flexibility in organizing classes for students with external jobs, and also how you could go about researching financial aid, if required.
County Awards Springview Contract
Renovations at the Springview Government Center will begin next week after the county awarded a $687,000 contract on Wednesday. The Clark County commissioners voted 2-0 to award the contract to Cincinnati-based Empire Building Co. The renovations will begin Monday. The Springview Government Center, 3130 E. Main St., was purchased from the state for $2 in 2006 and the county already has spent $7