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Updated 7 days ago

hard to find hvac techs - 12 Replies

[QUOTE who="med richards in palestine, Texas"]i have worked in this field since i was 16. i started in attics and under houses. i went to school,...


i would like to know . what mounts in the year . you can make a ot of hours in the hvac .

i know , it is not hot right now but i would like to know . . what mounts in the year . you can make a ot of hours in the hvac .


Updated 7 days ago

Career Change to HVAC without experience - 45 Replies

what is the time where you can expect more work or more hours in the hvac? from February to October? or i don't know can somebody tell me that....


Updated 17 days ago

Getting into an hvac union - 93 Replies

I want to respond to the person who said people belonging to unions have no freedoms. I belong to local 33 sheetmetal workers in Cleveland. It is...


Updated 24 days ago

hard to find someone who will hire coming out of school - 198 Replies

[QUOTE who="walter in Newark, New Jersey"]i went to school for hvac i been soo, bless i got my job before i finish my school, but i start applying...


Updated 24 days ago

How to get started in HVAC - 1 Reply

hi, hey i was like that too. i went to school at hcc on houston, tx. i got everything and i just couldn't find a job, but the small companies maybe...


hvac technician and hvac instaler make the same money? can a instaler helper become a hvac technician?

hi, i have went school to learn hvac.and i got a job in a company as installer helper. but i want to be a hvac technician. i also want know that you...


Updated 24 days ago

HVAC technician needed - 1 Reply

i live in houston,tx. i went to school to learn hvac . i just started to work in a company as installer helper. i have to start somewhere.


if you want to work on the hvac . how important is if you have a Diploma from a school . ?

hi , i am making this question because i have been looking for a hvac technician job. but i heard that you can learn it or you can get a job on the...


looking for job

i have EPA certificate air condition technician i doing welding oxygen and electre

Trades Recruiter

Updated 1 month ago

HVAC Career PRO's vs. CON's anyone? - 157 Replies

Hey Jay: I recruit residential HVAC Service Techs/Installers across Canada. People I've spoken to have told me how their bodies get beaten up...

Jamie Shaw

HVAC Commissioning Engineer seeking work

I am currently seeking work in around the UK or abroad. I have over 10 years invaluable experience commissioning heating and ventilation systems...

jon white

The Refridgeration School in Phoenix

Has anyone been to this 50 year old school and if so what did you think of its 6 month course on Fridge.They want almost 15K for the course.

commisioned technician

Updated 1 month ago

Thought HVAC Techs made good money, what happened - 119 Replies

I received a BA in business management in 1973 from the University of South Florida. I received a second BS degree in 1981 from USF in ETK...


Physical strength to be an hvac technician

How much do you need to be able to lift to be an hvac technician? Generally how strong do you have to be?

boss dog Ben in Tacoma, Washington

Updated 2 months ago

Going from Helper to Apprentice. - 1 Reply

I hope somebody can answer my question. I got a job as a helper in a union shop, but I'm not in the union yet. Is it possible that if I do my helper...

Tim Anthony in Sidney, Nebraska

Updated 4 months ago

Finding HVAC Techs in Rapid city SD - 2 Replies

I own a Small company in rapid city SD. I've been advertising for months. I get apps from auto mechs. Are there any HVAC techs out there that need...

Hector in Whittier, California

hvac trade school/career

Hi guys im 19 years old and I want to become a Hvac tech. I want it to be my career and was wondering which trade tech school is the best one in los...

Alberto in Flushing, New York

Thinking about getting into hvac trade school

Hey everyone im really thinking about getting into the hvac industry im 22 years old I've worked in sales all my life and I would love something...

Leeann66 in Woodstock, Ontario

Updated 7 months ago

Can ANYONE HELP?!?... - 6 Replies

I have been on this forum for over a week now and I cannot for the life of me understand why no one will reply to my simple question...WHAT DO I HAVE...

Floridabiker777 in New Port Richey, Florida

Updated 7 months ago

lookin for a trade as a felon. - 18 Replies

my fiance is 27 yrs old and he is a felon. he is trying t better him self now. and i was wondering can you be a HVAC technitian with a felony?

bradley.ball in Caterham, United Kingdom

Updated 7 months ago

HVAC Balancing technician (water and air) - requires job - 7 Replies

I am an experienced commissioning engineer, dealing in the balancing of air and water systems. I have worked on many major projects central London. ...

Victor Julio Cerna in Reisterstown, Maryland

Updated 8 months ago

hvac technician looking for job. - 2 Replies

10 years experience in hvac field: service, repair and troble shoting. schematic and hvac plans ok. loking for job in LA San Fernando area.

mark simms in Romeoville, Illinois

Updated 10 months ago

How to break into hvac - 1 Reply

Im 23 and I just received my ged, and I heard hvac is a good career field to get into but ive never done anything related to this field ive only...

Mukesh in Calgary, Alberta

Updated 12 months ago

HVAC Tech to HVAC Engineer. - 1 Reply

Im 24 and I havn't started school in HVAC but have been doing a lot of research about it and the many fields that can be achieved in this line of...


Updated 13 months ago

Hvac Tech looking for more any ideas - 1 Reply

I live in North Carolina and have 14 years hvac exp. and make 21 per hr., been at this for the last 5 years no raises or bonuses (the company has had...

tjblasi24 in Ocoee, Florida

Updated 14 months ago

Is an HVAC-R diploma worth the money? - 1 Reply

Just wondering if paying $18,000 for an HVAC-R diploma is worth it? Or should I just pay a few thousand for certifications? Looking at FCC-Anthem...

Demetrius Cobbin in Clarksville, Tennessee

Updated 14 months ago

Overseas Contracts... - 3 Replies

Hello, I am an Army veteran and I am a Universal HVAC Technician. I am seeking some useful advise on "cracking the code" to getting on board with a...

bearcat22 in Washington, District of Columbia

Updated 17 months ago

HVAC tech salaries - 54 Replies

HI. I'm planning to go to the Environmental TEchnical Institute in Blue Island, IL. I'm worried because the guy who is supposed to be giving me a...

bearcat22 in Washington, District of Columbia

Would training be a waste of time?

I am disabled (Social Security Disability, mental illness) with this under control with medication. I'd like to return to work. There is a free...

Fernando in Buena Park, California

I live in SO CAL. What is your experience working in this field living in California?

I'm 29 years old. I currently have my property and casualty insurance license and have been working in the insurance industry for 8 years. The job is...

Istachatta AC in Bushnell, Florida

Updated 18 months ago

HVAC Business Owners - 3 Replies

All of the message boards are from technicians and I think it would be nice for the owners to have forum of their own! My husband and I own a A/C co...

Todd Robertson in Concord, Massachusetts

Updated 19 months ago

Entry Level Electrical and or HVAC/R jobs & how to get in with them - 94 Replies

I am 31 yrs old and I graduated as an electrician last year and it was hard to find entry level work in the electrical field, so I took on some small...

hvac apprentice in Turlock, California

Updated 19 months ago


I'am a 35year old male about to make a career change from carpentry to HVAC,I would like to know is HVAC a good career or not? SERIOUS ANSWERS...

Mike in Justin, Texas

Updated 21 months ago

ATI in North Richland Hills, Texas - 11 Replies

Has anyone out there attended ATI for their HVAC program? I am a laid off rail roader and I am considering entering this field as a new career. I...

clawsnlegs in Baltimore, Maryland

Salaries in Palm Beach County, Fl

We are interested in a move from Baltimore, MD to Palm Beach County, Fl. We have lined up a meeting with a realtor to visit potential homes and...

anonymous in Essex, Maryland

Updated 23 months ago

Good HVAC schools in MD, VA, or DC - 1 Reply

Please include any schools which offer certifications, weekend classes or night classes and exclude ITT or Lincoln Tech because they are too...

Ralph in San Diego, California

School in San Diego

I just moved to San Diego and I'm having trouble looking for a school, I was kinda interested in a trade school or something with just hands on. I...

Kurt H in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 25 months ago

Top hvac technician skills needed to get the job. - 34 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every hvac technician must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your hvac technician...

lsulpha in Washington, District of Columbia

Becoming A Buiding Engineer?

Im about to start HVAC school a nd one of my goals is to become a building engineer and I also ant to know how to get a boiler's license so what do I...

Sparky Brother in Wantirna, Australia

Updated 27 months ago

HVAC in Northern VA or Central florida? - 1 Reply

Recently moved to the Northern VA and at the moment I'm a lube tech not going to say the company. I have spoken to some techs about hvac, some tell...

Empire Mech. MPT in Hamburg, New York

Updated 29 months ago

Why is it so hard to find commercial HVAC techs? - 20 Replies

Why is it so hard to find commercial HVAC techs who want to move up in their career. I have a client who is doing a national search for 20 techs and...

russbarnes@eps-hvac.com in Fairfax, Virginia

Updated 29 months ago

finding a hvac job - 26 Replies

I graduated in November 2008. I have been looking for a job like my life depended on it 4-5 hours online everyday. Why no job. Type I and II...

Stephen in College Park, Maryland

Updated 29 months ago

HVAC Career Advice or Suggestions - 1 Reply

I am 26 years old and decided to make a career change after spending years in retail and earning an associate degree and was 25 credits from a...

Michelle Garza in Kerens, Texas

Updated 29 months ago

HVAC jobs for felons? - 3 Replies

If someone has a recent felony for failure to pay child support, is it not a possibility to get a job as an HVAC Tech? Most big companies posting...

Ray-Ray in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Updated 30 months ago

Diploma VS Associates - 2 Replies

Im looking at going to school but dont know which to choose. One im leaning towards only has a diploma program that is 60 weeks long. The 2nd...

joe in Needham, Massachusetts

Updated 30 months ago

Good HVAC schools in MA near Boston - 1 Reply

Hey guys today i went to Kaplan career institute and started the application process to sign up for RHVAC. I was talking to a buddy of mine a couple...

Acpro in Buffalo, New York

Updated 30 months ago


I have been working on a strait a/c system for a friend , they ask me to look at it since I have been in the field for a couple of years now. here is...

lano64078 in Olathe, Kansas

Updated 30 months ago

Good career to get into "HVAC" for California? - 6 Replies

Question? I am going back to college for my hvac certificate. What is out of school pay? Then after say first year? I have saw many listing for 3rd...

aav amphibs in Houston, Texas

Updated 31 months ago

Taking HVAC clases online - 19 Replies

I am looking into taking online classes for an HVAC technician is it a good idea or a waste of money to take online classes for a trade thats hands...

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