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When you enroll in a trade school program, you will be investing in an exciting future career. To get the most out of your experience at trade school, it is important to spend time studying for your quizzes and exams. Forming a study or homework group with other members of your class can help jump start your study sessions and provide you with a supportive study community. If you need to remember a long list of information or vocabulary terms, try making a set of flash cards to help you memorize the information. While you are studying, be sure to alternate your study spaces. By choosing different study locations throughout the week, you will be more likely to memorize the information that you are studying.
To get started on an exciting career as an HVAC technician, enroll in the Climate Control Technology program at Northwestern Technological Institute in Southfield, MI. We offer flexible class schedules, hands on experience, and a range of career support services to help all of our students succeed. To learn more about enrolling in one of our programs, call us at (248) 327-4578 today!
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In this video from Gray Furnaceman, you will get an up close look at the different parts of an oil burner. The oil burner is made up of parts such as electrodes, spark coil springs, and a cad cell, all of which allow the oil burner to safely spark and burn. To learn more about the various parts of an oil burner, check out this informative video clip.
If you are interested in starting a career in the expanding field of heating and cooling, contact Northwestern Technological Institute. Our 45 week Climate Control Technology program will provide you with the hands on training and skills you need to start your career. Contact our Southfield campus by calling (248) 327-4578. You can contact us online to request additional information about our HVAC training programs.
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There are several types of materials used in air ducts, including duct board, duct board boxes, and flex duct. Duct board provides superior insulation and also prevents dust, mildew, and other contaminants from entering the home’s air supply. Flex duct is a more flexible duct material, and is used to run climate controlled air to the bedroom and other areas of the home. For a closer look at the different materials used in air ducts, watch this short video clip.
When you enroll in the Climate Control Technology program at Northwestern Technological Institute, you will learn all about the various types of ductwork, and their proper uses. To get started on your career as an HVAC technician, call us at (248) 327-4578, contact us online, or visit our campus in the Detroit area.
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Are you unsure about what you want to do in your professional future? If you are looking to enter a practical career field in which you can simultaneously help people every day and enjoy considerable job security, a job in the heating and cooling system maintenance and installation field may be perfect for you. To learn more about the benefits you can enjoy after completing a course at a reputable HVAC trade school in Detroit or elsewhere, continue reading this article.
Accrue Less Debt
HVAC trade school provides you with the credentials you need to excel as an HVAC service technician, and the total cost is a lot cheaper than that of acquiring the skills and knowledge needed for professions that call for a four-year degree.
Start Earning Sooner
Not only is HVAC training more affordable than training for many other career paths. The total length of training, at around 45 weeks, is only a fraction of the time required to receive a university degree or complete training in many other trade school programs. This means that you will be working full-time, earning good money, sooner than you would in most other fields you could choose to enter.
Appealing Job Outlook
Whether at work, at home, or shopping in the mall, people like to be comfortable. Newly constructed buildings are always going to require heating and cooling systems. Existing HVAC units are always going to require repairs or necessitate replacement. Since demand for HVAC services will remain high, the outlook for qualified professionals in the field is favorable.
If you like to work with your hands—and the industry advantages discussed in this article appeal for you, then you may be an ideal candidate for HVAC trade school. To learn about the 45-week climate control technology and refrigeration training programs provided at Northwestern Technological Institute in the Detroit area, call (248) 327-4578. A year at our well-regarded trade school may be all that separates you from a fruitful and fulfilling career.
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These days, home and business owners are looking to make their properties greener in every possible way. When the time comes to replace outdated HVAC systems or carry out a large-scale renovation, hydronic heating is one retrofit that is of special interest to the energy-conscious consumer.
Also called radiant heating, hydronic heating delivers heat uniformly throughout a room rather than through a single unit that is affixed to one wall in a room. As its name suggests, water is at the heart of the hydronic heating process, which is characterized by a network of hidden plastic pipes through which hot water or another warm fluid run to heat an entire room.
If you have an interest in heating and cooling technologies, a career as an HVAC service professional may be perfect for you. For more than 30 years, Northwestern Technological Institute in Detroit has equipped its students with the knowledge they need to excel as heating and cooling system installation and repair professionals. To learn more about our property maintenance and climate control training programs, call (248) 327-4578.