HVAC is an abbreviation for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. A qualified HVAC technician is a technician who installs, maintains, and repairs heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems that control the temperature and air quality in buildings. HVAC/R is an alternative abbreviation.
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Tools of the Trade
What HVAC Technicians Love About Their Trade
Helping people in need.
Variety of Tools
Indoor and Outdoor Work
Solo or Small Teams
Involves Precision Tuning
One of the highest demand trades. Recession proof demand.
Very low startup cost and high likelihood of success.
Can easily transition into other mechanical fields.
This skill will make you the master of your own destiny. Be on time and show up to work every day. Be respectful. Show initiative. Learn all you can from everyone you work with and you will be the master of your own destiny.
This is a very good job. You can make as much money as you want. There will always will be work--you immediately become an in-demand worker.
It's a rewarding job. When someone needs heat or AC, they really appreciate you when it's fixed. Don't be afraid. Jump in with both feet and you'll do great!
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