The Diverse Tasks of HVAC Technicians


HVAC technicians may embody the most diverse skills in the trades, as they are practically employed during a given day on the job.

Their primary duties are to install, maintain and repair various indoor climate control systems, but each of those tasks is more complex than the single word attempting to fully describe it. What exactly does installing entail? It’s likely that you aren’t even aware of some of the tasks HVAC technicians must perform.

Before we describe these tasks, here is some background about the trade.

Avoid Costly Repairs Using These Helpful HVAC Maintenance Tips

HVAC Maintenance Tips Coyne College

Chicago weather runs a range of seasons and weather conditions, sometimes within a span of 24 hours. That means high-performing HVAC systems that can be started at the drop of a hat are key to maintaining comfortable indoor conditions. However, they can’t optimize your home’s comfort if they don’t work or need repair. Repairs can set you back hundreds of dollars, depending on the severity of the issue.

Seven Questions to Ask When Choosing a Medical Assistant Program

Finding the right medical assistant program can be an overwhelming task to take on. There’s a lot riding on the decision you eventually make, one that will mark the beginning of your pursuit of a new career. It’s an investment of both time and money, but most importantly, it’s an investment in yourself and your future. It’s a choice you should think through thoroughly before making.

Medical Assistant: Things to know about most underappreciated Career choice

In the bustling world of American healthcare, one of the most underappreciated, yet vital roles, is that of a medical assistant. Medical assistants are, in many ways, the adhesive that holds medical offices and facilities together. They are crucial members of a doctor’s staff who help with a varying mix of both administrative and clinical tasks – they are jacks of many trades. Some of the tasks they typically perform include checking blood pressure, escorting patients through the facility, sanitizing equipment and scheduling patients’ appointments.

How to Avoid the Most Common Electrical Code Violations

Electricity is one of the greatest commodities we’ve been able to harness. It’s hard to imagine life today without it, as electricity powers many of the tools and conventions that make our lives much easier. However, it can also be very dangerous, which is why there are electrical codes to follow when constructing buildings and installing electrical components. Complying with these codes helps greatly reduce the risk of fires caused by electricity.

Faculty Spotlight: Ted Polowsky - Electrican

"I became interested in teaching because I like to help students reach their full potential in their career." Learn more about Programmable Logic Controllers Instructor Ted Polowsky! For more information on our electrical programs visit us at Get your career started as an electrician by getting your hands-on training at Coyne College!

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