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 https://coynecollege.edu. Get your career started as an electrician by getting your hands-on training

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Alumni Spotlight: Austin Rudnicki – Electrician

Austin Rudnicki’s belt buckle is a constant reminder of where he came from, what he has achieved and what he has yet to accomplish. To him, the buckle passed down from his great-grandfather says “electrician.” Rudnicki is a 2016 graduate of Coyne College’s Electrical Construction and Maintenance program and now

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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

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Alumni Spotlight: Yolanda Rodriguez – HVAC

While most girls her age were playing with Barbies, Yolanda (“Yoyo”) Rodriguez was trying to figure out how things worked — pulling them apart and putting them back together. As she got older, she began building things and enjoyed helping her grandfather, a Chicago landlord, with maintenance projects. That led

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Avoid Costly Repairs Using These Helpful HVAC Maintenance Tips

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

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Alumni Spotlight: Sandra Garza – HVAC

When Sandra Garza graduated from Coyne College in 1996, she was the only woman in her HVAC program. She was accepted with open arms and took advantage of all the training and mentoring she could get. It paid off. Now, 22 years later, she is the owner of SG Heating

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Many Uses of HVAC with Tim Lesch

The HVAC field is unlimited! It branches out in a variety of ways in everyday life! Check out the many uses of HVAC with our instructor Tim Lesch! To learn more about a career in HVAC visit us at https://www.coynecollege.edu/. https://youtu.be/mmxxaj7yM60

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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

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