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Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning/Refrigeration (HVAC/R)
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Career Resources

WITC HVAC Students with instructor.
Getting into HVACR can give you a shot at living your dream of working in a high-skilled trade where your mechanical aptitude and problem solving skills earn you the respect you deserve. It also means joining a growing industry where technology is evolving and companies are competing for talented mechanics and installers.

Occupational Outlook Handbook: Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor/Bureau of Labor Statistics. Highlights occupational characteristics, working conditions, employment opportunities, and future outlook.

Vocational Information Center: HVACR and Plumbing Career Guide
Explore careers in HVACR and Plumbing.

WITC Employment Connection
Job opportunities for WITC students, graduates, and alumni.

Health & Safety

ATSDR: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
The ATSDR as an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, serves the public by providing among other services education and training concerning hazardous substances.

OSHA: Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Includes OSHA regulations and compliance links.

Wisconsin Department of Commerce: Safety and Building Division, Publications
The Wisconsin Department of Commerce is the state's primary agency for delivery of integrated services to business.

HVAC Publications

Appliance Magazine Engineering Systems Supply House Times
Building Design & Construction HPAC the News
Contractor Magazine HVAC NEWS  
Energy Users News HVACR News

Suppliers and More

The world leader in the manufacture and sale of heating, ventilating, air conditioning, HVAC
systems and products.

ENERGY STAR is a government-backed program helping businesses and individuals protect
the environment through superior energy efficiency.
This site provides links to organizations and associations, education and training opportunities, and more. Subscribe to free newsletter delivered online.

McMaster-Carr Supply Company
Order equipment and supplies online. Over 400,000 products to choose from, over 98% in stock.

Trane provides indoor comfort solutions and comprehensive facility solutions for residential, commercial,
and industrial building needs.

Trade Associations

Weighing out a refrigerant chargeAir Conditioning Contractors of America
ACCA is a non-profit association whose only goal is the success of the HVACR contracting industry.

Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Institute
AHRI is the national trade association representing manufacturers
of more than 90 percent of North American produced central air-conditioning and commercial refrigeration equipment.

International Code Council
The International Code Council, a membership association dedicated to building safety and fire prevention, develops the codes used to construct residential and commercial buildings, including homes and schools. Most U.S. cities, counties and states that adopt codes choose the International Codes developed by the International Code Council.