2015 HVAC Excellence Educators and Trainers Conference
Sunday, March 15, 2015
6:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
2nd Floor Mezzanine
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
CEU Value 0.2
10-1/2 Ways to Make Your Training Classes More Engaging
Grayson Fleming, Manager of Residential Education, Carrier Corporation
Legacy South 1
What can you do to keep people’s attention while still delivering the material? Ever wondered if
your students feel you are talking too much? Then this session will provide you 10-1/2 simple
ways to make your participants more active and contributing more during your classes. These
tried and true methods based on scholastic research of how adults learn will improve your
learners' experience and increase their knowledge. During this session, these 10-1/2 tips will be
demonstrated and participants will be given an opportunity to practice these new skills. You will
be able to return to your class and immediate implement new techniques.
Bill Spohn, President and CEO, TruTech Tools
Legacy North 2
Understanding airflow is a key element of HVACR system performance which can reduce the
energy cost of heating and cooling systems as well as extending their life. The science behind
good airflow measurements, the importance of considering air density corrections, picking the
correct tool for the measurement task or application, and airflow techniques will be explored and
The Laws of Education
Dr. Michael Lanoutte, Everest Colleges
Legacy South 2
The HVACR field and excellent teaching have one very important thing in common; both fields
are dramatically affected by the Laws of Physics. The goal of the presentation is to give
participants a practical set of teaching methods which parallel ideals found in the world of
Physics. This presentation strips always all the learning theory, learning styles, and fancy
learning technology and gives instructors the foundational tools to better connect with their
Using Social Media to Extend Your Reach
Carter Stanfield, Co-Author, Fundamentals of Refrigeration
Legacy South 3
This session will cover the use of various forms of social media to extend your reach and allow
you to build a network with professionals from around the world. Actively engaging in social
media helps instructors build a network with their students, introduces students to a higher
level of professional discussion and resources than they can get at any one campus or location.
This session will involve a brief discussion of the basics for getting started in different types of
social media, some examples of things to avoid, some examples of successful strategies, and a
survey of social networking resources that instructors can plug into to get started.