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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.

Measuring Airflow

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.