Eugene Silberstein, M.S. B.E.A.P., CMHE
With over 35 years in the HVAC/R industry, Eugene has taken on a number of roles including field technician, system designer, project supervisor, expert witness, company owner, teacher, administrator, consultant, and author. Eugene is presently the Director of Technical Education and Standards for the ESCO Institute.
Eugene has over twenty-five years of teaching experience and has taught at Apex Technical School, Nassau BOCES and was lead faculty member at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood, New York.
Eugene earned his dual Bachelor's Degree from The City College of New York and his Masters of Science degree from Stony Brook University, where he specialized in Energy and Environmental Systems, studying renewable and sustainable energy sources such as wind, solar, geothermal, biomass, and hydropower. He earned his Certified Master HVAC/R Educator credential from HVAC Excellence after completing a battery of 7 educator-level examinations in a variety of content areas including Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, Heating, Heat Pumps, and Electricity. Eugene also carries the BEAP credential issued by ASHRAE. This credential classifies Eugene as a Building Energy Assessment Professional.
As an active member of both ASHRAE and RSES, Eugene served as the subject matter expert and wrote the production scripts for over thirty educational videos directly relating to our industry, in addition to authoring the number one HVAC/R textbook in the industry, "Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology, 8th Edition" published by Cengage Learning. This book is used in over 1,000 schools both in this country and abroad to help individuals learn, and master, the skills required to service, install, design, and troubleshoot HVAC/R equipment.
Other book credits include Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology, 6th and 7th Edition, Residential Construction Academy: HVAC, 1st and 2nd Edition, Pressure Enthalpy Without Tears (2006), Heat Pumps (2002, 2016), and Psychrometrics Without Tears (2014). Eugene has also written a number of articles for industry newspapers and magazines.
Eugene Silberstein is a Certified Master HVACR Educator "CMHE".