ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 16, 2013, Source Refrigeration & HVAC celebrated the grand opening of its new 12,000 square foot Technical Training Center located at the company's headquarters in Anaheim, Calif. The new facility, which was relocated from Chino, Calif., will host training for more than 300 Source technicians annually as well as tailored programs for key customer groups.
The training center includes a full grocery store set-up, featuring low-temperature cases, medium-temperature cases, walk-in coolers, all leading brands of EMS controls, self-contained cases and an equipment room with two operating racks. The center was also greatly enhanced with the addition of desiccant dehumidification, packaged HVAC systems, and construction training areas. Source's internally-developed training curriculum which consists of both classroom and hands-on learning includes eight levels of service technician training, construction training, and leadership training.
"No one else in the commercial refrigeration and HVAC industry is as committed to the training and development of their technical field teams as Source is," says CEO Bruce Buchholz. "The result of this investment is the best technically trained field team in the industry, which allows us to provide the best solutions for our customers."
Buchholz further explains that locating the center at the headquarters facility enables more direct engagement and communication between technician-trainees and corporate staff.
"This new training center demonstrates first-hand to our employees and customers our commitment to technical training, which ultimately means better quality service for our customers," says Buchholz.
Source Refrigeration & HVAC, Inc. partners with customers whose refrigeration and HVAC systems are mission-critical to their business operations. As the nation's largest expert service provider, Source's solutions cover the entire customer value chain and include: engineering, installation, service and maintenance, and energy optimization. Headquartered in Anaheim, Calif., the company has over 33 branch locations and more than 1,000 employees focused on providing services that optimize performance for commercial and industrial refrigeration & HVAC systems, nationwide. Source's goal is to measurably increase efficiency while reducing environmental impact and total cost of ownership.
Through its state-of-the-art Technical Training Centers in Anaheim, CA and Houston, TX Source invests significantly in continuous training for its service and construction personnel, ensuring customers are supported by the most technically competent team in the industry.
For more information about Source Refrigeration & HVAC, Inc. and its solutions, please visit www.sourcerefrigeration.com.
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