Wood Air Conditioning employees complete solar training at NTCC
By: Admin (admin) 2011.04.06

Wood Air Conditioning employees Tommy James (left), Gregg Thomas and Nathan Rutledge recently completed solar thermal installer training at Northeast Texas Community College. 
The first class has completed the Solar Thermal Installer Course (HART 1093) at Northeast Texas Community College. Tommy James, Gregg Thomas and Nathan Rutledge, all employees of Wood Air Conditioning Inc. in Mount Pleasant, were the first to finish the training.

The course includes 32 hours of classroom training and 16 hours of hands-on laboratory installation of solar hot water systems. They earned 4.8 continuing education units and are now eligible to test for NABCEP certification.

“We are pleased that we were able to partner with Wood Air Conditioning for this training. Not only have these employees gained valuable skills that will help their business, but this also expands the options available to our local consumers,” Kevin Rose, NTCC Dean of Business, Technology and Continuing Education, said.

Wood Air Conditioning plans to add installation of solar hot water systems, solar home heating and swimming pool heating systems to their services. Call them at 903-572-8549 for more information.

To learn more about other solar and alternative energy course offerings at NTCC, please contact Jim Wylie at 903-434-8314.