There are many things I continue to learn about being an adult.
- When I graduated from high school, I wasn’t prepared to enter the real world.
I wound up making some mistakes. I was determined to attend a very large and costly college out of state. I spent a fortune and piled up student loans for degree I don’t use. Once I was started on the wrong work path, it was difficult to make a change. It was a giant leap to go back to school for my HVAC certifications. I was still trying to pay off student loans when I signed up to get my NATE and ACCA certifications. I really like working with my hands and fixing things. I have never enjoyed the classroom setting. I don’t want to sit behind a desk, type on a keyboard or talk on the phone. I want to help and work with people. Working as an HVAC technician is an excellent way to do that. People always need repairs for their heating and cooling systems. A lot of people invest in preventative maintenance in the spring and fall. There is new installation and retrofit, air quality issues and ductwork services to handle. I am always busy. I’ve learned the importance of customizing the type and size of Heating and Cooling equipment to the specific home and heat loss/gain. I have been trained to handle the installation and service procedures properly. Because I am conscientious at my job, my clients benefit from peak efficiency, capacity and reliability from their HVAC systems. I make sure their home is safe, comfortable and enjoyable. I target concerns with air quality and improve the health of the home. I recommend the most cost-effective equipment and strategies to achieve their goals for indoor temperature. I take a great deal of pride in a job well done. I also earn a good living at something I like doing.