National Tradesmen Day: Thank Your HVAC Technician!
HVAC technicians put in long hours to keep families comfortable and businesses running smoothly. On National Tradesmen Day, the third Friday of every September, One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning thanks the men and women who have invested their time, energy, and skills to keep the country’s infrastructure in good condition and specifically, our homes and businesses comfortable.
What Is National Tradesmen Day?
National Tradesmen Day recognizes trade professionals who work in roles such as:
- And more
The tradition dates back to 2011, to celebrate the importance of craftworkers and the incredible value they offer society. Without their specialized skills, the modern world simply wouldn’t exist!
The Ultimate Tradesmen: HVAC Professionals
HVAC technicians perform their work in the homes and businesses of their customers, meaning that being an HVAC technician combines all the vital skills of a specialized tradesperson with another key component of success: communication. HVAC specialists need to be able to empathize, explain, and learn more about their customer’s needs in order to do their jobs well
HVAC technicians also certainly need to know their stuff. While HVAC technician requirements vary by state, all undergo extensive training, apprenticeship, and continuing education to stay ahead of changing practices and technologies.
What Does An HVAC Technician Do?
HVAC technicians install, maintain, and repair heating, cooling, and ventilation systems in commercial and residential settings. Some specialize in certain types of HVAC systems as they progress in their careers, but every technician starts by learning the basics of all three components.
Some of the most common day-to-day work performed by HVAC technicians include:
- Inspecting home heating and cooling systems for wear
- Inspecting and replacing air filters
- Testing electrical connections and fuel supplies
- Conducting emergency HVAC repairs
- Monitoring indoor air quality
- Evaluating energy efficiency of HVAC equipment
How to Celebrate National Tradesmen Day
Show your appreciation for HVAC technicians and other craft professionals by learning more about their training and their skills. Expressing interest is an excellent way to show your appreciation and respect. Take the time to thank friends and family members who work in the trades with a friendly note or treat them to a cup of coffee.
Here’s to the Professionals!
We don’t take HVAC experts for granted, and we know you don’t, either. See one of our trained professionals in action: call (800) 893-3523 or request an appointment today for all your HVAC needs.