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    Top HVAC Systems in 2023: Residential & Commercial

    As an electrician or professional technician, you will be working with HVAC systems on a frequent basis. After all, 90% of U.S. homes now have a residential HVAC system, while the vast majority of businesses have a commercial HVAC system.  Whether it’s completing new installations or repairing existing units, it’s imperative that you are familiar [...]

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    HVAC Technician Training: Everything You Need to Know

    If you’re looking into a career as an HVAC technician, you’ve come to the right place. HVAC technicians are responsible for maintaining heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems. In addition to offering a good yearly wage, you can also start earning as an HVAC technician six months after starting your studies. This means you can [...]

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    What to Know About Residential vs. Commercial Plumbing

    When it comes to plumbing, there are many ins and outs you need to know about residential and commercial solutions. No matter which direction you plan to take your plumbing career, this resource will talk through everything you need to know, including trends and new developments for both residential and commercial plumbing. Residential Plumbing Definition [...]

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    Understanding Solar Power Electricity

    As an electrical technician, you may be asked to install solar panels on a property. Although this is not something that electricians would have needed to know too much about in the past, the fact is that solar power electricity is growing in popularity, and it would be surprising if you didn’t come across it [...]

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    Top Skills to Have as a Plumbing Technician

    Plumbing is a highly skilled trade that requires an extensive knowledge base as well as a strong mix of tangible and intangible qualities to be successful. If you are serious about your career and providing a service at a consistently high level, read on to learn more about the top skills that will help you [...]

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    NTI on 3 News Las Vegas

    National Technical Institute instructor Ty Branaman was recently interviewed in a segment on NBC’s affiliate channel 3 Las Vegas! This feature story covered how hands-on trade school programs like NTI’s HVAC/R courses can help students get a good job and save them from a lifetime of student loan debt. Ty explains how, “You can [...]

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    How to Become an Electrician: Training & Certifications

    There are many benefits to joining the electrical industry, such as job security and comfortable pay. It may be difficult to know exactly where to start, however. That is where NTI comes in. Why Become An Electrician? Before diving into how to become an electrical technician, it’s worth considering why. It offers a wealth of benefits, each [...]

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    Your Guide to Becoming a Plumbing Technician

    Gaining expertise in a trade like plumbing might open doors to lucrative employment opportunities. There will always be a need for plumbers, as everyone will require their services at some point to ensure the smooth operation of their home or business. And, an aspiring plumber couldn’t have picked a more favorable time to start thinking [...]