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Why Your HVAC Training Program isn’t Motivating Your Techs to Up-skill

By Craig Carter on Jun 19, 2019 8:00:00 AM

If you want to know why your HVAC training program isn’t motivating your techs to up-skill, start by taking a look at how engaged they are.

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2019 Trends in HVAC Technician Continuing Education to Watch for

By Doug Donovan on May 29, 2019 7:00:00 AM

Continuing education has always been an essential component of maintaining an excellent team of HVAC technicians. Ongoing HVAC training helps technicians stay up to date on the latest technology, keeps their skills sharp, reduces on the job mistakes, improves job satisfaction, and boosts retention rates.

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Here’s What VR Has In Common with a Cold Swimming Pool

By Kristina Bentle on May 2, 2019 4:27:26 AM

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[PRESS RELEASE] Interplay Learning Transforms HVAC Training with 3D Sims and Virtual Reality Enabled Courses

By Kristina Bentle on Mar 19, 2019 3:00:00 PM

Individuals and companies in the HVAC industry can benefit from this first-of-its-kind online, on-demand training catalog featuring video and 3D simulation training which can be accessed via smartphone, desktop, laptop, tablet or VR-headset. Interplay Learning’s HVAC courses are approved for NATE Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

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How Sales Teams get Solar install experience without doing installs

By Mark Mrohs on Mar 6, 2019 3:44:57 PM

The Interplay Learning solar curriculum is full of video lessons and 3D simulations that are perfect for solar installation crew training. And now, it’s no surprise that it’s also getting adopted in the solar industry for sales staff training

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What is Immersive Learning & 4 Cool Effects of Immersion with VR

By Kristina Bentle on Dec 20, 2018 1:49:41 PM

One of the most studied – and interesting aspects of human psychology relates to how we learn. As a child, your mind captures and processes information in a simplified way. However, learning becomes a much more complex process as you age, which is a challenge VR helps address.

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Gamification is here!

By Kristina Bentle on Dec 13, 2018 4:00:00 PM


Are you ready to gamify your training? Now you can approach your courses just like you’re playing an interactive video game! Crush your career goals and level up your skills while having fun! You’ll never be more motivated to continue completing your courses in this online environment! Collect points, compete against other learners and celebrate victory every time you accomplish difficult new skills!  Who says learning has to be boring?

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Interplay Co-Founder Steve Quirk Presents at Milken Institute Future of Work conference

By Steve Quirk on Dec 3, 2018 8:22:56 AM

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Interplay Launches Interactive HVAC Catalog. Here’s Why It’s Huge News!

By Kristina Bentle on Oct 5, 2018 6:30:18 PM

It’s time we officially announce the launch of our new HVAC Catalog. Through the sleepless nights of developing software, working with industry experts, troubleshooting and designing 3D simulations, the day has finally arrived and our HVAC Catalog is live.

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Virtual Reality Increases Training Effectiveness: 10 Case Studies

By Doug Donovan on Jul 9, 2018 12:41:23 PM

All organizations train their workforce and most spend a significant time doing so. Training programs can range from informal and disorganized to heavily regimented and process-driven. It's important to understand that training is only as good as its ability to help your team retain information and perform relevant skills. In hands-on jobs, VR (Virtual Reality) and Sims (Simulations) have proven to increase training efficiency which inherently can increase business profitability.

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