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Interplay Learning Exhibits at ACCA 2019 and Hosts a VR Party

By Kristina Bentle on Mar 14, 2019 4:30:00 PM

Interplay Learning recently exhibited at the 2019 ACCA Expo and Conference in San Antonio, TX. 

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Earn Your NATE CEUs with Interplay Learning HVAC Courses

By Mark Mrohs on Feb 6, 2019 2:20:50 PM

You can now earn NATE Continuing Education Units or hours (CEUs) when you complete Interplay Learning HVAC courses.

This will help you gain the 16 CEU hours you need to re-certify every two years.

HVAC/R technicians with two or more years of HVAC/R experience can earn installation or service certification in one or more of the 21 specialty areas offered by NATE. Certification requires that the technician passes both the core exam and an installation or service exam for a specialty. But then, you need to earn 16 CEU hours every 2 years.

 

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3 Things Most HVAC Techs Get Wrong About A Gas Furnace

By Kristina Bentle on Jan 31, 2019 6:45:00 PM

A great HVAC tech is well-versed in troubleshooting all industry equipment. But like any special craft, it takes time and experience to be able to really master a skilled trade.

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4 Interesting Facts About the History of HVAC

By Kristina Bentle on Jan 8, 2019 10:20:27 AM

Everyone knows that HVAC systems are an integral part of the home. But did you know that they also have a really interesting history?

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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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 OJT 2.0 - How Technology and Tradition Come Together in On-The-Job Training

By Craig Carter on Feb 6, 2018 12:08:09 PM

Interplay Learning Introduces On -The -Job -Training 2.0


Hands on training is very beneficial and is a critical part of an effective training program, but often hands-on training is perceived as the only option. This traditional mindset of “hands-on training is the only way” can lead to a longer ramp-up time and potentially less effective employees.

Interplay Learning’s concept of OJT 2.0 (On-The-Job 2.0) has been developed based on research on the traditional on-the-job training process. To understand OJT 2.0, we should discuss the inefficiencies, or areas for improvement, to discover where technology and slight adjustments in the process can deliver a better-trained employee in a shorter period of time.

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