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.
One of the biggest challenges faced by growing HVAC businesses is consistency. Your customers expect the same level of service no matter if you're sending out your most seasoned veteran or the tech you most recently hired.
As an HVAC Tech, you’re serious about your career, and you obviously want to get the best training out there. You want to learn new skills, master advanced concepts, and practice your craft until you're a pro.
Interplay's CEO, Doug Donovan, gives insight into the company's history of using simulations to prepare better a skilled workforce and why Virtual Reality will change the way people learn a trade.
Last month, I attended the AHR Expo in Atlanta, Georgia. It's by far the world's largest HVACR marketplace.
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.
It starts off cold and shocking, but eventually you warm up to it, and the next thing you know, it actually feels pretty normal. That's how using new technology is like cannonballing into a cold pool.