What Does an HVAC Technician Do?

HVAC stands for Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning. Another term you might see is HVACR, which stands for Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration. HVAC technicians work with heating and air conditioning systems to ensure their continuous ability to properly maintain temperature, humidity and total air quality in various types of buildings. If you’ve ever endured an Idaho summer, we certainly don’t need to explain why that’s important.

Refrigeration systems do exactly what you’d expect – they make it possible to store and transport food and other perishable items, and are used in a variety of different ways to ensure the quality of the products contained within.

That means a technician could potentially work in all kinds of environments – whether it’s business or residential, inside or out, in any kind of weather. Think you can take the heat (or cold)? Keep reading…

HVACR systems are also becoming increasingly complex, which means they need service more often. Because of that, the demand for skilled HVACR technicians continues to grow over time.