Roger DesRosiers Roger is the perfect example of a lifelong learner. He has worked in HVACR for a total of 30 years. Over the years, he has earned an Associates and a Bachelors degree in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration and an Associates in Electronics. Among his professional certificates are: Teaching Certificate in Vocational Education for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration; Certified Energy Manager from the Association of Energy Engineers, Certified Member of Refrigeration Service Engineers Society, Certified Member of Plumbing Industry Progress in Education, and the 608 EPA Certification. Recently, Roger authored and edited a number of online courses and an article on Tech Tips. He also completed a course in Online Faculty Training to bring our students the very best in both teaching and technical industry knowledge.
Keith Conrod Keith has over 30 years of experience in the construction and installation of HVACR systems in a variety of settings. Upon graduating from high school, he attended the University of Calgary for 2 years (studying Mechanical Engineering), later transferring to the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, where he received certification in plumbing and first class gas fitting. Keith has also received certification in Cross Connection Control and Backflow Prevention, Mechanical Estimating and Hydronic Heating Design (Northern Alberta Institute of Technology). He is also a member of the AWWA , WCWWA, and Local 496 ( United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters).
After becoming a certified journeyman, Keith installed the plumbing, heating, medical gas and HVACR systems in hospitals, schools, high-rise office and apartment buildings, food production facilities, sewage treatment plants and many homes. He has a broad range of acquired knowledge and experience in the light industrial, commercial, and housing disciplines. Presently employed as a Site Superintendent/Project Manager for a major mechanical contractor (in the Calgary, Alberta, Canada area), he oversees the onsite design and installation of all mechanical systems as well as providing a jobsite link to the engineers and architects. He is also responsible for the training of apprentices and giving guidance and direction to the certified tradesmen in his charge.
Keith is well versed in all aspects of the HVACR industry and provides us with a valuable link as well as hands-on insight to the HVACR practices and procedures in the field.