RACA Journal June 2016 - Page 19

Events and Exhibitions Aircontech proves its commitment to quality Charel Marais recently visited HVAC contractor, Aircontech to train its project managers, supervisors and ducting installers on how to inspect and install ducting to national and international standards. 1 “ I want everyone, and especially their clients, to know that there are HVAC contractors out there that take quality of equipment and workmanship seriously,” says Marais. He was invited to visit the Aircontech premises on 9 April to train 25 of its staff. “It was really great to see the commitment of these men to attend a full day training session on a Saturday,” says Marais. 2 3 “It was an eye-opener for all,” says Marias. During the week prior, through telephonic discussions with Edward Saffy (MD) and Darren McManus (project manager), Aircontech prepared for the training – compiling everything from hand tools to duct samples. 1. 2. 3. 4. 4 Everything was prepped beforehand for the training. A captive audience – the Aircontech team receiving training. Trainees were shown how to correctly apply Prestik to mez flanges without wastage of Prestik. A duct installer applying duct sealer on an S & Drive duct joints after being taught how to do it correctly without causing damage to the ducting. www.hvacronline.co.za RACA Journal I June 2016 17