Hill College Unveils Historic Building Designed to Host New HVAC Labs with Trane and NC3

Hill College Unveils Historic Building Designed to Host New HVAC Labs with Trane and NC3

Collaborative curriculum and facilities update will address increased need for HVAC technicians
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Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 1:00pm

CAMPAIGN: Ingersoll Rand Climate Commitment

CONTENT: Press Release

Cleburne, Texas, June 10, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that job growth for technicians in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) industry will increase by 21 percent, nearly double the average growth for their projection of all occupations (2012 through 2022)[1]. Hill College, serving Hill, Johnson, Bosque and Somervell counties, and Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort solutions and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, are holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Hill College Cleburne Technical Center at 10:30 a.m. today to unveil the historic Walls building at 319 East Henderson St., Cleburne, TX, which will house spaces for the new laboratory facilities. The new HVAC laboratories will help prepare students to meet the need for skilled technicians. Read more about the innovative new facility here. 

About Hill College
Hill College is a comprehensive residential and commuter community college which opened in 1923. With a proud history and a tradition of academic excellence, Hill College is building for the future. It offers the Associate in Arts Degree, the Associate in Arts in Teaching Degree, the Associate in Applied Science Degree, Certificate of Technology, Certificate of Completion, and Marketable Skills Achievement Award. For more information, visit: www.hillcollege.edu.

About NC3
NC3-National Coalition of Certification Centers is a network of education providers and corporations that supports, advances, and validates new and emerging technology skills in the transportation, aviation, and energy industry sectors. www.nc3.net.

About Ingersoll Rand and Trane
Ingersoll Rand (NYSE: IR) advances the quality of life by creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments. Our people and our family of brands — including Club CaIngersoll Rand®Thermo King® and Trane® — work together to enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings; transport and protect food and perishables; and increase industrial productivity and efficiency. We are a $13 billion global business committed to a world of sustainable progress and enduring results. Trane solutions optimize indoor environments with a broad portfolio of energy efficient heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, building and contracting services, parts support and advanced control. For more information, visit www.ingersollrand.com or trane.com.

Trane, a brand of Ingersoll Rand
Heidi McGuire    
952-887-2371, Heidi.McGuire@irco.com

Melanie Boulay Becker
612-381-9554, Melanie.boulay-becker@irco.com

Hill College
Jim Dalglish
254-659-7771, jdalglish@hillcollege.edu

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