Emerson Climate Technologies Launches Contractor Recognition Program
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Emerson Climate Technologies Launches Contractor Recognition Program

Rewards Technicians and Contractor Firms for Completion of Emerson Educational Services Courses

ST. LOUIS, August 4, 2010 – Emerson Climate Technologies Inc., a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), has launched a new program designed to increase contractor competency by rewarding technicians and firms for completion of Emerson Educational Services Courses. The Contractor Recognition Program helps technicians improve their knowledge base and reduce field problems and call-backs.

The recognition program, which began in March 2010, has more than 400 contractors enrolled, representing 316 contracting firms. The Contractor Recognition Program allows technicians and firms to accumulate credit for courses completed, with recognition for levels attained, plus discounts on future training.

“Emerson Educational Services has the HVAC industry’s broadest offering of refrigeration and refrigeration controls training, available through a variety of channels to meet contractor needs,” said Larry Banas, director, educational services for Emerson Climate Technologies. “This program provides recognition and incentives for technicians and firms to invest in their people and organizations.”

Emerson Education Services offers a full menu of instructor-led and distance learning, including the following courses: Compressor Operation & Service Seminar, White-Rodgers Seminar, Scroll Technology, Refrigeration Troubleshooting, Ref/AC Simulator Technology, Flow University, Belt Drive Energy & Tensioning and many more.

Courses included in the Contractor Recognition Program offer IACET continuing education units, valid for licensing states requiring annual continuing education hours for contractors. The courses also offer NATE credit for recertification.  

For more information about the program and corresponding rewards, or to enroll, call 800-748-2779 or visit http://education.emersonclimate.com/ecrp/.

 About Emerson
Emerson (NYSE:EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions to customers through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and appliance and tools businesses.  Emerson’s sales in fiscal 2009 were $20.9 billion.  The company is ranked 94th on the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest companies. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.

About Emerson Climate Technologies
Emerson Climate Technologies, a business platform of Emerson, is the world’s leading provider of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration solutions for residential, industrial and commercial applications. The group combines best-in-class technology with proven engineering, design, distribution, educational and monitoring services to provide customized, integrated climate-control solutions for customers worldwide. Emerson Climate Technologies’ innovative solutions, which include industry-leading brands such as Copeland Scroll and White-Rodgers, improve human comfort, safeguard food and protect the environment.