Industry News

PPA Training Center Receives Multiple Upgrades

The training center recently received multiple equipment and technology upgrades for the 2018 season. The purpose of these updates is to provide the possible educational experience with some of the most advanced equipment to stay on top of today’s technology. A full recap can be found below. New HVAC Equipment in Training Lab The old […]


PPA builds on SEI partnership in 2017

In 2016 the PPA partnered with the Smart Energy Initiative (SEI) to offer up to 50% off reimbursement costs for a few different classes. So far this year there are 15+ classes that are now eligible for this reimbursement! SEI is a an initiative of the Chester County Economical & Development Council (CCEDC) who administers […]


2016 Education & Training Recap

The PPA hosted 50 training and educational programs throughout the state of Pennsylvania in 2016. Over 155 organizations participated in these various courses. This resulted in 550 individuals receiving NORA accreditation as well as an additional 100+ individuals participating in non NORA certified training programs. We would like to thank all of the participants and […]


PPA Announces Partnership with Smart Energy Initiative

The PPA is excited to announce a new partnership with the Smart Energy Initiative of Southeastern Pennsylvania! We’ve teamed up with the SEI team due to promote the importance of continuous training for energy efficiency and conservation to technicians who attend PPA education programs. SEI is funded by the state of Pennsylvania to reimburse eligible employers/individuals for up to […]