business sector. Painted as the “bad guys” for years in terms of pollution and economic waste, business owners everywhere are now working hard to reverse that trend and thankfully the technology employed by commercial and industrial plumbing service contractors are helping them make that switch a lot easier to deal with. Ongoing education is the key to success, and this profession is quickly becoming a popular new employment field a
s a result.
Educational Trends in Green Technology
The goal of the new frontier in commercial and industrial plumbing education is to teach existing contractors and new students every way possible to comply with the government’s goals of water conservation and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Once their education is completed, not only will students know how to use the new technology efficiently, they will also be able to teach their customers how they can actively employ that technology to meet their own conservation goals, as well as how it will save their businesses money in today’s economy.
This education goes way beyond just basic plumbing services or the latest in plumbing and supplies. It includes indoctrination in the fields of conservation, solar energies, recycling, alternative heating and cooling systems, and the impact all of it has on the environment, especially climate impact. Consumer reports have shown that most companies are willing to pay for the best in conservation services and plumbers everywhere are taking advantage of that trend to introduce the best technology has to offer, from leak detection to upgrading their septic system to recycle waste water. Because of this new attitude, green plumbing is now one of the fastest growing employment sectors in the world, even to the point of garnering government scholarships to complete that training.
Examples of the Latest Technology
When anyone thinks of services that a plumbing contractor can provide, the first area they think of is the restroom, the area that also accounts for the biggest investment in equipment than any other area of a single business locatio