Is the HVAC Industry Racist?

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Is HVAC racist? I don’t think so. I can’t remember the last time I heard anyone in the industry express a racist sentiment. Of course, as a lily white guy, I may not be the best judge. What I can judge are the statistics, and they reveal HVAC to be a very white, male-dominated industry.

In our industry, 1% of the technicians who sat for a NATE exam are African-American. By comparison, 12% of Americans aged 18 to 64 are African-American. Only 3% of HVAC technicians are Hispanic,

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