Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES) recently announced the names of members who were awarded RSES Certificate Member (CM)and Certificate Member Specialist (CMS)status in September 2008.
In order to become a CM, a RSES member must first pass a rigorous examination that tests the knowledge required to install and service refrigeration and air conditioning equipment. CM-level members are recognized industry-wide as having achieved a superior level of HVACR knowledge. The RSES CM exam is based heavily on theory and practical applications. The following RSES members passed the CM exam in September 2008 and were awarded CM status:
Ron Radosta, CM, of the Central Florida Chapter, Orlando, FL
William J. Parlapiano III, CIAQ, CM, of the Hudson-Mohawk Chapter, Scnenectady, NY.
To obtain CMS status, a RSES member must first pass the CM examination. CMS status is earned by passing one or more of the eight Specialist examinations available. Specialist exam categories include: Commercial Refrigeration, Commercial Air Conditioning, Heating, Controls, Domestic Service, HVACR Electrical, Heat Pumps and Dynamic Compression.
The following RSES members passed a CMS exam in September 2008 and were awarded CMS status:
Richard D. Wirtz, CMS, of the Columbus Chapter, Columbus, OH, passed the CMS exam in HVACR Electrical;
John B. Moxley, CMS, of the Greater Cincinnati Chapter, Cincinnati, OH passed the CMS exam in HVACR Electrical;
Andy Rhinefort, CMS, of the Cowtown Chapter, Fort Worth, TX, passed the CMS exam in Domestic Service;
Cecil Raymond Khan, CMS, of the Garden State Chapter, Colonia, NJ, passed the CMS exam in Dynamic Compression.
The CM/CMS exam series originated in 1935. For additional information, please contact the Educational Branch of RSES by calling 800/297-5660 or 847/297-6464.