Do You Have a Future in HVAC?

September 8, 2020
James Kent


Do you have a future in HVAC? The demand for skilled trades is rising, with HVAC at the forefront of the growing job market. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics anticipates a 5% growth rate in HVAC employment from 2021 to 2031. With a significant portion of the current workforce nearing retirement age, there’s an urgent need for young people to fill these roles. For those considering their career, a future in HVAC could prove the winning move.

Service Logic, one of the largest HVAC service companies in the United States, is eager to delve into this conversation. Denny Baumgart, VP of Technical Services at Airtight FaciliTech, a Service Logic company, explores the topic, offering personal anecdotes, industry insights, and advice for young professionals considering a future in HVAC.

Baumgart covers the following:

  • His personal journey in the HVAC industry, from his vocational school days to becoming VP of Technical Services at Airtight FaciliTech
  • The origins of Airtight FaciliTech and its evolution, including the exciting initial days of establishing the company and its subsequent growth
  • The opportunities for growth and learning that Service Logic offers emphasize the company’s commitment to education and employee progression

Denny Baumgart boasts an illustrious career in the HVAC industry. After an initial interest in carpentry, Baumgart found himself drawn to HVAC during his vocational school days and never looked back. His career has spanned over four decades, from his humble beginnings at McKinney’s to his current leadership role at Airtight FaciliTech.

Baumgart’s parting words of wisdom for young professionals? “Be good. Be good to the company, fellow technicians, customers, families, and friends, keep your eyes open, and think about what you like to do and how you want to get there.”

With these guiding principles, the future of HVAC holds exciting possibilities for those ready to embark.

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