Patrick is Zen HVAC’s diagnostic and training guy.
Patrick started in the trade the day he left technical school and never looked back.
He’s served in various technical and training roles in the HVAC industry but specializes in system troubleshooting and diagnostics, retro commissioning, and technical training.
His moto: If I can understand it, anybody can.
Patrick uses the Zen common sense approach to teach
Patrick’s Likes- His Wife, kids and dog. Old pickup trucks. Hiking. The industrial Revolution.
Patrick’s Dislikes- Taking work too seriously. Anything unintuitive. Emoticons :(
Patrick’s Favorite famous person- Theodore Roosevelt “I am only an average man, But I work harder at it than the average man”
Famous Patrick Quote- “Well, that was stupid of me”
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Technicians are the elite of an elite industry.
Think of their job like; performing heart surgery, while standing on a ladder 12 feet in the air, in brutal summer heat, with someone welding steel I-Beams 20 feet away, while wearing a hard-hat, safety gloves, and a fall protection harness.
Once an HVAC technician, always a HVAC technician?
Don’t bet on it.
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We employ Technicians who maintain, diagnose and repair complicated machinery…don’t represent yourself as, or compete with something you’re not.
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