For over 12 years Rod has taught heating, plumbing, and fuel piping contractors continuing education classes which were approved by the NC, AL, and GA state boards.

State of Georgia: approved and teaching ACCA Manual D, J & N

Courses currently certified to teach: (partial listing)
ACCA Manual D, J & N: have been teaching for 20 years
Business management
Duct design & air balancing
HVAC system design & installation
Numerous service related courses
ICC and NC code instruction courses

Hold certifications in the following:
VVT control installation
ACCA Manual D, J, & N
Hydronic heat design
Duct testing & sealing

Additional personal continuing education courses taken:
Solar Heating Design & Installation
National Electrical Code

Employment - work experience current & previous:
Member of the International Code Council (ICC)
Rod Tripp & Associates,Inc., owner, (Training Company)

Currently assisting professional engineers in practical system design & problem resolutions for poorly performing HVAC systems

Co-Owner & president of contracting business in Southern Pines (20+ years) HVAC contracting firm, annual 3 million company, was later sold to ARS

Program Coordinator (7 Years) for Carrier distributors Conducted & identified training needs for top dealers

Regional Training & Marketing Manager, ARS One of the largest HVAC & service companies in the USA Currently used by many contactors in NC, GA, SC and Tenn. Ranging in size from $55,000,000.00 to $450,000.00 per year

Currently conducting pre-exam work shops for those seeking a NC heating contractor license in Heating Groups I, II, & III both classes 1 & 2