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Hilton to lead HRP training expansion

Dave-Hilton--HRPUK: Wholesaler HRP has appointed Dave Hilton as training centre sales manager.

With a Master’s degree in Architecture, Dave has extensive experience of  sustainable building and MCS technologies, working for manufacturers to deliver courses for installers, specifiers and designers to achieve industry certification. He will be developing HRP’s training operations at a time of planned expansion.

HRP provides a wide range of courses covering refrigeration, air conditioning, heat pumps and associated skills, including F-gas registration. More than 3000 engineers have been trained in recent years. 

Welcoming Dave to HRP, group sales director, Ralph Alliston said “We are developing marketing programmes to reach new audiences with heat pumps and associated technologies. Training is an essential component of our offering to installers and designers. Dave has the skills and experience to drive this opportunity.”

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