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RSES Members Awarded CM/CMS Status


ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. — RSES is proud to announce the names of members who were awarded RSES Certificate Member and Certificate Member Specialist status October 2015 through December 2015.

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 and were awarded CM status:

  • William D. Cunningham, CM, of the Birmingham Chapter, Birmingham, Ala.
  • Michael Harris-Warren, CM, of Cape Cod Chapter, Hyannis, Mass.
  • Fred Morro, CM, of the Raritan Valley Chapter, Somerset, N.J.

To obtain CMS status, a SM or 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; HVACR Electrical; Heat Pump; and Dynamic Compression.

The following RSES member passed a CMS exam and was awarded CMS status:

  • Brendan Myers, CMS, of the Canadian Capital Chapter, Lanark, Ontario, passed the exam in HVACR Electrical
  • Ken W. Robinson, CMS, of the Long Beach Chapter, Lakewood, Calif., passed the exam in HVACR Electrical

The CM/CMS exam series originated in 1935 and the SM classification was introduced in September 2008. For additional information, please contact the Educational Branch of RSES by calling 800-297-5660 or 847-297-6464, or by faxing 847-297-5038.

Finally, the TruTech Scholar Award is presented quarterly to the RSES Member who earns the highest score on the RSES Certificate Member exam and the RSES Member who earns the highest score on the RSES Certificate Member Specialist exam.

The winners of the award for the October-December quarter are Michael Harris-Warren, CM, for the highest CM score and Brendan Myers, CMS, who passed the HVACR Electrical exam with the highest overall score. Each TruTech Scholar Award winner will receive a $100 gift certificate to purchase TruTech merchandise.

For additional information, visit rses.org.