Who Is iConnect Training?
iConnect® Training is the leading provider of the finest HVAC and electrical training units to the educational markets worldwide. It’s a brand of North Park Innovations Group, Inc., that specializes in designing and manufacturing high-tech products for the HVAC/R industry. Over the past 40+ years, North Park Innovations includes the iManifold and iConnect Training product lines, cloud services and industrial training units. The company is privately owned by husband and wife duo, Bill and Lori Northrup. Over the past 40+ years, the company has grown from Stride Tool’s line of specialty hand tools, to inventing the iManifold® and iManifold Pulse® (industry-leading technology to gather HVAC data for technicians and contractors) to a broad line of vocational training units including state-of-the-art Building Automation System (BAS) simulators with full curriculum. The company is headquartered in Ellicottville, a ski town in the hills of western New York State about 45 miles south of Buffalo, NY.
At iConnect Training, we’re always on the lookout for new and innovative training concepts. By actively engaging with industry experts, we’re able to stay up-to-date on the latest and greatest in the HVAC/R industry. Ultimately, it allows us to develop training units and curriculum that prepare future technicians for the technology they’ll see when out in the field.