Gary Larson began working in the HVAC industry more than 45 years ago in his father’s heating, air conditioning, refrigeration and electrical business at a very young age. The year following high school, he graduated from what is now Salina Area Vocational Technical College. Since then, he’s worked as an installer, technician and more. And after more than four decades, he completed his master’s degree in HVAC Technical Education. Currently, he teaches basic refrigeration and electrical classes.