HVAC Technology

Seminar 3: HVAC Technology:

For: A/C Technical Servicemen; HVAC Equipment Installers; Contractors.

Duration: 2 Days

Pre-requisite Knowledge: Basic Knowledge of Refrigeration Systems.

Overview:

Basic understanding to operate, maintain, and troubleshoot air conditioning systems is what this seminar is all about. It was created to bring participants up to speed in their skills and knowledge as quickly and safely as possible. Taught by instructors who have been in the technicians’ shoes, the practical, commonsense approach we take in presenting this course, makes it perfect for novice technicians as well as multi-craft tradespeople, or even more experienced HVAC technicians who need a well-rounded refresher or who are looking for new ideas and solutions.

Created to have high impact in a short amount of time, the information being presented is designed to extend equipment life, improve HVAC/R efficiency, save energy costs, and enhance comfort control, while establishing a culture of environmentally safe and technically sound work practices among employees. 

Key Topics:

Fundamentals of heat transfer

  • The basic refrigeration cycle
  • Identification of components & what they do
  • Measuring system pressures & temperatures
  • Distinguishing a “component” problem from a “system” problem
  • Identifying electrical problems
  • Refrigerants & oils, types and classifications
  • Necessity of maintaining system oil quality
  • HVAC & refrigerant hazards and safety
  • EPA 608 technician certification for handling refrigerants
  • R-410A high pressure refrigerants
  • Handling blended and other special refrigerants
  • Applications for commercial and industrial chillers
  • AC&R system operation
  • Basic AC&R electrical circuits
  • Maintenance and service of your AC&R systems
  • AC&R system diagnostics & troubleshooting
  • Air properties and how it affects your AC system
  • Energy conservation
  • Maximizing system operating efficiency and equipment longevity
  • Regulatory considerations & EPA requirements

Benefits:

  • Able to understand, operate, maintain, and troubleshoot your own air conditioning system.
  • It was created to bring students up to speed in their skills and knowledge as quickly and safely as possible.
  • Taught by instructors who have been in the technicians’ shoes, the practical, commonsense approach we take in presenting this course makes it perfect for novice technicians as well as multi-craft tradespeople, or even more experienced HVAC technicians who need a well-rounded refresher or who are looking for new ideas and solutions.
  • Created to have high impact in a short amount of time, this program is designed to extend equipment life, improve HVAC/R efficiency, save energy costs, and enhance comfort control, while establishing a culture of environmentally safe and technically sound work practices among employees.