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These training materials are designed to help HVAC contractors, engineers, and designers to effectively design, specify, sell and apply HVAC equipment in commercial applications. Materials in this group cover some of the more advanced topics on HVAC systems and applications for HVAC system designers desiring to enhance their skills. Topics include: advanced load estimating, filtration, energy recovery, acoustics, indoor air quality (IAQ), life cycle costing, and DDC controls.


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     Load Estimating Level 3: Block & Zone Loads

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 06-796-035

Block and zone load estimates provide the data necessary to select heating and cooling equipment that can condition the spaces within a building. Using the outputs for the building block and zone load estimates, the HVAC system equipment selections can be made to complete the design. This module builds on the load estimating modules in the Technical HVAC Fundamentals Design Training and explains the methodology and components that are considered in doing block and zone loads. Work sessions with answers which cover the concepts covered are provided.

Price: $25.00
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 06-797-035

Companion USB drive for Technical HVAC Design Training Load Estimating Level 3: Block and Zone Loads (06-796-035) contains the instructor PowerPoint presentation, speaker notes, quiz and instructor information.

Price: $50.00

     Filtration

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 06-796-063

Filtration is one part of a good IAQ strategy. This module addresses the methods and products available for removing contaminants from the air. Specifically, the types of mechanical and gas-phase filters, their capabilities, and applications and electronic air cleaners are covered. Work sessions with answers which cover the concepts covered are provided.

Price: $18.00
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 06-797-063

Companion USB drive for Technical HVAC Design Training Filtration (06-796-063) contains the instructor PowerPoint presentation, speaker notes, quiz and instructor information.

Price: $50.00

     Energy Recovery

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 06-796-064

This module deals with the methods and product types that are available for air-to-air recovery of energy in comfort air-conditioning applications. Topics include: the of the types of energy recovery technology, the best applications for each type, and how to identify recovery opportunities in comfort heating and cooling applications. Work sessions with answers which cover the concepts covered are provided.

Price: $25.00
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 06-797-064

Companion USB drive for Technical HVAC Design Training Energy Recovery (06-796-064) contains the instructor PowerPoint presentation, speaker notes, quiz and instructor information.

Price: $50.00

     Principles of Mechanical Refrigeration: Cycle Analysis

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 06-796-084

This second module on Mechanical Refrigeration develops the pressure enthalpy diagram and uses it to explain and analyze the mechanical refrigeration process. The pressure-enthalpy diagram is the tool used by designers of HVAC equipment to determine the size and performance of each system component. Work sessions with answers which cover the concepts covered are provided.

Price: $25.00
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 06-797-084

Companion USB drive for Technical HVAC Design Training Level 2: Principles of Mechanical Refrigeration Cycle Analysis (06-796-084) contains the instructor PowerPoint presentation, speaker notes, quiz and instructor information.

Price: $50.00

     Compressor Types

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 06-796-040

An understanding of compressors and how they operate will help the designer better select and apply air-conditioning units. This training module has four major sections describing compressors and their operation and application. Topics covered include: the different refrigeration cycles, positive displacement cycle, dynamic cycle (Centrifugal Cycle), absorption cycle, terminology associated with compressors and compressor design and operational issues, the five major compressor types with principle of operation, construction, and performance. Work sessions with answers which cover the concepts covered are provided.

Price: $25.00
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 06-797-040

Companion USB drive for Technical HVAC Design Training Compressor Types (06-796-040) contains the instructor PowerPoint presentation, speaker notes, quiz and instructor information.

Price: $50.00

     Comfort Control Principles

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 06-796-067

This module will discuss various temperature control strategies and HVAC systems that can be employed to maximize comfort provided to the building occupants. Work sessions with answers which cover the concepts covered are provided.

Price: $18.00
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 06-797-067

Companion USB drive for Technical HVAC Design Training Comfort Control Principles (06-796-067) contains the instructor PowerPoint presentation, speaker notes, quiz and instructor information.

Price: $50.00

     Controls Level 2: DDC Networking

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 06-796-075

This training module includes a refresher of the elements and building blocks of HVAC controls, basic control strategies, the workings of control system networks, the four key management methods available through DDC control networks, and how to specify network configuration and functionality. Work sessions with answers which cover the concepts covered are provided.

Price: $18.00
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 06-797-075

Companion USB drive for Technical HVAC Design Training Controls Level 2: DDC Networking (06-796-075) contains the instructor PowerPoint presentation, speaker notes, quiz and instructor information.

Price: $50.00

     Acoustics & Vibrations

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 06-796-076

This training module introduces system designers to the principles of acoustics and includes suggestions on how to address acoustic issues early in design. This module has seven sections including: acoustic terms, methods used to establish an acoustic rating both indoors and outdoors, how manufacturer sound data is generated, how to determine the acoustic design goal and how to estimate the sound at the receiver using the source-path-receiver concept. Work sessions with answers which cover the concepts covered are provided.

Price: $25.00
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 06-797-076

Companion USB drive for Technical HVAC Design Training Acoustics and Vibration (06-796-076) contains the instructor PowerPoint presentation, speaker notes, quiz and instructor information.

Price: $50.00

     Indoor Air Quality

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 06-796-077

This training module looks at the importance of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) to the occupants of a building. An HVAC system may contribute to the problem of poor IAQ or provide means to maintain proper IAQ. Covered in this training is the causes of poor IAQ, the steps in a 3 step approach to controlling IAQ and the impact of ASHRAE Standard 62.1 Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality. Work sessions with answers which cover the concepts covered are provided.

Price: $25.00
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 06-797-077

Companion USB drive for Technical HVAC Design Training Indoor Air Quality (06-796-077) contains the instructor PowerPoint presentation, speaker notes, quiz and instructor information.

Price: $50.00

     Life Cycle Costing for HVAC Systems

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 06-796-078

Decisions about the type of HVAC system or decisions related to making HVAC system modifications are often based on financial justification. This training module discusses the life cycle costing method and how it should be applied to HVAC related decisions. Six sections describe the basic concepts behind the life cycle cost method, a recommended procedure to follow, what data should be included, where to find the data and several techniques to be used in evaluating the data and making a decision. Work sessions with answers which cover the concepts covered are provided.

Price: $25.00
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 06-797-078

Companion USB drive for Technical HVAC Design Training Life Cycle Costing for HVAC Systems (06-796-078) contains the instructor PowerPoint presentation, speaker notes, quiz and instructor information.

Price: $50.00

     Technical HVAC Design Training IV: HVAC Advanced Topics

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 06-796-107

This bound copy of the first 10 books in the HVAC Advanced Design Technical Training is an introduction to a number of topics and equipment types that supplement or build upon modules in the other sections of this series. Consists of 4 soft-bound volumes.

Price: $175.00

       Fundamentals of Psychrometrics

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 791-120

This training module presents the theory of psychrometrics and the derivation of the formula used to create the psychrometric chart. Once the fundamental concepts behind the psychrometric chart are understood the text uses examples to demonstrate the use of psychrometrics to solve typical air conditioning processes. Associated materials: Laminated Psychrometric Charts 11 x 17 (IP English Units) 794-108, SHF Alignment Ruler 798-013.

Price: $7.00

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