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For HVAC service technicians desiring to improve their HVAC cooling skills, these training materials will cover the following topics: installing and troubleshooting residential cooling and heat pump systems, charging and recovery of refrigerant, leak testing DX systems, metering devices and, troubleshooting DX systems. These materials can also be used by HVAC instructors as part of an HVAC training program.


Experience Level

Materials range from Fundamental Topics (1) to Advanced Topics (4) and are noted accordingly with a   


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Item Descriptions


   Metering Devices

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 020-473

This program describes the operation and application of fixed-orifice, TXV (Thermal Expansion Valves) and EXV (Electronic Expansion Valves). Includes common usage problems and troubleshooting situations. Quizzes with answers are provided.

Price: $5.25
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 020-631

Companion USB drive for Metering Devices (020-473) contains the instructor presentation material. Included is a PowerPoint presentation and narrated version of PowerPoint for self-study.

Price: $50.00

   Metering Devices Fixed Orifice and TXV

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 06-C20-641

This training explains how the metering device operates in an air conditioning system and how the TXV with its variable orifice is able to provide superior system performance. Quizzes with answers are provided.

Price: $7.75
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 06-C20-642

Companion USB drive for Metering Devices Fixed Orifice and TXV (06-C20-641) contains the instructor presentation material. Included is a PowerPoint presentation and narrated version of PowerPoint for self-study.

Price: $50.00

   Proper Condensate Drain Connections

  Instructor Material

This video program shows how to prevent and eliminate problems caused by improper condensate removal by understanding why problems occur, dimensions for drain trap, as well as do's and don'ts of installing condensate drains.

Catalog No. 020-263
Price: $37.50

     REFRIGERANT SERVICE TECHNIQUES

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 020-650

This training program covers: refrigerants, safety, minimizing contamination of systems, management and containment systems, charging tools and equipment, and service procedures used on centrifugal and reciprocating refrigeration equipment. Quizzes with answers are provided. (Additional available resource: Refrigerant R-22 Superheat/Subcooling Charging Calculator/Slide Rule 020-434, Pocket Refrigerant Service Card For HCFC-22 Systems 020-499).

Price: $10.25

   Leak Testing Residential & Light Commercial Refrigeration Systems

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 020-095

This basic skills program covers equipment and techniques used to perform refrigerant leak testing in residential and light commercial refrigeration equipment. Safety, environmental and economic concerns are stressed throughout. Quizzes with answers are provided.

Price: $7.75
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 020-097

Companion USB drive for Leak Testing Residential and Light Commercial Refrigeration Systems (020-095) contains the instructor presentation material. Included is a PowerPoint presentation and narrated version of PowerPoint for self-study.

Price: $50.00

   Charging Procedures for Residential Cooling Units

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 020-122

This program covers superheat and subcooling charging methods and procedures for assuring correct system airflow using the Superheat/Subcooling Charging Calculator/Slide Rule. Quizzes with answers are provided. (Additional available resource: Refrigerant R-22 Superheat/Subcooling Charging Calculator/Slide Rule 020-434).

Price: $12.50

   Evacuation & Charging

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 020-065

This training module shows how to properly evacuate an charge a DX system. Two methods of charging are discussed. Quizzes with answers are provided.

Price: $5.25
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 06-020-629

Companion USB drive for Evacuation and Charging (020-065) contains the instructor presentation material. Included is a PowerPoint presentation and narrated version of PowerPoint for self-study. (Additional available resource: Refrigerant R-22 Superheat/Subcooling Charging Calculator/Slide Rule 020-434)

Price: $50.00

   Air Conditioning Tune-Up

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 020-483

This program covers the steps required to checkout and tune-up a residential air conditioning system. Quizzes with answers are provided.

Price: $5.25
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 020-636

Companion USB drive for Air Conditioning Tune-Up (020-483) contains the instructor presentation material. Included is a PowerPoint presentation and narrated version of PowerPoint for self-study. (Additional available resource: Refrigerant R-22 Superheat/Subcooling Charging Calculator/Slide Rule 020-434)

Price: $50.00

   Add-On Air Conditioning Installation

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 020-475

This program shows how to install an "Add-On" residential split system air conditioner. Topics covered include: safety, equipment installation, start-up and checkout. Quizzes with answers are provided.

Price: $5.25
  Instructor Material

Companion USB drive for Add-On Air Conditioning Installation (020-475) contains the instructor presentation material. Included is a PowerPoint presentation and narrated version of PowerPoint for self-study. (Additional available resource: Refrigerant R-22 Superheat/Subcooling Charging Calculator/Slide Rule 020-434)

Catalog No. 020-632
Price: $50.00

     Hermetic Compresor Replacement

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 020-061

First, the technician learns how to determine if the compressor has failed, and then he is taken, step-by-step, through a successful replacement procedure. Additionally, start up and checkout of the system is included. Quizzes with answers are provided.

Price: $5.25
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 020-627

Companion USB drive for Hermetic Compressor Replacement (020-061) contains the instructor presentation material. Included is a PowerPoint presentation and narrated version of PowerPoint for self-study. (Additional available resource: Refrigerant R-22 Superheat/Subcooling Charging Calculator/Slide Rule 020-434)

Price: $50.00

   Residential Condensing Unit Replacement

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 020-059

This program shows the technician the steps for successfully replacing a residential condensing unit. Topics include: safety, removal of the refrigerant, unit removal, new unit installation, charging and start-up. Quizzes with answers are provided.

Price: $5.25
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 020-626

Companion USB drive for Residential Condensing Unit Replacement (020-059) contains the instructor presentation material. Included is a PowerPoint presentation and narrated version of PowerPoint for self-study. (Additional available resource: Refrigerant R-22 Superheat/Subcooling Charging Calculator/Slide Rule 020-434)

Price: $50.00

     Advanced Troubleshooting

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 020-479

This program takes the technician through the steps to solve more complex electrical problems using the proven hopscotch method. Quizzes with answers are provided.

Price: $5.25
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 06-020-634

Companion USB drive for Advanced Troubleshooting (020-479) contains the instructor presentation material. Included is a PowerPoint presentation and narrated version of PowerPoint for self-study.

Price: $50.00

   Troubleshooting Residential Cooling Systems

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 020-107

This program covers common problems encountered with residential cooling systems and how to correct them. Quizzes with answers are provided.

Price: $15.00
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 020-124

Companion USB drive for Troubleshooting Residential Cooling Systems (020-107) contains the instructor presentation material. Included is a PowerPoint presentation and narrated version of PowerPoint for self-study. (Additional available resource: Refrigerant R-22 Superheat/Subcooling Charging Calculator/Slide Rule 020-434)

Price: $50.00

   A Guide for Residential Heat Pumps

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 020-417

This program is an introduction to selecting and installing residential air-air heat pump systems. Topics covered include: system description, selecting and sizing, air distribution design, locating and installing the units, refrigerant piping, wiring, controls and startup.

Price: $6.25

   Troubleshooting Heat Pumps (Residential-Light Commercial)

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 020-111

Covers preliminary inspection, insufficient air, improper defrost, excessive electrical consumption, proper refrigerant charge and special components. Quizzes with answers are provided.

Price: $15.00
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 020-129

Companion USB drive for Troubleshooting Heat Pumps (Residential-Light Commercial) (020-111) contains the instructor presentation material. Included is a PowerPoint presentation and narrated version of PowerPoint for self-study. (Additional available resource: Refrigerant R-22 Superheat/Subcooling Charging Calculator/Slide Rule 020-434)

Price: $50.00

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