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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 basic topics that all HVAC system designers need to understand. Topics include: load estimating, duct design, psychrometrics, system selection, water piping and pumps, and controls.


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


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   Industry Overview

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 06-796-025

This training program provides a general overview of the commercial HVAC industry, providing an awareness of: the design process; participants in the design and construction process; documents involved in construction; a typical timeline of activities in the design and construction process; and how these activities are influenced by the different participants in the process including regulatory agencies and legal concerns. Work sessions with answers which cover the concepts covered are provided.

Price: $18.00
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 06-797-025

Companion USB drive for Technical HVAC Design Training Industry Overview (06-796-025) contains the instructor PowerPoint presentation, speaker notes, quiz and instructor information.

Price: $50.00

   ABCs of Comfort

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 796-026

This program deals primarily with the design and operation of comfort air conditioning and is intended to introduce system designers to the parameters that influence human comfort, and how the air system and mechanical refrigeration system work together to control these conditions. Work sessions with answers which cover the concepts covered are provided.

Price: $18.00
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 797-026

Companion USB drive for Technical HVAC Design Training ABCs of Comfort (796-026) contains the instructor PowerPoint presentation, speaker notes, quiz and instructor information.

Price: $50.00

   Concepts of Air Conditioning

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 796-027

This program deals with the functions an air-conditioning system must perform to provide comfort air conditioning. Topics covered include: air-conditioning definitions, classification of systems, types of systems, with their components, building zoning considerations and how systems control multiple building zones. Work sessions with answers which cover the concepts covered are provided.

Price: $18.00
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 797-027

Companion USB drive for Technical HVAC Design Training Concepts of Air Conditioning (796-027) contains the instructor PowerPoint presentation, speaker notes, quiz and instructor information.

Price: $50.00

   Psychrometrics Level 1: Fundamentals

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 796-030

Psychrometrics is the study of the air and water vapor mixture. Proficiency in the use of the psychrometrics chart is an important tool for designers of air conditioning systems. This program is an introduction to air-vapor mixtures, the information obtained from the chart, and plotting the eight basic air conditioning processes. Work sessions with answers which cover the concepts covered are provided. (Additional available resource: Laminated Psychrometric Charts 11 x 17 (IP English Units) (794-108), SHF Alignment Ruler (798-013)).

Price: $18.00
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 06-797-030

Companion USB drive for Technical HVAC Design Training Psychrometrics Level 1: Fundamentals (796-030) contains the instructor PowerPoint presentation, speaker notes, quiz and instructor information. (Additional available resource: Laminated Psychrometric Charts 11 x 17 (IP English Units) (794-108), SHF Alignment Ruler (798-013))

Price: $50.00

   Load Estimating Level 1: Overview

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 06-796-085

An overview of commercial load estimating includes: what a load estimate is and how it is used; heat transfer methods; building load components; solar radiant energy and other climatic conditions; and explains how external site-related conditions affect building heat gains and losses. Work sessions with answers which cover the concepts covered are provided.

Price: $18.00
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 06-797-085

Companion USB drive for Technical HVAC Design Training Load Estimating Level 1: Overview (06-796-085) contains the instructor PowerPoint presentation, speaker notes, quiz and instructor information. (Additional available resource: Technical HVAC Design Training Load Estimating Using Storage Load Factors and Equivalent Temperatures (SDM Part 1 User Guide) (791-090), Air Conditioning Load Estimate Form (797-006), Heating Load Estimate Form (797-005)).

Price: $50.00

   Load Estimating Level 2: Fundamentals

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 796-034

The fundamentals of commercial load estimating are covered in this program. Topics include: understanding the various load components, the data necessary to select heating and cooling equipment; how the load estimate determines cooling capacity and airflow cfm. Work sessions with answers which cover the concepts covered are provided. (Additional available resource: Technical HVAC Design Training Load Estimating Using Storage Load Factors and Equivalent Temperatures (SDM Part 1 User Guide) (791-090), Air Conditioning Load Estimate Form (797-006), Heating Load Estimate Form (797-005)).

Price: $18.00
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 797-034

Companion USB drive for Technical HVAC Design Training Load Estimating Level 2: Fundamentals (796-034) contains the instructor PowerPoint presentation, speaker notes, quiz and instructor information.

Price: $50.00

   Principles of Mechanical Refrigeration: Introduction

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 796-037

This module deals with the way heat is moved from a place of lower temperature to a place of higher temperature in a process called mechanical refrigeration. Topics covered include: basic heat transfer, principles of the refrigeration system, mechanical refrigeration cycle, 4 basic components, heat pumps and refrigerants. Work sessions with answers which cover the concepts covered are provided.

Price: $18.00
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 06-797-037

Companion USB drive for Technical HVAC Design Training Principles of Mechanical Refrigeration Introduction (796-037) contains the instructor PowerPoint presentation, speaker notes, quiz and instructor information.

Price: $50.00

   Duct Design Level 1: Fundamentals

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 796-045

This module discusses commercial duct design presenting a step-by-step design process covering such aspects of duct design as zoning, load determination, layout, sizing, and determining static pressure losses for system fan selection. After completing the module, participants will be able to manually size ductwork using either a friction chart or a duct calculator. Work sessions with answers which cover the concepts covered are provided. (Additional available resource: Equal Friction Duct Calculator (794-036)).

Price: $18.00
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 797-045

Companion USB drive for Technical HVAC Design Training Duct Design Level 1: Fundamentals (796-045) contains the instructor PowerPoint presentation, speaker notes, quiz and instructor information. (Additional available resource: Equal Friction Duct Calculator (794-036)).

Price: $50.00

   Water Piping & Pumps

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 796-043

In this module the design of water piping and pumping systems for chilled and hot water are addressed. Topics include: layout, selection, and sizing of the piping system; associated hydronic components required, and types, application and selection of pumps. Work sessions with answers which cover the concepts covered are provided.

Price: $18.00
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 797-043

Companion USB drive for Technical HVAC Design Training Water Piping and Pumps (796-043) contains the instructor PowerPoint presentation, speaker notes, quiz and instructor information.

Price: $50.00

   System Selection

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 06-796-066

This module on System Selection presents one method that can be used by designers on most commercial projects. Topics include: assembling and documenting all available project data; determining the delivery method; budgets and schedules; running rough heating and cooling loads; developing an initial list of potential HVAC systems; and using a rating method called the Systems Scoresheet. Work sessions with answers which cover the concepts covered are provided.

Price: $25.00
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 06-797-066

Companion USB drive for Technical HVAC Design Training System Selection (06-796-066) contains the instructor PowerPoint presentation, speaker notes, quiz and instructor information. (Additional available resource: Commercial Systems Quick Reference (CSQR) (795-205)).

Price: $50.00

   Controls Level 1: Fundamentals

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 796-074

The fundamentals of HVAC controls introduces the basic concepts of control and the vocabulary necessary to understand HVAC controls that are part of the design of HVAC systems. This module will take the basic elements and building blocks of HVAC controls and show how comfort control systems create the desired equipment responses for maintaining room environmental condition set points. Work sessions with answers which cover the concepts covered are provided.

Price: $18.00
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 797-074

Companion USB drive for Technical HVAC Design Training Controls Level 1: Fundamentals (796-074) contains the instructor PowerPoint presentation, speaker notes, quiz and instructor information.

Price: $50.00

   Technical HVAC Design Training Book I - Fundamentals

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 06-796-104

This bound copy of the first 11 books in the HVAC Design Fundamentals Technical Training is an introduction to the topics every HVAC system designer needs to know. Consists of 2 soft-bound volumes.

Price: $175.00

   Load Estimating Using Storage Load Factors and Equivalent Temperatures (SDM Part 1 User Guide)

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 791-090

This program is aimed at developing the understanding and skills necessary to accomplish a "block" cooling and heating load estimate. The Carrier E-20 method is explained with appropriate Work Sessions. The text illustrates calculations for an example building while the student performs similar calculations for another structure. (Additional available resource: Air Conditioning Load Estimate Form (797-006), Heating Load Estimate Form (797-005)).

Price: $5.50

   Room Air Distribution

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 791-224

This module covers principles of room air distribution including blow, drop, induction and spread are reviewed. Presents factors relative to the performance, rating and selection of sidewall, under-window and ceiling diffusers.

Price: $5.50
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 793-224

Companion USB drive for Technical HVAC Design Training Room Air Distribution (791-224)contains the instructor PowerPoint presentation.

Price: $25.00

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