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For HVAC service technicians starting their career, these training materials provide the student fundamental knowledge to become more effective in servicing mechanical air conditioning systems. Key topics include: HVAC terminology, refrigeration cycle, system types, compressors, condensers, evaporators, metering device, refrigerant system controls and basic troubleshooting. These materials can also be used by instructors of HVAC training. Most topics contain programs for self-study and instructor led training with skill assessment tests.


Experience Level

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


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HVAC Training Books Student training books are available.
presentation Trainer presentations and other instructor materials are available.

Item Descriptions


 Module 1: Air Conditioning Fundamentals

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 022-001

This module explains HVAC terminology and covers: heat, molecules, heat & temperature, heat transfer, and kinds of heat. Skill checks of the material covered are included.

Price: $7.75
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 022-040

Companion USB drive for General Air Conditioning Training, Fundamentals Module 1 (022-001) contains the instructor and presentation material. Included is a non-printable copy of the book, PowerPoint presentation, narrated version of the PowerPoint for self-study, and a version of the self-study suitable for use on a learning management system.

Price: $50.00

 New Module 1: Air Conditioning Fundamentals

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 06-022-051

This updated version of Module 1 explains HVAC terminology and covers: heat, molecules, heat & temperature, heat transfer, and kinds of heat. (Updated for impacts of HFC blended refrigerants) Skill checks of the material covered are included.

Price: $7.75
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 06-020-052

Companion USB drive for New General Air Conditioning Training, Fundamentals Module 1 (06-022-051) contains the instructor and presentation material. Included is a non-printable copy of the book, PowerPoint presentation, narrated version for self-study, a version of the self-study suitable for use on a learning management system, instructor support material and quizzes.

Price: $50.00

 Module 2: Temperature & Pressure

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 022-003

This second module covers basic concepts of temperature and pressure including: measuring heat, graphing heat, rate of heat transfer, and pressure. Skill checks of the material covered are included.

Price: $7.75
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 022-041

Companion USB drive for General Air Conditioning Training, Fundamentals Module 2 (022-003) contains the instructor and presentation material. Included is a non-printable copy of the book, PowerPoint presentation, narrated version for self-study, and a version of the self-study suitable for use on a learning management system.

Price: $50.00

 New Module 2: Temperature & Pressure

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 06-022-053

This updated version of Module 2 covers basic concepts of temperature and pressure including: measuring heat, graphing heat, rate of heat transfer, and pressure. (Updated for impacts of HFC blended refrigerants) Skill checks of the material covered are included.

Price: $7.75
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 06-022-054

Companion USB drive for New General Air Conditioning Training, Fundamentals Module 2 (06-022-053) contains the instructor and presentation material. Included is a non-printable copy of the book, PowerPoint presentation, narrated version for self-study, a version of the self-study suitable for use on a learning management system, instructor support material and quizzes.

Price: $50.00

 Module 3: The Refrigeration Cycle

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 022-005

This module Introduces the function of the 4 major components includes: basic refrigeration cycle, closed cycle, mechanical refrigeration system components, and how to read a P-H ( Pressure - Enthalpy) diagram. Skill checks of the material covered are included.

Price: $7.75
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 022-042

Companion USB drive for General Air Conditioning Training, Fundamentals Module 3 (022-005) contains the instructor and presentation material. Included is a non-printable copy of the book, PowerPoint presentation, narrated version for self-study, and a version of the self-study suitable for use on a learning management system.

Price: $50.00

 Module 4: Systems

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 022-007

This module describes various types of air conditioning systems including: types of systems, refrigeration systems, packaged systems, split systems and other systems. Skill checks of the material covered are included.

Price: $7.75
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 022-043

Companion USB drive for General Air Conditioning Training, Fundamentals Module 4 (022-007) contains the instructor and presentation material. Included is a non-printable copy of the book, PowerPoint presentation, narrated version for self-study, and a version of the self-study suitable for use on a learning management system.

Price: $50.00

 Module 5: Compressors

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 022-009

This module introduces basic compressor types, construction, function and capacity including: reciprocating, rotary, scroll, screw, and centrifugal. Skill checks of the material covered are included.

Price: $7.75
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 022-044

Companion USB drive for General Air Conditioning Training, Fundamentals Module 5 (022-009) contains the instructor and presentation material. Included is a non-printable copy of the book, PowerPoint presentation, narrated version for self-study, and a version of the self-study suitable for use on a learning management system.

Price: $50.00

 Module 6: Condensers

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 022-011

This module covers operation of condensers, condenser types, construction, condenser capacity and how condenser problems relate to system troubleshooting. Skill checks of the material covered are included.

Price: $7.75
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 022-045

Companion USB drive for General Air Conditioning Training, Fundamentals Module 6 (022-011) contains the instructor and presentation material. Included is a non-printable copy of the book, PowerPoint presentation, narrated version for self-study, and a version of the self-study suitable for use on a learning management system.

Price: $50.00

 Module 7: Evaporators

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 022-013

This module covers the evaporation process, DX and chilled water types and construction, capacity, relationship to the PH chart and troubleshooting. Skill checks of the material covered are included.

Price: $7.75
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 022-046

Companion USB drive for General Air Conditioning Training, Fundamentals Module 7 (022-013) contains the instructor and presentation material. Included is a non-printable copy of the book, PowerPoint presentation, narrated version for self-study, and a version of the self-study suitable for use on a learning management system.

Price: $50.00

 Module 8: Metering Devices

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 022-015

This module covers metering devices both modulating and fixed orifice control includes: operation, types, construction, troubleshooting and shows the expansion process and superheat control within the refrigeration cycle. Skill checks of the material covered are included.

Price: $7.75
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 022-047

Companion USB drive for General Air Conditioning Training, Fundamentals Module 8 (022-015) contains the instructor and presentation material. Included is a non-printable copy of the book, PowerPoint presentation, narrated version for self-study, and a version of the self-study suitable for use on a learning management system.

Price: $50.00

 Module 9: Electrical & Refrigerant Controls

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 022-017

This module Introduces primary, secondary and safety controls including: thermostats, pressurestats, solenoids, reversing valves, timers, overloads and relays. Skill checks of the material covered are included.

Price: $7.75
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 022-048

Companion USB drive for General Air Conditioning Training, Fundamentals Module 9 (022-017) contains the instructor and presentation material. Included is a non-printable copy of the book, PowerPoint presentation, narrated version for self-study, and a version of the self-study suitable for use on a learning management system.

Price: $50.00

 Module 10: Refrigeration Cycle Accessories

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 022-019

This module addresses 8 of the most common accessories used in refrigeration systems including: filter drier's, sight glass / moisture liquid indicators, accumulators, crankcase heaters, and mufflers. Skill checks of the material covered are included.

Price: $7.75
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 022-049

Companion USB drive for General Air Conditioning Training, Fundamentals Module 10 (022-019) contains the instructor and presentation material. Included is a non-printable copy of the book, PowerPoint presentation, narrated version for self-study, and a version of the self-study suitable for use on a learning management system.

Price: $50.00

 General Air Conditioning Fundamentals Book of Modules 1 to 10

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 022-025

Bound book which contains a copy of each of the modules 1 to 10 of the General Air Conditioning Training Fundamentals books.

Price: $58.75
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 06-022-024

Companion USB drive for all General Training Air Conditioning - Fundamentals presentations and instructor material for Modules 1 to 10. Each module includes a non-printable copy of the book, PowerPoint presentation, narrated version for self-study, and a version of the self-study suitable for use on a learning management system.

Price: $500.00

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