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For HVAC service technicians desiring to improve their basic skills, these training materials will cover the following topics: safety, understanding wiring diagrams, electronic controls, brazing, air measurement, and electrical troubleshooting. 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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HVAC Training Books Student training books are available.
presentation Trainer presentations and other instructor materials are available.

Item Descriptions


 SAFETY 2000

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 020-602

This program is designed to promote safety awareness and provide a safer, healthier work environment. It covers: personal protective equipment, material safety data sheets MSDS, vehicle safety, emergency response, ergonomics, lifting and back safety, hazard communication, electrical safety, ladders, working at heights, fall protection, welding and brazing, compressed air and gas, refrigerants, leak testing, environmental practices, good housekeeping and confined space entry. Also safety practices needed to service: compressors, air handlers, cooling towers, absorption chillers, and centrifugal chillers. Quizzes with answers are provided.

Price: $9.00
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 020-604

Companion USB drive for Safety 2000 (020-602) contains the instructor presentation material. Included is a PowerPoint presentation and narrated version of PowerPoint for self-study.

Price: $50.00

 SAFETY GUIDE FOR REFRIGERATION & AIR CONDITIONING EQUIPMENT

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 571-100

Use to promote safety awareness for people who own, operate or maintain refrigeration and air conditioning equipment.

Price: $4.00

   Understanding Wiring Diagrams

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 020-368

This program describes how to read and interpret wiring diagrams. Topics include: power and control circuits, component and ladder diagrams, reading a wiring diagram and troubleshooting with a wiring diagram. Quizzes with answers are provided.

Price: $10.25

   Understanding Electronic Controls I

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 020-409

Covered in this program are electronic controls typically used in air conditioning units. Topics include: printed circuit boards, timer circuits, switching and control circuits, microprocessor controls and troubleshooting. Quizzes with answers are provided.

Price: $9.00

   Understanding Electronic Controls II: Microprocessors

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 020-102

This program provides an understanding of relationship of inputs and outputs in microprocessor controls used in HVAC systems. Topics include: control function, input and output types, control operation and troubleshooting. Quizzes with answers are provided.

Price: $9.00

   Understanding Electronic Controls III: Variable Speed Technology

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 020-118

This program is designed to increase understanding of variable speed motors and their use in heating and cooling systems. Covered are: variable speed motors type and construction, operating modes and troubleshooting procedures. Quizzes with answers are provided.

Price: $9.00

   ELECTRICAL TEST INSTRUMENTS

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 020-481

Program provides an overview of two of the most-used instruments in the technician's tool kit, the volt-ohmmeter and the clamp-on ammeter. Use of these tools in troubleshooting situations is emphasized. Quizzes with answers are provided.

Price: $5.25
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 020-635

Companion USB drive for Electrical Test Instruments (020-481) contains the instructor presentation material. Included is a PowerPoint presentation and narrated version of PowerPoint for self-study.

Price: $50.00

   ELECTRICAL TROUBLESHOOTING

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 020-057

Program describes a practical step-by-step path, the hopscotch method, to quickly diagnose and correct electrical circuit problems. Quizzes with answers are provided.

Price: $5.25
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 06-020-625

Companion USB drive for Electrical Troubleshooting (020-057) contains the instructor presentation material. Included is a PowerPoint presentation and narrated version of PowerPoint for self-study.

Price: $50.00

   REMOTE MOUNTED THERMOSTATS

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 020-249

Program discusses various thermostats including types, purpose and function, characteristics and operation, installation, service and troubleshooting. Quizzes with answers are provided.

Price: $7.75
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 020-240

Companion USB drive for Remote Mounted Thermostats (020-249) contains the instructor presentation material. Included is a PowerPoint presentation and narrated version of PowerPoint for self-study.

Price: $50.00

     AIR PROPERTIES & MEASUREMENT

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 020-253

This program analyzes and defines the properties of air, illustrates use of a psychrometric chart, discusses air measurement procedures and instruments, reviews fan laws and airflow calculations used to solve air side problems. Quizzes with answers are provided.

Price: $9.00
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 06-020-211

Companion USB drive for Air Properties and Measurement (020-253) contains the instructor presentation material. Included is a PowerPoint presentation and narrated version of PowerPoint for self-study. (Additional available resource: Psychrometric Chart Pad (IP English Units) 794-017, Laminated Psychrometric Wall Chart (IP English Units) 794-023 )

Price: $50.00

     AIR MEASUREMENT

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 020-067

Improper airflow often causes comfort system problems. Program shows the technicians how to measure airflow using the heat rise method. Quizzes with answers are provided.

Price: $5.25
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 020-630

Companion USB drive for Air Measurement (020-067) contains the instructor presentation material. Included is a PowerPoint presentation and narrated version of PowerPoint for self-study.

Price: $50.00

   BRAZING

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 020-063

Brazing is a primary skill for a successful service technician. This module covers the basics of solder alloy types, heat ranges and fuels needed, along with equipment care and safety tips. Quizzes with answers are provided.

Price: $5.25
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 020-628

Companion USB drive for Brazing (020-063) contains the instructor presentation material. Included is a PowerPoint presentation and narrated version of PowerPoint for self-study.

Price: $50.00

   SERVICE SIX PACK I - USB

  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 020-394

USB includes one each of the six basic service skills. Electrical Troubleshooting, Residential Condensing Unit Replacement, Hermetic Compressor Replacement, Brazing, Evacuation and Charging & Air Measurement. (Additional available resource: Refrigerant R-22 Superheat/Subcooling Charging Calculator/Slide Rule 020-434)

Price: $150.00

   SERVICE SIX PACK II - USB

  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 020-392

USB includes one each of the six basic service skills. Metering Devices, Add-On Air Conditioning Installation, Gas Furnace Replacement, Advanced Troubleshooting, Electrical Test Instruments, Air Conditioning Tune-Up. (Additional available resource: Refrigerant R-22 Superheat/Subcooling Charging Calculator/Slide Rule 020-434, Natural Gas Furnace Manifold Pressure Calculator 020-444)

Price: $150.00

   SIX STEPS TO GREAT TRAINING

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 020-720

Using Worksheets and examples, this manual guides trainers through a six-step process that assures effective training every time. Aimed at the part-time or casual technical trainer, this manual can also be used by anyone who is called upon to provide technical training.

Price: $10.25

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