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For HVAC service technicians starting their career, these training materials will give the student fundamental knowledge to become more effective in servicing gas heating systems. Key topics include: combustion process, gas furnaces, ignition systems, burners and controls, installation practices, venting and 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: Introduction to Gas Heating

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 022-301

This module introduces four of eight foundation blocks to understanding gas heating systems: 1)heat; 2)molecules, heat and temperature; 3)heat transfer; and 4)pressure. Skill checks of the material covered are included.

Price: $7.75
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 022-340

Companion USB drive for General Heating Training, Module 1 (022-301) 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.

Price: $50.00

 MODULE 2: PRINCIPLES OF GAS COMBUSTION

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 022-303

This module introduces the remaining four foundation blocks building on the first 4 introduced in Module 1: 5)gas properties; 6)combustion theory; 7)practical combustion; and 8) efficiency.

Price: $7.75
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 022-341

Companion USB drive for General Training Heating Module 2 contains the instructor and presentation material. Included: Non-printable copy of the book, PowerPoint presentation, narrated version for self-study, version of self-study suitable for a learning management system.

Price: $50.00

 MODULE 3: GAS FURNACES

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 022-305

Discusses basics of gas furnaces and heating systems including furnace design, gas system components, furnace controls, and heating system controls and components.

Price: $7.75
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 020-342

Companion USB drive for General Heating Training, Module 3 (022-305) 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. Skill checks of the material covered are included.

Price: $50.00

 MODULE 4: GAS BURNERS

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 022-307

This module covers gas burners and the part they play in the combustion process. Topics include: theoretical flame characteristics; burner design; actual flame characteristics; combustion system; and pilot burners. Skill checks of the material covered are included.

Price: $7.75
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 022-343

Companion USB drive for General Heating Training, Module 4 (022-307) 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.

Price: $50.00

 MODULE 5: GAS CONTROLS

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 022-309

This module focuses on the components of the system that provide gas in a controlled combustion process. Covered are: gas pressure regulators, manual and automatic gas valves, combination gas controls and troubleshooting gas valves. Skill checks of the material covered are included.

Price: $7.75
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 022-344

Companion USB drive for General Heating Training, Module 5 (022-309) 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.

Price: $50.00

 MODULE 6: GAS IGNITION SYSTEMS

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 022-311

This module explains the three types of ignition systems commonly used in furnaces. Topics covered include: standing pilot; re-ignition pilot; and direct burner ignition. Skill checks of the material covered are included.

Price: $7.75
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 022-345

Companion USB drive for General Heating Training, Module 6 (022-311) 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.

Price: $50.00

 MODULE 7: GAS SAFETY & OPERATING CONTROLS

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 022-313

This module covers the common safety controls and operating controls required to safely and efficiently operate a gas furnaces system. Covered are: safety controls, limit switches, fan controls, operating controls, thermostats and zoning controls. Skill checks of the material covered are included.

Price: $7.75
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 022-346

Companion USB drive for General Heating Training, Module 7 (022-313) 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.

Price: $50.00

 MODULE 8: FURNACE INSTALLATION PRACTICES

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 022-315

This module covers gas furnace installation practices. Topics include: planning; designing; and selecting equipment, proper gas piping techniques and installation practices. Skill checks of the material covered are included.

Price: $7.75
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 022-347

Companion USB drive for General Heating Training, Module 8 (022-315) 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.

Price: $50.00

 MODULE 9: VENTILATION & COMBUSTION AIR

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 022-317

This module discusses proper system design to provide ventilation air for combustion and venting of combustion gases. Topics include: vent categories, Category I vent design basics, Category I vent design, flue sizing and combustion air requirements, and Category IV venting, sizing and combustion air. Skill checks of the material covered are included.

Price: $7.75
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 022-348

Companion USB drive for General Heating Training, Module 9 (022-317) 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.

Price: $50.00

   MODULE 10: GAS TROUBLESHOOTING

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 022-319

This module covers basic troubleshooting practices. Topics covered include: basic adjustments of gas input and primary air, making efficiency checks, troubleshooting furnace combustion problems, and identify and correct heating system operation problems. Skill checks of the material covered are included.

Price: $7.75
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 022-349

Companion USB drive for General Heating Training, Module 10 (022-319) 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.

Price: $50.00

 GENERAL TRAINING HEATING MODULES 1 to 10

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 022-325

Bound copy contains one each of the modules 1-10 of the General Training Heating books.

Price: $58.75
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 022-320

Companion USB drive for all General Heating Training 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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