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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 topics on DX (Direct Expansion) unitary packaged equipment. Topics include: rooftop units, split systems, and water source heat pumps (WSHP).


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


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     Rooftop Units Level 1: Constant Volume

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 796-056

Smaller tonnage constant volume rooftop units are the most widely used units in the commercial air conditioning industry. This training module will explain their key features and applications. Topics covered include: components, ratings, control, impact of codes, selection and application tips. Work sessions with answers which cover the concepts covered are provided.

Price: $18.00
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 797-056

Companion USB drive for Rooftop Units Level 1: Constant Volume (796-056) contains the instructor PowerPoint presentation, speaker notes, quiz and instructor information.

Price: $50.00

     Rooftop Units Level 2: VAV Rooftops

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 06-796-057

A large VAV (Variable Air Volume) rooftop unit with VAV terminals can be used in the place of multiple smaller constant volume units as a way of providing multiple zones of temperature control. This training module discusses their key features and applications. Topics covered include: VAV system description, typical applications, VAV rooftop unit features, options and accessories, VAV terminals, application tips, controls, code considerations, and unit selection. Work sessions with answers which cover the concepts covered are provided.

Price: $18.00
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 06-797-057

Companion USB drive for Rooftop Units Level 2: VAV Rooftops (06-796-057) contains the instructor PowerPoint presentation, speaker notes, quiz and instructor information.

Price: $50.00

     Indoor Self-Contained Units

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 06-796-058

Indoor self-contained units are a unique segment of the packaged air conditioning industry. They are available in a variety of configurations for both air-cooled and water-cooled applications. This training module covers system types, unit components, applications, controls, code impacts and unit selection. Work sessions with answers which cover the concepts covered are provided.

Price: $18.00
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 06-797-058

Companion USB drive for Indoor Self-Contained Units (06-796-058) contains the instructor PowerPoint presentation, speaker notes, quiz and instructor information.

Price: $50.00

     Split Systems

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 796-059

Split systems are classified as a unitary, or packaged unit; and, as such, have many of the benefits of packaged equipment while offering the flexibility associated with applied products. This module will describe what split systems are, the components of the system and accessories frequently used. It will show the designer how systems are applied, explain common installation issues, and describe how to select a system. Work sessions with answers which cover the concepts covered are provided.

Price: $18.00
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 797-059

Companion USB drive for Split Systems (796-059) contains the instructor PowerPoint presentation, speaker notes, quiz and instructor information.

Price: $50.00

     Variable Volume & Temperature Systems

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 796-069

Variable Volume and Temperature systems (VVT) are an all-air zoned system that allows zoning using constant volume rooftops and split systems . VVT systems are a good solution for heating and cooling multiple zone applications in small to medium size buildings. This training module will explain what VVT is, basic sequence of operation, system layout and controls. Work sessions with answers which cover the concepts covered are provided.

Price: $18.00
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 797-069

Companion USB drive for Variable Volume & Temperature Systems (797-069) contains the instructor PowerPoint presentation, speaker notes, quiz and instructor information.

Price: $50.00

     Water Source Heat Pumps

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 06-796-071

This training module will provide an understanding of the components in water source heat pump systems, configuration options, system benefits, and many applications associated with the overall system. Work sessions with answers which cover the concepts covered are provided.

Price: $18.00
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 06-797-071

Companion USB drive for Water Source Heat Pumps (06-796-071) contains the instructor PowerPoint presentation, speaker notes, quiz and instructor information.

Price: $50.00

     Technical HVAC Design Training II: Packaged Systems

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 791-085

This bound copy of the first 6 books in the HVAC Packaged Equipment Design Technical Training is an introduction to the most common types of packaged equipment. Each module discusses the product with its features and application. Consists of 2 soft-bound volumes.

Price: $150.00

     Refrigerant Piping for Split Systems

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 791-064

This program presents the basic procedures used for designing and sizing refrigerant lines as applied to commercial split-systems. Also discussed are some of the typical issues involved in refrigerant piping systems which will aid the designer in avoiding the compounding of design errors.

Price: $5.50

     Refrigerant Piping Systems

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 791-234

This program covers the layout, sizing, materials, accessories, safety and limit controls and design practices for single and multiple circuit refrigerant piping systems. Topics discussed include oil circulation, refrigerant migration and their effect on design.

Price: $18.00
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 793-234

Companion USB drive for Refrigerant Piping Systems (791-234) contains the instructor PowerPoint presentation.

Price: $50.00

     Air-to-Air Heat Pumps

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 791-085

This program explains the basic principles of the heat pump. The training program explains the concept, operation, energy advantages, selection, control and application of air-to-air heat pumps. Although the basis of the text is the air-to-air heat pump, many of the principles covered are universally applicable to other types of heat pumps.

Price: $5.50
  Instructor Material
Catalog No. 793-085

Companion USB drive for Technical HVAC Design Training Air-to-Air Heat Pumps (791-085) contains the instructor PowerPoint presentation.

Price: $25.00

     Refrigeration Cycle Accessories

  HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 791-012

This text contains a detailed discussion of commonly used accessory components used in air conditioning systems. Thermostatic expansion valve operation, types, and selection are explained. Also covered is the function and application of other accessories including solenoid valves, filter driers, mufflers, and accumulators. Part load controls such as hot gas bypass systems are also explained.

Price: $5.50

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