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Ron Auvil

Commercial HVAC Bootcamp

September 27th, 29th, October 4th, 6th, 11th, 13th 

 (Six 90-minute sessions)

This 6-part Instructor Led Instruction series is designed for new hires and those transitioning from residential systems to commercial building HVAC and Control systems. Common HVAC mechanical and control system types and configurations are presented and discussed. The course is generic and not focused on one manufacturer or type. Emphasis is put on real-world troubleshooting and operation scenarios.  It will cover common commercial HVAC systems and multiple generations of controls.

Ron Auvil has over 40 years of HVAC and Controls Experience. He has worked as a senior controls technician for Johnson Controls. He has also taught HVAC and Controls classes across the United States for Johnson Controls, Honeywell, and others. He has written several textbooks; ‘HVAC and Refrigeration Systems’ and ‘HVAC Control Systems’ both from American Technical Publishers.

Price: $50. per session    or    $275. for all 6 sessions

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            Introduction to Commercial Buildings and Comfort

 

            AHU Configurations; Economizers and Mixed Air Systems

 

           Control Systems

Learning Outcomes:
Participants will be introduced to Components of Comfort and Psychometrics and become familiar with commercial HVAC systems and Troubleshooting / Operation techniques.

 

Target Audience:
• Facility Professionals
• HVAC Contractors
• HVAC Technicians
• Maintenance Professionals

Learning Units:

NATE certified technicians will be awarded 1.5 NATE CEH’S for each session attended.

 

Learning Level:

Intermediate

 

Special Instructions:
Please register for each ILT session individually. This is a Webinar class and internet access is required.  You will be notified of the session 1 Week and then 1 Day and then 1 Hour before it starts.

Dick Wirz

Commercial Refrigeration

October 5th, 7th, 12th, 14th

 (Four 90 -120 minute ILTs – Offered separately – $50. each)

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This 4-part Instructor Led Instruction series covers nine different troubleshooting scenarios, diagnostic charts and applications to help analyze operations, supermarket CO2 systems as compared to conventional systems, and high glide refrigerants and associated operations. Also technical updates from the new edition of Dick’s textbook, “Commercial Refrigeration for Air Conditioning Technicians, 4th Edition”.

Dick Wirz has been in the HVACR trade since 1963 and owned a commercial refrigeration company for 25 years. He holds Master Licenses for both HVACR and Electricity in three states. He is also NATE certified in all categories. After his first retirement in 2001 he became an Associate Professor and Asst. Dean for the A/C-Refrigeration program at Northern Virginia Community College before retiring in 2014. He is the author of Commercial Refrigeration for Air Conditioning Technicians published by Cengage. He and his wife Irene have developed Instructor CD training aids under their company name of Refrigeration Training Services which are used in HVACR training programs and schools in all 50 States.

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Register NOW for ILT 1

Price: $50.

 

Troubleshooting 9 System Problems

October 5th / 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM PDT

 

Participants will be introduced to the listed topics and become familiar with commercial HVAC systems and Troubleshooting / Operation techniques. 

 

This first part of Troubleshooting sessions will evaluate 9 of the most common refrigeration system conditions. It will show what symptoms dictate which condition, and which do not. Only through a thorough understanding how symptoms relate to conditions can a service technician properly diagnose system operations.

 

Register NOW for ILT 2

Price: $50.

 

Using Diagnostic Charts and Apps

October 7th / 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM PDT

 

Participants will be introduced to the listed topics and become familiar with commercial HVAC systems and Troubleshooting / Operation techniques. 

 

The second part will show how to utilize the Refrigeration Training Services diagnostic chart to analyze operations. Also, we will describe how to use the RefTech app for diagnosing. 

 

Prerequisite:
Session 1 - Troubleshooting Part One - 9 System Problems

 

Register NOW for ILT 3

Price: $50.

 

Supermarket CO2 Systems

October 12th / 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM PDT

 

Participants will be introduced to the listed topics and become familiar with commercial HVAC systems and Troubleshooting / Operation techniques. 

 

CO2 (carbon dioxide) has been used in European supermarkets for nearly 15 years. U.S. supermarkets have implemented CO2 into many of its locations within the past 5 years. This presentation will help techs understand the differences and similarities to the conventional systems they have been working on. Emphasis will be placed on how to safely handle carbon dioxide and the systems in which it is used.   

 

Register NOW for ILT 4

Price: $50.

 

Working With High Glide Refrigerants

October 14th / 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM PDT

 

Participants will be introduced to the listed topics and become familiar with commercial HVAC systems and Troubleshooting / Operation techniques. 

 

This presentation will help technicians understand the temperature/pressure spread within the systems using high glide refrigerants. It will clarify many misunderstandings associated with calculations of superheat and subcooling. Special emphasis will be placed on how to determine condensing and evaporator temperatures in order to properly set operating controls and diagnose system operations.  

 

Questions? Call us at:  888-655-4822