Residential HVAC Service Fundamentals (multi-week class, hands-on)
March 12 - April 30: Thursday
Duration: 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
This class is meets one morning per week for 8 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 due to the hands-on nature. Most of the time will be spent in our live-fire lab which includes furnaces, boilers, A/C, etc.
Please bring hand tools, electrical meter (volts and amps), digital dual-port manometer, and R-410a gauges to class each week.
Week 1 - ABCs of Comfort
Week 2 - Basic Electrical Troubleshooting and Thermostat Installation - read wiring diagrams, use a volt meter, install a thermostat
Week 3 - Furnace Component Break Down plus Clean & Check - furnaces in the lab will be disassembled and re-assembled then we utilize O&M manuals to properly clean furnaces and check safeties
Week 4 - Furnace Troubleshooting - how to use a manometer or mag gauge to measure pressure, troubleshooting with a voltmeter, reading error codes, adjusting airflow, etc.
Week 5 - Boiler Service - component identification, basic piping, and how to clean a boiler
Week 6 - Infinity/Evolution Controls - install, setup, and programming
Week 7 - A/C and Heat Pump Charging & Maintenance - basic operation and troubleshooting, using refrigerant gauges and superheat to check charge arrangement
Week 8 - Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Basics and Installation – Filtration, Evolution/Infinity air purifier, UV lights, and PCO duct air purifiers for functions, installation, and maintenance
Must attend at least 6 sessions to earn FAD hours.
Must attend at least 4 dates of sessions 2 thru 8 to earn NATE hours.
NATE course IDs:
Furnace Clean #8532-0010
Furnace Service #8532-0003
A/C & HP #8532-0001
The following applicable discounts are calculated after intitial registration.
Class: $0.00 Off
Early Bird: $0.00 Off
Multiple Student: $0.00 Off