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CO Real World Training...for Real World Needs

Learning Objectives:

• Fundamentals of air
conditioning & refrigeration Understanding Air Conditioning
& Refrigeration ™
• Identification of components
in AC&R systems and what
they do

• Differences, types, and

classifications of refrigerants Systems
& oils

• How to accurately read

system & component

• Air properties and their Specifically

effect on the AC&R system
Designed for
• How to work safely with Maintenance
AC&R systems & refrigerants
Personnel in “This class by far achieved and
• What licensing & certification
is required/not required
Plants, Facilities exceeded my expectations”
Jason Calis - Facility Manager
and Commercial Household International
• How to operate an AC&R
system from top to bottom Buildings Free EPA
Certification Testing
& Study Guide
• How to conduct preventative
& repair maintenance activities

• How to troubleshoot and

service AC&R systems Day 1 - Principles, Components & Systems
• The role of energy conservation

• Applicable regulatory
Day 2 - Troubleshooting, Maintenance
considerations & Operating Efficiency
• How to become EPA 608
certified for handling

• This seminar can also be presented at your facility for larger groups
• Reserve your space now! CALL 1-877-978-7246
• Check us out online at
for a complete listing of all seminars coming to your area

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Real World Training...for Real World Needs™

Understanding Air Conditioning

“Having been disappointed by other
seminars I’ve attended, I was pleasantly
surprised by this outstanding presentation
by TPC Trainco.”
Tom Onuschak – Eastwood Printing
& Refrigeration Systems


Being able to understand, operate, maintain, and 1. Fundamentals of air conditioning & refrigeration Testing for EPA section 608 certification is optional.
troubleshoot your own air conditioning system is what 2. Identification of components in AC&R systems Section 608 of the Federal Clean Air Act requires that
this HVAC course is all about. It was created to bring and what they do all persons who maintain, service, repair, or dispose
students up to speed in their skills and knowledge as 3. Differences, types, and classifications of of appliances that contain regulated refrigerants be
quickly and safely as possible. Taught by instructors refrigerants & oils certified in proper refrigerant handling techniques by
who have been in the technicians’ shoes, the practical, 4. How to read system & component measurements passing the EPA 608 Technician Certification exam.
commonsense approach we take in presenting this 5. Air properties and their effect on the AC&R system Students may take the test at the end of day 2. While
course makes it perfect for novice technicians as well 6. How to work safely with AC&R systems & refrigerants we cover material relevant to the test and make every
as multicraft tradespeople, or even more experienced 7. What licensing and certification is required and attempt to help our students pass this exam, we
HVAC technicians who need a well-rounded refresher what is not required cannot guarantee individual success. Therefore it is
or who are looking for new ideas and solutions. 8. How to operate an AC&R system from top to bottom recommended that students who want to take the test
9. How to conduct preventative and repair attend both days and plan time to study beforehand.
Created to have high impact in a short amount of maintenance activities
time, this program is designed to extend equipment 10. How to troubleshoot and service AC&R systems
life, improve HVAC/R efficiency, save energy costs, 11. The role of energy conservation ATMT CERTIFICATION® TESTING
and enhance comfort control, while establishing a 12. Applicable regulatory considerations An optional ATMT® Certification exam is available
culture of environmentally safe and technically sound 13. How to become EPA 608 certified for this and some of our electrical courses. Students
work practices among employees. may take it online or as a written test any time after
Students who take and pass the optional EPA 608 the class is over. Please visit ATMT® Testing and
ABOUT OUR INSTRUCTORS Technician Licensing Certification exam at the end of Day Certification for more information.
We only hire industry experts, and many of our
2 will also have the potential to earn EPA 608 certification.
instructors have written books and industry articles,
are accomplished conference speakers and webinar CONTINUING EDUCATION
presenters, and sit on organizational boards. We WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE? Upon completion of this seminar, the student will
can provide biographies and credentials for specific This course is designed for anyone who needs receive a Certification of Completion and .8 TPC
instructors upon request. Even though they are the to understand basic operation, maintenance, and Trainco CEUs per day attended. Most employers
best in their fields, TPC Trainco instructors keep troubleshooting of air conditioning and refrigeration and many government agencies accept TPC
themselves current on technology and industry trends systems in order to improve efficiencies and uptime Trainco CEUs to fulfill their continuing education
by attending their own seminars and workshops, at their industrial plants and large building facilities. requirements. If the student needs CEUs to renew
and by visiting new industrial sites to get to know Individuals involved with residential HVAC&R a state license, please contact us at 303-867-5035
the tools. They are simply the best instructors in the systems and those responsible for upkeep of to ensure the state licensing board has approved the
industrial maintenance and management training commercial and mobile refrigeration units will also seminar. If we are currently not approved by your
industry, hands down. find this course extremely valuable. state licensing board, we are happy to begin the
process as long as we receive your request at least
HIGH QUALITY PRESENTATIONS  All building maintenance personnel
one month before the training date.
All our seminars include a complete, general  All plant & facility maintenance technicians
education on the subject matter, and include  Building engineers, managers & superintendents
enough flexibility to give our instructors the room  Plant & facility managers WHAT YOU WILL TAKE HOME
then need to tailor the courses to address students’  Environmental health & safety personnel  An TPC Trainco workbook detailing the
individual needs, concerns, and experience levels.  Apprentice and experienced HVACR technicians material covered in the seminar
Our instructors deliver content with hands-on  Stationary engineers  A personalized Training Certificate with 0.8
exercises, instructor demonstrations, interactive  Refrigeration technicians TPC Trainco Continuing Education Units for
student quizzes, problem solving exercises, role-  Energy management personnel
each day attended. (1.6 for both days)
playing, lectures, videos, graphics, and case study  Multi-craft & cross-training personnel
discussions. Their delivery emphasizes practicable  Mechanical engineers  All the information you need from asking our
learning that makes our seminars some of the most  Any person needing a basic course in air instructors specific questions about your own
high-impact days most of our students experience. conditioning & refrigeration A/C, chiller or HVAC&R equipment

Reserve Your Space Now! CALL 1-877-978-7246 or Online at

7:30 am Registration
Day 1 Day 2 8:00 am
12:00 -1:00 pm
Class Begins
Lunch (on your own)
Day 1 of this program has been designed to give Day 2 is designed for people who already have a 4:30 pm Class Ends
the student a broad introduction to air conditioning good foundation in AC&R components and systems.
and refrigeration systems, including every-day Students are taught common practices (and some
operation & important refrigerant safety practices. “tricks-of-the-trade”) for general operation and SEMINAR FEE
The course is a great overview for maintenance maintenance of their AC&R systems. Overall, the $550 Each Day
technicians, multi-craft tradespeople, building second day of this program is designed to help you $1100 Both Days
managers, HVAC technicians or anyone who get the maximum life out of your AC&R systems
wants to improve their AC&R operation and while keeping it up and running as efficiently and NO RISK REGISTRATION
maintenance skills. Understanding basic AC&R consistently as possible.
operation & how to properly handle EPA regulated & MONEY-BACK GUARANTEE
refrigerants is the goal of the first day of this If you’re not yet sure you’ll be able to attend this
DISCUSSION TOPICS seminar, we can still hold a spot for you in the
training course.
class. While payment is due prior to the start of the
Auxiliary System Components seminar, you may choose a full refund or credit for
DISCUSSION TOPICS  Crankcase Heater cancellations made at least 24 hours in advance.
 Suction Accumulator Substitutions are also freely allowed. Please
Fundamentals of AC&R  Receiver register early!
 Air conditioning versus refrigeration  Filter-Drier
 Laws of thermodynamics and heat transfer  Sight Glass with Moisture Indicator
 Oil Separator
TPC Trainco offers an extensive list of courses available
Regulation, Codes and Standards  Service Valves for convenient, in-house training at your facility. We can
 New Energy Efficiency Standards (S.E.E.R.)  Muffler provide the same expert air conditioning, boilers, HVAC,
 EPA Section 608 of the Clean Air Act  Refrigerant Controls facility and plant management, fluid hydraulics, piping,
and electrical training courses at your facility that we
AC&R Electrical Control Circuits offer in public seminars.
 Technician licensing, testing and certification
 Electrical Controls and Components
Advantages of On-Site Training
 Relays and Contractors
Compression Refrigeration Cycle
 Thermostats
 Basic system design 1. Modify the content to your specific needs
 Follow-the-Heat™ 2. Protect company privacy
Refrigeration Systems
3. Workers remain on site in case of an emergency
 Commercial Refrigeration
Refrigerants  Other Specialty Refrigeration Systems 4. Saves time and travel costs
 CFCs, HCFCs, HFCs, Inorganics 5. Instructors can discuss your specific equipment
 Zeotropic and Azeotropic Refrigerant System Diagnostics, Servicing & Troubleshooting 6. Problems can be openly discussed
Mixtures  Service Tools and Equipment 7. Flexible scheduling
 Refrigerant safety Including R-410A  Manifold Gauge Set 8. Increased price savings as the groups get larger
 EPA Section 608 Significant New  Recovery Machine 9. Promote teamwork & camaraderie among workers
Alternative Policy  Vacuum Pump 10. More comfortable learning environment
 Micron Gauge
Refrigerant Oils  Leak Detection Equipment Contact us if you have any questions and to
 MO, AB, POE, PAG, PAO Oils  Recovering Refrigerant get a no-obligation quote.
 Properties of the Oil  Charging the AC&R System
 Maintaining the Oil Quality in Your AC&R  Troubleshooting AC&R System Problems
Reserve Your Space Now!
System  Energy Conservation & Operating
Efficiency CALL 1-877-978-7246
Major AC&R System Components or Online at
Air Handling Systems
 Evaporator, Compressor, Condenser
 Psychrometrics - The Study of Air
 Metering (Expansion) Device
 Fans and Filters
 System Maintenance

Heat Pumps and Chillers

 Air, Water, & Ground-Source Heat Pumps
(at the end of day 2 only - optional)  Heat Pump Operation and Troubleshooting
 Chilled Water System Design & Operation
Real World Training...for Real World Needs SEMINAR REGISTRATION FORM
Still Only $550 Per Day, $1100 for 2-Days
Please help our logistics team and register early. Cancel up to 24 hours in advance without penalty.


Air Conditioning
and Refrigeration

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