HVAC Breaking News / Furnaces / Air-Source Heat Pumps

July 15, 2013: Heating Systems Workshop Set for September

Covers How to Properly Install, Maintain, and Troubleshoot Furnaces and Heat Pumps

SAHUARITA, Ariz. — Technical Training Associates has announced its new “Heating Systems Workshop: Servicing Gas and Electric Furnaces & Heat Pumps, and Carbon Monoxide & Combustion Analysis Technician Certification,” scheduled for Sept. 17, 18, 19, and 20, 2013 in Phoenix. Presented by Jim Johnson, this four-day workshop is designed for both new and experienced personnel who are responsible for the installation, troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of heating systems.

According to Technical Training Associates, the workshop will present information on how to properly install, maintain, and troubleshoot furnaces and heat pumps in step-by-step detail. The topics of proper airflow, safety, and proper use of test and service equipment related to furnace and heat pump servicing and troubleshooting will be demonstrated. This workshop will also prepare technicians to take a nationally recognized, 50-question, multiple-choice certification exam on carbon monoxide and combustion analysis.

Participants will learn:

• Installation considerations and proper airflow in heating equipment.

• Combustion, vents, heat exchanger inspection in gas furnaces, and CO alarms.

• Using diagrams and troubleshooting gas and electric furnaces and heat pumps.

• Testing gas valves, transformers, limit switches, motors, and other components.

• Burner and air adjustments and combustion analysis for gas furnaces.

• Spark and hot surface ignition control systems troubleshooting.

• Heat pump refrigeration and airflow system evaluation and troubleshooting.

A take-home workbook that visually and descriptively explains how to test components, use wiring diagrams, and troubleshoot heating system problems is issued to each participant for use during the workshop, and also serves as a reference manual for use later on the job. Each participant will also receive a professional-grade, take-home digital meter (retail value $225) capable of accomplishing all necessary electrical, temperature, and gas pressure measurements in servicing gas furnaces and other heating equipment.

The workshop fee of $795 includes the workbook, digital meter, and certification exam fee.

For more information and to register, visit www.techtrainassoc.com or call 520-625-6847.

Publication date: 7/15/2013

Want more HVAC industry news and information? Join The NEWS on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn today!

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

2014 Energy Efficiency Forum

Highlights from the 25th annual Energy Efficiency Forum in Washington, D.C.

Podcasts

NEWSMakers: Joseph Groh

Joseph Groh, an industry veteran boasting 35 years of HVAC experience, discusses the 2008 bicycle accident that cut his career tragically short, and how the Joseph S. Groh Foundation is his way of giving back to the construction trade. Posted on Aug. 22.

More Podcasts

ACHRNEWS

NEWS 08-18-14 cover

2014 August 18

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Prohibiting HFCs

EPA is proposing a rule that would prohibit some HFCs in select refrigeration applications. Do you agree with this move?
View Results Poll Archive

HVACR INDUSTRY STORE

plumbing-hvac.gif
2014 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research

 

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

DON'T MISS A THING

Magazine image
 
Register today for complete access to ACHRNews.com. Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con