Heat Pump Operation, Installation, Service

Heat Pump Operation, Installation, Service

Item #: HPOIS
Price: $58.95
ISBN: 978-1930044-29-6

This program is designed to provide an in-depth understanding of residential heat pump technology. It will provide learners with the essentials skills necessary to install, diagnose, maintain, residential heat pump systems.

Heat Pumps: Operation, Installation and Service

Training Manual © 2011 ESCO - 124 Pages

This manual covers basic principles of operation, system components, airflow, defrost methods, balance point, auxiliary electric heat, electrical control wiring, refrigerant piping, installation, refrigerant charging, troubleshooting, dual fuel systems, and an introduction to geothermal systems.

When used in a training program, the spiral binding will allow students to tear out worksheets for grading by the instructor.

Program Topics

Basics principles of operation, System components, Air flow, Defrost methods, Balance point, Secondary heat, Electrical control wiring, Refrigerant piping, System installation, Refrigerant evacuation and charging, Troubleshooting, Dual fuel systems, and Geothermal systems

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Areas of Competency

This program has been cross-walked or aligned to the HVAC Excellence Competency and Task List, to assist instructors in providing their students with the heat pump knowledge and skills necessary for employment in the HVACR industry.

Instructor Resourcess

The instructor resource materials include a 94-slide PowerPoint presentation that correlates directly with the training manual. Each slide within the presentation contains speaker notes that are designed to aid the instructor through the presentation and provide additional talking points. In addition, it includes a 61-page instructional supplement with course objectives and an estimated delivery time to keep the program on track. Answers to student worksheets are also included. Instructor resource materials are available through digital download or CD.


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Training Package

To accommodate the varying needs of each HVACR training program, this modular training package is available as a complete training solution (training manual, instructor resources and certification), or instructors can purchase the items separately. Registered proctors can login to view their educational discounts or call 800 726-9696 for additional information.