Basic Refrigeration and Charging Procedures

Basic Refrigeration and Charging Procedures


Program Description

This program provides the knowledge to accurately perform system installation, basic repair, and the information necessary to properly charge modern equipment.


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Audience

This program can be incorporated into any HVACR educational curriculum that teaches basic refrigeration and charging procedures, as part of your current program or can be used as a stand-alone course.

Wholesalers, manufacturers, and continuing education providers can use this program as a continuing education course to reinforce concepts in a 4-6-hour training program.


A Comprehensive Resource

This program is a comprehensive resource provides students and practicing technicians with the knowledge to accurately perform system installation, basic repair, and the information necessary to properly charge modern equipment.


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 HVACR knowledge and skills necessary for employment in the HVACR industry.


Program Topics

  • Refrigerant pressures; Condensing and Evaporating
  • Refrigerant states and conditions
  • Basic refrigeration system components
  • Application of pressures, states, and conditions
  • Subcooling, and Superheat
  • Metering devices
  • System charging

Training Textbook

Basic Refrigeration and Charging Procedures

© 2002 ESCO 86 Pages

Basic Refrigeration and Charging Procedures covers system components, their functions, and applications. Detailed explanations of the refrigerant pressures and temperatures at each point in the refrigeration cycle will clarify questions the reader may have when troubleshooting a compression system. In-depth examples of pressure and temperature measurements are used to help in a systematic approach to problem solving.

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Textbook Sample

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Training Interactive CD

Basic Refrigeration and Charging Procedures Interactive CD-ROM

This interactive CD is an excellent training tool that fully describes and explains the refrigeration cycle. The CD contains information on refrigerant pressures, states and conditions as well as how they apply to the refrigeration system. Vapor pressures, subcooling, superheat, saturation, latent heat, and sensible heat are explained and applied to the refrigeration cycle. Basic system components, their functions and applications are included. Each point in the refrigeration cycle is explained in detail.

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Certification

An Employment Ready Basic Refrigeration and Charging Procedures Certification is available to validate that a person has the retained knowledge in a specific area necessary for employment in the HVACR industry. The Basic Refrigeration and Charging Procedures exam covers: AC&R theory, AC&R systems and components, air supply and delivery, refrigeration and AC troubleshooting, refrigeration systems and components, refrigeration theory and application, special refrigeration system components, system charging.

Proctors can login to their account review candidate test results and access detailed statistical reports. These reports help instructors pinpoint strengths and weaknesses in their instruction. Additionally, these reports aid the program in documentation for Perkins compliance.


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 they want separately. Registered proctors can login to view their educational discounts or call 800 726-9696 for additional information.