HVAC Workshop – Air Conditioning & Boilers

TPC Training
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Professional Course
4 days
From 2,390 USD
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2,390 USD

2,390 USD

2,390 USD

2,390 USD

Course description

HVAC Workshop - 4 day training course 

This four day HVAC Air Conditioning & Boilers Workshop seminar is a combination of TPC TrainCo's two most popular HVAC training classes, air conditioning and refrigeration course and boiler course. The objective of this workshop is to provide the students working on HVAC and boiler systems a very practical and thorough education in HVAC.

*This four-day seminar comprises of two-day “Air Conditioning and Refrigeration” seminar and the two-day “Boiler Operation, Maintenance and Safety” seminar. These are offered consecutively during the same week for those who want to be immersed in plant and facility HVAC for more intensive learning.

The course can also be offered as onsite training at the client's location.

Would you like to take this class from home or your worksite? TPC Training offers this course as a Virtual Instructor-Led. A Virtual Instructor-Led is a course format that allows you to interact with a live instructor.

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Who should attend?

This 4 day long comprehensive workshop is designed for anyone who wants a thorough understanding of HVAC.

Training content

Day One:

Fundamentals of AC&R

  • Air Conditioning versus Refrigeration
  • Laws of Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer

Regulation, Codes and Standards

  • New Energy Efficiency Standards (S.E.E.R.)
  • EPA Section 608 of the Clean Air Act
  • Technician Licensing, Testing and Certification

Compression Refrigeration Cycle

  • Basic System Design
  • Follow-the-Heat TM


  • CFCs, HCFCs, HFCs, Inorganics
  • Zeotropic and Azeotropic Refrigerant Mixtures
  • Refrigerant Safety Including R-410a
  • EPA 608 Significant New Alternative Policy

Refrigerant Oils

  • MO, AB, POE, PAG, PAO Oils & Properties
  • Maintaining Oil Quality in Your AC&R System

Major AC&R System Components

  • Evaporator, Compressor, Condenser
  • Metering (Expansion) Device

Day Two:

Auxiliary System Components

  • Crankcase Heater
  • Suction Accumulator
  • Receiver
  • Filter-Drier
  • Sight Glass with Moisture Indicator
  • Oil Separator
  • Service Valves
  • Muffler
  • Refrigerant Controls

AC&R Electrical Control Circuits

  • Electrical Controls and Components
  • Relays and Contactors
  • Thermostats

Refrigeration Systems

  • Commercial Refrigeration
  • Other specialty refrigeration systems

System Diagnostics, Servicing & Troubleshooting

  • Service Tools and Equipment
  • Manifold Gauge Set
  • Recovery Machine
  • Vacuum Pump
  • Micron Gauge
  • Leak Detection Equipment
  • Recovering Refrigerant
  • Charging the AC&R System
  • Troubleshooting AC&R System Problems
  • Energy Conservation & Operating Efficiency

Air Handling Systems

  • Psychrometrics - the Study of Air
  • Fans and Filters
  • System Maintenance

Heat Pumps and Chillers

  • Air, Water, and Ground-Source Heat Pumps
  • Heat Pump Operation and Troubleshooting
  • Chilled Water System Design and Operation

Day Three:

Boiler Fundamentals

  • Firetube Boilers
  • Watertube Boilers
  • Cast Iron Boilers
  • High Pressure Boilers
  • Low Pressure Boilers
  • Steam Boilers
  • Hydronic Boilers

Fundamentals of Combustion and Heat transfer

  • Theory of Combustion
  • Thermodynamics
  • Steam Tables

Burner Operation and Control

  • Gas Train
  • Oil Train
  • Standard Burner
  • High Turndown Burner
  • Burner Controls

Boiler Operation and Testing

  • Operator Licensing and Certification
  • Start-Up and Shut-Down
  • Normal Operation
  • Valve Types
  • Safety Valves
  • Low Water Cutoff Controls

Boiler Room Safety

  • Boiler Accidents
  • Cause and Effect

Cause and Effect Case Study

  • Safety Valves
  • Confined Spaces
  • Lockout/Tagout

Day Four:

Construction and Design Standards

  • ASME Codes
  • NFPA Codes
  • NBIC Code

Controls and Safety Devices for Automatically Fired Boilers

  • Water Level Control
  • Temperature Control
  • Pressure Control
  • Fuel Trains

Inspection and Maintenance of Commercial and Industrial Boilers

  • Fireside
  • Waterside
  • Burner
  • Auxiliary Equipment

Boiler and Burner Efficiency

  • Heat Exchanger Efficiency
  • Combustion Efficiency
  • Efficiency Tests
  • Condensate Return
  • Steam Traps


  • Burner
  • Controls
  • Additional


The cost of this 4 day long HVAC workshop is $2390.

Certification / Credits

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be issued a certification of completion with 8 classroom hours (.8 TPC Trainco CEUs) per day attended.

For additional information to see if this course is accepted by your state licensing agency, please fill out an information request.

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