Basic Air Conditioning

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Date & Time: Mondays, March 4, 2019 - May 13, 2019
6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Suggested Audiences: Adult
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Bay Path Adult Evening School
57 Old Muggett Hill Road
Charlton, MA 01507
Cost: 599
Description: 02-042 Basic Air Conditioning

This course is designed for the novice. It will provide the necessary information so that the student will have a well-rounded preliminary understanding on how to install and service residential air conditioning systems. The course will be broken into two sections. The first section will be an eight-night basic air conditioning class that will cover such topics as:

• The refrigeration cycle
• Compressors
• Evaporators
• Metering devices
• Condensers
• Evacuation
• Charging
• Air Flow
• Refrigerants and Oils
• High Velocity systems
• Recover, Recycle and Reclaim
• Humidity control
• Refrigerant piping (soldering and brazing)
• Electrical components
• Electrical trouble shooting
• Air Conditioning preventive Maintenance
• R-410a Puron an introduction

The second section will be the Federal E.P.A. section 608 preparations and testing. This section will be held the final two nights of class.

The EPA test is broken down into four sections: The core, Type I small appliances, Type II high-pressure appliances and Type III low pressure appliances (chillers). There are a total of 100 questions on the test, 25 for each section. A passing grade is a 70% for each group. If the student passes all four they become certified as a universal technician.
10 classes/40 hours

The book and material fee of $45 will be payable to the instructor on the first night of class. E.P.A. Exam fee of $60 is payable the night of the exam to the instructor.

Derek Morang has been employed in the HVAC business for 15 years. He has worked in many aspects of the trade from service, install and service manager. He currently holds a Massachusetts Sheet Metal license, Oil Burner license and EPA 608 Refrigerant Recovery Certification. Derek has attended several manufacturers training programs and service schools.

Mondays, March 4 – May 13
(No class on April 15)
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Course Fee $599
(Does not include the $45 book/material fee payable to the instructor on the first night of class)
($60 exam fee payable the night of the exam to the instructor)

02-043 – EPA Prep and test only
Mondays, May 6 – May 13
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Course Fee $99
(Does not include $60 exam fee payable to the instructor the night of the exam)
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Phone: 508-248-5971x1715
Entered by: Lori Douthwright

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Created: August 24, 2018 at 8:53 AM
Last Modified: January 31, 2019 at 10:06 AM

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