Class Description

With the constant advancement in equipment technology and efficiencies we must understand how airflow effects unit performance and setup. This class is designed to cover the basic measurements and effects that air flow has on equipment, we will focus on setup, best practices and trouble shooting.

Course Objectives: Airflow Measurement Tools, Proper Airflow Measurements, Static Pressure Measurements, Calculating CFM, Total External Static Pressure, Setup and Adjustment of Airflow, Troubleshooting Airflow Problems, and Airflow Best Practices.

Prerequisites: None. Target Audience: Beginning and Intermediate Service and Maintenance Technicians, Installation Technicians moving into a service role. For best results are techs that have some industry field experience.

Hands on Skill Building: Using a manometer for static pressure readings and air flow troubleshooting.

Additional Details

Breakfast
Lunch
Seats Available20
Class Fee$55.00
Class CreditsNA

Class Instructors

Charles Wilkerson
Charles Wilkerson has been in the HVAC industry for 30 years. Starting out as a maintenance technician and working his way to lead technician. Charles found a passion in education and training for the HVAC industry where he became an instructor for a local community college. During that time Charles was able to build heating and cooling training programs from the ground up. He recognized the need for Training and Support in the Field. Following education, Charles became a General Manager of a small heating and cooling company where he was faced with the same training and support needs that most dealers face. Charles is committed to bringing education, training, and support to the next generation of service technicians through his employment with the O’Connor company.
Patrick Fetters
Patrick has been in the HVAC industry for 23 years as an installer and service technician in the residential and commercial sides. Patrick has his Master's mechanical license, NATE Certifications, and backup generator certifications. His area of expertise is troubleshooting and designing applications of HVAC equipment.

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