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Residential Construction Academy Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning

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ISBN-10: 1401849016

ISBN-13: 9781401849016

Edition: 2005

Authors: Eugene Silberstein

List price: $139.95
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Create a direct link between your education/training program and the residential construction industry! Training materials are now available for many of the residential crafts based on skill standards developed by the nation's leading builders and educators. The result of a strategic partnership between the National Association of Home Builder's Home Builders Institute and Thomson Delmar Learning, the Residential Construction Academy Series is the perfect way to teach essential workplace skills to people new to the building trades. Based on national skill standards, this full-color, comprehensive HVAC book is intended for aspiring technicians and covers the installation, startup, and…    
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Book details

List price: $139.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 8/12/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 576
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.190
Language: English

Eugene Silberstein has been involved in all aspects of the HVAC/R industry from field technician and system designer to company owner, teacher, administrator, consultant and author. Mr. Silberstein is currently directing and teaching the associate's degree program in HVAC/R at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood, New York. Mr. Silberstein has previously served as instructor at Apex Technical School in New York City, where he taught classes on basic, domestic and commercial refrigeration, basic electricity and major home appliances, commercial air conditioning and advanced air conditioning topics. He also served as chairman of the Refrigeration Department and educational supervisor…    

Introduction: Matter, Engergy and Heat Basics
The Refrigeration Process
Installation: Safety
Unit Location and The Air Distribution System
System Connections
Startup and Service: System Evacuation, Startup and Charging
Mechanical Troubleshooting
Refrigerant Management
Basic Electricity
Automatic Controls
Electrical Troubleshooting
Indoor Air Quality
Heating: Electric Heating
Gas Heating
Oil Heating
Hydronic Heating
Geothermal Heating