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College of Technical Learning

Classroom Catalog
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HVAC Controls Service System Design

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Form No. CTT-01B Cat. No. 06-020-001

Custom Classes............................................................. 1
General Classes............................................................. 1
SER009 Introduction to Air Conditioning ............ 1
On-Line Courses........................................................... 2
ON-LINE NATE Core Preparation Course .......... 2
ON-LINE ABCs of Air Conditioning Course....... 2
Service ............................................................................ 3
SER400 Basic Apprentice Start-Up & Installation
Course........................................................................ 3
SER028 HVAC Mechanical Pro-Troubleshooting4
SER027 HVAC Electrical Pro-Troubleshooting ... 5
SER012 Electronics for Technicians ....................... 6
SER190 Tech 2: Heat Pumps................................... 6
SER200 Tech 3: Gas Heat......................................... 7
SER172 Semi-Hermetic Compressors, 06C/D/E. 8
SER142 Commercial RooftopConstant Volume-
Single Zone................................................................ 9
SER146 48/50A & Z Series Rooftops with
ComfortLink Controls ....................................... 10
SER030 Chiller Operators Courses ...................... 11
SER150 Flotronic Chiller Controls ....................... 12
SER260 Tech 5: Screw Liquid Chillers, Models
30GX/HX ................................................................ 13
SER120 Centrifugal Fundamentals...................... 14
SER130 Centrifugal Disassembly & Reassembly
................................................................................... 15
SER262 Air-Cooled Liquid Chillers (30RA, RB,
XA) ........................................................................... 15
SER210 Tech 4: Reciprocating Liquid Chillers... 16
Design .......................................................................... 17
CSD150 Light Commercial Contractors Course
................................................................................... 17
CSD400 HVAC System Fundamentals ............ 18
CSD500 Constant Volume Single-Zone System
Design...................................................................... 19
CSD600 Variable Volume System Design........ 20
CSD700 Applied Water System Design........... 21
Commercial Short Courses ....................................... 22
CSC-SBD Sustainable Building Design and
LEED for Mechanical Engineers...................... 22
CSC-LCC Life Cycle Costing for HVAC
Systems.................................................................... 23
CSC-WSHP Water Source Heat Pump System
Design...................................................................... 24
CSC-VAVP VAV Design with Packaged
Rooftop Systems .................................................... 25
CSC-HUM Controlling Humidity in
Commercial Applications..................................... 26
Controls ....................................................................... 27
ECS111 Introduction to Carrier Comfort
Network (CCN)...................................................... 27
ECS201 VVT Comfort Systems ..................... 28
ECS215 3V Control System Training for
Contractors ............................................................. 28
ESC216 Universal Controller for Contractors. 29
ECS315 CC6400 Comfort Controllers .............. 30
ECS715 Basic ComfortVIEW Operator ........ 31
ECS900 Best++ Programming........................... 32
ECS510- i-Vu CCN Standard................................ 33
ECS515- i-Vu Advanced Graphics ...................... 34
ECS530- i-Vu Plus and Third Party Integration
(TPI) ......................................................................... 34
Register ONLINE to receive discounts!! ................... 1

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Custom Classes
Length _per request Tuitionto be determined
We would be happy to present any of our standard offerings, or to modify or develop specialized
HVAC training to meet your specific needs. These courses could be design, engineering, or service
oriented. Custom courses can be arranged at your location or at ours, and they can be scheduled to
meet your time frame.
Call (315) 432-7574 or toll-free 800-644-5544, Option1, to discuss in detail.



General Classes
SER009 Introduction to Air Conditioning
Length: ___ 2 Days Tuition: _____ $500
This course provides anyone new to the industry (internal, channel partner, and supplier non-technical
staff) with the essential vocabulary and understanding of the technical side of the HVAC industry to
enable more effective communication with others in the industry.
The course begins with an overview of Carrier Corporations history, current structure, products,
markets served and organization. It also includes an overview of the HVAC industry, market channels
and how products are marketed. Participants gain a better understanding of their individual jobs
within the context of the industry and market as well as their jobs within the company.
An in-depth presentation and discussion of the basic air and refrigeration cycles introduces HVAC
technology and vocabulary, using familiar examples relating to human comfort and the properties of
air and liquids. Building on these concepts, typical air conditioning systems are explained in terms of
their common components. Residential, commercial and refrigeration product types are reviewed with
examples of Carrier products within each of the market segments. The basic principles of heating and
air distribution systems are also addressed. When the course is held in Syracuse a tour of the Carrier
training center provides participants with a chance to see many of the products discussed first hand.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:



Describe the HVAC residential and commercial market segments and the market channels used
to service each segment



Explain the differences in comfort cooling and refrigeration process



List the six functions of a comfort air conditioning system



Classify comfort air conditioning systems based on the type of control



List the four components of a mechanical refrigeration system, explain how they work and
provide examples of each



Identify terms common to the air conditioning industry



Label the key components of a furnace, rooftop unit, split system, chiller and air handling unit



Identify types of air conditioning equipment by the function they serve in the system

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On-Line Courses
ON-LINE NATE Core Preparation Course
Approx. 6 hrs. (1 student, 2-week access) Tuition _______ $ 35
Available in English or Spanish
Boost your score by as much as 10 POINTS! This session is targeted at residential service technicians
who want to review topics that will be covered in the Core exam. This refresher course represents over
six hours of training and practice questions that can be reviewed repeatedly over a two-week period. A
final exam measures your readiness for the NATE Core exam. Topics include: HVAC, Electricity,
Motors and Customer Relations.

ON-LINE ABCs of Air Conditioning Course
Approx. 2 hrs (1 student, 2-week access). Tuition _______ $ 35
This on-line course provides non-technical people a concise overview of air conditioning. It addresses
the topics of: Body Comfort, The Air Cycle, Refrigeration Cycle, The Heat Pump and Air Conditioning
Equipment. The course includes section tests.


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Service
Service Training courses are designed for service technicians, operators and maintenance personnel.
However, if you are a building manager or supervisor, or simply need exposure to these subject areas,
don't worry you need not be an expert to attend. If you have an interest in service training and
knowledge of basic refrigeration theory, then these are the right courses for you.


B A S I C
SER400 Basic Apprentice Start-Up & Installation Course
Length _____ 4 days Tuition _____ $1200
Designed for the "new hire" into the HVAC residential installation and start-up business, this course
was specifically developed for the person with minimum training or field experience. It is intended to
quickly help a new hire become a useful and profitable member of the installation team. The course not
only provides practical hands-on training, but will show the students the right way to install and
start residential equipment. This will help insure proper system operation with top efficiency, promote
customer satisfaction and eliminate costly callbacks. This course can also provide the first stepping
stone in training for an installer, who is being groomed to advance towards a service technician
position. This 4-day course will split time in the classroom with hands-on training.
Course objectives:



Describe fundamental HVAC system concepts



Plan an installation



Use common heating and cooling tools and test equipment



Use refrigerant P/T charts



Calculate superheat and subcooling



Describe furnace venting issues



Check duct size in forced air duct systems and describe installation
issues



Read wiring diagrams (to install and hook-up power and control
wiring)



Develop customer relation skills



Identify EPA certification tips



Model appropriate safety precautions
Course hands-on lab exercises include:



Recovering Puron refrigerant from a residential split system



Evacuating an air conditioning system



Piping and brazing practices



Leak testing



Refrigerant charging (by weight, superheat and subcooling)



Furnace set-up (firing rate, gas pressure, fan speed and air temperature rise



Power and thermostat wiring and thermostat programming
Subjects not included in this training are: building load calculations; system troubleshooting (beyond
normal start-up procedures); and EPA Certification.
A cumulative score of 70% is required to pass this course. The score is a combination of attendance,
class participation, and a demonstration of skills and knowledge through quizzes or work sessions.
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SER028 HVAC Mechanical Pro-Troubleshooting
Length: ____ 5 days Tuition: _____$1200
NATE ___ 40 CEHs (ACSV, HPSV, ACIN, HPIN) IACET _ 3.8 CEUs
This course teaches fundamental skills needed to troubleshoot residential/light commercial HVAC
refrigeration system problems. Students will be shown time-proven diagnostic techniques to apply
immediately back on the job. The goal is to provide technicians with not only the skills and confidence
to tackle any mechanical system malfunction (with emphasis on rapid and accurate discovery of the
failed component), but also determining the root cause of the problem to eliminate repeat failures. This
course was developed to be taken in conjunction with the SER027 HVAC Electrical Pro-
Troubleshooting Course for complete troubleshooting proficiency, but can be taken as a stand-alone
seminar if electrical troubleshooting techniques are already understood or are not needed. For
technicians just entering the HVAC field or persons with no field experience this course is most
effective when proceeded by the BASIC Program (SER400), which introduces participants to
fundamental concepts of both air conditioning and heating systems, and includes much more hands
on lab time with service test equipment and tools.
Course lab exercises include:



Hands-on evaluation of an operating residential split system with Puron refrigerant (where
available) to: identify all system components; measure system refrigerant pressures and
temperatures; measure wet and dry bulb air flow conditions; calculate refrigerant charge;
evaluate system airflow; and calculate system cooling capacity.



Computer simulation exercises to compare system operating conditions in various parts of the
country and during various system problem conditions like; refrigerant undercharge and
overcharge, and when operating with restricted condenser and evaporator airflow.



Workbook exercises to: calculate system superheat and subcooling; evaluate refrigerant charge;
determine how various system problems affect system refrigerant pressures, superheat, and
subcooling.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:



Predict NORMAL operating conditions for an HVAC
residential system.



Calculate superheat and subcooling



Apply and understand the use of pressure enthalpy diagrams



Calculate refrigerant charge and understand the proper charging
methods for HVAC systems



Properly and safely use mechanical tools and HVAC test instruments



Follow general HVAC safety rules and use appropriate safety equipment



Measure air flow and calculate system cooling capacity



Troubleshoot system cooling problems



Follow EPA guidelines for refrigerant recovery



Evacuate a mechanical refrigeration system in minimal time to industry accepted levels



Test a system for acidity and follow system clean procedures
A cumulative score of 70% is required to pass this course. The score is a combination of attendance,
class participation, and a demonstration of skills and knowledge through quizzes and/or work
sessions.
Additional Accreditation:
This course provides 3 credit hours from Onondaga Community College, a member of the State
University of New York educational institution. (Credits may be transferable to other college degree
programs.)
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SER027 HVAC Electrical Pro-Troubleshooting
Length ____ 5 Days Tuition______$1200
NATE____ 40 CEHs (ACSV, ADSV, HPSV, GSSV, ACIN, ADIN, HPIN, GSIN ) IACET __ 3.8 CEUs
This course teaches the fundamental and advance skills of troubleshooting residential and light
commercial HVAC electrical system problems. In this course, technicians learn and practice proven
diagnostic techniques that they can apply immediately, back on the job. The goal is to provide
technicians with both the skills and confidence to tackle any electrical system malfunction, with
emphasis on rapid discovery of the failed component and root cause determination. Following this
logical, systematic procedure for troubleshooting electrical systems makes the job must less
intimidating. This course was developed as a stand-alone seminar, or to be taken in conjunction with
HVAC Mechanical Pro-Troubleshooting. This is not a course for a technician just entering the HVAC
field.
Course Objectives:



Identify essential characteristics
of an electrical circuit



Distinguish various types and
styles of wiring diagrams and
their intended purpose



Recognize electrical symbols and
industry standards



Read and interpret various
wiring schematics and determine
sequence of operation



Define the function of various
printed circuit boards



Develop practical
troubleshooting approach to
isolate and correct electrical
system malfunctions



Develop safe electrical troubleshooting practices and procedures



Perform root cause analysis to prevent repeat failures
A cumulative score of 70% is required to pass this course. The score is a combination of attendance,
class participation, and a demonstration of skills and knowledge through quizzes and/or work
sessions.
Additional Accreditation:
This course provides 3 credit hours from Onondaga Community College, a member of the State
University of New York educational institution. (Credits may be transferable to other college degree
programs.)
Suggested Prerequisite: A minimum of one year of field experience in servicing and maintaining
residential and light commercial HVAC equipment or appropriate vocational education.
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SER012 Electronics for Technicians
Length ____ 2 Days Tuition _______$600
NATE ___ 16 CEHs (ACSV, HPSV, RLSV, ACIN, HPIN, RLIN) IACET _________0
This seminar is designed for anyone who has a need or desire for a better
understanding of electronic components, both analog and digital, found in
both residential and commercial HVAC controls.



Topics of discussion include:



Switching devices



Timing circuits



Digital controls



Logic circuits



Memory types



Microprocessor architecture
Note: This course was formerly called Basic Electronics for Technicians.
A cumulative score of 70% is required to pass this course. The score is a combination of attendance,
class participation, and a demonstration of skills and knowledge through quizzes and/or work
sessions.

SER190 Tech 2: Heat Pumps
Length ____ 3 Days Tuition _______$900
NATE ___ 24 CEHs (ACSV, HPSV, ACIN, HPIN) IACET __ 2.3 CEUs
Learn how to troubleshoot, service and maintain heat pumps fast and accurately. Classroom sessions
discuss the refrigeration, air, and electrical systems. Newly acquired skills are tested on operating
equipment (units using Puron refrigerant, where available).



Calculate the thermal and economic balance point



Set up air handler for proper air flow



Calculate and verify capacity in heating mode



Charge a unit in cooling or heating mode



Test defrost cycle and thermostat



Test reversing valve for proper operation



Test for proper heater and sequencer operation



Read and interpret wiring diagrams for sequence of
operation and isolate, test and prove component
failure
A cumulative score of 70% is required to pass this course. The score is a combination of attendance,
class participation, and a demonstration of skills and knowledge through quizzes and/or work
sessions.
Suggested Prerequisite: HVAC Electrical and HVAC Mechanical Pro-Troubleshooting or equivalent
experience. This is not an introductory-level class. Students should already know how to: interpret a
PT chart, calculate superheat and subcooling, read and interpret basic wiring diagrams, troubleshoot
electrical circuits (using proven methods), determine and measure appropriate airflow, electrically
troubleshoot single and three-phase compressors, identify compressor circuits and troubleshoot PSC,
CSR and three phase motors, and understand the basic refrigeration cycle including its major
components and their function.
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SER200 Tech 3: Gas Heat
Length ____ 3 Days Tuition _______$900
NATE____ 24 CEHs (GSSV, GSIN) IACET __ 2.3 CEUs
In one quick week, youll learn how to install, troubleshoot, service and maintain gas furnaces
professionally, accurately and quickly. The equipment covered in this class ranges from standard
efficiency furnaces with standing pilots and thermo-couples to the latest multi-poise condensing
furnaces with two-stage gas valves, variable speed motors, microprocessor controls, electronic
thermostats and direct ignition burners with flame rectification proving circuits.
Classroom sessions cover: gas heating fundamentals, types of gas heating systems, furnace
construction, operating components and safety controls, furnace combustion and venting air
requirements, installation rules and gas pipe sizing, determining proper size for vent pipe and venting
concerns, accessories (such as humidifiers and electronic air cleaners), reading electrical schematics and
interpretation of various heating electrical circuits.
Students will:



Measure gas pressure and set up a furnace for proper firing
rate



Measure and adjust blower air flow



Measure inducer air pressure and evaluate operation



Read and interpret various furnace wiring diagrams
A cumulative score of 70% is required to pass this course. The
score is a combination of attendance, class participation, and a
demonstration of skills and knowledge through quizzes and/or
work sessions.

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SER172 Semi-Hermetic Compressors, 06C/D/E
Length ____ 3 Days Tuition _______$900
NATE____________ IACET __________0
The goal of this course is to train field personnel to identify and correct the causes of compressor failure
so that repeated failures are eliminated. The program includes: Introduction to Carlyle Compressors;
models 06D and 06E familiarization and operation; reciprocating compressor failure diagnosis,
teardown, and analysis; system diagnostics; procedures to prevent repeat failures. Students tear down
and analyze field-returned failed compressors.
Course Objectives:



Read and interpret Carrier model
and serial numbers to obtain
useful information



Explain purpose of compressor
components and how
compression and lubrication
systems operate



Define various failure
modes and explain sequence
of events that can lead to
failure



Evaluate oil quantity, quality, and
condition; explain causes of rust at
various shell locations, recognize
overheated bearings and heads, measure and
evaluate motor winding resistance values, recognize the
difference between good and bad; bearing surfaces,
valves, valve plates and gaskets



Relate physical characteristics to possible causes and
then determine underlying cause of failures
A cumulative score of 70% is required to pass this course.
The score is a combination of attendance, class participation, and
a demonstration of skills and knowledge through quizzes and/or work
sessions.
Suggested Prerequisite: HVAC Electrical Pro-Troubleshooting and HVAC Mechanical Pro-
Troubleshooting (SER027 and SER028) or equivalent field experience.
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SER142 Commercial RooftopConstant Volume-Single Zone
Length ____ 3 Days Tuition _______$900
The Commercial Rooftop service course has been redesigned in an
effort to exactly fit your servicing needs; we developed the
Commercial Rooftop Constant Volume-Single Zone course, the first
of a two-sequenced training course on commercial rooftop units. As
you know, constant volume rooftops comprise the vast majority of
installed rooftops in the field today, so what better place to start
your commercial training. This class is designed to provide detailed
training to improve the troubleshooting skills and knowledge of
HVAC technicians. It is recommended that students successfully
complete both the HVAC Electrical and the HVAC Mechanical Pro-
Troubleshooting courses. A variety of rooftop units or comparable
simulators will be used to provide training exercises for wiring
diagram interpretation, compressor troubleshooting, and
control/sensor troubleshooting.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:



Troubleshoot the mechanical refrigeration subsystem including the compressor, drive train, and
refrigeration cycle



Troubleshoot the airside and control subsystems, including economizers, power exhaust, and
head pressure control



Differentiate design characteristics including airflow types, capacity ranges, cooling/heating
combinations, and controls



Describe the sequence of operation of the cooling, heating and defrost modes



Using Carrier product literature, install, start-up, maintain, and troubleshoot specific Carrier
rooftop models



A cumulative score of 70% is required to pass this course. The score is a combination of
attendance, class participation, and a demonstration of skills and knowledge through quizzes
and/or work sessions.
Suggested Prerequisite: HVAC Electrical Pro-Troubleshooting and HVAC Mechanical Pro-
Troubleshooting (SER027 and SER028)


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SER146 48/50A & Z Series Rooftops with ComfortLink Controls
(Replaces SER144 Commercial Rooftop VAV Course)
Length ____ 2 Days Tuition _______$600
NATE____ 16 CEHs (ACSV, ADSV, HPSV, GSSV, ACIN, ADIN, HPIN, GSIN) IACET __ 1.5 CEUs

This course introduces A & Z Series Rooftops with ComfortLink Controls. This 2-day training session
will be conducted utilizing a PowerPoint presentation format supplemented with an
A & Z Simulator (one of each) and the latest Controls & Troubleshooting documents. The A & Z
simulators provide three modes of operation; Cooling, Heating and Ventilation. There are 16 faults
built in each simulator, for example: Loss of communication with economizer actuator, outdoor air
temperature, and high pressure switch and compressor current sensor. Technicians work their way
through the panels bug list to ensure a hands-on comfort level with each unit.
This course will cover the following:



A & Z Series Unit Familiarization
ComfortLink Control - input/output locations and sensors, operation of scrolling marquee
and software menu structure



Initial Start-Up
Configuration, set point, time clock, test, unit sub-mode, heat sub-mode, SP sub-mode, BP sub-
mode, CCN sub-mode



Unit Operation
CV units with 2-stage thermostat, CV units with space sensor control, VAV control, gas heat,
economizer, head pressure control, time delays, demand limiting, indoor air quality, building
pressure control, smoke control modes



Troubleshooting
VFD modes, diagnostics, resetting faults and alarms, alarm history
A cumulative score of 70% is
required to pass this course. The
score is a combination of
attendance, class participation,
and a demonstration of skills
and knowledge through quizzes
and/or work sessions.
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SER030 Chiller Operators Courses
Length ____ 2 Days Tuition _______$600
NATE ___ 16 CEHs (ACSV, HPSV, ACIN, HPIN) IACET ___ xx CEUs
This course is designed specifically for
machine operators and those
responsible for routine chiller
maintenance (19XL/R/RT, 23XL, or
30GX/HX). Students learn the
fundamentals of basic machine cycles
and controls, particularly stressing
routine day-to-day monitoring and
system analysis. Topics include
refrigeration and lubrication cycles,
troubleshooting analysis using
operating log data, control sequences,
controls self-testing, and controls
diagnostics. The emphasis is on
identifying the need for proper
maintenance and service, not on actual
"hands-on" service techniques.
Upon completion of this course,
participants will be able to:



Start, operate, and stop machine according to factory-prescribed instructions and procedures



Record system operating conditions using Carrier refrigeration log



Interpret data and compare machine performance to design specs



Identify proper maintenance schedules according to factory recommendations and communicate
maintenance requirement
This course does not cover Prodialog.
A cumulative score of 70% is required to pass this course. The score is a combination of attendance,
class participation, and a demonstration of skills and knowledge through quizzes and/or work
sessions.

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SER150 Flotronic Chiller Controls
Length ____ 3 Days Tuition _______$900
NATE ___ 24 CEHs (ACSV, HPSV, ADHP, ACIN, HPIN, ADIN) IACET ____ 2 CEUs
A must for individuals who work with the microprocessor-based control system in Carrier 30 Series
reciprocating liquid chillers including 30GTN ComfortLink. The course begins with a basic
familiarization of microprocessor controls, such as the original "Flotronic" board and develops to the
newest Product Integrated Controls (PIC) systems. Students learn troubleshooting procedures to check
processor input and output functions, including the electronic expansion valve. During the hands on
lab sessions, students use the troubleshooting techniques taught in the classroom on actual control
panels. Manual troubleshooting skills and the use of the processor's self-diagnostics are taught.
Learning these skills reduces service time and callbacks.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:



Identify and explain the function of the major components of reciprocating compressors, DX
coolers, and EXVs



Perform microprocessor troubleshooting



Perform waterside analysis



Log and trend analysis
NOTE: This course does not discuss the mechanical or electrical systems of conventional reciprocating
chillers.
A cumulative score of 70% is required to pass this course. The score is a combination of attendance,
class participation, and a demonstration of skills and knowledge through quizzes and/or work
sessions.
Suggested Prerequisite: Two years of experience working on reciprocating chillers


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SER260 Tech 5: Screw Liquid Chillers, Models 30GX/HX
Length 3 Days$1200
NATE____ 24 CEHs (ACSV, RCSV, ACIN, RCIN) IACET __ 2.3 CEUs
This course teaches the best ways to operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and service screw liquid chillers,
focusing on models 30GX and HX "global" products. Studies cover refrigeration cycle, compressor
theory, cooler heat transfer, water and air-cooled condensers. You will also learn to analyze
performance by recording and analyzing refrigerant and water pressures and temperatures, refrigerant
controls, adjustments, charging, capacity control, oil separators, metering devices, economizers, and
operation and troubleshooting of the electrical system including Product Integrated Control (PIC)
systems. Hands-on skills are tested in our electrical troubleshooting lab on PIC/ComfortLink chiller
control panels.
Upon completion of this course participants will
be able to:



Setup and adjust controls



Identify the major components of a screw
liquid chiller



Describe screw compressor operation



Identify refrigerant flow in a system



Measure refrigerant and water
temperature delta T, LTD, gpm, and
tonnage



Compare design and actual operating
conditions
This course does not cover Prodialog.
A cumulative score of 70% is required to pass this course. The score is a combination of attendance,
class participation, and a demonstration of skills and knowledge through quizzes and/or work
sessions.

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SER120 Centrifugal Fundamentals
Length ____ 4 Days Tuition ______$1600
NATE____ 32 CEHs (ACSV, ACIN, HPSV, HPIN IACET) IACET ___ 3.0CEUs


In this course, students learn how to operate, maintain,
troubleshoot and service 19 Series low and high-pressure
machines (including PIC controls on newer models).
Learning is tested in our labs, including electrical
troubleshooting of the 32SM and 3200MP control
systems. Studies include: refrigeration cycles, compressor
theory, lubrication cycles, purge operation, refrigerants,
heat exchangers and heat transfer. The course also covers
troubleshooting techniques and equipment needed to:
record and analyze machine temperatures and pressures;
determine performance using heat exchange approaches;
waterside flow rate analysis; maintenance requirements;
and logging machine data.



Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:



Use product literature to answer questions pertaining to design features, installation, start-up,
operation, maintenance and parts



Determine system efficiency component enhancements



Determine proper flow through the cooler and condenser heat exchangers based on nozzle
arrangement and pressure drop



Recognize 19D low-pressure machines refrigeration, lubrication, motor cooling and purge cycles
as well as educator and demister circuits



Recognize 19D high-pressure machines refrigeration, lubrication, motor cooling and dehydrator
cycles, as well as educator and demister circuits



Determine chiller capacity, troubleshoot and identify system problems using data from operating
log sheets
A cumulative score of 70% is required to pass this course. The score is a combination of attendance,
class participation, and a demonstration of skills and knowledge through quizzes and/or work
sessions.

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SER130 Centrifugal Disassembly & Reassembly
Length ____ 4 Days Tuition _____ $2,925
NATE ___ 32 CEHs (ACSV, ACIN) IACET __ 3.0 CEUs

CDR is designed to teach experienced service mechanics how to properly disassemble both low and
high-pressure centrifugal compressors, including Models 19XL, XR and EX. Techniques and
procedures for using precision instruments are taught for determining clearances, fits, and tolerances of
various bearings, seals and components. Students also review compressor lubrication, motor cooling,
and capacity control. Because this course is lab oriented with enhanced student/instructor contact,
attendance is limited and early registration is recommended.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:



Use special tools for measuring clearances



Define standard sequence for disassembly of compressor



Compare actual clearance and minimum/maximum design
clearance



Perform factory recommended assembly procedures
NOTE: Electrical control systems are not covered in this course.
A cumulative score of 70% is required to pass this course. The score is a combination of attendance,
class participation, and a demonstration of skills and knowledge through quizzes and/or work
sessions.
Mandatory Prerequisite: Centrifugal Fundamentals.

SER262 Air-Cooled Liquid Chillers (30RA, RB, XA)
Length ____ 2 Days Tuition _______$600
NATE______ CEHs ( ) IACET __ 1.5 CEUs

This course teaches the best ways to operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and service scroll liquid chillers,
focusing on models 30RA, RB and XA products. Studies cover refrigeration cycle, compressor theory,
cooler heat transfer, and air-cooled condensers. You will also learn to analyze performance by
recording and analyzing refrigerant and water pressures and temperatures, refrigerant controls,
adjustments, charging, capacity control, metering devices, subcoolers, and operation and
troubleshooting of the electrical system including ComfortLink systems. The course includes an
AquaSnap ComfortLink control simulator.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able
to:



Setup and adjust controls



Identify the major components of a scroll liquid
chiller



Identify refrigerant flow in a system



Measure refrigerant and water temperature delta T,
LTD, gpm, and tonnage



Compare design and actual operating conditions
A cumulative score of 70% is required to pass this course.
The score is a combination of attendance, class
participation, and a demonstration of skills and
knowledge through quizzes and/or work sessions.
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SER210 Tech 4: Reciprocating Liquid Chillers
Length ____ 4 Days _ Special Quote
NATE____ 32CEHs (CSV, HPSV, ACIN, HPIN
This course teaches the best ways to operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and service reciprocating liquid
chillers. Studies include chiller refrigeration cycle, compressor theory, cooler heat transfer, water and
air cooled condensers. You'll also learn how to analyze performance by recording and analyzing
refrigerant and water pressures and temperatures.
We also cover refrigerant controls, adjustments, charging, capacity control and capacity testing, and
operation and troubleshooting of the electrical system including timers, temperature controllers,
operating and safety controls. Hands on skills are tested in our electrical troubleshooting lab on various
chiller control panels.
A cumulative score of 70% is required to pass this course. The score is a combination of attendance,
class participation, and a demonstration of skills and knowledge through quizzes and/or work
sessions.





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Design
CSD150 Light Commercial Contractors Course
Length ____ 5 Days Tuition _____ $1,200
NATE___xxx CEHs IACET ________ 3.8
This introductory design course is targeted at contractors, design build contractors, utility customer
representatives, territory managers, sales support people and anyone involved with designing or
applying HVAC equipment in light commercial projects. Basic HVAC concepts are presented in just
enough detail for the student to understand how to apply each of the design steps. The course walks
step-by-step through the complete system design on a light commercial building. At the end of the
course, a participant will be able to do an electronic block cooling/heating load, select packaged or split
system equipment, design an air distribution system and design a refrigerant piping system as applied
on a light commercial project. No prior experience in commercial system design is required. This
course does not cover all the subject matter or the material to the same degree as the Commercial
System Design courses CSD400, 500, 600 and 700. Students will learn these design skills:



Explain the differences in design with
commercial buildings compared to
residential



Recognize components of a commercial
system from a mechanical drawing



Differentiate packaged from split systems
and explain the benefits of each



Recognize various direct-expansion
products used for single-zone, light
commercial applications



Make building zoning decisions to define
the number of units needed to condition
the building



Predict what will happen to the
evaporator design CFM and entering air
conditions as supply outlet temperature
changes, using Carriers Psych+ software



Select diffusers to provide good air motion and design a duct system using the equal friction
method



Design a control system which would be applied on light commercial systems



Understanding the application of Green Building practices
A cumulative score of 70% is required to pass this course. The score is a combination of attendance,
class participation, and a demonstration of skills and knowledge through quizzes and/or work
sessions.
Suggested Prerequisites: SER009, a working knowledge of computers. Students are encouraged to
bring their own computers, but it is not required. No prior experience in commercial system design is
necessary.
Suggested Next Course: B.A.S.I.C. (SER400), 3V (ECS215), Commercial Basic Systems Design
(CSD400, CSD500, CSD600, and CSD700)
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CSD400 HVAC System Fundamentals
Length ____ 5 Days Tuition ______$1200
NATE___xxx CEHs IACET ________ 3.8
This first course covers the subjects that are fundamental in the design of all types of HVAC systems.
Students learn the fundamental principles of HVAC design, including psychrometrics, heat transfer,
mechanical refrigeration and load estimating. Participants learn to become proficient with HVACs
two most important design tools, the psychrometric chart and
the pressure enthalpy diagram. At the completion of the
course, participants know how to do an accurate commercial
load estimate that is the basis to the other system design
decisions. The concepts of this course are prerequisite for
taking the other three courses and the building blocks of the
students HVAC design career. Computer-assisted work
sessions and a design project are used to practice the
principles taught. Students will learn to:



Explain the parameters that must be controlled to
achieve human comfort



Describe the procedural steps common to all HVAC
design



Explain the principles of heat transfer and their impact
on heating and cooling load estimates



Zone a commercial building with fixed or open floor
plans



Use the principles of psychrometrics to describe air
cycles



Apply the PH (Pressure Enthalpy) chart to describe the
principles of mechanical refrigeration cycles



Do a computerized block and zone load estimate for a
commercial building
Suggested Prerequisite: A working knowledge of computer operation. Students are encouraged to
bring their own computer, but it is not required.
A cumulative score of 70% is required to pass this course. The score is a combination of attendance,
class participation, and a demonstration of skills and knowledge through quizzes and/or work
sessions.
Suggested Companion Courses: CSD500, CSD600, CSD700
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CSD500 Constant Volume Single-Zone System Design
Length ____ 5 Days Tuition ______$1200
NATE___xxx CEHs IACET ________ 3.8
This second course centers on the skills and knowledge necessary to design one of the most common
HVAC systems, a constant volume air distribution system using single zone packaged and split system
equipment. Participants learn to determine building zones and acceptable compromises in comfort
control. How to design the air distribution system for
good air motion and sizing of the duct system is covered
in detail. Achieving the most effective selection of
packaged (rooftop) and split system equipment is
covered and how to develop a sequence of control to
maintain comfort design. Computer assisted work
sessions and a design project are used to practice the
skills.
Students will learn to:



Choose building zones when served by a single
zone unit and make initial system decisions



Layout and select air terminals for good room air
motion



Layout and design a low pressure duct system,



Select the best type of packaged unit that will meet
the required zone psychrometric conditions



Layout and select an air handler with a DX coil that
will match building load and select a matching split
system condensing unit



Select and establish fan performance based on air
system design conditions



Describe a control sequence and strategy which
meets the design objectives



Understanding the application of Green Building
practices
A cumulative score of 70% is required to pass this course. The score is a combination of attendance,
class participation, and a demonstration of skills and knowledge through quizzes and/or work
sessions.
Suggested Prerequisites: CSD400, and a working knowledge of computers. Students are encouraged
to bring their own computer, but it is not required.
Suggested Companion Courses: CSD600 and CSD700
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CSD600 Variable Volume System Design
Length ____ 5 Days Tuition ______$1200
NATE___xxx CEHs IACET ________ 3.8
This third course covers the skills and knowledge needed to design two of the basic all-air zoning
systems for multiple-zoned buildings Variable Volume/Variable Temperature (VVT) and Variable Air
Volume (VAV). In this course participants learn how to zone a building when more than one building
zone is served from one air handler. Variable volume/variable temperature systems allow constant
volume packaged equipment to meet the varying load requirements of a zoned building. Variable air
volume systems use applied and special packaged equipment to change air volume to achieve space
conditions in each building zone. Students learn to design for the impacts of these multiple zone
systems and their affects on design decisions, load estimates, equipment selections, room air
distribution, duct design, and control sequence. Work sessions, computer-assisted examples and a
design project are used to practice the skills.
Students learn to:



Apply the design process to VVT and VAV systems



Choose building control zones and group zones for
controllability



Design for VVT air distribution and properly
determine bypass requirements



Distinguish between the types of variable volume
terminals available and select the appropriate type
for the project



Layout and select variable volume air terminals and
diffusers for good room air motion, and layout a
duct system



Layout and select a packaged system for a VVT
system



Choose the appropriate method of meeting heating
requirements with VVT and VAV type systems



Layout and select diffusers, terminals, packaged
rooftops and applied DX air handlers for a VAV
system and design a medium pressure duct system



How to establish required fan performance for VVT
and VAV systems



Determine the control sequence and layout the
control system components



Apply VAV principles to underflow distribution
systems
A cumulative score of 70% is required to pass this course. The score is a combination of attendance,
class participation, and a demonstration of skills and knowledge through quizzes and/or work
sessions.
Suggested Prerequisites: CSD400, and a working knowledge of computers. Students are encouraged
to bring their own computer, but it is not required.
Suggested Companion Courses: CSD500, CSD700, and 3V (ECS215)

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CSD700 Applied Water System Design
Length ____ 5 Days Tuition ______$1200
NATE___xxx CEHs IACET ________ 3.8
This fourth course centers around the skills and knowledge needed to design an applied chilled water
system for a multiple-zoned commercial building. In this course participants learn how to zone a
building when more than one building zone and air handler are served from one central chilled water
plant. Participants will learn how initial decisions, load estimates and equipment selection are
impacted when applied water systems will be used. The course covers various piping and pumping
systems, the selection of chillers, pumps, cooling towers, and control valves. Students learn to design
dedicated ventilation systems that achieve required zone ventilation, to design the piping distribution
system and develop the systems control sequence for a chilled water system. Work sessions,
computer-assisted examples and a design project are used to practice the skills. Students learn to:



Make initial decisions based on a chilled
water system and choose building control
zones



Layout and select room fan coil units



Select the number and type of chillers from
the options available



Identify types of chillers and pumping
distribution systems and select appropriate
control valves



Layout and select a cooling tower and a
plate-frame heat exchanger



Design a chilled water piping system and a
condenser water piping system



Select pumps for the piping systems and
determine the pumping power



Design a dedicated ventilation system using
an applied air handler



Determine the control sequence and control
components required to control a complete
chilled water system
A cumulative score of 70% is required to pass this
course. The score is a combination of attendance,
class participation, and a demonstration of skills
and knowledge through quizzes and/or work
sessions.
Suggested Prerequisites: CSD400 and a working
knowledge of computers. Students are encouraged
to bring their own computer, but it is not required.
Suggested Companion Courses: CSD500 and
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Commercial Short Courses
CSC-SBD Sustainable Building Design and LEED for Mechanical Engineers
Length _____ 2 days Tuition _______$600
IACET __ 1.5 CEUs
Sustainable design practices are rapidly being required for many buildings. This short course is
targeted for HVAC designers, engineers, design / build contractors, construction managers architects
and building owners involved in sustainable building design. This short course will give the
participant an understanding of how sustainable design impacts current HVAC applications and
practical ways to apply HVAC technology in achieving sustainable design goals. The general principles
of sustainable design will be covered with emphasis on how mechanical system designers can
implement the process. Best practices of HVAC for sustainability will be discussed. Upon completion
of this course the participant will have a working understanding of:
What sustainable building design is



The LEED program, credits, points and
HVAC influences



How to meet the minimum prerequisite
requirements to comply with ASHRAE
Standard 90.1 and 62



Five points the HVAC system alone can
achieve toward certification



How to establish the baseline with energy
simulation programs



Using energy simulation programs to
optimize energy performance



Practical equipment solutions which help
achieve certification points



How underfloor air distribution design can
be used to achieve points



The use of CO
2
monitoring and its proper
application



How DDC control systems can be applied to achieve points



How ASHRAE Standard 55 comfort requirements can be met



What building commissioning is and what HVAC manufactures recommend be covered
A cumulative score of 70% is required to pass this course. The score is a combination of attendance,
class participation, and a demonstration of skills and knowledge through quizzes and/or work
sessions.
Suggested Prerequisites: CSD400 or 2 years practical experience with a basic understanding of
psychrometrics, heat transfer and HVAC system types. Students are encouraged to bring their own
computers, but it is not required.

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CSC-LCC Life Cycle Costing for HVAC Systems
Length _____ 2 days Tuition _______$600
IACET __ 1.5 CEUs
To meet the requirements of many design projects and to meet
sustainable design objectives more than installation cost must be
considered. System alternative decisions need to include the
impact of all costs over the life of the building. In this short course
participants will learn to apply accepted principles of Life Cycle
Costing (LCC) as it applies to HVAC systems. HVAC designers,
engineers, design/build contractors, construction managers
architects and building owners who must develop LCC studies or
interpret the results will benefit from this course. The course
covers common terms, the fundamental concepts required for
analysis, a recommended procedure for analysis, where to find
data and methodologies to use for decision-making. The course
uses practical HVAC examples to demonstrate the process and a
class project reinforces understanding of the skills learned. As part
of the course, a spreadsheet analysis tool will be provided which
makes solving basic problems easier and a complete computer
based LCC analysis tool will be demonstrated. Upon completion
of this course the participant will be able to:



Demonstrate an understanding of common Life Cycle Cost
terminology



Follow a LCC procedure that helps assure an analysis meets
the stakeholders needs



Know where to find the input data for costs, study periods, interest rates and other cost / benefit
components required for an analysis. Rules of thumb are provide on how to estimate data when it
may not be available from normal sources



Properly use the 5 types of formula to account for the time value of money



Know when and how to use each of the 5 types of economic decision making tools, payback,
annual cost, present worth life cycle cost, net savings and internal rate of return



Determine what type of alternative decision process needs to be made



Account for the impact on alternatives due to utility rate structures and fuel types



Properly evaluate inputs in light of public sector or private sector type analysis



Rank order competing projects to determine optimum funding using the SIR methods



Account for the impacts of inflation and cost escalation



Use the procedure and make a presentation, which demonstrates the best selection between
several alternatives based on multiple efficiency levels and non-uniform equipment life



Show how to account for the impact of deprecation in an LCC study



Know how to account for non-economic factors in economic terms
A cumulative score of 70% is required to pass this course. The score is a combination of attendance,
class participation, and a demonstration of skills and knowledge through quizzes and/or work
sessions.
Suggested Prerequisites: NONE. A working knowledge of personal computers is recommended and
students are encouraged to bring their own computers, but it is not required. A calculator is also
required.

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CSC-WSHP Water Source Heat Pump System Design
Length _____ 2 days Tuition _______$600
IACET __ 1.5 CEUs
This short course focuses on using a step-by-step design process for a commercial project using water
source heat pumps. Knowledge of fundamental principles is assumed for this course and emphasis is
on application of these principles to Water Source Heat Pump (WSHP) design. Participants learn using
a class example project to follow the design steps and complete a WSHP project design. HVAC
designers, engineers, design / build contractors, and sales people involved in water source heat pump
projects will benefit from this course.
Upon completion of this course, when water source heat pumps are used, the participant will be able
to:



Distinguish between the types of
products and proper application
of each



Determine zoning and make
initial design decisions as
impacted by the system



Calculate heating and cooling
loads for room and block
conditions



Select units to meet zone
psychrometric conditions



Select diffusers for a good air
motion and design the low
pressure duct system



Design a ventilation system
which will provide acceptable
ventilation



Layout the condenser piping loop
and select the pumps and valves



Select a cooling tower and boiler
which will meet loop
requirements



Explain steps that should be
taken to control acoustic energy



Describe the control sequence for
a typical loop project



Explain methods of controlling
humidity and heat recovery
opportunities



Describe how to do an energy
study for these units
A cumulative score of 70% is required to pass this course. The score is a combination of attendance,
class participation, and a demonstration of skills and knowledge through quizzes and/or work
sessions.
Suggested Prerequisites: CSD400 or 2 years practical experience with a basic understanding of
psychrometrics, heat transfer and HVAC system types. A working knowledge of personal computers is
recommended and students are encouraged to bring their own computers, but it is not required.
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CSC-VAVP VAV Design with Packaged Rooftop Systems
Length _____ 2 days Tuition_______$600
IACET __ 1.5 CEUs
This short course focuses on using a step-by-step design process for a large commercial project using
rooftop packaged Variable Air Volume (VAV) units. Knowledge of fundamental principles is assumed
for this course and emphasis is on application of these principles to packaged rooftop VAV
applications. Participants learn using a class example project to follow the design steps and complete
an office-building project with rooftop VAV units. HVAC designers, engineers, design / build
contractors, and sales people involved in projects with VAV and packaged rooftops will benefit from
this course.
Upon completion of this course the participant will be able to:



Describe characteristics of a packaged rooftop unit necessary when used on VAV applications



Identify what buildings types are appropriate for the system



Determine zoning and make initial design decisions as impacted by VAV systems



Calculate heating and cooling loads for room and block conditions



Determine how to account for zone diversity



Select units to meet zone psychrometric condition



Select VAV terminals and diffusers for good air motion and design the duct system



Determine if acceptable ventilation will be maintained



Explain how to achieve acoustic objectives



Describe the control sequence and how to meet ASHRAE Standard 90.1 requirements



Explain methods of controlling humidity and heat recovery opportunities



Describe how to do an energy study for these units
A cumulative score of 70% is required to pass this course. The score is a combination of attendance,
class participation, and a demonstration of skills and knowledge through quizzes and/or work
sessions.
Suggested Prerequisites: CSD400 or 2 years practical experience with a basic understanding of
psychrometrics, heat transfer and HVAC system types. Students are encouraged to bring their own
computers, but it is not required.

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CSC-HUM Controlling Humidity in Commercial Applications
Length _____ 2 days Tuition _______$600
IACET __ 1.5 CEUs
This short course explores why humidity control has become an issue and how commercial systems
work to control humidity. HVAC designers, design/build contractors, construction managers and
facility management people will benefit from this course. The causes and effects of building design
and system type, selection and control have on humidity will be addressed. The use of dedicated
equipment for humidity control will be addressed. At the end of the course a student should be able to
identify when humidity may be an issue and describe options that could be employed with various
systems to help control the problem. The course uses a number of actual building examples to
demonstrate the concepts discussed. Participants will have a chance to use the calculation tools
discussed on example projects to gain proficiency in the process.
Upon completion of this course the participant will be able to:



Explain the relationship between
comfort, IAQ, mold and humidity



Describe reasons systems may not be
able to control humidity



Classify how various system types and
control schemes can control humidity



Calculate moisture loads for commercial
spaces



Explain valve control and face and
bypass control and how each impact
space humidity



Describe how moisture movement takes
place in buildings and how building
construction influences its movement



Use a psychrometric plot to describe how
effective various humidity control
products are in mitigating problems



Describe the relationship between
building pressurization and humidity
control



Describe control systems options and the
positive and negative they have on
humidity
A cumulative score of 70% is required to pass
this course. The score is a combination of
attendance, class participation, and a
demonstration of skills and knowledge
through quizzes and/or work sessions.
Suggested Prerequisites: CSD400 or 2 years practical experience with a basic understanding of
psychrometrics, heat transfer and HVAC system types. A working knowledge of personal computers is
recommended and students are encouraged to bring their own computers, but it is not required.

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Controls
ECS111 Introduction to Carrier Comfort Network (CCN)
Length ____ 2 Days Tuition _______$660
NATE____ 16 CEHs (ACSV, ACIN, ADSV, ADIN, HPSV, HPIN, RLSV, RLIN, RCSV, RCIN) IACET 1.5 __ CEUs
This is a comprehensive course that provides entry-level as well as the experienced controls technician
with the skills necessary to install, interface with and troubleshoot a Carrier Comfort Network. The
course begins with a review of basic control theory followed by a discussion of the standard algorithms
used to control typical HVAC systems. Network configuration options and requirements, CCN
architecture and standard communications protocol will also be covered in detail. Students are then
introduced to CCNs family of DDC controllers, learn their function within the network and how they
are wired. The new handheld System Pilot as well as Network Service Tool V software are used to
interface with selected training simulators.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:



Identify major CCN modules and factory mounted
PICs.



Understand CCN architecture and rules for
addressing devices.



Understand the principles and major
building blocks for CCN networks.



Identify various algorithms for standard
HVAC applications.



Determine what points and schedules
are required for algorithm execution.



Synchronize network time and
establish network broadcasters and
acknowledgers.



Operate the System Pilot hand held
interface tool with a digital controller.



Effectively use Network Service Tool V
software to interface with a PIC
A cumulative score of 70% is required to pass this
course. The score is a combination of attendance, class
participation, and a demonstration of skills and
knowledge
through quizzes and/or work sessions.
Suggested Prerequisites: Those attending should understand basic HVAC principles and have
computer operating experience. Students will be provided with a laptop computer with the latest
version of Network Service Tool V.

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ECS201 VVT Comfort Systems
Length ____ 3 Days Tuition _______$950
NATE___ xx CEHs IACET __ 2.3 CEUs
This technically-oriented course covers 33CS Comfort System products with special emphasis on the
TEMP Stat and VVT Systems. The course covers application, component layout, installation,
configuration and troubleshooting and also addresses Gen IIIs new seamless architecture, where
VVT products may be wired directly into the CCN bus. Lab equipment is provided to simulate field
installations. Students are encouraged to bring a computer equipped with Network Service Tool V
software.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:



Identify Carrier/Parker air terminal zoning systems that use
intelligent thermostats.



Install and configure TEMP and VVT systems.



Troubleshoot using theory of operation techniques.



Become familiar with the latest version of products and software.
A cumulative score of 70% is required to pass this course. The score is a combination of attendance,
class participation, and a demonstration of skills and knowledge through quizzes and/or work
sessions.
Suggested Prerequisites: Those attending should have an understanding of basic controls principles,
HVAC principles, HVAC system design, and personal computer operation.


ECS215 3V Control System Training for Contractors
Length ____ 3 Days Tuition _______$950
NATE____ 24 CEHs (ACSV, ACIN, ADSV, ADIN, HPSV, HPIN, RLSV, RLIN, RCSV, RCIN) IACET __ 2.3 CEUs
The 3V Control System training class is designed for dealer/contractors who have installed and/or
serviced Carriers Gen III VVT control systems and want to become familiar with Carriers new 3V
Control System products. System changes, enhancements and differences are covered, as well as how
to configure a 3V control system to maximize its capabilities. This 50% hands-on training course
features specially designed 3V control system simulators to take the lecture presentation directly into
hands-on applications.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:



Configure PremierLink DDC rooftop controller for
standalone single zone applications using either the
T55/T56,T59 or the System Pilot as space temperature
sensors.



Use Carriers new System Pilot to configure a
PremierLink, 3V zone controllers, a 3V bypass
controller, and a ComfortID VAV zone controller.



Operate the 3V zone controller with Carriers family of T55/56 and T59 sensors along with a
combination T56/CO
2
sensor and System Pilot.



Demonstrate 3V VVT air source linkage, linkage coordinator functions, zone supplemental heat
configurations, as well as stand-alone or floating zone operation.



Setup and commission 3V zone controllers and bypass controllers.
A cumulative score of 70% is required to pass this course. The score is a combination of attendance,
class participation, and a demonstration of skills and knowledge through quizzes and/or work
sessions.
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ESC216 Universal Controller for Contractors
Length ____ 2 Days Tuition ____ $660.00
IACET __ 1.5 CEUs
This class introduces Carriers new General Purpose Universal Controller and is designed to enhance
dealer/contractor opportunities in the retrofit digital controls market, particularly with their existing
service accounts. The Universal Controller (UC16) is equipped with 8 universal inputs and outputs and
can be configured to operate as a standalone controller or as an air source controller for Carriers new
3V Control System. The course features a combination of lecture and hands-on lab exercises using
UC16 simulators. Individuals wishing to register for this course should have previously attended
ECS215.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:



Develop Input/Output control points list, and configure standard algorithms for a variety of
common HVAC applications.



Navigate with the System Pilot through
various setup and status screens of the Universal
Controller to add, modify, or delete control
points and/or algorithms.



Use maintenance displays to troubleshoot and
commission system operations.



Apply new floating point algorithms to provide
modulating control with discrete outputs.



Configure the System Pilot to function as a
space thermostat.



Integrate a carbon dioxide sensor to implement
Demand Controlled Ventilation (DCV) strategies.



Configure the Universal Controller to operate as
a linked air source for a 3V Control System.
A cumulative score of 70% is required to pass this
course. The score is a combination of attendance, class participation, and a demonstration of skills and
knowledge through quizzes and/or work sessions.
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ECS315 CC6400 Comfort Controllers
Length ____ 3 Days Tuition _______$950
IACET __ 2.3 CEUs
This course provides the experienced technician with the skills necessary to install and apply CC6400
Comfort Controllers. Students utilize laptop PCs equipped with Network Service Tool V software to
communicate with and configure a Comfort Controller, diagnose and troubleshoot controller
performance, and change typical system parameters such as set point tables and occupancy schedules.
In addition, students are required to work through several typical HVAC system applications that
require the use of the Comfort Controller. For each application, students create point lists, select
controller hardware, choose appropriate control algorithms and verify that the controlled equipment is
operating successfully.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able:



Configure a CC6400 with Network Service Tool V software.



Confirm controller communications and synchronize
network/controller time.



Monitor and interpret module LED signals.



Upload and download controller database.



Select and apply algorithms for typical HVAC system
applications.



Determine input/output points required for proper
algorithm execution.



Force and Auto input/output point values.



Change occupancy and set point schedules and holidays.



Use Maintenance displays to verify proper algorithm operation.



Interpret and verify controller data base.
A cumulative score of 70% is required to pass this course. The score is a combination of attendance,
class participation, and a demonstration of skills and knowledge through quizzes and/or work
sessions.
Suggested Prerequisites: Those attending should have a working knowledge of the Carrier Comfort
Network (CCN), as well as a basic understanding of HVAC systems operation. Additionally, they
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ECS715 Basic ComfortVIEW Operator
Length ___ 2 Days Tuition _______$950
This course teaches Building Operators the basic day-to-day functions of ComfortVIEW front-end
software. In addition, it provides an overview of the Carrier Comfort Network. Hands-on operation of
a computer workstation (two students per workstation) equipped with ComfortVIEW software is the
primary means of learning. Typical operator functions are demonstrated via classroom lecture
complemented by a comprehensive student workbook.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Back-up and restore a network database
Upload and download a controllers database.
Change occupancy and set point schedules
View points and maintenance information
Force and auto input/output points
Verify controller data
Create, display and use graphical views of system and
use trends
Manage and acknowledge alarms
Set-up and run custom reports
Configure network administrative, security and access
options.
A cumulative score of 70% is required to pass this course.
The score is a combination of attendance, class participation, and a demonstration of skills and
knowledge through quizzes and/or work sessions.
Audience: Building administrators or operators of a Carrier Comfort Network equipped with
ComfortVIEW user interface software. Also technicians, application people and service support people
who regularly interface with the software.

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ECS900 Best++ Programming
Length ____ 2 Days Tuition _______$660
IACET __ 1.5 CEUs
This course is designed for individuals who desire a basic understanding of Carriers customized
controller language called BEST++. Code writing and object oriented programming methods are
reviewed. Lectures are supplemented with actual program writing. Programs are written, debugged
and run on PCs (two per workstation) equipped with Network Service Tool V.
At the conclusion of this training the student should understand:



Architecture and fundamentals of a BEST++ program



BEST++ statements and syntax rules



How to write programs in the PC programmers environment



Basic debugging techniques and basic documentation techniques
Audience: Any individual who desires a basic understanding of writing
and interpreting BEST++ programs. This includes technicians, application
people, service support people and building operators.
Suggested Prerequisites: Those attending should have previously attended
CC6400 Comfort Controllers (ECS315). Understanding basic controls and
HVAC principles, as well as HVAC systems is also required. Computer program writing skills are
helpful but not necessary. It is highly recommended that the student have an intimate working
knowledge of the Comfort Controller algorithms. This is typically defined as one who has worked
with, configured, and debugged algorithms within a Comfort Controller for at least one year.





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ECS510- i-Vu CCN Standard
Length ____ 3 Days Tuition _______$950
i-Vu Standard is a webbased product made up of hardware and software that provides end users and
contractors with the ability to interface with a Carrier Comfort Network (CCN) using Internet Explorer.
The following are a few of i-Vu Standards capabilities:



View and control CCN system using a web
browser



Real time equipment graphics



Trending data of your buildings equipment



Graphical displays of schedules and set points



Management reports



Equipment alarms via the Internet
The overall objective of this training is to ensure that
a contractor is proficient on the installation, set-up
and operation of i-Vu Standard. As part of the
training program, the attendee will become
competent in the use of ViewBuilder, which is the
graphic generation tool that is part of the i-Vu
product offering.
This course provides an opportunity for experienced technicians to set-up and operate a Standard CCN
i-Vu product connected to a 3V simulator made up of a PremierLink, zone controllers, and a bypass
controller. The objectives will be accomplished using a combination of class discussion and a series of
hands on class exercises:



Install, set-up and configure an i-Vu CCN Standard interface and connect to it using a standard IE
browser. IP addressing and the interfacing i-Vu into an Internet/Intranet will be covered.



Understand the operation and system navigation rules of i-Vu by using a 3V training simulator.



Use i-Vu to view application-specific controllers (PremierLink and 3V system products). Comfort
controllers and Universal Controllers are not covered in any detail as part of this course. This is a
course on i-Vu and not specific controllers.



Use ViewBuilder to modify existing application-specific default graphic to add or remove points



modify and set up various methods of time of day scheduling, set points, set up of alarms,
various displays of system information including using real time graphic displays all from a
Intranet browser.



Use ViewBuilder to add points from an application-specific controller to a custom graphic.



Basic alarm management and operation including set-up, acknowledging, and deleting of alarms.
This includes the setup of e-mails and the Alarm Notification Client software.



Set up trending data operation of i-Vu.



Set up and develop management reports of equipment points list reporting, schedules reporting,
commissioning summary report, security reporting and various alarm summary and alarm
history reports. Reports will also cover requirements for PDF and Excel formatting.



Generate a site specific back-up and restore i-Vu to original factory defaults.



Access and use the maintenance tool functions built into i-Vu.
Suggested Prerequisites: It is strongly recommended that the students attending this course take
ECS111 - Introduction to Carrier Comfort Network (CCN) and ECS215 - 3V Control System Training
for Contractors, or have passed the 3V Controls Certification, Level 1 - Installer Test.

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ECS515- i-Vu Advanced Graphics
Length _____ 1 Day Tuition _______$350
This one-day hands-on course is designed for the experienced technician who has previously learned to
use the default graphics covered in the ECS510, i-Vu CCN Standard class. Students in this class will
expand on this by learning to create their own graphics associated with application specific controllers.
Students will learn to:



Use various menus and graphics available
in the custom graphic library contained
within ViewBuilder.



Use Application Builder to build custom
graphics for programmable controllers.



Use Application Builder and i-Vu in
mapping points in a programmable
controller
Prerequisite: Those attending this class must
have previously attended ECS510, i-Vu CCN
Standard.




ECS530- i-Vu Plus and Third Party Integration (TPI)
Length ____ 3 Days Tuition _____ ($950)
The i-Vu Plus and Third Party Integration (TPI)
course is designed for people that are up to speed
and have already completed the i-Vu CCN
Standard course and want to step up to i-Vu Plus
and third party integration. This course covers
how to communicate with BACnet, Modbus, and
LonWorks devices through the use of an i-Vu
LINK. Approximately 50% of this course is
working directly with the i-Vu Plus/i-Vu LINK
and various third party devices. Participants will
be able to:



Follow the setup and configuration
requirements* for the i-Vu Plus using
BACnet, Modbus, and LonWorks.



Set-up a typical device for each
communication protocol using the required
software, adapters and/or configuration
tools.



Work with i-Vu Application Builder following the rules for each TPI protocol.



Set-up each communication protocol and verify or prove each set-up as part of the hands-on
activities,
Creation of customized TPI graphics is not part of this course. It will be presented as part of a separate
Advanced Graphics course.



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