Heating and Cooling Essentials is the ideal introductory book for students entering the HVAC field. Special attention is placed on the skills essential to the entry-level technician. Text contents explains the operation of refrigeration, air conditioning, and heating systems; provides instructions for troubleshooting and servicing HVAC equipment; covers the correct methods of refrigerant handling; and includes information on EPA Technician Certification.
Emphasis is on techniques needed to properly perform installation, service, and repair. This edition includes advanced technology and industry standards. Features: Includes new chapters on refrigerant recovery and recycling, zeotropic blends, and water chillers.
Complete with EPA requirements and information on the new "ozone friendly" refrigerants. Presents electrical basics in easy-to-understand terms, then relates them to HVAC applications. Emphasis on safety with all safety content printed in red ink.
States measurements and quantities in both US Conventional and SI Metric units. Color-coded illustrations and many new color photographs aid understanding and enhance presentation of topics.
- Learning Objectives
- Important Terms
- Test Your Knowledge questions