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Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) Resources 
     The following is a complete alphabetical list of the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration products available sorted by format. For more information, please click on the title in which you are interested.
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CD-ROMs and Software
Air Conditioning and Refrigeration - Teach yourself how to troubleshoot and repair air conditioning equipment.  Instruction is step-by-step, and computer literacy is not required. 
Air Conditioning Pal - Imagine having a very experienced air conditioning service technician to advise you on every HVAC service solution. Air Conditioning Pal™ is a HVAC service software program that provides real time HVAC repair information and air conditioning training. 
Basic Refrigeration Cycles - This interactive multimedia training program has options for self-study or classroom facilitation of Basic Refrigeration Cycles. 
Diagnosing and Preventing Hermetic Compressor Failures - This interactive program develops skills which enable technicians to troubleshoot  problems with welded hermetic compressors.
Electricity for Air Conditioning - This CD-ROM is ideal for maintenance personnel and contractors for improving troubleshooting skills.  Provides residential, commercial and industrial coverage. 
Electricity for HVAC - Bring must-know electrical concepts and HVAC service procedures to life. Video and/or CD-Rom course.
General Training Electricity - Fundamentals Program - Reviews and test knowledge of electrical concepts and troubleshooting skills learned in GTE-2 series workbooks,
Heating & Cooling - Heating & Cooling examines the largest energy consumers in homes: space conditioning and water heating.
Home Analysis - Home Analysis explores the basics of accounting for residential energy use.
Home Systems - Home Systems is designed to help you understand the appliances that use energy both inside and outside the home.
HVAC & Building Systems Reference Library CD - Now available: Five Complete books on CD-ROM...
The House as a System - The House as a System examines those systems that don't directly use energy, but have an impact on the energy required to make the home comfortable.
Interactive Electrical Troubleshooting - This highly interactive multimedia program is designed for persons with prior knowledge of electrical troubleshooting fundamentals.  Provides opportunities to practice and refine skills in troubleshooting HVAC electrical problems.
Refrigeration Basics - This course discusses the theory of refrigeration, description and uses of refrigerants and major components of a system including functions and applications. 
Job Aids
Scale Master II - Scale Master II makes it easy for you to do linear area and volume take-offs with speed, accuracy and confidence.  Whether you're responsible for estimating, bidding or planning, Scale Master II offers the ultimate in take-off capabilities.
Air Conditioning Application and DesignFor postgraduates and professionals in air conditioning/building services and environmental engineering. Undergraduates studying building services.
Air Conditioning and Refrigeration - Air Conditioning and Refrigeration helps you understand today's cooling and climate control systems-so expertly that you can use it as the foundation for a career! Clear instructions-with over 800 photographs and illustrations-offer step-by-step guidance to learning the trade for students, professionals, and homeowners who want to do their own installations or repairs.
Air Conditioning Design Manual - For Professional Mechanical, Electrical, and Construction Engineers * Architects, General Contractors, and Air Conditioning Contractors * Manufacturers and suppliers of Air Conditioning equipment and systems
Air Conditioning Engineering  - Designed for students and professional engineers

Air Distribution In Rooms - ROOMVENT 2000 - For engineering and designers interested in room air distribution and ventilation.

Blueprints and Plans for HVAC, 2E - Learn how to read and use blueprints like a pro! Air conditioning drawings and hands-on exercises are the main focus of this new book, designed to help readers master the basics of blueprint reading and apply their new skills to work in the HVAC trade.
Boiler Operations Questions and Answers - 3,117 Boiler Questions Answered. Got a question about the utilization of steam for power generation... the combustion of fuels and the physico-chemical principles involved... water treatment  and conditioning... or virtually any aspect of boiler operations?  We've got your answer-3,117 of them to be exact.
Boiler Operators Guide - All boiler professionals will want to have this major revision of the classic guide to installing, operating, and maintaining boilers in industrial, commercial, and other facilities. 
Building Environments: HVAC Systems  - This comprehensive, easy-to-read text builds your understanding of HVAC systems and the controls that manage them. Through illustrations and realistic examples, Building Environments: HVAC Systems clearly and concisely explains how mechanical and control systems work together to create quality building environments.
Commercial Refrigeration for Air Conditioning Technicians - This book will improve technicians' knowledge, efficiency, and effectiveness in commercial refrigeration and can serve as a permanent addition to the reference library.
Control & Instrumentation Technology In HVAC - This book examines the relationship between industrial automation techniques and evolving HVAC systems, as well as how emerging technologies can now be applied to HVAC systems.
The Control of Boilers - This resource helps reduce boiler operating costs through a detailed, comprehensive, and applicable explanation of all aspects of boiler processes. It presents the basics of boiler control, the interrelationships of the process characteristics, and the dynamics involved. 
DEWALT® Building Contractor's Licensing Exam Guide Second Edition - Developed by an industry leader in contractor education, the DEWALT Building Contractor's Licensing Exam Guide Second Edition provides complete coverage for exams that are based on the International Building Code® or International Residential Code®.
DEWALT® HVAC Certification Exam Guide, 2E - The DEWALT® HVAC Certification Exam Guide, 2E is fully equipped to give you the tools you need to prepare for the NATE, ICE, and RSES Certifications, as well as the HVAC Excellence and HVAC Technician Licensing Exams.
DEWALT HVAC Code Reference - The DEWALT HVAC Code Reference uses the International Mechanical Code as the foundation for providing readers with the knowledge and skills needed to install or modify HVAC equipment successfully.
DEWALT  HVAC Professional Reference - Find answers quickly and easily with this on-the-job reference! 
Doolin's Troubleshooters Bible: Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, Heat Pumps, Heating -  More than 175,000 servicemen own the Doolin's Trouble Shooters Bible. 
Electrical Applications for Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Systems - Here's your complete guide to troubleshooting and optimizing operation of the electrical and electronic circuits of HVAC/r systems.
Electricity and Controls for HVAC-R 4E - The fourth edition of Electricity and Controls for HVAC-R equips readers with the information needed to work effectively with all types of motors and control devices found in the heating and air-conditioning industry.
Electricity and Controls for HVAC-R 5E - Now in its fifth edition, Electricity and Controls for HVAC-R equips readers with the information needed to work effectively with all types of motors and control devices found in the heating and air-conditioning industry.
Electricity for Refrigeration, Heating and Air Conditioning 7th Edition - Electricity for Refrigeration, Heating and Air Conditioning, 7E zeroes in on the basic electrical principles necessary to understand today's modern control systems.
Electricity for Refrigeration, Heating and Air Conditionin 8th Edition - Electricity for Refrigeration, Heating and Air Conditioning, 8E will provide your students with the basic electrical principles necessary to understand today's modern control systems.
Faber & Kell's Heating & Air Conditioning of Buildings - For 70 years, Faber & Kell's has been the definitive reference text in its field. The book provides understanding of the principles of heating and air-conditioning of buildings in a concise manner.
Fan Handbook: Selection, Application & Design - Frank P. Bleier's Fan Handbook gives you the hands-on skills you need to design, select, and apply a wide range of fans for any application - ventilation, heating, cooling, drying, vacuum cleaning, exhaust, heat removal, you name it.
Fine Tuning Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Systems - Achieve optimum performance from all types of HVAC or refrigeration systems.
Fundamentals of Air Conditioning Systems - Here's your comprehensive guide to optimizing design, selection, sizing and installation of HVAC systems.
Handbook of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration - This guide provides you with all the answers on AC and refrigeration systems—from designing and selection to operation and maintenance.
Fundamentals of HVAC Systems - This book is an introduction to all those involved in the specification, design, manufacture, installation, operation or maintenance of these systems.
Handbook Of Fans And Ventilation - The practical reference book and guide to fans, ventilation and ancillary equipment with a comprehensive buyers guide to worldwide manufacturers and suppliers.
Heat Pumps - A comprehensive, yet reader-friendly source of information about modern heat pump technology, as well as the vapor-compression refrigeration system on which it is based, Heat Pumps is the perfect choice for future service technicians. The book begins by introducing the four major components that make up the vapor-compression system: compressor, condenser, metering device, and evaporator. Other system-level components essential to efficient heat pump operation are also addressed, including: cooling towers, pressure controls, safety devices, and thermostats.

HVACR 101 - Designed to guide apprentices, entry-level technicians, and first-year students through their first experiences in the HVACR trade, HVACR 101 provides a solid and thorough introduction to the field.

HVACR 201 - The second installment in a series of useful and resourceful guides, HVACR 201, continues to build upon the basics of the HVACR trade. The result of a joint effort by industry leading Air Conditioning.
HVAC: The Handbook of Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning for Design & Implementation - This newly updated reference is packed with details and contains a wealth of information that is of great use to the HVAC designer and practitioner, as well as to the student mastering the intricacies of HVAC fundamentals. 
Heating and Cooling Essentials - 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 explains the operation of refrigeration, air conditioning, and heating systems.
Heating Boiler Operator's Manual: Maintenance, Operation and Repair - Mohammad A Malek
Heating Handbook - The Complete Guide to Residential Heating.
Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning, A Residential and Light Commercial Text & Lab Book - Featuring more than 125 practical competencies, this "how to" guide has been carefully designed and thoroughly modernized to provide a complete learning system for the fundamentals and applications of core HVAC-R concepts.
Heat Transfer Calculations - This practical manual offers fast, accurate solutions to the heat transfer problems mechanical engineers face everyday.
HVAC Controls In The New Millennium - This book examines how the latest advances in distributed technology will be used in commercial systems.
HVAC Controls: Operation & Maintenance - The full range topics pertinent to the effective operation of all types of HVAC control systems currently in use today are explored including equipment-to-control interactions, control system set-up and functions, local loop to building automation system interfaces, performance prediction and assessment, operational parameters, and maintenance and testing.
HVAC Fundamentals - 2nd Edition - Updated to cover the latest technology advances and terminology, this book covers the full range of HVAC systems used in today's facilities. You'll find all the details necessary to clearly understand how HVAC systems operate.
HVAC Handbook - This single powerhouse volume provides instant access to all the essential tools, design techniques, operation and maintenance procedures, troubleshooting and repair tips, aerobiological considerations, data, calculations, and equations needed for the most cost-effective and efficient HVAC design possible.
HVAC Instant Answers - Here’s a single-source reference that provides quick accurate answers to even the toughest HVAC questions!
HVAC Principles and Applications Manual - The perfect on-the-job guide for beginning engineers, HVAC Principles and Applications Manual offers professionals a clear introduction to HVAC that bypasses hard-to-understand theory and complex mathematics.
HVAC Procedures & Forms Manual - Use the forms contained in this manual to save countless hours assimilating data, and preparing professional looking reports of your findings.
HVAC Pump Handbook -  Now it's easier than ever to select, install, operate, and maintain the right pump for any HVAC system - regardless of your level of experience.
HVAC Systems Design Handbook - One-stop working tool for all phases of the HVAC design process.
HVAC Testing, Adjusting, and Balancing Manual - Meet the demand for better quality and efficiency in air systems by mastering the latest TAB (testing, adjusting and balancing) techniques.
Indoor Air Quality: A Guide For Facility Managers - This guide provides a comprehensive account of indoor air quality hazards, their sources, and appropriate solutions.
Immune Building Systems Technology - Here in one definitive volume is all the information engineers need to tackle the life-and-death task of designing systems used to control indoor air quality and understand the various biological pathogens.
Industrial and Process Furnaces - provides a comprehensive reference to all aspects of furnace operation and design, with coverage of key topics that plant and process engineers and operators need to understand.
Industrial Refrigeration Handbook -  Packs all the hands-on data you need to design, install and even operate efficient, cost-effective refrigeration systems in one time-saving resource.
Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning - Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning is the leader in the refrigeration and conditioning field! This comprehensive text teaches fundamental principles and service techniques. The text tells and shows how to diagnose and remedy HVAC problems. It provides an excellent blend of theory with job-qualifying skills.
Practical Controls: A Guide to Mechanical Systems - Geared toward the HVAC professional, this book details practical methods of HVAC control, and defines the role of controls in easy-to-understand terms.
Process Heat Transfer Rules of Thumb - investigates the design and implementation of industrial heat exchangers.
Refrigeration & Air Conditioning - This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of refrigeration and air-conditioning for the uninitiated student and a general overview of the industry for the practitioner.
Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technology 5th Edition- Covers the fundamentals and practical applications for understanding and maintaining all heating and cooling systems. DLC: Refrigeration and refrigerating machinery.
Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technology - 6th Edition - a time-honored best seller, has been updated and revised to provide superior hands-on information needed to successfully maintain and troubleshoot today's complex heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems.
Refrigeration Equipment - A clear, practical guide to the installation, testing and servicing of industrial and domestic refrigeration equipment.
Refrigeration Principles, Practices and Performance - Designed to provide a basic, straightforward overview of the concepts and principles of HVAC and refrigeration, this book is ideal for readers with a limited amount of experience in the field.
Residential Construction Academy: HVAC - Residential Construction Academy Series is the perfect way to teach essential workplace skills to people new to the building trades.
Standard Handbook of Powerplant Engineering - Includes the latest technical information and data on systems and equipment that plant personnel need to ensure efficient, uninterrupted powerplant operations. 
Steam Plant Operation -  Long popular with engineers and technicians in industry, this practical guide is substantially revised to cover the very latest facts and data on steam-plant equipment including design, installation, operation, and maintenance. 
Technician's Guide to Refrigeration Systems - Now you can diagnose and repair virtually any residential and commercial refrigeration system problem - quickly and easily.
Testing and Balancing HVAC Air & Water Systems - Use tested and proven methods to optimize performance of all types of HVAC Systems.
Air Conditioner Fundamentals - The information in this video is valuable to the new technician because it provides them with the background they need to understand refrigeration systems, and it also serves as a brush-up review for the experienced technician. 
Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Video Set - This eight part series covers vapor compression cycle designs and refrigeration, test and maintenance equipment, system operation checks, pump down, evacuation and charging, mechanical troubleshooting, electrical controls and circuits, and electrical troubleshooting.
Boilers - Video covers boiler operation, burner operation, preoperational checks, start-up, operational checks and shutdown.
Boilers and Boiler Equipment, Part 1 - Covers identifying boiler tube damage; repairing a waterwall tube by pad welding; removing a section of boiler tube; preparing to install a new section of tube; cutting windows in the new tube; and installing a replacement tube.
Boilers and Boiler Equipment, Part 2 - This second video covers gauge glass operation and disassembly; cover disassembly and reassembly; gauge glass assembly completion; soot blower disassembly; final soot blower disassembly; poppet valve disassembly, cleaning, and inspection; and thrust bearing inspection.
Carbon Monoxide: Facts & Testing - With the increased awareness of combustion and venting issues, this video is a must for every HVAC professional. Included in this program is the basic testing procedures for measuring CO, how CO affects the body, tips on CO sources and preventative maintenance. plus information on some simple guidelines to follow to prevent CO problems in the home.
Charging a Heat Pump Through the SuperHeat Method - Technicians who work on heat pumps know that in today's technology, manufacturers are requiring that their critical charge equipment be evaluated and charged with specific and precise processes. As a result, today's technicians need to understand charging heat pumps through the superheat method. In this video, we walk you through the basics of superheat charging, explaining step-by-step how it's done and how a system is evaluated. Perfect for both new and experienced technicians.
Condensing Gas Furnaces - Condensing Gas Furnace operation, troubleshooting and disassembly is easy after viewing this training program. An in-depth explanation of fundamentals, basic operation and a complete step by step troubleshooting aid makes this video a must have for the heating and air conditioning technician.
Electrical Fundamentals - Basics such as electron flow, voltage, current and all the fundamentals of electricity are thoroughly explained.
Electrical Fundamentals for HVAC/r Technicians - In this two-hour video, Jim Johnson, well-known industry expert and author, takes the mystery out of electrical circuits and troubleshooting. Jim takes you through an HVAC system schematic and demonstrates just how easy it is to troubleshoot problems to the component level. Includes resource material.
Electricity for HVAC - Bring must-know electrical concepts and HVAC service procedures to life. Video and/or CD-Rom course.
Fundamentals of Gas - In depth discussion of all aspects of gas fundamentals and gas heating is covered. After viewing this program, you will have a full understanding of the principles and fundamentals of how gas heating appliances work.
Fundamentals of Refrigeration Systems - In this video training segment, we cover basics of refrigeration and how they apply to the operation of refrigerators and freezers. This course is a must for new technicians and a great review for the experienced technician.
Heat Exchangers - You will learn about heat transfer; tube and shell heat exchangers; preoperational checks; filling and venting; completing start-up; increasing heat load; recognizing problems; and shutdown.
Heat Pumps - Electrical Circuit Fundamentals - At first glance, a heat pump schematic can appear complex, but we explain it step-by-step while showing the actual components and the wiring harness as they appear in real life, it makes it easy to understand and troubleshoot electrical system problems, This video is the first of a two-part series on a heat pump package unit electrical system.
Hydronic Systems - Heating & Cooling - Heating & Cooling from hot water heat to chilled water systems, this title provides a complete training program covering all aspects of hydronics.
Psychrometrics - Fundamentals of Air Flow - A complete guide to determining airflow and heating and air conditioning requirements for system installations.
Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technology 5th Edition- This set of five DVDs effectively presents the superior hands-on information contained in the all-new 5th Edition of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology for successful maintenance and troubleshooting of today's complex heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems.
Refrigeration Circuits - All experienced technicians know that the majority of service work they perform on refrigerators is related to the electrical system. Technicians who have a good understanding of electrical fundamentals will benefit the most from this training video.
Refrigeration Fundamentals and Heat Pumps - We explain the three heat pump cycles, the operation of the reversing valve, system metering device and supplemental heat systems. Animated, color graphics show what happens when the heat pump changes cycles.
Servicing an Indoor Air Handler - We give you all the information you need to diagnose and repair most every problem you will face in servicing this product. In depth discussion on electrical troubleshooting to mechanical repairs and component replacement will give you all the necessary tools to service air handlers.
Servicing the Glow Coil Ignition System - Troubleshooting ignition problems in heating systems can be difficult, With this video we give you a step-by-step approach to locating the faults plus much more information on how the system works and component location and disassembly.
Servicing Refrigerator Problems - In this video, we discuss the basic operation of a refrigerator and what a technician should check before going ahead with sealed system diagnosis that involves the installation of a tap line valve. The material in this training segment is suitable for both the new and experienced technician.
Servicing Room Air Conditioners - This training video simplifies air conditioner service and breaks down the troubleshooting steps into a simple process. Many of the problems of air conditioners either result from electrical failure, mechanical failure or lack of airflow. This video takes you through step-by-step troubleshooting. disassembly and repair of most common failures you will see in room air conditioners.
Troubleshooting Appliances with Schematics - Working with electrical circuits and components makes up nearly 80%of an appliance technician's responsibility, so its critical that they have a complete understanding of how to work with schematic diagrams to track down problems. In this video, top industry expert Jim Johnson demystifies the schematic diagram and shows how to use it as a troubleshooting tool,
Troubleshooting Refrigeration Systems - Refrigeration systems troubleshooting is made easy if you understand the simple steps and processes needed in evaluating conditions while servicing. This video walks you through the process to save you time and effort in finding refrigeration faults.
Troubleshooting Tips for Heat Pumps - A technical, step-by-step guide for the typical problems encountered while servicing, including electrical and various component failures. Information on method operation, door reversal, servicing electrical components and accessing sealed system components are included.
Using Schematics to Troubleshoot HVAC/r Electrical Circuits -  Produced specifically for technicians who really don't need theory on electrical fundamentals, but want to know more about how to read schematic diagrams and then use them to track down the source of the problem in an HVAC/r system that's down.


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