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Advanced Hydronic Systems I – Principles & Procedures

$800

with Jeff Gaumer

Calendar Next available session starts May 24, 2022 at 8 am
1 additional session on Aug 2, 2022

HVAC industry professionals are discovering the value of in-depth training in Hydronic HVAC Systems. Experience in HVAC Hydronic System test principles & procedures will identify and diagnose the many issues found within a Hydronic HVAC Systems. Provide measured and proven results to your customers. Theory and Lab on live operating Hot & Chilled Water Hydronic HVAC Systems.

Day 1 Training:

  • Hydronic System fundamentals review
  • Preparing for a Hydronic System Testing Project
  • Hydronic system test instruments, old school to modern technology
  • Characteristics of centrifugal pumps
  • Pump operation
  • Pump arrangements and effects of system pressures and flow
  • Pump curve basics, utilization, and analysis
  • Determining Flow utilizing Pump as a flow meter
  • Pump speed testing, adjustment, and electrical testing
  • Temperature principles theory. System temperature differential profiles
  • Pump and System flow measurement procedures. Instrument selection and implementation
  • How to determine Flow utilizing temperature, pressure, rated coils, and valve flow coefficients
  • Testing procedures for several types of Hydronic Systems
  • Specific testing procedures for Variable Flow Hydronic Systems

Day 2 Training:

  • Review of Hydronic System Test Reports
  • Introduction to flow measuring devices and circuit setters
  • Flow measurement and adjustment procedures
  • Interpreting system pressure & flow. Identifying system flow issues
  • Adaptation of test procedures and test results for Hydronic System service diagnostics
  • Test In and Test out procedures
  • Proper reporting of test results for corrective actions
  • Final Test report submission

Instructor: Jeff Gaumer. 36 years of experience in the HVAC industry, with 24 years exclusively in HVAC Test & Balance.

This course is a pre-requisite for:
Advanced Hydronic Systems II & III

Refreshments and Lunch will be provided.

Advanced Hydronic Systems II – Performance & Evaluation

$800

with Jeff Gaumer

Calendar Next available session starts May 31, 2022 at 8 am
1 additional session on Aug 9, 2022

The pre-requisite for this course is:
Advanced Hydronic Systems I

This 2-day Training will include:

Theory and Lab instruction on live operating Hot & Chilled Water Hydronic HVAC equipment. Attendees will be instructed and use state of the art Test & Balance instruments and will receive all required Hydronic HVAC System Performance Testing & Evaluation report templets in Excel and Word format to start providing this service ASAP!

Day 1 Training will include:

  • Review of test instrument and procedures
  • Review of Hydronic flow test procedures
  • Review of Pump Net Positive Head and its effects system and pump performance
  • Utilizing Pump Laws to predict system and pump performance
  • Calculating Pump efficiency
  • Calculating a Hydronic systems and pumps operating point
  • Review Pros & Cons of several types of system piping configurations

Day 2 Training will include:

  • Review provided Hydronic HVAC System
  • Performance report formsReview and apply Pressure, Temperature and Flow differential principles
  • Applying valve coefficient (Cv) for flow measurements
  • Review and apply Hydronic Equipment and System BTU, GPM, ΔT, and ΔP calculations
  • Learn to combine Hydronic test results from BTU calculations to rate performance of Hydronic HVAC Equipment and Systems
  • Rate system performance in actual delivered BTU on live operating HVAC systems

Instructor: Jeff Gaumer, has 36 years of experience in the HVAC industry, with 24 years exclusively in HVAC Test & Balance.

Refreshments and Lunch will be provided.

Advanced Hydronic Systems III – Evaluation & Solutions

$800

with Jeff Gaumer

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 7, 2022 at 8 am
1 additional session on Aug 16, 2022

The pre-requisite for this course is:
Advanced Hydronic Systems I & II

This 2-day Training will include:

Combining knowledge and skills acquired Advanced Hydronic Systems I & Advanced Hydronic Systems II. Students will learn to evaluate Hydronic HVAC System test results, prescribe solutions, and direct corrective actions to improve efficiency and performance of Hydronic HVAC Equipment and Systems. Theory and Lab instruction on live operating Hot & Chilled Water Hydronic HVAC equipment. Attendees will be instructed and use state of the art Test & Balance instruments.

Day 1 Training will include:

  • Review of test instrument and procedures
  • Review of Hydronic flow test procedures
  • Review of Verifying Hydronic System Performance
  • Uses of Pump Laws, Pump speed adjustments, and Impeller changes
  • Application of several methods of total system balancing
  • Perform Hydronic HVAC System Test & Balance
  • Provide Hydronic HVAC System Test & Balance report

Day 2 Training will include:

  • Review Hydronic HVAC Equipment and System BTU calculations
  • Review provided Hydronic HVAC System Performance report forms
  • Review system design fundamentals (Pipe sizing, Flow / Pressure standards, Pump Capacities, etc.)
  • Review case studies of actual Hydronic HVAC System Performance Testing projects
  • Evaluate test results and reporting recommendations of system performance improvements
  • Identify Hydronic HVAC Equipment & System renovations, repairs, & replacement opportunities developed from HVAC Performance Testing Services

Instructor: Jeff Gaumer, has 36 years of experience in the HVAC industry, with 24 years exclusively in HVAC Test & Balance.

Refreshments and Lunch will be provided

NCHV055M Advanced Air Systems I – Principles & Procedures

$800

with Jeff Gaumer

Calendar Next available session starts Jul 12, 2022 at 8 am

HVAC industry professionals are discovering the value of in-depth training in the air side of HVAC systems. Experience in HVAC Air System test principles & procedures will identify and diagnose the many issues found within all HVAC Air Systems. Provide measured and proven results to your customers.

Day 1 Training:

  • Preparing for a Testing & Balancing Project
  • Static Pressure principles theory, Testing and System pressure profiles
  • Temperature principles theory, Testing and System differential profiles Air flow traverse procedures, implementation and calculating Ak factors
  • Air Flow measurement procedures. Instrument selection and implementation
  • Fan speed testing, adjustment, and electrical testing
  • Testing procedures several types of HVAC Systems
  • Specific testing procedures for Exhaust Air Systems
  • Procedures and methods of providing required Outside Air for proper Indoor Air Quality

Day 2 Training:

  • Review of HVAC Air System Test Reports
  • Air flow measurement and adjustment procedures of registers, diffusers, and grills
  • Interpreting system air flow and identifying system air flow issues
  • Adaptation of test procedures and test results for HVAC System service diagnostics
  • Test In and Test out procedures
  • Proper reporting of test results for corrective actions
  • Final Test report submission

Instructor: Jeff Gaumer. 36 years of experience in the HVAC industry, with 24 years exclusively in HVAC Test & Balance.

This course is a pre-requisite for:
Advanced Air Systems II & III

Refreshments and Lunch will be provided.

This course is WIOA Approved.

NCHV060M Advanced Air Systems II – Performance & Evaluation

$800

with Jeff Gaumer

Calendar Next available session starts Jul 19, 2022 at 8 am

The pre-requisite for this course is:
Advanced Air Systems I

This 2-day Training will include:

Theory and Lab instruction on live operating HVAC equipment. Attendees will be instructed and use state of the art Test & Balance instruments and will receive all required HVAC Air System Performance Testing & Evaluation report templets in Excel and Word format to start providing this service ASAP!

Day 1 Training will include:

  • Review of test instrument and procedures
  • Review Air flow traverse test procedures
  • Analyze System static pressures for diagnostics and repairs
  • Analyze System temperatures for diagnostics and repairs
  • Analyze System Air flow for diagnostics and repairs

Day 2 Training will include:

  • Review provided HVAC System Performance report forms
  • Review and apply Sensible, Latent, & Total Heat principles
  • Review HVAC Equipment and System BTU calculations
  • Learn to combine HVAC test results and BTU calculations to rate performance of HVAC Equipment and Systems
  • Rate system performance in actual delivered BTU on live operating HVAC systems

Instructor: Jeff Gaumer, has 36 years of experience in the HVAC industry, with 24 years exclusively in HVAC Test & Balance.

Refreshments and Lunch will be provided.

This course is WIOA Approved.

NCHV061M Advanced Air Systems III – Evaluation & Solutions

$800

with Jeff Gaumer

Calendar Next available session starts Jul 26, 2022 at 8 am

The pre-requisite for this course is:
Advanced Air Systems I & II

This 2-day Training will include:

Combining knowledge and skills acquired Advanced Air Systems I & Advanced Air Systems II. Students will learn to evaluate HVAC System test results, prescribe solutions, and direct corrective actions to improve efficiency and performance of HVAC Equipment and Systems. Theory and Lab instruction on live operating HVAC equipment. Attendees will be instructed and use state of the art Test & Balance instruments.

Day 1 Training will include:

  • Review of test instrument and procedures
  • Review Air flow test procedures
  • Procedures of testing VAV and Zone Systems
  • Uses of Fan laws, Fan speed adjustments, and Drive changes
  • Application of several methods of total system balancing
  • Perform HVAC System Test & Balance
  • Provide HVAC System Test & Balance report

Day 2 Training will include:

  • Review HVAC Equipment and System BTU calculations
  • Review provided HVAC System Performance report forms
  • Review system design fundamentals (Duct sizing, Airflow standards, Fan Capacities, etc.)
  • Review case studies of actual HVAC Performance Testing projects
  • Evaluate test results and reporting recommendations of system performance improvements
  • Identify HVAC Equipment & System renovations, repairs, & replacement opportunities developed from HVAC Performance Testing Services

Instructor: Jeff Gaumer, has 36 years of experience in the HVAC industry, with 24 years exclusively in HVAC Test & Balance.

Refreshments and Lunch will be provided

Basic Blueprint Reading

$400

with ON LINE

This program teaches learners the basics behind how to read blueprints. Key concepts taught in this program include print reading, understanding drawings and schematics, and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.

Difficulty: Beginner

Occupations Trained For: All Skilled Trades

Modules: 19

Length: 124 hours

Estimated Time to Completion: 12 weeks

Basic Blueprint Reading provides students with flexible courseware and instruction that enables them to understand the various types of blueprints, shop prints and schematics used in an industrial environment. Learning to read blueprints, trainees discover how to comprehend, and interpret the different types of standard symbols and abbreviations found on electrical construction drawings, schematics, and wiring diagrams.

Learn to:

  • Define different types of scales used on drawings.
  • Identify the height, width, and length dimensions of a drawing.
  • Interpret the various symbols and notations used on drawings.
  • Draw multiview sketches of simple objects that accurately show all the details of the objects. 

This course covers the following material:

  • READING PRINTS & SCHEMATICS BLOCK X252EM
  • BUILDING DRAWINGS 186043
  • ELECTRICAL DRAWINGS AND CIRCUITS 186044
  • ELECTRONIC DRAWINGS 186045
  • HYDRAULIC AND PNEUMATIC DRAWINGS 186046
  • PIPING DRAWINGS, MATERIALS, AND PARTS 186047
  • WELDING SYMBOLS 186048
  • SHEET METAL BASICS 186049
  • SKETCHING 186050
  • ELEMENTS OF PRINT READING, PT1 6719 A
  • ELEMENTS OF PRINT READING 6719 B
  • READING SHOP PRINTS, PART 1 386043
  • READING SHOP PRINTS, PART 2 386044
  • READING ELECTRICAL SCHEMATIC  DIAGRAMS 006022
  • ELECTRICAL BLUEPRINT READING 006036

This course is WIOA Approved.

NCMI123M Security Alarm Technician

$350

Purpose: The ever changing field of facility security requires technicians that are well versed in basic electronics, computer software applications, input/output wiring and knowledge of a variety of devices.

Course Layout:

Day 1:    Alarm panel basics for power supplies, inputs and outputs.

Day 2:    Quick-loader computer software for panel programming

Day 3:    Central Station setup and communication

Day 4:    Door access controllers

Day 5:    Special Devices

Each session will be allotted 4 hours. Structure will be a 1 hour class, short break followed by a 3 hour lab session

Requirements for Class:  Students will be required to supply the following

  •  Small diagonal cutters (5-6 inch)
  •  Long nose pliers (small point)
  •  Wire strippers (18GA to 24GA)
  •  #2 Phillips screwdrivers
  •  Slotted screwdriver(s)
  •  Small slotted and Phillips screwdrivers (such as Ideal 35-1301) 
  •  Multi-meter (must measure DC current, AC/DC voltage, resistance)                                                  

 





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