Understanding Radiant Systems
Heating and Air Conditioning Manufacturer Issues Recall
In cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Goodman Co. issued a recall of its Amana, Century, Comfort-Aire, Goodman and York International packaged terminal air-conditioner/heat-pump units. The units are rated 230/208 V, 3.5 kW and are most often installed in walls of hotels, motels, apartment buildings and commercial spaces. The company reports that the power cords on the air-conditioning and heating units can overheat, posing hazards.
2014 Proposed Bylaws Changes
The following proposed Bylaws changes will be voted on at the 2014 RSES Annual Business Meeting.
Copper Theft: The Next Goldrush
Factors to consider when
selecting a theft-deterrent
device for your customers.
Achieving LEED Certification with VRF Systems
VRF operation, applications and equipment
types are discussed and how these
systems can assist in LEED certification.
PICVs and VRFs: Two Sides of the Same Coin
A look at how pressure independent control valves are increasingly
being accepted as synonomous with variable-flow control.
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Beginning with basic theory and extending to complex troubleshooting, training courses covering refrigeration and air conditioning, heating, electricity, controls, heat pumps and safety may be conducted in a classroom environment or though self study. RSES publications may be purchased by schools, contractors, manufacturers or any other industry group wanting to conduct comprehensive training programs. Seminars covering air conditioning troubleshooting, electrical troubleshooting, compressor training, condenser training, refrigerant piping practices, DDC controls, and more are held in various cities across North America.
Select training programs offer Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and NATE Continuing Education Hours (CEHs).
In addition, RSES offers industry certification preparation materials for refrigerant handling (EPA Section 608), R-410A and North American Technician Excellence (NATE) examinations.
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