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Check out the latest issue of RSES Journal for a guide to the fundamentals of CO2 refrigeration, brazing best practices, a furnace troubleshooting checlist and more. All inside your January 2020 RSES Journal issue.



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Top Brazing Tips

Copper melts at just under 2,000°F and most copper brazing materials melt between 1,100°F and 1,300°F. Copper-to-copper connections do not require flux when a phosphorus bearing alloy is used. In other words, a brazing rod with “phos” in the name. Let’s break down the details.

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Fundamentals of CO2 Refrigeration

For most refrigeration contractors and service technicians in the U.S., working with CO2-based refrigeration is still largely an abstract concept. Most know that CO2 has higher pressures, unique performance characteristics and architectures that are vastly different from traditional systems

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Furnace Troubleshooting Best Practices

As we hunker down for the cold wind and falling snow of the heating season, it is important to refocus our minds on heating systems and how to work on them.

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AHR Expo to Bring HVACR to the Sunshine State

With February fast approaching, it’s time to start planning your trip to the biggest HVACR conference and trade show of the year. Whether you are new to the industry or a veteran with decades under your belt there will be something for everyone.

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Proper DOAS Selection

The dedicated outdoor air system (DOAS) is one of the HVAC industry’s fastest rising product categories because it signifi cantly saves energy costs while also providing indoor air comfort that’s many times unattainable with just standard rooftop unit (RTU) package systems.

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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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