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Check out the latest issue of RSES Journal to learn why air handling equipment must all work together, the importance of technical certifications in the HVACR industry and how mini-split installations are different from conventional split systems. All inside your September 2019 RSES Journal issue.



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Beware of 'Ghost Voltage'

“GHOST VOLTAGE” is a term that’s sometimes used by service techs to explain a phenomenon where they measure voltage that they don’t expect or when the voltage they see doesn’t do the work they expect. More advanced techs know how to use the Lo-Z (i.e., low impedance) mode on their voltmeter, if it has that feature, to help eliminate the confusion.

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Using Performance Curves as a Service Tool

Often when servicing an HVACR system, the technician finds himself in a situation where the compressor's apparent performance is questionable.

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Defrosting Refrigerated Coils

There are three methods to defrost systems such as refrigerated cases, reach-in and walk-in coolers and freezers.

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Certifications Bring Certainty

Technical certifications provide assurances of expertise to customers and employers.

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Duct Disasters: Repairs and System Upgrades

Air handling equipment must all work together, like a well-oiled machine.

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RSES is the leading education, training and certification preparation organization for HVACR professionals. RSES publishes various comprehensive industry training and reference materials in addition to delivering superior educational programs designed to benefit HVACR professionals at every stage of their careers through instructor-led training courses, online training for HVAC, educational seminars, interactive CD and DVD products, industry-related reference manuals, and helpful technical content through Service Application Manual chapters, the RSES Journal, the RSES Journal archives and feature articles, as well as web-exclusive features.

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.

RSES’ monthly magazine, RSES Journal, serves HVAC contractors, service technicians, students, operations/maintenance managers, engineers and technicians who work in the residential, light commercial, commercial and institutional markets on air conditioning, warm-air heating, refrigeration, ventilation, electrical, ice machines, chillers, hydronic heating, piping, refrigeration control and energy management, building automation, indoor air quality and duct cleaning, and sheet metal fabrication equipment and/or systems.
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