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As an RSES member, you have exclusive access to literally thousands of pages of technical reference and resource materials including:

The RSES Journal Archives - Search through 15 years of technical articles, industry news and MSAC Hotline questions as published in the RSES Journal since its first issue in June 1995.


Service Application Manuals (SAM) - SAM is the oldest living reference manual available that contains literally thousands of pages of technical data, equipment analyses and evaluations, field application instruction, regulations, good practice codes, business development guidance and more.  Access to the hundreds of SAM chapters currently available is a member benefit.

ANSI/ACCA Q Standards - RSES has partnered with ACCA to offer RSES members free PDF downloads of the industry-created, ANSI-recognized standards. 

NEW!  Have customer complaints on Gas Heating systems to do with noise, odor or operating costs?  Check out this troubleshooting chapter information from the RSES Gas Heating manual!

NEW!  Mike Holt’s Illustrated Guide to Understanding the NEC® Requirements for Article 440 Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Equipment.




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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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