The HVACR Training Authority™

Home News RSES Releases New Service Application Manual Chapter

Society News

RSES Releases New Service Application Manual Chapter

May 5th, 2016

In an effort to provide heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration professionals with continuous, up-to-date training, RSES has released a new Service Application Manual chapter. The SAM chapter, 650-017, Section 22, The Basics of Pre-Season AC Maintenance, was written by Darryl Roberson of Regal Beloit Corp. All RSES members have access to the electronic file through the RSES website.

SAM is the oldest HVACR reference manual available in the industry. It contains thousands of pages of technical data, equipment analyses and evaluations, field application instruction, regulations, good practice codes, business development guidance and more. SAM is a great resource to obtain knowledge in 25 categories and 45 subcategories of HVACR-related topics. Members can access hundreds of SAM chapters online as an RSES member benefit.

The Basics of Pre-Season AC Maintenance details pre-season air conditioning system maintenance is an important preventive procedure that includes inspecting the motor, the fan blade, the wiring harness drip loop, the capacitor and other components. Additionally, checking for proper installation and operation and troubleshooting any potential problems can help prevent emergencies in the midst of a summer heat wave.

RSES members can find The Basics of Pre-Season AC Maintenance online by visiting and selecting "My RSES Home Page" after logging in, then selecting “Service Application Manuals (SAM)” on the left-hand side of the webpage and finally searching by title. For further information, please contact RSES by calling 800-297-5660.

RSES is the world's leading education, training and certification association for heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration professionals. RSES credentials include its Active Specialized Member, Certificate Member and Certificate Member Specialist categories, as well as one of the largest EPA Section 608 certification programs in the industry. Founded in 1933, RSES is a non-profit organization of members in chapters in the U.S. and Canada, as well as affiliate organizations worldwide. For more information on RSES call 800-297-5660 or 847-297-6464, or visit our website at RSES, 1911 Rohlwing Road, Suite A, Rolling Meadows, IL  60008-1397.

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.
©2011 RSES. All Rights Reserved.