PGE - Optimizing Air Conditioner Performance in California's Climate

Monday, May 7, 2012 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Also Offered April 03 (Tuesday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm) Stockton--ETC
April 17 (Tuesday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm) Fresno--Johnstone Supply
Description This class is for HVAC technicians who regularly perform repair and maintenance work ONLY. John Proctor will present the whole package. If you have never heard John Proctor speak, you owe it to yourself to attend this one-day class, which has been expanded to include hands-on basic control wiring training using electrical circuit boards. Major topics include:

- Why California's climate needs something better than the national average air conditioner.
- How you can get the airflow performance of a premium furnace out of a standard furnace.
- What adjustments need to be made, what parts need to be replaced, and how to do both to make a superior California air conditioning system.
- How the air conditioner interacts with the rest of the system.

Audience Level This class is specifically for HVAC technicians who regularly perform repair and maintenance work on existing HVAC equipment.
Introduction to California's Climate Needs Relative to Air Conditioner Performance
Proven Air Flow Performance Enhancements for Standard Efficiency Furnaces
Examples of Adjustments and Critical Parts that Need to be Replaced
Air Conditioner Sizing and Performance (Charge, Air Flow, Duct Leakage, and The House as a System)

John Proctor

John Proctor is an honest voice of energy efficiency for utilities, contractors, and consumers. John has served as a technical consultant for the Department of Energy in designing a new type of duct system; an expert witness on behalf of PG&E for the Department of Energy; technical adviser for the California Energy Commissions Title 24 Standards; and is a voting member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers.
Resources N/A
Cost No fee for this program








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