Training Classes

Local Training Schedule for 2017

Date Class Location Time Cost
June 28 A/C & ASHP Sequence of operation & trouble shooting
Kalamazoo 8:00am-12:00pm $69
July 12 EPA 608 Refrigerant Certification
Grand Rapids 8:30am - 4:00pm $129
August 29 Basic Flame Safeguard
Benton Harbor 4:00pm - 7:00pm $49.00
September 6 EPA 608 Refrigerant Certification
Grand Rapids 8:30am - 4:00pm $129
September 7 &
September 8
BDR Top Gun Technician Excellence! 2 Day Class

A two-day team building class that will provide service technicians with the “soft” tools to perform their job better. Through a series of breakouts, technicians will develop improved customer communication skills, learn how to drive customer satisfaction, sales leads, and referrals through a defined service delivery procedure. This process will help technicians reduce callbacks, improve revenue generation, and increase job satisfaction while increasing their overall value to the company.

Grand Rapids 8:30am-5:00pm Thursday / 7:30am-4:00pm Friday $550 / or $500 early bird registration or if 2+pp from same company!
September 12 Arzel Regional Comfort College 5 NATE credit hrs

The topics covered includes recognizing zoning opportunities , product familiarization , system design and installation , airflow and bypass theory , panel programming and basic troubleshooting .

Benton Harbor 8:00am - Noon tbd
September 13 Arzel Regional Comfort College 5 NATE credit hrs

The topics covered includes recognizing zoning opportunities , product familiarization , system design and installation , airflow and bypass theory , panel programming and basic troubleshooting .

Grand Rapids 1:00pm - 5:00pm tbd
September 14 Arzel Regional Comfort College 5 NATE credit hrs

The topics covered includes recognizing zoning opportunities , product familiarization , system design and installation , airflow and bypass theory , panel programming and basic troubleshooting .

Muskegon 8:00am - Noon tbd
September 19 What is your Combustion Analyzer Telling You? Combustion Class by UEI

TOPICS
I. Basic CO safety: Is it a safe working environment? The usual suspects, Affects of negative & positive
pressure, Data logging / documentation, CO numbers to remember, CO effects on the human body,
CO air free
II. Basics of combustion: Light off / mid range / SSE, Combustion environment, Relationship between
CO2 /CO /O2, Combustion curve, Draft, Where to measure combustion, Test / verify / document,
Generally Acceptable Combustion Numbers
III. Efficiency: Types of efficiency, How we determine efficiency, Measuring efficiency
IV. Draft: What is draft? Measuring draft, Drafts on combustion, Proper draft, Effects of improper draft
V. Excess Air: Combustion, Draft
V1. Where and why test: AC/HP, Boiler / water heaters, 80% furnace, Atmospheric Appliance,
Oil & power gas, 90% furnace, Commercial

Benton Harbor 2:00pm - 6:00pm $69.00
September 20 What is your Combustion Analyzer Telling You? Combustion Class by UEI

TOPICS
I. Basic CO safety: Is it a safe working environment? The usual suspects, Affects of negative & positive
pressure, Data logging / documentation, CO numbers to remember, CO effects on the human body,
CO air free
II. Basics of combustion: Light off / mid range / SSE, Combustion environment, Relationship between
CO2 /CO /O2, Combustion curve, Draft, Where to measure combustion, Test / verify / document,
Generally Acceptable Combustion Numbers
III. Efficiency: Types of efficiency, How we determine efficiency, Measuring efficiency
IV. Draft: What is draft? Measuring draft, Drafts on combustion, Proper draft, Effects of improper draft
V. Excess Air: Combustion, Draft
V1. Where and why test: AC/HP, Boiler / water heaters, 80% furnace, Atmospheric Appliance,
Oil & power gas, 90% furnace, Commercial

Grand Rapids 2:00pm - 6:00pm $69.00
September 26 Basic Flame Safeguard
Grand Rapids 4:00pm - 7:00pm $49.00
November 1 Oil Burner Service By Beckett
Grand Rapids 8:00am-3:00pm tbd
November 2 Oil Burner Service By Beckett
Benton Harbor 8:00am-3:00pm tbd
November 7 EPA 608 Refrigerant Certification
Grand Rapids 8:30am - 4:00pm $129

Recent Past Training Classes

Date Class Location Time Cost
June 27 FERNOX HVAC System Treatment Chemicals & Spirovent Quad Air, Dirt Separation and Hydraulic Separator Grand Rapids 8:00am-11:00am Free
June 22 Fujitsu EDTT Tear down Training Muskegon 8:00am-5:00pm $59
June 21 Fujitsu EDTT Tear down Training - CLASS FULL Grand Rapids 8:00am-5:00pm $59
June 20 Fujitsu EDTT Tear down Training Grand Rapids 8:00am-5:00pm $59
June 15 Fujitsu EDTT Tear down Training Benton Harbor 8:00am-5:00pm $59
June 15 A/C & ASHP Sequence of operation & trouble shooting Muskegon 8:00am-12:00pm $69
June 14 Tankless Water Heaters by AO Smith Kalamazoo 8:00am-11:00am CANCELED
June 14 HVAC Business Success Training Grand Rapids 8:00am-10:00am Free
June 13 Tankless Water Heaters by AO Smith Grand Rapids 2:00pm-5:00pm CANCELED
June 13 HVAC Business Success Training Muskegon 4:00pm-6:00pm Free
June 8 A/C & ASHP Sequence of operation & trouble shooting Grand Rapids 8:00am-12:00pm $69
June 7 EPA 608 Refrigerant Certification Benton Harbor 8:30am-4:00pm $129
June 7 Climate Control Basic Refrigeration Grand Rapids 2:00pm - 5:00pm Free
June 5 Climate Control Basic Refrigeration Benton Harbor 2:00pm - 5:00pm Free
May 23 &
May 24
CSD1 Boiler Safety Controls Training Comstock Park 4:00pm-7:00pm - 2 Day class $179
May 17 EPA 608 Refrigerant Certification Grand Rapids 8:30am - 4:00pm $129
May 17 Fujitsu FAST MiniSplit Training Muskegon 8:00am-5:00pm Free
May 16 Fujitsu FAST MiniSplit Training Benton Harbor 8:00am-5:00pm Free
May 16 Viessmann Commercial Training Grand Rapids 8:00am-11:30am Free
May 10 Fujitsu FAST MiniSplit Training Grand Rapids 8:00am-5:00pm Free
April 26 RenewAire HRV/ERV Applications, Sizing, Balancing, Testing, Commissioning Grand Rapids 3:00pm-5:00pm $59
April 24 Fujitsu FAST MiniSplit Training Kalamazoo 8:00am-5:00pm Free
April 20 Ecobee Smart Stats Training Benton Harbor 8:30am-10:30am Free
April 19 Navien Combi Boilers Install & Service Benton Harbor 1:00pm-4:00pm Free
April 19 Navien Tankless Water Heaters Install & Service Benton Harbor 8:30am-Noon, lunch included if taking both classes Free
April 19 Ecobee Smart Stats Training Grand Rapids 8:30am-10:30am Free
April 19 Ecobee Smart Stats Training Muskegon 3pm-5pm Free
April 18 Michigan Mechanical Code Updates by WMMIA Grand Rapids 8am-11am $59
April 18 Michigan Mechanical Code Updates by WMMIA Muskegon 2pm-5pm $59
April 13 PSC, ECM, EEM Motor Setup, Testing & Troubleshooting Kalamazoo 8am-11am $59
April 13 PSC, ECM, EEM Motor Setup, Testing & Troubleshooting Benton Harbor 3pm-6pm $59
April 12 PSC, ECM, EEM Motor Setup, Testing & Troubleshooting Muskegon 3pm-6pm $59
April 11 PSC, ECM, EEM Motor Setup, Testing & Troubleshooting Grand Rapids 8am-11am $59
March 29 A/C & ASHP Sequence of Operation & Troubleshooting Benton Harbor 8:00am - Noon $69
March 28 CSD1 Boiler Safety Controls Class Kalamazoo 1:00pm - 6:00pm (lunch included 1pm) Need CDS1 Manual. $179
March 23 Hydronic Fundamentals & Water Quality Systems by Caleffi Grand Rapids 8:00am - 5:00pm $89
March 22 A/C & ASHP Sequence of Operation & Troubleshooting Grand Rapids 8:00am - Noon $69
March 21 PSC, ECM, EEM Motor Set-Up, Testing & Troubleshooting Grand Rapids 8:00am - 11:30am $59
March 21 Coleman Dealer Training: Product Overview, Marketing, Technical TearDown Benton Harbor 9:00am - 6:00pm Free
March 16 Navien Combi Boilers Install & Service Grand Rapids 1:00pm-4:00pm Free
March 16 Navien Tankless Water Heaters Install & Service Grand Rapids 8:30am-Noon (lunch included if taking both classes Free
March 15 EPA 608 Refrigerant Certification Grand Rapids 8:30am - 4:00pkm $129
March 8 Basic HVAC Hands-On Electricity - CLASS FULL Benton Harbor 8:00am - Noon $69
March 7 Basic HVAC Electricity - CLASS FULL Grand Rapids 8:00am - Noon $69
March 2 Enertech / Tetco Geothermal Hydronics Grand Rapids 8:00am - 5:00pm $145
February 28 &
March 1
Enertech / Tetco 2 Day Applied Installation & Service Grand Rapids 8:00am - 5:00pm $169 (or $269 for 3 day class including Hydronics on Mar 2)
February 23 Basic Residential Duct Design & Sizing Benton Harbor 8:00am - 11:00am $49
February 23 Basic Residential Duct Design & Sizing Grand Rapids 3:00pm - 6:00pm $49
February 22 Application & Sizing Type B-Vent, Liners, Fasnseal 80/90 & PolyPro Grand Rapids 3:00pm - 6:00pm Free
February 21 SnowMelt System Set-Up by Tekmar Grand Rapids 8:00am - Noon Free
February 9 Basic HVAC Hands-On Electricity - CLASS FULL Grand Rapids 8:00am - Noon $69
February 7 Roth InFloor & Viessmann Boiler Set-Up Grand Rapids 8:00am - 5:00pm Free
February 2 Renewaire HRV & ERV Sizing, Commissioning, Testing & Balancing Benton Harbor 4:00pm - 7:00pm $69
February 1 Renewaire HRV & ERV Sizing, Commissioning, Testing & Balancing Muskegon 4:00pm - 7:00pm $69
January 25 EPA 608 Refrigerant Certification Grand Rapids 8:30am - 4:00pm $129
January 24 Roth InFloor & Viessmann Boiler Set-Up Benton Harbor 8:00am - 5:00pm Free
January 19 Heil 97% G9MAE Modulating Furnace with Observer Set-up & Commissioning Grand Rapids 8:00am - 10:30am Free
January 19 Goodman 97% Modulating Furnace with ComfortNet Set-up & Commissioning Grand Rapids 1:00pm - 3:30pm Free
January 18 Goodman 97% Modulating Furnace with ComfortNet Set-Up & Commissioning Benton Harbor 8:00am - 10:30am Free
January 18 Heil 97% G9MAE Modulating Furnace with Observer Set-up & Commissioning Benton Harbor 1:00pm - 3:30pm Free
January 17 Infloor Installation & High Efficiency Boiler Training Grand Rapids 8:00am - 5:00pm $99
January 12 Gas Heating Forced Air Sequence of Operation & Troubleshooting Grand Rapids 1:00pm - 4:30pm $69
January 11 Gas Heating Forced Air Sequence of Operation & Troubleshooting Benton Harbor 1:00pm - 4:30pm $69
January 9 Fujitsu AirStage RAIT VRF Training Grand Rapids Noon - 5:30pm Free
November 10 Goodman GMVM97 & ComfortNet Set-Up & Commissioning Grand Rapids 3:00pm-5:00pm Free
November 9 EPA 608 Refrigerant Certification Grand Rapids 8:30am-4pm $129
November 8 Michigan Residential Code / Chapter 11 Mechanical Updates Grand Rapids 8:00am-10:30am $49
November 3 Heil G9MAE & Observer Set-Up & Commissioning Grand Rapids 4:00pm-7:00pm Free
November 2 Refrigeration Components Fundamentals Grand Rapids 3:00pm-5:00pm $59
November 1 HVAC System Performance / Air Balancing Grand Rapids 8:00am-3:00pm $109
October 28 Duct Design & Sizing Benton Harbor 8:00am-11:00am $49
October 27 Forced Air Operation & Troubleshooting Kalamazoo 8:00am-noon $65
October 27 Duct Design & Sizing Grand Rapids 3:00pm-6:00pm $49
October 26 Fuel Oil Training Grand Rapids 8:00am-5pm $125
October 20 Forced Air Operation & Troubleshooting Muskegon 8:00am-noon $65
October 19 Forced Air Operation & Troubleshooting Grand Rapids 8:00am-noon $65
October 19 H&C B-Vent & Aluminum Chimney Liners Grand Rapids 1:00pm-3:30pm Free
October 18 Forced Air Operation & Troubleshooting Benton Harbor 8:00am-noon $65
October 18 H&C B-Vent & Aluminum Chimney Liners Benton Harbor 1:00pm-3:30pm Free
October 12 Sizing & Setup ECM/EEM Var Speed Motors Grand Rapids 8:00am-10:30am Free
October 12 Sizing & Setup ECM/EEM Var Speed Motors Benton Harbor 2:00pm-4:30pm Free