Training Classes

Local Training Schedule for 2017

Date - Time - Location Class Cost
October 24, 2017
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Benton Harbor Motors Troubleshooting Training PSC, ECM, EEM Variable Speed Motors

KEY TOPICS COVERED:

  • Introduction to ECM & History
  • Applications commonly using ECM
  • Efficiency regulations mandating ECM
  • Differentiating ECM
  • Diagnosing ECM
  • Replacing ECM – OEM vs. generic
  • Hands-on: installation, wiring, field testing & programming
  • Opportunities in residential ECM upgrades (as class time & interest allows)
  • Commercial ECM & retrofit opportunities (as class time & interest allows)
  • Commercial ECM Refrigeration – replacing & upgrading (as class time & interest allows)
  • This class qualifies for 2 NATE continuing education hours
$49.00
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October 24, 2017
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Grand Rapids CSD1 Boiler Safety Controls Training (2 part, day 1 of 2)

Understand the requirements of the Michigan Boiler Law and Rules, Act 290, Rule 27, and the ASME Code, Controls and Safety Devices for Automatically Fired Boilers, also known as CSD-1. Need 2 manuals prior to the class: CSD1-2015 and Michigan Boiler Law & Rules manual. (two day class)

$179.00
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October 25, 2017
8:00 am - 10:30 am
Grand Rapids Motors Troubleshooting Training PSC, ECM, EEM Variable Speed Motors

KEY TOPICS COVERED:

  • Introduction to ECM & History
  • Applications commonly using ECM
  • Efficiency regulations mandating ECM
  • Differentiating ECM
  • Diagnosing ECM
  • Replacing ECM – OEM vs. generic
  • Hands-on: installation, wiring, field testing & programming
  • Opportunities in residential ECM upgrades (as class time & interest allows)
  • Commercial ECM & retrofit opportunities (as class time & interest allows)
  • Commercial ECM Refrigeration – replacing & upgrading (as class time & interest allows)
  • This class qualifies for 2 NATE continuing education hours
$49.00
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October 25, 2017
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Grand Rapids CSD1 Boiler Safety Controls Training (2 part, day 2 of 2)

Understand the requirements of the Michigan Boiler Law and Rules, Act 290, Rule 27, and the ASME Code, Controls and Safety Devices for Automatically Fired Boilers, also known as CSD-1. Need 2 manuals prior to the class: CSD1-2015 and Michigan Boiler Law & Rules manual. (two day class)

$179.00
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November 01, 2017
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Grand Rapids Oil Burner Service By Beckett

Topics Covered •Subject matter will be technical in nature, with strong emphasis placed on burner service and troubleshooting system problems. •Topics will feature Beckett PSC Motors, Electronic Igniters, GeniSys Control & Contractor Tool, and CleanCut Pump. •Also will highlight Becket Model AF / AFG / NX oil burners, fuel oil, biofuels & filtering, use of OEM spec book, combustion equipment & efficiency testing, and flame retention burners & accessories. NOTE: Class includes lunch, and each participant will receive a flash drive that contains training videos, worksheets, and technical manual on residential & commercial burners & controls.

$69.00
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November 02, 2017
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Benton Harbor Oil Burner Service Training by Beckett

Topics Covered •Subject matter will be technical in nature, with strong emphasis placed on burner service and troubleshooting system problems. •Topics will feature Beckett PSC Motors, Electronic Igniters, GeniSys Control & Contractor Tool, and CleanCut Pump. •Also will highlight Becket Model AF / AFG / NX oil burners, fuel oil, biofuels & filtering, use of OEM spec book, combustion equipment & efficiency testing, and flame retention burners & accessories. NOTE: Class includes lunch, and each participant will receive a flash drive that contains training videos, worksheets, and technical manual on residential & commercial burners & controls.

$69.00
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November 07, 2017
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Grand Rapids EPA 608 Refrigerant Certification

EPA Approved, section 608 Refrigerant Certification class and testing.  Covers core, section I, section II, section III, and if all four sections passed, universal status.  Test is 100 questions, with 25 questions in each section, need to pass 18 out of 25 to pass a section. Study manual mailed out when registered.  Full day retake $79, test only retake $69.

$129.00
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November 08, 2017
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Grand Rapids Residential Duct Sizing & Design

All Fittings are not created equal: Understanding how air moves around corners and it’s relationship to the overall performance of the distribution system. Static Pressure / Friction What is it? How does it relate to the size and air flow of the air distribution system? Equivalent Footage: Why using the wrong fittings will slow the air. How to determine which fittings will create the smoothest airflow. Understanding and using an Air Duct Calculator. Benefits for a Technician understanding the Air Duct Calculator. Flexible Ductwork, Good? Bad? How does compression come into play? Ovalizing Sheet Metal Ductwork. Will it handle the same airflow as round? What are the effects of insulating your air distribution system? What are the effects of sealing your air distribution system?

$59.00
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November 09, 2017
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Benton Harbor Residential Duct Sizing & Design

All Fittings are not created equal: Understanding how air moves around corners and it’s relationship to the overall performance of the distribution system. Static Pressure / Friction What is it? How does it relate to the size and air flow of the air distribution system? Equivalent Footage: Why using the wrong fittings will slow the air. How to determine which fittings will create the smoothest airflow. Understanding and using an Air Duct Calculator. Benefits for a Technician understanding the Air Duct Calculator. Flexible Ductwork, Good? Bad? How does compression come into play? Ovalizing Sheet Metal Ductwork. Will it handle the same airflow as round? What are the effects of insulating your air distribution system? What are the effects of sealing your air distribution system?

$59.00
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November 28, 2017
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Benton Harbor Honeywell The Source Gas Ignition NATE 3hrs

Honeywell Flame Detection, Standing Pilot, Intermittent Pilot, Smart Valve, Direct Ignition, Fan Timers & Integrated Furnace Controls, System Troubleshooting, Live training stations, NATE 3 hrs.

$39.00
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November 29, 2017
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Grand Rapids Honeywell The Source Gas Ignition NATE 3hrs

Honeywell Flame Detection, Standing Pilot, Intermittent Pilot, Smart Valve, Direct Ignition, Fan Timers & Integrated Furnace Controls, System Troubleshooting, Live training stations, NATE 3 hrs.

$39.00
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