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COURSE LIST

An extra investment in training can pay off in ways beyond technical accuracy and personal productivity. It can help boost morale, increase loyalty, and greatly reduce turnover. Remember, your air conditioning business will always require the human element, and your biggest asset will always be a well-trained employee.

These practical courses are:

  • Packed full of relevant material a technician can use.

  • Only for people who are serious about learning.

  • Only for individuals who are already working in Air Conditioning Installation and Service or related fields.

Current 2019 Technical Education Courses

HVAC Courses

Carrier/Bryant VRF Installation & Start-Up

Carrier/Bryant VRF Installation & Start-Up

The VRF Installation & Start-up course is designed to provide HVAC installers and technicians a foundation and understanding of Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) technology as it applies to the product line. This course teaches fundamental skills needed to install three phase heat recovery VRF systems and heat pump VRF systems. The attendee will gain knowledge on VRF function and control, installation, start up, and common troubleshooting solutions. The fully furnished training center will allow the attendee to practice and apply the lessons with on-site product practice and immediate instructor feedback and support. The field-proven procedures presented in conjunction with a complement of operating systems are an invaluable resource for both the entry-level and experienced installer.

What’s Covered:

  • Safety

  • Equipment Placement

  • Refrigerant Piping

  • Refrigerant System Charge Requirement

  • System Addressing

  • Wiring-High Voltage & Control

  • Controls

  • Startup & Commissioning

Course Dates, Times and Locations

COURSE LEVEL: BEGINNER

COURSE LENGTH: 1 DAY

Tuition: $150 per session per attendee - Lunch Provided.

Pre-Registration required no later than 2 weeks prior to scheduled start date.

Class size - maximum 12 per session.

Toshiba/Carrier VRF Installation & Start-Up

Toshiba/Carrier VRF Installation & Start-Up

The VRF Installation & Start-up course is designed to provide HVAC installers and technicians a foundation and understanding of Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) technology as it applies to the product line. This course teaches fundamental skills needed to install single and three phase heat recovery VRF systems and heat pump VRF systems. The attendee will gain knowledge on VRF function and control, installation, start up, and common troubleshooting solutions. The fully furnished training center will allow the attendee to practice and apply the lessons with on-site product practice and immediate instructor feedback and support. The field-proven procedures presented in conjunction with a complement of operating systems are an invaluable resource for both the entry-level and experienced installer.

What’s Covered:

  • Safety

  • Equipment Placement

  • Refrigerant Piping

  • Refrigerant System Charge Requirement

  • System Addressing

  • Wiring-High Voltage & Control

  • Controls

  • Startup & Commissioning

Course Dates, Times and Locations

COURSE LEVEL: BEGINNER

COURSE LENGTH: 1 DAY

Tuition: $150 per session per attendee - Lunch Provided.

Pre-Registration required no later than 2 weeks prior to scheduled start date.

Class size - maximum 12 per session.

Carrier/Bryant Ductless Installation & Start-Up

Carrier/Bryant Ductless Installation & Start-Up

The Ductless Installation & Start-up course is designed to provide HVAC installers and technicians a foundation and understanding of ductless technology as it applies to the product line. The attendee will gain knowledge on ductless function and control, installation, start up, and common troubleshooting solutions. The fully furnished training center will allow the attendee to practice and apply the lessons with on-site product practice and immediate instructor feedback and support. This course teaches fundamental skills needed to install single zone residential, multi-zone and single zone light commercial ductless systems. The field-proven procedures presented in conjunction with a complement of operating systems are an invaluable resource for both the entry-level and experienced installer.

What’s Covered:

  • Safety

  • Equipment Placement

  • Refrigerant Piping

  • Refrigerant System Charge Requirement

  • Wiring-High Voltage & Control

  • Controls

  • Startup & Commissioning

  • Homeowner Equipment Education

Course Dates, Times and Locations

COURSE LEVEL: BEGINNER

COURSE LENGTH: 1 DAY

Tuition: $150 per session per attendee - Lunch Provided.

Pre-Registration required no later than 2 weeks prior to scheduled start date.

Class size - maximum 12 per session.

Toshiba/Carrier VRF Advanced Service

Toshiba/Carrier VRF Advanced Service

The VRF Advanced Service course is designed to provide an in depth look into the components and operation of a VRF system and assist in developing a process for troubleshooting VRF systems. The attendee will receive instruction and learn how to interpret the standard service tools, gaining advanced knowledge to further their understanding of the technology and ability to service the systems.

Course Dates, Times and Locations

COURSE LEVEL: Advanced

COURSE LENGTH: 1 DAY

Tuition: $150 per session per attendee - Lunch Provided.

Pre-Registration required no later than 2 weeks prior to scheduled start date.

Class size - maximum 12 per session.

Carrier/Bryant VRF Advanced Service

Carrier/Bryant VRF Advanced Service

The VRF Advanced Service course is designed to provide an in depth look into the components and operation of a VRF system and assist in developing a process for troubleshooting VRF systems. The attendee will receive instruction and learn how to interpret the standard service tools, gaining advanced knowledge to further their understanding of the technology and ability to service the systems.

Course Dates, Times and Locations

COURSE LEVEL: Advanced

COURSE LENGTH: 1 DAY

Tuition: $150 per session per attendee - Lunch Provided.

Pre-Registration required no later than 2 weeks prior to scheduled start date.

Class size - maximum 12 per session.

Carrier/Bryant Ductless Advanced Service

Carrier/Bryant Ductless Advanced Service

The Ductless Advanced Service course is designed to provide an in depth look into the components and operation of a ductless system and assist in developing a process for troubleshooting ductless systems. The attendee will receive instruction and learn how to interpret the standard service tools, gaining advanced knowledge to further their understanding of the technology and ability to service the systems.

Course Dates, Times and Locations

COURSE LEVEL: Advanced

COURSE LENGTH: 1 DAY

Tuition: $150 per session per attendee - Lunch Provided.

Pre-Registration required no later than 2 weeks prior to scheduled start date.

Class size - maximum 12 per session.

Fan Energy Rating (FER) Compliant Gas Furnaces

Fan Energy Rating (FER) Compliant Gas Furnaces

***Carrier & Bryant Dealers Only***

The Fan Energy Rating Compliant Gas Furnace course is designed to provide HVAC installers and technicians a foundation and understanding of the FER requirements and changes as it applies to the product line. The attendee will gain knowledge on function and control, installation, start up, and common troubleshooting solutions. This course teaches fundamental differences in the new FER Compliant furnace line to help ensure proper install and service of the Carrier, Bryant, and Payne furnaces.

What’s Covered:

  • Definition and Purpose of FER

  • Timeline for Compliance

  • Changes in CBP product line

  • Nomenclature changes

  • Motor changes

  • Control Board changes

  • Start-up procedures

  • Troubleshooting steps

Course Dates, Times and Locations

COURSE LENGTH: 4 Hours

Tuition: $100 per session per attendee

Pre-Registration required no later than 2 weeks prior to scheduled start date.

Class size - maximum 25 per session.

Heat Pumps, Fan Coils & Electric Heating

Heat Pumps, Fan Coils & Electric Heating

This is a technical seminar covering the major topics for HEAT PUMPS, FAN COILS and ELECTRIC HEATING from a service technician’s viewpoint.

A practical discussion covering the following vital areas:

  • Heat Pumps: Covers the overall concept of the heat pump. Includes theory of operation, components and their function, defrost board functions and troubleshooting, servicing concerns and charging.

  • Fan Coils & Electric Heating: Covers the overall concept of how the fan coil and electric heat interface with the heat pump. Includes electrical operating sequences and electrical troubleshooting.

Course Dates, Times and Locations

COURSE LENGTH: 4 Hours

Tuition: $100 per session per attendee

Pre-Registration required no later than 2 weeks prior to scheduled start date.

Class size - maximum 25 per session.

80% & 90% Gas Furnace Training

80% & 90% Gas Furnace Training

This is a technical seminar covering the major topics of GAS FURNACES and is for Installation, Start Up and Service personnel. A practical discussion covering the following vital areas:

  • Principals of Gas Combustion

  • Gas Burners, Controls and Ignition Systems

  • Ventilation & Combustion Air

  • Gas Furnace Installation

  • Gas Furnace Troubleshooting

  • Course Dates, Times and Locations

    COURSE LENGTH: 4 Hours

    Tuition: $100 per session per attendee

    Pre-Registration required no later than 2 weeks prior to scheduled start date.

    Class size - Maximum 25 per session.


Current 2019 Business Courses

Business Courses

Becoming a World Class Retail Organization Through Structural Sales - Part 2

Becoming a World Class Retail Organization Through Structural Sales - Part 2

FAD and Non-FAD Dealers

Develop a structured retail sales process focused on communicating the benefits of our company and the products we represent to the consumer in a manner that leads to them recognizing us as the right choice. Owners, Divisional Managers, and Sales Coordinators should attend Becoming a World Class Retail Organization through Structural Sales Part 1: Developing & Managing the Sales Process to learn how to develop and manage their company's sales process while becoming world-class retailers.

  • Attendees will learn how to increase their sales of high efficiency equipment and accessories while improving their overall company profitability through a structured sales process.

  • Attendees will develop the skills to become world-class retailers who will be able to communicate the value of their company and equipment brands, raiser their average sale, and position their company for a referral.

  • All aspects of lead generation and lead management will be discussed as well as the role of the Sales Coordinator.

City

Date / Time

Course #

Location

Lubbock

October 17th & 18th, 2019
Day 1 - 8:30am - 5:00pm
Day 2 - 7:30am - 5:00pm

BDR2019

RMI Lubbock Training Center
3615 Ave. A

Tuition: Non FAD Dealers - $780; FAD Dealers - $400

Lunch is provided both days; Class size is limited

Labor Management: Retail-focus

Labor Management: Retail-focus

Labor Management: Retail-focus teaches dealers the opportunity cost of a lost labor hour, as well as how to leverage their existing crews into the most productive and efficient revenue-generating team possible. After completing this course, dealers will have the knowledge they need to become the chosen company to work for in town, attracting the best installers as employees. Attendees will also learn the “soft skills” that will help them ensure satisfied customers, sell accessories, and generate valuable referral leads as they complete high-quality, retail installations.

This class is certified for NATE CEU's

Class Mission:

  • Understand the true relationship between labor and profit

  • Understand the true relationship between labor and overhead

  • Discover the true cost of a lost hour due to inefficiency

  • Discover the profit impact of saving an hour of labor from better management

  • Develop labor strategies to do more business volume with the same number of revenue producers

  • Develop hiring and communication performance processes

  • Learn how to manage labor by putting in place processes and procedures

  • Understand how to complete retail installations that generate future referrals

  • Learn the human factor when managing revenue producers

  • Put in place an implementation process to reduce labor and overhead dollars and percentages and RAISE profit dollars and percentages

City

Date / Time

Course #

Location

AUSTIN

October 24, 2019 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
October 25, 2019 - 7:30am - 5:00pm

BDR319

RMI North Training Center
1100 Kramer Lane

Tuition: Non FAD Dealers - $780; FAD Dealers - $400

Lunch is provided - Class size is limited

Cancellation Policy: The full amount of the course will be billed to the dealer

if canceled with less than 120 days written notice to Robert Madden Ind.