HVAC and Heating

Northeast Training Institute has put together a complete overview of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning. This course covers common central heating systems installed in a residential dwelling. Oil fired, Gas Fired, Geo-Thermal, Solar, Coal as well as Central Cooling, Heat Pumps and Mini Splits. Upon completion, you will have an understanding of how each system functions and inherent limitations. Examples of various systems are located in the "HOUSE OF HORRORS®"

Goal: Students will learn how to inspect the HVAC system, including heating, cooling, and fireplaces. The course includes a review of the components of common HVAC systems that may present during a residential inspection, including warm-air, hydronic, steam, and electrical heating systems, air condition systems and heat pump systems.

After completing course requirements, the student will be able to:

  • Inspect the heating system and related components.
  • Inspect the cooling system and related components.
  • Inspect the fireplace, solid-fuel burning appliances and chimneys.
  • Identify and describe each system and related components of the heating, cooling and fireplace systems.
  • Describe to clients the defects observed in the heating, cooling and fireplace systems.

Course Syllabus

Training topics to include:

  • Inspection tools
  • Inspection procedure
  • InterNACHI® standards of practice
  • Introduction to HVAC
  • Heat fundamentals
  • Identify and describe heating systems
  • Gas, gas meters and gas pipes
  • Combustion fundamentals
  • Furnace fundamentals
  • Warm-air heating systems
  • Ducts
  • Furnaces
  • Gas
  • Oil
  • Coal
  • Wood
  • Multi-Fuel
  • Electric
  • High-efficiency heat exchangers
  • Heating systems
  • Steam
  • Electric
  • Hot Water
  • Air conditioning
  • Heat pumps
  • Air cleaners and filters
  • Humidifiers

Course Additional Information

Included with your NETI experience:

  • Breakfast and lunch provided (TBD)

No classes scheduled at this time.