Residential EPIC classes certify vocational instructors and HVACR professionals to teach residential heating and cooling system design principles using ACCA industry standard manuals and materials from ACCA’s Environmental Systems Library.
Who should attend: This course is geared toward people who are already instructors/vocational teachers, but can be applicable to contractors, design and utility personnel, wholesalers, energy commission, licensing, and government officials who are committed to advancing their careers by becoming certified in HVAC systems design.
How do I know if I am qualified to attend?
The below check-list offers an idea of what skills are required to take the EPIC course.
I have advanced working knowledge or expertise in the following:
__ undertaking a load calculation (e.g., Manual J; have taken the ACCA Residential Design for Quality Installation course in person or online)
__ using expanded OEM performance data for cooling equipment and heat pumps; drawing balance point diagrams for heat pumps; reading/using blower tables (e.g., Manual S procedures),
__ performing duct sizing calculations (e.g., Manual D) for constant volume systems including the use of duct sizing slide rules,
__ using supply air outlet tables to select and size supply air hardware (e.g., Manual T),
__ various forms of operating and safety controls,
__ have successfully used this information to design HVAC systems for real-world dwellings or class room simulations
__ with utilizing a Windows-based laptop and I am able to bring a laptop to use during the class (a Windows-based laptop IS REQUIRED)
Still not sure if this class is for you? Click here to download a full PDF of prerequisites and requirements for attending this advanced train the trainer course.
NOTE: If you do not have the above exposures, you are not a good fit for this course. You should consider starting with the ACCA Residential Design for Quality Installation on-line or in-person class instead. Click here for information.