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HVAC Training for Technicians: Duct Diagnostics & Repair

This 3.5 hour HVAC training online video series prepares the technician to have a working knowledge of heating and cooling duct systems; an understanding of the major issues concerning efficiency, comfort, health, safety; and practical tips on diagnostics, installation and repair of duct systems.

The course also includes a .pdf copy of the Technician’s Guide & Workbook for Duct Diagnostics and Repair a valuable field reference guide.

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Targeted to field personnel, but it is open to anyone interested in understanding the basics in heating and cooling in duct systems. 

*Bronze Member price. Save more with Gold or Silver ACCA Memberships.

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This course is intended to provide a working knowledge of heating and cooling duct systems, an understanding of the major issues concerning efficiency, comfort, health, safety; and practical tips on diagnostics, installation and repair of duct systems.  

The course will go over the basics and explains the operation of a duct system, the impacts of air leakage from ducts, and focuses on how technicians can make improvements that will result in:

• Lowering of operating expenses;
• Improving occupant comfort;
• Protection of occupant health and safety; and
• Improvements to building envelope durability.

Course Breakdown (3.5 hours total)

Section 1 - Duct Basics
1.1 - Energy Losses
1.2 - Duct Systems
1.3 - System Efficiency Losses

Section 2 - Duct System Repair and Installation
2.1 - Planning Repairs
2.2 - Duct Sealing and Testing
2.3 - Special Repair Tips

Section 3 - Duct Design and Updating Strategies
3.1 - Updating Duct Designs
3.2 - Duct Location and Load

Section 4 - Testing and Diagnosing Duct Systems
4.1 - Inspection and Testing
4.2 - Duct Leakage Testing
4.3 - System Verification

Section 5 - Health Safety and Comfort Aspects
5.1 - Health and safety Issues
5.2 - Safety and Comfort Issues
5.3 - Comfort War Stories Part 1
5.4 - Comfort War Stories Part 2

Section 6 - Better Duct Systems Benefit Customers
6.1 - Customer Opportunities


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Once you enroll and pay, you will receive an email to sign in/register. If it's your first time using our new system, you will need to enter an access code and user information. If returning, just use the link above and use the “Sign In” tab and enter your email address and password.

Once you are in, you will see that you can download a .pdf copy of Technician’s Guide& Workbook for Duct Diagnostics and Repair, and you will have full access to the 3 hour video series. Once you have completed the videos, you can take, and pass, a mulitple choice question online exam to earn a course certificate.

Upon successfully passing the exam a certificate of completion is issued. To receive CEU/CEH credits from a variety of organizations, you are responsible for providing a copy of the certificate to the appropriate certification body. See below for the full list of CEUs. ACCA will maintain your transcript as proof of your credentials.

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up-icon.pngAvailable CEU/CEH's

(CEU/CEH totals available as of March 7, 2016. These are subject to change, please check with pertinent organizations if there are any questions.)

BPI​ - 1.5 Hours

RESNET - 3 Hours

RSES - 3 Hours

ICC - Course approval number is 8994

NATE - 3 Hours 

             AC Installation
AC Service
Air Distribution Installation
Air Distribution Service
Heat Pump Service 

Heat Pump Installation
Gas Furnace Service
Gas Furnace Installation
Oil Furnace Service
Oil Furnace Installation

HVAC Excellence - 3 CEH hr for the following certification areas:


           Gas Heat
Oil Heat
Residential Air Conditioning    
Air Conditioning Installer

System Performance
Light Commercial Air Conditioning
CAZ (Combustion Appliance Zone)



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The cost for the online program is $99 ($69 for ACCA members).

Get CEUs! Successful completion of the online certificate program will provide you with a variety of continuing credits available through BPI, NATE, ICC, RESNET, RSES, and HVAC Excellence.

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