HVAC Training: Hydronics | ACCA

HVAC Training for Technicians: Hydronics

This 4-hour HVAC training online video series explores the steps that are required for an experienced HVAC Technician to understand Hydronics in both heating and cooling, as well as the use of hot water and steam.

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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. 

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This course is intended to provide a working knowledge of Hydronics - cover topics from hot water to steam and addressing both heating and cooling. 

The concept of hydronics is defined and the scope is explained. Hot water boiler types, heat exchangers used and the different fuels are detailed. A methodology for trimming a boiler is offered and an explanation of all components is given for two, multi-zone systems, using circulators and zone valves. The concepts of air-blocking and pressure are considered. The installation and operation of water side components, i.e., expansion tanks, air scoops, low water cut-offs and automatic air vents are explained. Boiler water pH, en-trained gasses and minimum return temperature are detailed. The venting requirements for direct and non-direct venting of boilers are explained. And much more!

Course Breakdown (4.2 hours total)

Part 1 - Boiler Room Piping (1:10 total)
Part 2 - System Components & Pump Sizing (52 minutes)
Part 3 - Wiring Zone Valves, Pumps & Controls (56 minutes)
Part 4 - Boiler Room - Piping & Venting for Steam (45 minutes)
Part 5 - Dimensions A & B and Two Pipe Steam Systems (37 minutes)

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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 have full access to the 4 hour video series. Once you have completed the videos, you can take, and pass, a multiple 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

NATE - 3 Hours 

  • Hydronics Gas (HG) (service only)
  • Hydronics Oil (HO) (service only) 

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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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