Technician Field Practices for Quality Installation

Technician Field Practices for Quality Installation

This 6.1 hour online video series equips technicians with the knowledge to properly implement the measurement and documentation procedures specified in the ANSI/ACCA 5 QI-2015 HVAC Quality Installation Specification (QI Standard)

This video series provides a broad perspective on available HVAC measurement tools and includes instructions on measuring methods cited in the QI Standard. Numerous examples and illustrations address various types of testing and diagnostic tools, procedures, and documentation requirements.

A skilled technician, with the appropriate tools, is positioned to perform verifiable and repeatable HVAC measurements with confidence after watching the videos. Contractors and their technicians will find the Technicians Field Practices for Quality Installation videos to be valuable in identifying and selecting appropriate measurement tools and instrumentation for undertaking HVAC installations.Technicians will find the included .pdf copy of the  Technician's Guide & Workbook for Quality Installation a valuable field reference guide. 

Who It's For

Targeted to HVAC field personnel, but it is open to anyone interested in learning the importance of performing a quality installation. The course is designed to provide technicians with the foundation they need to incorporate industry best practices in new HVAC installations. 

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The cost for the online program is $139 ($99 for ACCA members).

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What is Covered

The ANSI/ACCA 5 QI-2015 HVAC (Quality Installation Specification) was first completed and published in 2007 as the minimum standard for properly designing, installing, testing and commissioning HVAC installations for residential and light commercial applications. The Standard was updated in 2010 and again in 2015.

The course is a technician's training aid to the ACCA 5 QI standard for field installation aspects. The QI design aspects are covered in courses in the Residential HVAC Design Certificate Program. To learn more about ACCA design manuals please click here.  

Click here to view the table of contents and introduction of the Technician's Guide & Workbook for Quality Installation. 

How it Works

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 your 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 the Technician’s Guide & Workbook for Quality Installations and have full access to the 6.1 hour video series. Once you have completed the videos, you can take, and pass, a 50 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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Available CEU/CEH's

(CEU/CEH totals available as of Sept 21, 2015. These are subject to change, please check with pertinent organizations if there are any questions.)

BPI​ - 3 Hours

RESNET - 6 Hours

RSES - 6 Hours

ICC - Course approval number is 8992.

HVAC Excellence - 6 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)



NATE - 6.5 CEU credits for HVAC Performance Verifier and 4.5 CEU credits for the following specialties:

               Air Conditioning Installation
Air Conditioning Service
Air Distribution Installation
Air Distribution Service
Air to Air Heat Pump Installation
Air to Air Heat Pump Service
Commercial Refrigeration Installation
Commercial Refrigeration Service
Gas Heating (Air) Installation 
     Gas Heating (Air) Service
Hydronics Gas Installation
Hydronics Gas Service
Hydronics Oil Installation
Hydronics Oil Service
Light Commercial Refrigeration Installation
Light Commercial Refrigeration Service
Oil Heating (Air) Installation
Oil heating (Air) Service 

Sample Video

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Click here to enroll in the online program.

The cost for the online program is $139 ($99 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, RESNET, RSES, and HVAC Excellence.

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