Practical HVAC

Practical HVAC Beyond the Box Diagnostics

HVAC Training For Enhancing Your Team's Performance

Anyone can sell another box, but can you ensure the whole system delivers the comfort your client wants? Learn the skills to help you reduce pesky callbacks and elevate your company’s reputation as a problem-solver that delivers quality service every time.

This three-day course is catered to service technicians, sales advisors, production managers, and installers who want to transition to an improved and consistent performance level.

Don't Miss These In-Person Training Sessions

Practical HVAC

Next Available Course(s):

Middletown, PA - April 11-13, 2023 8AM - 4PM REGISTER NOW

up-icon.pngWho It's For

Targeted to Service Technicians, Installers, Sales Advisors, Production Managers, and Service Managers interested in improving and meeting a consistent performance level. The course is designed to help you improve your performance level, reduce liabilities, increase knowledge, and ramp up sales.

up-icon.pngWhat is Covered

A successful transition to an improved and consistent performance level, reducing liabilities and increasing sales opportunities. Technical training developed by ACCA delivers the correct procedures to understanding how to perform a proper load calculation, designing a residential duct system, and methods for selecting and sizing residential cooling equipment.

  • Don't Miss OutIntroduction to the types of heating and cooling loads
  • Protocols for making accurate load calculation
  • Issues/concepts related to designing conditions, load evaluation, and building construction
  • Summary Manual D procedures
  • System performance issues
  • Air distribution system design
  • Duct sizing calculations
  • System performance calculation
  • Universal Building / Mechanical Code as it applies
  • Understanding of the tools, usage, and test procedures

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up-icon.pngHow it Works

Practical HVAC Takes place over three days with approximately 8 hours of course time per day. Attendees can expect to cover a wide range of topics and should bring a notepad and a writing utensil to take notes on.

Registration for Practical HVAC includes a Practical HVAC workbook and an ACCA Duct Wheel.

The current tuition fee for Practical HVAC is $800 for ACCA Bronze Members, $850 for non-members

up-icon.pngTo Register

To register for the class, click on any upcoming dates you see above under “Upcoming Classes.”

Please note that advance registration and payment is required; unfortunately, we are not able to accommodate any “walk-in” registrations.

Cancellation Policy
All cancellations must be submitted in writing to If you must cancel your attendance, you will be moved to the next available class. Requests for refunds will be handled on an individual basis. Any cancellations received under one month prior to the start of the class will not be considered for a refund.

For more information, contact or call 703-575-4477.

up-icon.pngAvailable CEU/CEH's

(CEU/CEH totals available as of 4/13/2021. These are subject to change, please check with pertinent organizations if there are any questions.)

NATE - 24 CEU's

up-icon.pngAbout the Instructor

Matt Akins, ACCA Manager of HVACR Education, has sixteen years plus of HVACR experience, including five years as a technical trainer, teaching HVAC curriculum to hundreds of students across the country. He has managed all aspects of the training process, consisting of, designing classes for duct design, refrigeration, and HVAC system diagnostics as well as editing existing classes and making them current with current code and laws.