UPCOMING CLASSES & EVENTS
Trane Mid-America offers a variety of specialized training classes throughout the year, each one dedicated to a specific audience to ensure that our participants get the most valuable information that can be directly applied on the job.
Tracer Synchrony Operation
Hands-on training for optimal operation of your Tracer® SynchronyTM. Designed to build technical competency for Trane technical teams, our industry-leading, accredited training empowers customers to develop a high level of proficiency operating, maintaining and optimizing their Trane equipment.
Omaha: April 9 – 11, 2019 – this is a 2 1/2 day class – Details and online registration.
The Future of Refrigerants: Unitary and VRF Systems
The 2019 ASHRAE Webcast will examine the world’s most prolific air-conditioning system configurations and how those systems will adapt to worldwide regulatory restrictions and corresponding advancements in refrigerant technology.
Lenexa: April 18, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., lunch will be served immediately following the presentation. This is a FREE event – Details and online registration
Centrifugal Chiller AC for Owners/Operators
The course covers a refrigeration cycle overview, centrifugal chiller operation and maintenance, air handlers systems, chilled water piping systems, and some control strategies. After a review of the basics of the refrigeration cycle, basic centrifugal units and the operation and maintenance of centrifugal chillers the course covers the basic air handler cycles and their controls, multiple-zone air handlers and chilled water piping systems. It includes some coverage of control operation.
Lenexa: April 29, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Details and online registration.
This course will give the attendee a basic knowledge of the various mechanical systems common to commercial buildings, including details on common control settings and component operation. It starts by covering the need for building zones, then covers low-pressure steam and hot water boilers, the refrigeration cycle and common refrigeration applications, useful psychrometric principles, basic and multiple zone air handlers and their common control strategies and heat recovery, characteristics of common fans, closed system pumps and compression tanks. The training process is enhanced by instructor demonstrations of system component cutaways.
Lenexa: April 30, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Details and online registration.
Refrigeration Overview and Update
Tasks that require EPA certification are covered followed by an overview of the typical refrigeration cycle, including system accessories and associated terms and principles and a discussion on operating pressures and typical system problems. Refrigerants, blends, oils and refrigerant phase-out and replacements are included. There is discussion on typical service procedures while working with common refrigerants and oils, the machine room requirements, using the manifold gauges, T-P chart, leak detection, pumping the system down, refrigerant recovery, pressurizing the system, evacuation and adding refrigerant.
Coverage of details on meeting EPA’s requirements for doing system services including details on record keeping for appliance disposal, leak detection and repair, major and non-major repairs, full charge, leak rate calculations, appliance mothballing and retrofit and retirement plans and requests for deadline extensions.
Lenexa: May 1, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and May 2, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Details and online registration.