1 2006 Paul Haring Learning Center 101 Matrix Commons Drive Fenton, MO TEL (636) FAX (636)
2 PAUL HARING LEARNING CENTER This facility is dedicated in memory of PAUL HARING. His service and commitment to learning has inspired us all. July 2005
3 Introduction Trane, a division of American Standard, provides indoor comfort system solutions for your residential or commercial/industrial needs. As businesses reach across regions of the world, you can rely on Trane for consistent quality, standards, performance, and service for your indoor environment needs. Trane trains the industry has become an adage in the HVAC world. No other company offers such a wealth of courses, facilities, broadcasts, newsletters, seminars, clinics and workshops on so many topics relevant to the industry. For consulting and design engineers, design-build mechanical contractors, building facility managers or operators, and service and applications personnel, Trane has become the academic center of the HVAC culture. Courses can be taken at the Trane College of Building Automation in St. Paul, MN; the Trane Training and Development Center in La Crosse, WI; the Paul Haring Learning Center at our St. Louis district office, or even on-site, at your facility. We consider proper training to be the foundation for everything we do at Trane, for creating healthy, comfortable and productive environments for people and companies worldwide. In addition to the applicable knowledge and skills you can gain from our training courses, the majority are approved through St. Louis County and satisfy the PEU licensing requirements with courses that are applicable to both core and trade PEU s. You can browse our upcoming courses and register on our website at On behalf of Trane, we look forward to assisting you with your training needs and as always, we value your business. Vicki Fenske Training Coordinator
4 Training At A Glance Order by Date Order by Course Name Date(s) Course Date(s) Course 1/18/06 Cooling Load Estimating 12/4-5/06 Air Conditioning Clinic (2-day) 1/19/06 Water Treatment, Understanding 3/8/06 Airside Fans, Troubleshooting 2/7/06 IntelliPak Rooftops 4/20/06 Automation & Controls 2/8/06 Refrigerant Piping 10/13/06 Boiler Operation & Maintenance 3/7/06 Voyager & Precedent Rooftops 4/19/06 Compressor Diagnosing & Troubleshooting 3/8/06 Airside Fans, Troubleshooting 1/18/06 Cooling Load Estimating Cooling Tower Operation 3/29/06 VariTrac & VAV Systems 3/30/06 & Maintenance 3/30/06 Cooling Tower Operation & Maintenance 10/2-3/06 CTV Owner-Operator Course Duct Design 4/3-4/06 Series R Systems (2-day) 11/1/06 (ACCA Manual D) 4/19/06 Compressor Diagnosing & Troubleshooting 9/25/06 Electrical Troubleshooting for HVAC 4/20/06 Automation & Controls 9/15/06 Heat Pumps, Commercial Refrigeration Fundamentals 5/4/06 Overview & Update 12/13/06 Indoor Air Quality 5/5/06 Schematics Reading for HVAC 2/7/06 IntelliPak Rooftops 5/8-9/06 Systems Clinic (2-day) 12/12/06 IntelliPak Rooftops 9/14/06 Troubleshooting Mechanical Systems 10/31/06 Pneumatics, Fundamentals of Refrigerant Handling 9/15/06 Heat Pumps, Commercial 11/9/06 & Certification 9/25/06 Electrical Troubleshooting for HVAC 2/8/06 Refrigerant Piping Refrigeration Fundamentals 9/26/06 Schematics Reading for HVAC 5/4/06 Overview & Update 10/2-3/06 CTV Owner-Operator Course 5/5/06 Schematics Reading for HVAC 10/12/06 Series R Systems 9/26/06 Schematics Reading for HVAC 10/13/06 Boiler Operation & Maintenance 10/12/06 Series R Systems 10/31/06 Pneumatics, Fundamentals of 4/3-4/06 Series R Systems (2-day) Duct Design 11/1/06 (ACCA Manual D) 5/8-9/06 Systems Clinic (2-day) 11/8/06 Voyager & Precedent Rooftops 9/14/06 Troubleshooting Mechanical Systems 11/9/06 Refrigerant Handling & Certification 3/29/06 VariTrac & VAV Systems 12/4-5/06 Air Conditioning Clinic (2-day) 3/7/06 Voyager & Precedent Rooftops 12/12/06 IntelliPak Rooftops 11/8/06 Voyager & Precedent Rooftops 12/13/06 Indoor Air Quality 1/19/06 Water Treatment, Understanding Course offerings and dates are subject to change. For the most up to date information, go to
5 Date: January 18 Cooling Load Estimating One-day program designed to understand all aspects of heat generation and transfer required to design, select and install the proper AC system. Course focuses on large facilities as well as comparing the techniques to residential considerations. An extensive exercise promotes learning how to calculate a total cooling requirement. This course would be beneficial to engineers, technicians, maintenance personnel and designers. TRG PEUs Pending Date: January 19 Understanding Water Treatment This one-day program is focused on water issues supporting the efficient operation of AC systems. This includes issues such as PH factors, piping, filtration, control, bacteria control and use, heat exchange, etc. The course is excellent for better understanding water cooled systems, and is beneficial to owners, service personnel, engineers, installation personnel and responsible water treatment personnel. TRG PEUs Pending Date: February 7 IntelliPak Rooftops This course includes lecture on the construction of the entire unit along with the internals of the member components. Cooling cycle and troubleshooting the IntelliPak unit, a look at IntelliPak controls including STATITRAC, VFD, GBAS and VOM controls. A description and set-up of the Human Interface Panel is discussed including a review of the IntelliPak unit design. TRG Trade PEUs 3.0 Trade PEUs 3.0 Trade PEUs 3.0 Core PEUs Date: February 8 Refrigerant Piping Learn how important it is to ensure that the system is connected properly. Connected means pipe size to and from individual components, pitching devices that can be used. Attendees will understand the answer to the question What s the importance of making sure piping is correct each time? Who should attend: service technicians, owners/operators, and those involved with designing and installing AC systems. TRG Trade PEUs 3.0 Trade PEUs 3.0 Core PEUs 3.0 Core PEUs
6 Voyager & Precedent Rooftops This one-day class is designed to acquaint attendees with Voyager and Precedent rooftop equipment. Voyager portion focuses on cooling only, cooling with electric heat, cooling with gas heat, CV units and VAV units. Topics discussed will be installation, operation including controls, electric heat and gas heat. Precedent topics include the basic unit, heating with electric and gas, cooling, available options, the next generation of micro controls and how to read and understand wiring diagrams. Date: March 7 TRG Trade PEUs 3.0 Core PEUs 3.0 Core PEUs 3.0 Core PEUs Troubleshooting Airside Fans & Systems Class takes the participant from the different types of fans and how they are used to the care and maintenance. The entire fan is discussed: wheel selection to bearings, belts to vibration. Sheaves and troubleshooting round out the topic. Class is for the experienced service technician to the building operation and maintenance staff. Date: March 8 TRG Trade PEUs 3.5 Core PEUs 3.5 Core PEUs 3.5 Core PEUs VariTrac & VAV Systems This class is designed to promote understanding of VAV and the concept of air movement. It discusses the different concepts in equipment and design. Program introduces the systems, valves, control and the zone control. Early pneumatic styles (the early electronic boards) are covered. VariTrac covers the newer styles of boxes along with the electronic controls used in them. The Everywhere Program will also be discussed. Date: March 29 TRG Trade PEUs 3.0 Trade PEUs 3.0 Trade PEUs 3.0 Core PEUs Cooling Tower Operation & Maintenance Basic concepts of cooling towers, their general operation, and maintenance will be covered. Students will learn about the different types of towers, designs, placements, preventative maintenance, service and controls. This course gives the owner, operator, and maintenance person a good background on how and why it is necessary to maintain large AC system condensers. Date: March 30 TRG Trade PEUs 3.0 Trade PEUs 3.0 Core PEUs 3.0 Core PEUs
7 Date: April 3 & 4 Cost: $450 Series R Systems (2-day) This 2-day program was developed to provide attendees with the concept of the rotary compressor and the Series R machines. The course separates between the water-cooled and air-cooled models and covers installation, operation, maintenance, refrigerant issues and control of the machines. TRG PEUs Pending Date: April 19 Compressor Diagnosing & Troubleshooting With this class, you will be able to recognize the various Trane compressors used and how they internally function and what the failed parts inside the compressor will tell you. The class discusses the four basic components along with how to tell one from the other and what their job is in a system. The state of the refrigerant as it travels from component to component is also discussed. System piping and other causes of compressor failures and their resulting problems are also discussed. Notice that accessing a refrigeration system requires an EPA certification certificate. TRG Trade PEUs 3.0 Core PEUs 3.0 Core PEUs 3.0 Core PEUs Date: April 20 Automation & Controls This one day training class helps to serve as a basic concept class on building automation and DDC controls. The components are identified as the class goes from a basic stand-alone system to gradually more involved systems and finally the capabilities of total building automation systems. The various controllers are discussed along with their capabilities and uses. Who should attend? Owners and contractors who will come in contact with small free standing systems and those who operate them. Summit is touched on but not covered in individual depth. Summits are designed per individual job specs. TRG Trade PEUs 3.0 Core PEUs 3.0 Core PEUs 3.0 Core PEUs Date: May 4 Time: 8:30 AM 5 PM Instructor: Elmer Franklin Refrigeration Fundamentals Overview & Update After an overview of a typical refrigeration cycle, there is a discussion on how various problems impact the operation and pressures in the refrigeration system. The changes to the trade resulting from EPA regulations are covered, including refrigerant phase-out and their typical replacements, service procedures to meet the new regulations, procedures for using the new refrigerants and oils, and the new machine room requirements. Typical service procedures are covered, including using the manifold gauges and T-P chart, leak detection, seasonal start-up, pumping the system down, refrigerant recovery, pressurizing the system, evacuation and adding refrigerant. Course is group-paced and includes lectures aided by a PowerPoint presentation, visual aids and classroom demonstrations. TRG PEUs Pending
8 Schematics Reading for HVAC This course promotes the concept of troubleshooting and repair of systems using schematics and wiring diagrams. With a focus on troubleshooting techniques and the concept of internal isolation, attendees participate in the recognition of components and circuits including diodes, capacitors, transformers, relays and more. The latest in ANSI diagrams is discussed, which includes understanding ladders, logic, keys and legends. Circuit board technology in troubleshooting the system will also be discussed. The course has 3 lab exercises covering using a schematic to identify faulty components, converting a line diagram to a schematic and making a schematic by tracing the system wires. Date: May 5 Time: 8:30 AM 5 PM Instructor: Elmer Franklin TRG Core PEUs 3.5 Core PEUs 3.5 Core PEUs 3.5 Core PEUs Systems Clinic This 2-day program separates the focus of facility and human comfort into four distinct equipment and operational categories: Airside Systems, Waterside Systems, Equipment and Building Controls and Ice Storage. Attendees discuss each topic using a systems approach to fully understand the selection of certain types of equipment and installation issues. This approach also allows the attendee to appreciate the responsibilities involved in environmental satisfaction in any type of building or facility. This course is beneficial to technicians, designers, consulting engineers, project managers, and anyone who has influence over HVAC selection and design. Date: May 8 & 9 Cost: $450 TRG Trade PEUs 6.0 Core PEUs 6.0 Core PEUs 6.0 Core PEUs Troubleshooting Mechanical Systems This course is designed specifically for those individuals needing a more in-depth understanding of mechanical systems. This course will identify expected system operation, troubleshooting split system / package units / recip chillers, identify current system operation, compare expected and current system operation, and troubleshoot compressors, evaporators and condensers. Date: Sept 14 TRG Trade PEUs 3.0 Core PEUs 3.0 Core PEUs 3.0 Core PEUs Commercial Heat Pumps Attendees will learn about the various styles of heat pumps available. Heating and cooling cycles are discussed along with refrigerant flows. The electrical side will be covered along with different types of thermostats. Troubleshooting the entire system will be discussed at the end of the class. This class is recommended for owner/operator personnel in maintenance, service contractors, and technicians. Date: Sept 15 TRG Trade PEUs 3.5 Core PEUs 3.5 Core PEUs 3.5 Core PEUs
9 Date: Sept 25 Time: 8:30 AM 5 PM Instructor: Elmer Franklin Electrical Troubleshooting for HVAC After an overview of electric terminology, the attendee will learn the operation of various electrical devices used in HVAC systems, and the procedures for troubleshooting them. It incorporates principles of relays and other switching mechanisms and covers the basic principles of reading schematic wiring diagrams. The attendee will become familiar with HVAC electrical devices and circuits and will be able to use this knowledge to troubleshoot electrical controls and electrical systems in order to repair them. This course has one lab exercise and several in which the instructor demonstrates troubles on commercial air conditioner/furnace system components and the students work in groups of 2 using a schematic to identify faulty electrical components. TRG Trade PEUs 3.5 Core PEUs 3.5 Core PEUs 3.5 Core PEUs Date: Sept 26 Time: 8:30 AM 5 PM Instructor: Elmer Franklin Schematics Reading for HVAC This course promotes the concept of troubleshooting and repair of systems using schematics and wiring diagrams. With a focus on troubleshooting techniques and the concept of internal isolation, attendees participate in the recognition of components and circuits including diodes, capacitors, transformers, relays and more. The latest in ANSI diagrams is discussed, which includes understanding ladders, logic, keys and legends. Circuit board technology in troubleshooting the system will also be discussed. The course has 3 lab exercises covering using a schematic to identify faulty components, converting a line diagram to a schematic and making a schematic by tracing the system wires. TRG Core PEUs 3.5 Core PEUs 3.5 Core PEUs 3.5 Core PEUs Date: October 2 & 3 Time: 9 AM 4 PM Cost: $450 (Non-Contract Customers) $375 (Trane Contract Customers) CenTraVac Owner-Operator Course This 2-day course benefits personnel who make planning decisions in support of HVAC centrifugal maintenance, as well as those responsible for the operation & preventative maintenance of Trane CenTraVac chillers. The course breaks the chiller into sections, with complete understanding of each component. The course covers chiller operation; to include lift, approach, temperature & pressure relationships, heat exchange mediums, cooling demand, controls and adjustments. The course involves detailed understanding of chiller logs and identification of problems. It also covers preventative maintenance and inspections required to monitor and maintain system efficiency and safety, such as water treatment, cooling towers, refrigerants and mechanical room design. Attendees will also gain an important insight into ASHRAE standards and the environmental issues used by decision makers in focusing on replacement or retrofit concerns. TRG Trade PEUs 4.3 Trade PEUs 4.3 Core PEUs 4.3 Core PEUs
10 Series R Systems This one-day course was developed to provide attendees with the concept of rotary compressors and the Series R Machines (RTAA/WA/UA). The course will discuss the water and air-cooled versions. Installation, operation, maintenance, refrigerant issues and control of the machines will be discussed. This seminar is geared towards owners, technicians, contractors and engineers. Date: October 12 TRG Trade PEUs 3.3 Trade PEUs 3.3 Core PEUs 3.3 Core PEUs Boiler Operation & Maintenance This class is designed to show attendees about the basic designs and operation of boilers. Topics covered are start-up, cleaning, controls and safety, as well as PM, annual service, fuel types and other boiler supporting issues. Different types of boiler styles will be discussed from high pressure industrials, package boilers to hot water residential boilers. Date: October 13 TRG Trade PEUs 2.5 Trade PEUs 2.5 Core PEUs 2.5 Core PEUs Fundamentals of Pneumatics This one-day program is designed to acquaint attendees with the control loop concept and the incorporation of pneumatic controls systems. The full loop is discussed with the integration of pneumatic components. Course is designed to understand the built-up air supported system. Items discussed are receiver controllers, single and dual; positioning relays, reversing relays, switching relays, P/Es and E/Ps, air stations, driers, regulators, actuators and controllers. Who should attend service personnel, maintenance personnel, and technicians. Date: October 31 TRG Trade PEUs 3.0 Trade PEUs 3.0 Core PEUs 3.0 Core PEUs Duct Design (ACCA Manual D) One-day program designed to promote the practices involved in duct design and installation. Course includes exercises which use the standard tables and charts to meet air flow requirements. Program discusses maintenance of duct systems as well as replacement procedures. This course is beneficial to contractors, builders, designers, mechanical engineers, installers and anyone who has influence over facility construction. Date: November 1 TRG PEUs Pending
11 Date: November 8 Voyager & Precedent Rooftops This one-day class is designed to acquaint attendees with Voyager and Precedent rooftop equipment. Voyager portion focuses on cooling only, cooling with electric heat, cooling with gas heat, CV units and VAV units. Topics discussed will be installation, operation including controls, electric heat and gas heat. Precedent topics include the basic unit, heating with electric and gas, cooling, available options, the next generation of micro controls and how to read and understand wiring diagrams. TRG Trade PEUs 3.0 Core PEUs 3.0 Core PEUs 3.0 Core PEUs Date: November 9 Cost: $199 Refrigerant Handling & EPA Certification You must be certified under Section 608 of the Clean Air Act to work on stationary A/Cs and refrigeration systems. This 3-part course includes: book home study, classroom lecture/overview and exam. The class is designed to prepare technicians, service and facility operation personnel and anyone who handles refrigerant to complete the EPA Refrigerant Certification exam. Participants can be certified in Type I Small Appliance; Type II High Pressure and Very High Pressure; Type III Low Pressure or Type IV Universal (Type I, Type II and Type III). The course covers ozone depletion, EPA regulations, safe handling and transportation, refrigerant recovery, recycling and reclamation. A certification exam is given at the completion of the course. Date: December 4 & 5 Cost: $450 Air Conditioning Clinic This 2-day course is designed to present the basic principles of HVAC in multiple areas. The course covers the basic refrigeration cycle, the principles of heat generation, transfer, and rejection. Attendees discuss in-depth system components, types of heat exchangers, system accessories and controls, piping principles, compressors, the cooling load estimate, psychrometry, variable air volume, fans, centrifugal refrigeration, absorption refrigeration, scroll compressors, helical rotary systems, and the concepts of automatic and microelectronic controls. Attendees will also receive the latest information on refrigerants and blends, to include long-term theories in all environmental concerns. This course is excellent for new and experienced individuals in HVAC. This type of training is beneficial to engineers, technicians, maintenance personnel, property managers, owners, designers, mechanical and electrical engineers. TRG Trade PEUs 6.0 Core PEUs 6.0 Core PEUs 6.0 Core PEUs
12 IntelliPak Rooftops This course includes lecture on the construction of the entire unit along with the internals of the member components. Cooling cycle and troubleshooting the IntelliPak unit, a look at IntelliPak controls including STATITRAC, VFD, GBAS and VOM controls. A description and set-up of the Human Interface Panel is discussed including a review of the IntelliPak unit design. Date: December 12 TRG Trade PEUs 3.0 Trade PEUs 3.0 Trade PEUs 3.0 Core PEUs Indoor Air Quality This course is designed for the owner, operator, school officials and service contractor to understand how to determine if there are potential IAQ problems and procedures to deal with the problems and concerns of employees and the public. How to prevent potential IAQ problems and remedy them will also be discussed. TRG Trade PEUs 3.0 Trade PEUs 3.0 Trade PEUs 3.0 Core PEUs Date: December 13 EPA Refrigerant Certification Self-Study Program You must be certified under Section 608 of the Clean Air Act to work on stationary air conditioners and refrigeration. We offer an EPA Refrigerant Certification Self- Study Program which allows you to study for the exam at your own pace. There is no deadline or pre-determined date by which you must take the exam. When you are ready to take the Universal EPA exam, just simply give us a call and schedule a test time. For Details Vicki Fenske Contact: (636) Cost: $100 Including Exam Each Self Study Kit includes a manual, videotape, audio tape and practice exam. For additional information on the EPA Refrigerant Certification Self-Study Program, contact Vicki Fenske at (636) Partners in Excellence Self-Study Program The PARTNERS IN EXCELLENCE Self Study Program has been developed to provide a convenient low cost way to fulfill educational requirements for servicing technicians and servicing contractors. It includes a series of individual curriculum which provide in-depth, focused training on selected topics including technical training, customer relations and materials handling. The Self Study Program allows each student to study at his or her own pace and at times convenient to the student without interfering with their job or home life and without regular class meetings. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available for each curriculum. For Details Vicki Fenske Contact: (636) For additional information on the PARTNERS IN EXCELLENCE Self Study Program, contact Vicki Fenske at (636)
13 Additional Training Information Cancellation Policy We realize that work schedules must be flexible. If your schedule changes, you may request in writing by mail, fax or , a substitution for another course or cancel your registration up to five (5) business days prior to the date of your scheduled course. Cancellations received at least five (5) business days prior to the course date are refundable. Substitutions and cancellations are subject to a $25 registration service charge. If you do not cancel or No Show, you are still responsible for payment and will be billed the full class price. Dates listed are subject to change based upon instructor availability. We will notify you in advance if this happens. We reserve the right to cancel any course if minimum course size is not obtained, due to weather, illness or any other reason. In the event of a cancellation, you will be contacted regarding a new date, or your registration fees will be refunded in full. Our liability is limited to the return of the registration fee. Discounts A 5% discount is available for four (4) or more individuals attending the same class same day from same company. Literature Applicable literature and materials will be provided for each course and will be distributed upon arrival to the course. Confirmation Notices You will receive via fax or , a confirmation of your registration upon receipt. Another confirmation and map will be faxed or ed approximately one week prior to the course date to the fax number or provided. It is your responsibility to contact Trane if you do not receive your confirmation letter and map prior to the course date. Maps / Directions St. Louis Trane (636) From I-270 Take I-44 west to Bowles exit. Turn left on Bowles and proceed to Horan (3 rd stoplight). Turn left on Horan. Proceed on Horan to stop sign. Continue straight ahead, the Trane office will be on the right side at 101 Matrix Commons Drive. Enter building through Training Center entrance.
14 Registration Form REGISTRATION INFORMATION COMPANY: CONTACT: ADDRESS: P.O. BOX: CITY/ST/ZIP: PHONE#: FAX: Please print clearly. Duplicate as needed. Choose your method of registration: MAIL: Trane Attn: Vicki Fenske 101 Matrix Commons Dr. Fenton, MO FAX: On-line Registration is available at CLASS SELECTION Please provide Mechanical License # if attendee is requesting St. Louis County PEU credits Name: Mech. License # Class Name: Mech. License # Class Name: Mech. License # Class Please send me confirmation via: Fax It is your responsibility to contact Trane if you do not receive your confirmation letter and map prior to the course date. Name: Mech. License # Class PAYMENT Paying By: Check# Purchase Order # All courses require pre-payment. Credit Card: VISA Mastercard American Express Account #: Exp. Date: Cardholder Name: Signature: Send payment to: Trane 101 Matrix Commons Dr. Fenton, MO Attn: Vicki Fenske QUESTIONS? Contact Vicki Fenske (636) CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations must be received five business days prior to class start date by fax, mail or . NO SHOWS will be charged full class price. You may apply fee to another class taken within one year of the original class. Trane reserves the right to cancel classes due to weather, illness or any other reason. All students will be notified as early as possible and Trane s liability will be limited to the return of registration fees.