Keep HVAC and refrigeration equipment running at peak performanceIn this practical resource, a veteran service and repair professional with decades of hands-on experience walks you through the preventive maintenance process for residential and commercial HVAC and refrigeration systems. You'll learn how to inspect, adjust, clean, and test your products to ensure that they run efficiently and have a long service life.
Ideal for experienced service technicians, entry-level technicians, business owners, maintenance engineers, and do-it-yourself homeowners, this highly visual manual is filled with detailed instructions and clear photos and diagrams. Useful icons throughout the book indicate the degree of difficulty for each procedure. Save money and time, improve indoor air quality, and get maximum use from HVAC and refrigeration machines with help from this step-by-step guide.
HVAC and Refrigeration Preventive Maintenance covers:
Safety practicesTools needed for installation, repair and preventive maintenanceIndoor air quality (IAQ) Test and balance Principles of air conditioning and refrigeration Basic electricity and electronics GasOilRoom air conditioners Residential air conditioning and heatingResidential refrigeration appliancesCommercial air conditioning and heating Water towers Self-contained commercial refrigerators and freezersCommercial ice machines Troubleshooting Where to get help
Eric Kleinert is a professional with more than 40 years of experience in commercial and domestic major appliances, refrigeration, and HVAC sales, service, and installation. He has owned and operated a number of major appliance and air conditioning sales and service corporations. As an instructor for a preeminent technical college, he taught aspects of preventive and diagnostic services and techniques, enhancing students' ability to better evaluate products and services necessary to maintain residential climate-control systems and major appliances. He is the author of Troubleshooting and Repairing Major Appliances (McGraw-Hill, 2012), now in its 3rd edition, and a contributing author of Handbook of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Technologies (CRC, 2014).
1. Safety2. Tools3. Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)4. Test and Balance5. Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Cycle6. Basic Electricity and Electronics7. Room Air conditioners8. Residential Air Conditioning and Heat9. Residential Refrigeration10. Commercial Air Conditioning11. Water Towers12. Commercial Refrigeration Cases13. Commercial Ice Machine14. Troubleshooting15. Where To Get Help16. Glossary