Heating and Cooling Essentials, 4th Edition
By: Jerry Killinger, LaDonna Killinger, and Don L. Crawshaw
Heating and Cooling Essentials is the ideal introductory text for students entering the HVACR field. The text emphasizes the techniques needed to perform the installation, service, and repair of refrigeration, air conditioning, and heating systems. Students build an understanding of how HVACR systems work and then progress to troubleshooting and service. Refrigerant handling and ductwork topics are also included. Changes for this edition include a new Careers chapter; content and illustration updates; new Safety Note, Caution, and Pro Tip features; and an expanded chapter on customer service and soft skills.
- Information on the EPA Section 608 Technician Certification is included to help students prepare refrigerant handling certification.
- A math chapter teaches the calculations used by technicians, providing students with real-life job skills.
- Service chapters teach relevant procedures including, soldering, brazing, wiring, various tubing/piping skills, recovery methods, evacuation and charging procedures, retrofitting options, and leak detection methods.