2015 HVAC Excellence Educators and Trainers Conference
10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
CEU Value 0.2
A Review of Proper HVAC and Refrigerant Evacuation Procedures
David Boyd, Vice President, Appion Inc.
Forum West 1 & 2
This session will review and demonstrate some of the issues necessary to ensure clean, dry and
tight refrigeration and air conditioning systems. Topics that will be covered: techniques to
dramatically speed up the evacuation process, how to prepare technicians to perform service
procedures as fast as possible in the field, the differences between pressure and vacuum
science and its importance in system evacuation, vacuum hose size diameter and influence on
system evacuation, vacuum pump oil changes and effects of moisture removal, the importance
of brazing with nitrogen, the differences between pressure and vacuum science, the importance
of using a micron gauge, properly interpreting micron gauge readings, properly using valve core
removal tools, what micron gauge readings are required and why they are important, 410A
refrigerants/POE oil and moisture, the accuracy of measurements relating to system efficiency
and equipment service life, ensuring safe efficient and reliable operation. Learn how to properly
and efficiently evacuate a system. Learn about the latest innovative technology in pressure and
vacuum gauges and how to use them in your training.
12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
CEU Value 0.2
Lunch & General Session: “Contractor Association Addressing Jobs”
Kip Bagley, Vice President, EMCOR Services/Mesa Energy
The Mechanical Service Contractors of America (MSCA) is one of the largest contractor based
organizations in the United States representing: Johnson Controls, EMCOR, Carrier Commercial,
McKinstry, Siemens, and over 1,400 leading employers. The baby boomer generation retiring
coupled with rapidly expanding service opportunities has created an unsurpassed need for
qualified entry level HVACR technicians. This session will discuss the opportunities MSCA
member companies offer and how to place your graduates with them.
Meals will be served from 12:00 p.m. and 12:15 p.m. allowing everyone time to be seated prior
to the session.
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
HVACR Industry Exposition and Prizes
The exposition enables attendees to learn about the latest innovations in: equipment, tools, test
instruments, software, controls, refrigerants, recovery machines, curriculum, chemicals, tool
kits, industry certifications, educational trainers, meet with companies that can extend your job
placement and much more. A number of exhibitors will be giving away prizes during the
exposition. You must be present when your name is called to win.
Monday, March 16, 2015