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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

Legends 1-3

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

Heroes Ballroom

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