Description : A Practical, On-the-Job HVAC Guide Applicable to residential, commercial, and industrial jobs, this essential handbook puts a wealth of real-world information at your fingertips. HVAC Troubleshooting Guide shows you how to read, interpret, and prepare schedules, mechanical plans, and electrical schematics. This handy resource will aid you in your everyday tasks and keep you up to date with the latest facts, figures, and devices. The book includes numerous illustrations, tables, and charts, troubleshooting tips, safety precautions, resource directories, and a glossary of terms. HVAC Troubleshooting Guide helps you: Identify and safely use tools and equipment (both new and old) Use heat pumps and hot air furnaces Calculate ventilation requirements Work with refrigeration equipment and the new refrigerants Utilize control devices, including solenoids and relays Operate, select, and repair electric motors Work with condensers, compressors, and evaporators Monitor the flow of refrigerant with valves, tubing, and filters Comply with the Section 608 refrigerant recycling rule Program thermostats Insulate with batts, sheet, tubing covers, and foam Work with solid-state controls Understand electrical and electronic symbols used in schematics
Description : Developed over the course of many years of on-the-job projects involving HVAC energy auditing, testing/balancing and cost estimating, and refined through feedback from thousands of engineers and technicians who have used them, the forms contained in this manual are concise, comprehensive, and optimally organized for easy reference. Complete sets of forms are provided for all aspects of testing and balancing, energy auditing, indoor quality diagnosis, and load calculations. The first edition, entitled HVAC Energy Audit & Balancing Forms Manual compiled these time-saving forms for the first time in a single reference. This enhanced second edition adds a new chapter on technical management, providing procedures for achieving thorough, systematic and accurate problem solving, troubleshooting and decision making in building systems management and contracting.
Description : Today's rapidly changing technology offers increasingly complex challenges to the network administrator, MIS director and others who are responsible for the overall health of the network. This Network Maintenance and Troubleshooting Guide picks up where other network manuals and texts leave off. It addresses the areas of how to anticipate and prevent problems, how to solve problems, how to operate a healthy network and how to troubleshoot. Network Maintenance and Troubleshooting Guide also provides basic technical and troubleshooting information about cable testing, Ethernet and Token Ring networks and additional information about Novell's IPX(R) protocol and TCP/IP. Examples are shown as either diagrams and tables, or screen captures from Fluke instruments. Network professionals will appreciate the guide's "real world" orientation toward solving network crises quickly, by guiding readers to solutions for restoration of end to end data delivery as quickly as possible. The network novice will learn from the simplified descriptions about networking technology in the Appendices.
Description : This book includes self-test section at the end of each chapter. Test yourself, then check answers in the back of the book to see how you score. CD-ROM included.
Description : Get All the Practice Questions and Answers, Calculations, and Troubleshooting Tips You Need to Ace the major HVAC Licensing Exams! HVAC technicians and students alike can turn to the HVAC Licensing Study Guide for everything they need to prepare for and pass the major HVAC licensing exams on the very first try! Designed to boost confidence, skills, and knowledge, this unique career-building resource contains over 800 practice questions and answers, essential calculations, and step-by-step troubleshooting tips for the job site. Written by two of the most experienced and successful authors in the HVAC field, this on-target book presents a wealth of current information on heating...boilers...ventilation ductwork...air conditioning systems and methods...refrigeration...electrical systems...control devices...materials and equipment design...and codes and standards. Filled with over 200 detailed illustrations and handy “tip boxes” on important code matters and exam questions, the HVAC Licensing Study Guide enables readers to: Develop skills with material most likely to appear on the NATE, ICE, RSES, and HVAC licensing exams Improve test-taking ability with over 800 exam-style multiple-choice and true/false questions and answers Learn about the latest refrigerant usage and regulations Keep up with the most recent codes and standards Acquire the confidence, skills, and knowledge needed to pass your licensing exam on the first try This HVAC Study Guide Will Help You Master: • Heating (Boilers) • Ventilation (Ductwork) • Air Conditioning • Refrigeration • Electrical • Control Devices • and Much More!
Description : Don't let your jobs be held up by failing code inspections. Smooth sign-off by the inspector is the goal, but to make this ideal happen on your job site, you need to understand the requirements of latest editions of the International Building Code and the International Residential Code. Understanding what the codes require can be a real challenge. This new, completely revised Contractor's Guide to the Building Code cuts through the "legalese" of the code books. It explains the important requirements for residential and light commercial structures in plain, simple English so you can get it right the first time.
Description : This fully-illustrated guide offers a quick and easy visual reference for installing electrical systems. Whether you're installing a new system or repairing an old one, you'll appreciate the simple explanations written by a code expert, and the detailed, intricately-drawn and labeled diagrams. A real time-saver when it comes to deciphering the current NEC.