Heatcraft

At Heatcraft Refrigeration, we believe your education is a large part of our success. We offer a variety of technical seminars, scheduled and conducted by Heatcraft, in selected cities across the U.S.

Download the Training Seminar Registration Flyer, complete the registration form and return to Heatcraft. You can view our complete schedule on our Calendar of Events.

  • Fundamentals of Refrigeration

    A full-day course suitable for entry-level distributors, end users and wholesaler personnel covering commercial refrigeration fundamentals, load calculations, and equipment sizing and selections.

      • The Refrigeration Process
      • Heat and How it is Measured
      • The Basic Laws of Thermodynamics (principles behind refrigeration process)
      • 3 Factors of Heat Transfer
      • The Refrigeration Cycle & How it Works
      • The Difference in Cycle Phases
      • Pressure/Temperature Chart Use
      • Superheat and Why it is Important
      • 4 Primary Refrigeration Components
      • Purpose of Accessories/Options
      • Basic Terminology and Definitions
      • Load Calculation: 4 Sources of Heat
      • Rapid Load and Quick Selection Tools
      • Computer Room Analysis Software
      • Software Features AND Flexibility
      • Application Guidelines and Recommendations
      • System Selection and Sizing Factors
      • Equipment Selection Guidelines
      • Equipment De-rating Factors
      • Key Equipment Installation Issues


  • Installation and Troubleshooting

    A full-day course suitable for entry-level mechanics, students, and maintenance personnel covers commercial refrigeration system installation recommendations, system start-up guidelines, and troubleshooting tips and tricks.

      • Tools of the Trade
      • Equipment Placement, Mounting, Rigging
      • Component Sizing Chart Usage
      • Component Mounting Recommendations
      • Component Adjustments
      • Special Considerations
      • New Refrigerants
      • Line Sizing and Proper Piping Practices
      • Line Insulation
      • Evacuation, Leak Testing, and Charging
      • Field Wiring and Reading Diagrams
      • Prestart Check and Start-Up
      • Operational Check and Adjustments
      • Sequence of Operation and Tweaking
      • Preventive Maintenance
      • Service Record Usage
      • Troubleshooting Charts and Pitfalls
      • Replacement Parts
      • Basic Electrical Theory and Components
      • Recycle/Recovery and EPA Regulations
      • Reading System "telltale" Signs


  • Beacon II Technical Seminar

    This full-day training focuses on the technical aspects of the Beacon II system, covering component overview, basic installation recommendations, setup and programming exercises, hands-on wiring simulator exercises, and troubleshooting tips and tricks.

      • Beacon II System/Component Overview
      • Basic System Installation Recommendations:
        • Proper Settings
        • How to Change Factory Settings
        • Proper Piping Precautions
        • Other Safety Measures
        • Proper Wiring Examples and Hands-on Training
        • Communication Alternatives and Options
      • Diagnostic Capabilities
        • Hands-On Trainers Exercises
      • Troubleshooting Tips and Suggestions
      • Learn How the Beacon II System Works
      • Learn What Makes it Unique
      • Factory Settings and How to Change Them
      • Learn Proper Installation Techniques
      • Master System Diagnostics
      • Learn Controls Capabilities
      • How to Use Communication Features