Refrigerant-Side Performance – Online Live Certification Program

Refrigerant-Side Performance – Online Live Certification Program

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What if everything you thought you knew about diagnosing and solving refrigeration-side performance problems may not be totally correct?

Before you hook up a refrigerant gauge to a condensing unit, do you know for certain it’s the right first step to solving the issue?

By tapping into the refrigerant-side and adjusting the charge before you establish the true causes of the problem, you may not solve it. In many cases, you might make things worse!

There is a better way!

This National Comfort Institute advanced residential and commercial certification class provides you with real-world lessons and live demo training. It’s based on proven techniques on how to best approach refrigeration-side issues.

Learn how to:

  • How to apply a performance-based, systematic approach to refrigeration-side diagnostics
  • Explore new HVAC refrigeration cycle performance-related solutions
  • Identify surgical system repairs to improve performance
  • How to use inspection, testing, and system history to determine if and when you need to tap into the refrigeration circuit
  • Address underlying issues that impact the system before adjusting the charge

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Who should attend?

Residential Technicians, Installers & Installation Managers, Service Managers

Refrigeration-Side Performance – Online Live Certification Overview

  • Introduction, Webinar Logistics & Course Preview
  • Refrigerant Testing Principles – with hands-on demo
  • Refrigerant-Side Components & Performance – with hands-on demo
  • Interpret Equipment Capacity
  • Measure Static Pressure – with hands-on demo
  • Determine and Plot Fan Airflow – with hands-on demo
  • Estimate and Measure Enthalpy Change – with hands-on demo
  • Determine Equipment Cooling (Total) Btus – with hands-on demo
  • Determine Equipment Heating (Sensible) Btus – with hands-on demo
  • Measure and Understand Superheat – with hands-on demo
  • Measure and Understand Subcooling – with hands-on demo
  • Calculate Target Refrigerant Line Temperatures – with hands-on demo
  • Five-Step Refrigerant Diagnostics Process – with hands-on demo
  • Common Repair Opportunities – with hands-on demo
  • System Evacuation Methods & Procedures – with hands-on demo
  • Class Review and Exam Preparation

Refrigerant-Side Performance – Online Live Training Fees (Certification fees not included)

Training only - Nonmember Price: $655
Training only - Member Price: $622

NCI Bucks NCI Members Earn $31 NCI Bucks!
Learning Excellence Program Subscribers Earn $93 NCI Bucks!

NCI Certified Refrigerant-Side Performance Technician Certification Fees:

Certification exams are offered online through our secure, proctored website: $95 per exam

NCI certifications are valid for two years. Recertification is achieved with 8 hours of NCI continuing education.


Up to 16 NCI Recertification hours are also available with this class – Call Customer Care at 800-633-7058 to enroll in Recertification. CLICK HERE to view qualifying Recertifications for this class.

Recertification Fees: With paid Refrigerant-Side Performance class and certification exam above: Add $95 per 8-hour qualifying recertification – maximum two recertifications.

Recertification Training Fees: Recertification only- 8-hours over two days of Refrigerant-Side Performance training (training included - no certification exam): $465 per Recertification

Continuing Education Credit

This class qualifies for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for NATE and BPI recertification, and for licensing CEUs in several states. CLICK HERE To learn more.

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